Ed Gormel

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Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 22 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets

Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force<p>Slide 1 of 45<p>A secret history<p>Government and military secrets can range from terrifying to amusing to downright absurd, …

Untangling the myth and legacy of Glenn Gould

Are we too fixated on Canada’s most famous pianist? And to what extent is Gould, an iconoclast back in the 1950s, truly relevant now?<p>Eighty-five …

Gardening 101: Lilacs

Lilac, <i>Syringa:</i> “The Weeping Whitman”<p>Syringa is a flowering and divinely scented woody genus of hundreds of species that thrives in temperate growing …

Donald Trump Dismisses U.S. Foreign Policy Elite: Would He Save Americans From Unnecessary War?

Donald Trump is headed toward the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. He’s among the most pugnacious of candidates, routinely trashing Republicans, Democrats, immigrants, Mexicans, women, Muslims, and foreign policy professionals.<p>Many of these political battles could reduce his chance of …

Political Science

Thailand's airlines downgraded over safety concerns

Thailand’s aviation industry has been downgraded for safety reasons in the US, leading to the possibility of bans on Thai-registered aircraft in Europe and Asia.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reassessed the junta-ruled nation’s air services in July and found that it did not meet …