One gets the sense that Kevin De Bruyne’s agent is trying to build up a picture that his client is at the centre of a bidding war from some of the world’s biggest clubs. According to a report in Bild on Saturday, former Chelsea midfielder De Bruyne is already, supposedly, known to be a target […]
By Raúl Ilargi Meijer of The Automatic Earth 2014: The Year Propaganda Came Of Age From just about as early in my life as I can remember, growing up as a child in Holland, there were stories about World War II, and not just about Anne...Show More Summary
The New Cold War is about to live up to its name a bit more literally. Researchers in Russia want to build the world's largest repository for DNA, storing the genetic material of every creature on Earth, both living and extinct. Read more...
The room is dim and ominous: Faded soldiers' uniforms and a frayed American flag flown over Iwo Jima in the mid-1940s hang on a wall above a binder listing nearly all the San Fernando Valley residents who died in World War II.
REMEMBERING the Christmas Truce of World War I. Had it lasted, Western Civilization would be in a very different place now.
Belatedly developing backbone, Sony Pictures Entertainment released “The Interview” via both theaters and the Internet.
Predictions for 2015 point to the possibility of World War 3 as tensions between Russia and neighboring countries — as well as the United States — appear to be reaching a boiling point. In the past several months Russia has taken anShow More Summary
History.com: [FDR Seizes Control of Montgomery Ward](http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-seizes-control-of-montgomery-ward): >On this day in 1944, as World War II dragged on, President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders his secretary...Show More Summary
This feels vaguely familiar, doesn't it? A somber trailer punctuated by an eerily haunting, soft-spoken song. Gears of War struck gold with this approach many years back with the "Mad World" trailer. The Order: 1886's attempt doesn't quite achieve the same effect that Epic's video did. Show More Summary
Wikipedia: [Christmas Truce](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce): >The Christmas truce (German: Weihnachtsfrieden; French: Trêve de Noël) was a series of widespread but unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front around Christmas 1914. Show More Summary
The commies are trying to rewrite history like good leftists do : A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime...Show More Summary
Judging from events, Ukraine has even now failed to come to terms with the legacy of the Second World War. Recently, spectators in Kiev were graced with a divisive sight: outside parliament, protesters clashed with police after legislators failed to support a bill recognizing the Ukrainian Insurgent Army or UPA. Show More Summary
A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity."
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The crying of the Baby Jesus is not the only cry people should hear on Christmas; many children around the world are crying because of war, maltreatment and abuse, Pope Francis said. “Baby Jesus,” he said Dec. 25, pausing for effect. “My thoughts today go […]
Reconciliation was the major theme of Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas Day message, in which she referenced the Scottish referendum, World War I as well as Game of Thrones. See also: The Internet can't handle how cute Prince George isShow More Summary
On Christmas Day in 1914, German, British, and French soldiers left their trenches along the western front of World War I to observe the holiday in peace. In the midst of war, soldiers laid down their arms to sing Christmas carols, play soccer, and barter with the cigarettes and sweets they'd received in care packages from the nations they served. Show More Summary
Division and reconciliation were the themes of the Queen’s Christmas Message this year. It started recalling the First World War and segued into Scotland – and the division still felt there after the independence… Continue reading The post The Queen is right to focus on the pain caused by the Scottish referendum appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Dec. 25 marks the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce. Why is it only a footnote in our history books?
A letter from a World War I soldier describing the "extraordinary sight" of a spontaneous Christmas ceasefire between German and British soldiers was published on Wednesday, 100 years after it was written. British army officer Alfred...Show More Summary
In the middle of one of World War II's bloodiest battles — the 1944 D-Day invasion of western Europe — there was a small sanctuary where no fighting was permitted.