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Angry Baltimore mom beats son suspected of rioting

A suspected rioter in Baltimore got the smackdown of his life Monday by his mom on television.<p>The mother saw her son on television throwing rocks at …

Why Obama Wants to Tax College Savings

In this week's State of the Union address, the president proposed ending a popular tax break on 529 plans. Here's what's behind that pitch.<p>In his …

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.<p>Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. …

Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - Telegraph

700-Year-Old Skeleton Couple Found Holding Hands

Seven hundred years after their death, a couple has yet to part.<p>Archaeologists excavating the site of a long-lost chapel in the countryside of Leicestershire, England unearthed the skeletons of a couple who appear to have been buried together holding hands.<p>Experts from the University of Leicester …

Robert Reich: College is a ludicrous waste of money

The former secretary of labor on our broken higher ed model and how we can open more gateways to the middle class<p>Robert Reich<p>September 3, 2014 11:15am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>This week, millions of young people head to college and universities, aiming for a four-year …

Presidents in uniform

Many presidents served in the military. Here are photos of the men in uniform before they became commanders in chief.

Living in: The world’s most visited cities

What is it like to live in a place known for its sights… and crowds? Residents of 2014’s most visited cities spill how they find solitude – and why they love living there anyway.<p>The same attractions that prompt people to love visiting a city – top-ranked restaurants, vibrant nightlife, diverse …

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Nat Turner’s Insurrection

An account of America’s bloodiest slave revolt and its repercussions.<p>In the early years of the 19th century, some Southern planters took pains to treat their slaves well, as healthy slaves were more likely to work efficiently and reproduce. Slaveholders contended that the master-slave relationship …

Grave of Fierce, One-Armed Warrior Unearthed in Siberia

Science News<p>Archaeologists in Siberia have discovered the burial mound of what appears to be a regional warlord from nearly a millennium ago — buried with care after a final and gruesome injury that left him with one arm. The find was made on the bank of the Tara river in the Omsk region of western …

Lessons From The Last Time Civilization Collapsed

Consider this, if you would: a network of far-flung, powerful, high-tech civilizations closely tied by trade and diplomatic embassies; an accelerating threat of climate change and its pressure on food production; a rising wave of displaced populations ready to sweep across and overwhelm developed …

When presidents lie to make a war | DD Guttenplan

Fifty years on we know the trigger for war with Vietnam was a fiction. Will it be another 50 before we know the truth about Iraq?<p>Once there was a president who warned the world about conduct his government would not tolerate. And when this “red line” was crossed, or seemed to be, he took the US to …

In pictures: Never before seen photographs from World War One frontline - Telegraph

Germany drifting into war against her will

Berlin, Wednesday, 8 30 p.m.<p>At the present moment the situation looks about as black as it can be. Apparently news has been received in official quarters that such steps of mobilisation have been decided upon in Russia as will make it necessary for Germany under her treaty with Austria to put her …

Yes, It Could Happen Again

Instability in Ukraine, chaos in Syria, conflict in the East China Sea—the trigger points for World War III are in place.<p>Pessimism is a useful prism through which to view the affairs of states. Their ambition to gain, retain, and project power is never sated. Optimism, toward which Americans are …

A global guide to the first world war - interactive documentary

Royal United Services Institute memorial challenges the preconception that senior officers had little contact with enemy<p>Published: 5 Aug 2014<p>Generation, whose lives were blighted by a conflict that claimed some 17 million military and civilian lives, honoured<p>Published: 4 Aug 2014<p>Lights went out for …

The Bodies in the Bogs: An Eerie Gift From the Iron Age

There are cold cases and there are cold cases, but it’s hard to beat the one that came to light on May 6, 1950, in Silkeborg, Denmark. The local …

WWI propaganda posters at the Huntington reflect an era

This month marks the 100-year anniversary of the beginning of World War I, a time when President Woodrow Wilson championed neutrality — so much so that when he finally decided in 1917 that U.S. intervention was necessary, Americans were reluctant to join the global conflict.<p>Enter the Committee of …

What Happened To The Native People? Post Civil War Genocide

<b>“If the white men take my country, where can I go?” -Sitting Bull</b><p>After the Civil War, thousands of Americans poured into the Great Plains on a collision course with western Indian tribes. Homesteaders, ranchers, and miners encroached on Indian lands and threatened native game and ways of life. They called on the U.S. Army to crush Indian resistance and confine tribes to government-controlled reservations.<p>In the decades following the Civil War, the U.S. Army fought dozens of engagements with …

Make wine and kill the king: The legendary vineyard at the heart of a grand European conspiracy

<b>Louis XV (Wikimedia)</b><p>How the world’s greatest bottle of wine was swept up in the plot to overthrow the French monarchy<p>Maximillian Potter<p>July 26, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of a Plot to Poison the World’s Greatest Wine.”<p>As he stepped into a Paris night …

Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues

Ongoing research suggests at least two 2,000-year-old corpses had traveled before their deaths.<p>Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their dark and watery graves. But new clues are coming in the centuries-old mystery of their origins.<p>Over …

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

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