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This WWII veteran inspired almost every comic strip

In the cartooning world, <i>Peanuts</i> is the gold standard - the bar of humor and longevity every comic strip hopes to achieve. But even a great like <i>Peanuts</i> creator Charles M. Schultz has his heroes. Schultz went into the Army during WWII, and although his service wasn't glamorous, he slogged through the …

Pulitzer Prize

How World War II Changed Walt Disney

Filmmaker Walt Disney filming on Brazilian beach. 1941<br>Hart Preston—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 6<p>When the Great Depression ended in …

Walt Disney Company

The DETOX Workouts: Four Moves to Attack Your Fat Cells

This is the third day of the <b>DETOX</b> plan as demonstrated by John Gioffre. For the complete program, go to mensfitness.com/Detox<p><b>THE WORKOUT</b><p>Complete 3 …

This 90-Year-Old Lady Seduced and Killed Nazis as a Teenager

Freddie Oversteegen was 14 years old when a gentleman visited her family home in the Netherlands to ask her mother if she'd allow her daughters to join the resistance.<p><i>This article was originally published by VICE Netherlands</i><p>Ninety-year-old Freddie Oversteegen was one of the few women that were …

HIV positive

The American Civil War: 7 facts and fictions

It was America’s bloodiest clash, claiming more than 620,000 lives. Yet, argues novelist David Sanger, the American Civil War is often romanticised – …

The Exercise That Will Help You Breathe Easy on Your Next Run

The first time I ever hit the track for a run, it felt like someone had lit my lungs up with a match and there was a burning fire blazing in my thoracic cavity, which had also incinerated my esophagus. Every few steps, I felt like I needed to slow down — my body was fine, but my lungs felt like …

The MetaShred Workout That Carves Your Core | Men's Health

The complex shown in the video above is comprised of 6 movements that you do for 3 total minutes. Repeat up to 5 times.<p>Since you’re working for 5 to 10 times longer than a normal working set at the gym, the oxygen demands are off the charts. After just one round, your metabolism will go through the …

The Core Workout That Tightens Your Middle and Fends Off Back Pain | Men's Health

And since they’re stability exercises, you’ll train your core to resist potentially spine-damaging motions like rotation, flexion, and extension, Gaddour explains.<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate the movements. Then try this classic core workout for yourself.<p><b>How to Do the Core</b> …

How to Lose 8 Kilos Weight in 7 Days

If you are trying to find a quickest way to lower your weight because you are having an important event in couple of weeks and you wish to wear some …

Why NATO Expected to Lose Most of Europe to Russia

A recent RAND wargame on a potential Russian offensive into the Baltics brought talk of a “new Cold War” into sharp focus. The game made clear that …

Geopolitics

Carb Calculator

First establish your daily calorie requirements with the daily calorie intake calculator. Then use the carb calculator below to calculate the carb …

Nutrition
Fitness

“They really don’t want this out”: The biggest Iraq War scandal that nobody’s talking about

“The Burn Pits” reveals how a Dick Cheney-connected company got rich while U.S. soldiers got poisoned<p>The first 10 pages of “The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America’s Soldiers” will rip your heart out. In the opening chapter of this new book, Joseph Hickman, a former U.S. Marine and Army sergeant, …

Obama Administration

How American G.I.s Stacked Up Against the Germans

<i>Photograph courtesy of David Foster/Flickr</i><p>I got into this because I just wrote a post on the Battle of the Bulge, and because I just watched <i>Saving</i> …

Battle of the Bulge

This is the web browser you should be using if you care at all about security

Hint: It’s not Chrome or Firefox<p>No matter what you’ve heard about the Tor network, the basics of the service are simple: Tor keeps anyone who uses it safe, secure, and anonymous on the Internet.<p>Originally created by the U.S. Navy, Tor can be used to browse the Web anonymously, send and receive …

Privacy

The Best Marathon Playlist Ever - Women's Running

Tell us if this has ever happened to you—right in the middle of a big race, the same song keeps repeating over and over in your head. It could be an …

The Legacy of a Lost WWII Bomber Crew

<i>This post is in collaboration with The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, which brings together scholars and researchers from around</i> …

New Mexico

The Fat-Loss Metaconda Workout | Men's Health

Why the hell would I call it that?<p>This type of workout is designed to improve metabolic conditioning, commonly referred to as “MetCon” by fitness junkies.<p>And anacondas are the largest snakes in the world.<p>So fuse MetCon with anaconda, and you get “Metaconda”— a sweaty snake of a workout that …

Gadget Scans Food and Reveals Calories and Nutritional Value - Great Ideas : People.com

There’s a new food toy to add to your 2016 must-have list. <br>French startup DietSensor has introduced a new gadget that reveals the nutritional value …

Nutrition

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Leadership

This 30-Day Challenge Will Change Your Mind About the Treadmill

<i>This article was originally published on December 7, 2015.</i><p>Let us just start by saying: Non-runners, don’t click away! This challenge is for you, just …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

Why the Suwalki Gap Keeps Top U.S. General in Europe Up at Night

RUKLA, Lithuania — A 60-mile long sliver of flat land just inside NATO member Poland gives the U.S Army’s commander in Europe sleepless nights.<p>It’s called the “Suwalki Gap” and should Vladimir Putin decide to invade, it would be perfect for advancing Russian tanks. Sandwiched between Moscow-ally …

Russia

The Forgotten Images of One of America's Greatest War Photographers

Members of the US Army remember Pearl Harbor, 1942.<br>John Florea, Courtesy of Steven Kasher Gallery<p>1 of 11<p>“Sometimes they got the picture nobody had …

Photographers

5 Decisions You'll Always Regret

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more than 70 …

Self-improvement

Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

Northern California

5 Workouts for When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out | Men's Health

So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at about 70-to-80 percent of my 1-rep max (RM), doing six sets of two reps.<p>Next I did some light higher-rep accessory work and finished with 30-minutes of non-stop alternating stepups. Then I called it a …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …