Daniel Estrella

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12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Costco

Krystyna Skarbek: the SOE’s silent killer

Clare Mulley on the daring exploits of a highly decorated WWII special agent. Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, was the first woman to work …

Military History

10 Most Epic Tank Battles in Military History

2. Battle of Chawinda, 17 – 22 September 1965<p>The battle of Chawinda, which was part of the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965, has been called one of the …

10 Bloodiest Battles of World War II

2. Battle of Berlin, 16 April–2 May 1945: 1,298,745 casualties<p>The last major offensive of the war in Europe, the Battle of Berlin saw the fall of the …

Full Blast – How the High-Explosive Known as ‘RDX’ Helped the Allies Win WW2

“These Torpex heads carry an awful wallop.” SOME CALLED IT cyclonite, hexogen or even cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine. It was a key ingredient in …

50 Years Ago, a Secret U.S. Military Base Was Overrun By Elite Vietnamese Commandos

We now have the facts. <i>Muoc’s assault on Lima 85 had significantly weakened the U.S. air campaign over North Vietnam and Laos. According to Vietnamese</i> …

The Spanish Flu – 10 Facts About the Deadly 1918 Pandemic That Killed More People Than WW1

World War One helped transformed a 1918 outbreak of Type A Influenza H1N1 into a global pandemic that killed tens of millions. (Image source: …

POWs in the USA — 10 Amazing Facts About America’s WW2 Prisoner of War Camps

“Most of us know surprisingly little about these men who lived and worked in America while the war went on without them.” By Kathy Kirkpatrick …

These Are the Most Elite Special Operations Forces in the U.S.

These Are the Most Elite Special Operations Forces in the U.S.

Nine songs that just aren’t OK anymore

Yeesh!<p>The times they have a-changed. In an age of increasing cultural and social awareness, we all look back agog at some of the problematic songs of …

Music

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

6 nations that had no problems invading Russia in the winter

If there's one generally accepted rule of warfare, it's that you should never invade Russia during the winter.<p>Hitler tried it and failed horribly, Napoleon tried before that and found equally terrible results, and the Swedes who fought in the Great Northern War would tell a similar story.<p>Supply …

Here are the 8 pieces of gear that US soldiers carried in WWII

D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, and Operation Market Garden; no matter the campaign and no matter the battle, our nation's bravest men fearlessly surged forward to defeat the German threat in World War II.<p>Although each infantryman was responsible for various duties throughout the war, they were all …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

The Nazis fooled the world for 16 days in 1936—and we’re allowing it to happen again

During just 16 days in 1936, Adolf Hitler reinvigorated the Nazi party in one of his most successful propaganda coups—hosting the Olympic games in Berlin. Using the sporting event as a platform to shape the party’s image in a more favorable light, Hitler had “every reason to be satisfied” after he …

North Korea

20 things only Americans say

Foreign visitors to the US and expats living stateside are sure to notice that Americans say (and do) things differently. And it's not always a language barrier or an accent that's to blame.<p>From vocabulary that separates American English from British English to idioms with ties to sports and …

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

5 big differences between Navy and Air Force fighter pilots

Both the Navy and Air Force fly jets, right? So what's the difference between fighter pilots from the two branches of service?

Military

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

It's never too early to start prepping for barbecue season—so go ahead and bookmark this.<p>Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill …

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

13 Facts About Serial Killers That You Definitely Shouldn't Read After 10PM (But Will Because You Hate Yourself)

Sleep? WHO NEEDS THAT?

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

14 Underrated '90s Action Films You Should Watch Every Year

There's nothing more exhilarating than going to the movies, having yourself a seat, and watching a film where things blow up for a couple of hours. It's a great break from our own lives, and who doesn't love seeing someone say something incredibly clever, before firing a gun at a car, which causes …

10 Plant Protein Sources to Try If You Want to Eat Less Meat

Because vegetarians and vegans know what's up.<p>February 13, 2018<p>A couple of years ago, I could never have imagined a life without meat. However, after …

Nutrition

55 Iconic Toys Every ’90s Kid Wanted For Their Birthday

Let's be real, we're all still kids at heart.

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

16 Rap Facts Most Hip-Hop Fans Don't Even Know

H/T OnlyHipHopFacts.

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting