A census has taken place in the U.K. every 10 years since 1801, with the exception of 1941, during World War II. The next national survey of the population in 2021 could be the first census to include questions on sexual and gender identity,...Show More Summary
While taking a break from making his latest movie, "Allied," a World War II drama from director Robert Zemeckis ("The Walk") currently shooting in the Canary Islands, Brad Pitt helped a young girl who looked to be in danger among the...Show More Summary
Really when you think about it, artists like me are a lot like inventors; we bring new ideas to life that change the world. But world-changing inventors, both good and evil, are currently at war. Big mean tech companies like Google, Apple and Samsung are being granted hundreds of patents that encroach upon the free spirit of the altruistic artist. Show More Summary
An hour outside Gothenburg, Sofia and her mother Sivan’s cheese shop sits on a former secret air base, used by the Swedish air force to store jet fuel during World War Two.
Andrew Gordon: The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command: >Two dramatic events at the end of April 1916 greatly weakened Sir John [Jellicoe]’s grip on the disputed [5th Fast-Battleship] Squadron. First, on the 22nd, the battlecruisers Australia and New Zealand illustrated his worry about fog by colliding in it.... Show More Summary
The idea of cyborgs running the world may seem like science fiction but may be becoming reality sooner than you think. No, there will not be an epic world war of us versus them. Instead, the shift from human to automation is slowly creeping into our society....
Dutch architecture firm MVRDV, whose previous work includes a stunning glass brick storefront on a historic street in Amsterdam, has built the Stairs to Kriterion, a vertiginous, monumental temporary stairway to heaven in Rotterdam,Show More Summary
Discontent bred of globalization and economic devastation has precedent in history. Such dynamics preceded both world wars.
Hacking has always brought more good to the world than not hacking. The successful efforts of the Allies during World War II in deciphering the Enigma machine output still reminds us of that. Today, the machine is a classic example of cryptography...Show More Summary
William Howard Taft: [To Alexander Graham Bell](https://memory.loc.gov/mss/magbell/128/12800203/0001i.jpg):
Navy Capt. John "JC" Carter's grandfather was a ploughboy from Michigan who wound up in Brooklyn after serving on the destroyer USS Cole in World War II.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — By visiting Hiroshima, Barack Obama parachutes himself into a seemingly endless dispute among key U.S. allies and trading partners over World War II. In Tokyo’s decades-long tug-of-war over history with its neighbors China and South Korea, it’s the American president who could end up losing. Many in China and South Korea […]
The Japanese government position on the nuclear bombing of Japanese cities by the United States during World War II has not changed.
Captain America: Civil War introduced Black Panther to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it's T’Challa’s solo movie in 2018 that will fully establish his world. Although actors like Luptia Nyong’o and Michael B...Show More Summary
Wikipedia: [Battle of Jutland](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jutland): >On the 23rd, U-74 departed to lay mines in the Moray Firth.... UB-27 passed Bell Rock on the night of 23 May on its way into the Firth of Forth as planned, but was halted by engine trouble...
Generation gaps are nothing new. Back in the 1930s, members of the World War I generation complained bitterly about their World War II generation offspring and all the swing-dancing, noisy big bands and awful crooners they were into (many of those jitterbugging teenagers of the 1930s went on fight...
Well, some of us happen to be Star Wars fans, while others prefer the world of Star Trek, and if there is something that you need to know, neither one of these ‘realms’ are set to remain exclusive of one another. You can have an overlap in interests, you know, and if you happen to lean more on the Star Trek side of things then the $16.99 Star Trek Beam...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans after his remains were discovered on the Pacific island where he died in 1942. It’s a journey long in the making. Keating’s nephew, Nadau “du Treil” Michael Keating […]
Western countries are willing to funnel arms into a war-torn country to keep refugees out of Europe. Western countries’ callous response to the greatest crisis of human displacement since World War II has reached new heights with the...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kenya will close the world's largest refugee camp this year because the facility housing Somalis displaced by decades of war poses an "existential threat", Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto said on Monday.