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The legacy of the Romanovs: how is the last Russian royal family remembered in Russia?

On 17 July 1918, in the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1917, the last Russian royal family – the Romanovs – were brutally murdered by Bolshevik …

World History

The lost regiment who were left behind and forgotten after the evacuation of Dunkirk

As 338,000 men clambered from the beaches of Dunkirk into the dinghies, pleasure steamers and fishing boats that would return them to England in June 1940, one brigade of British troops prepared to fight on. Winston Churchill ordered the 20,000 men of the 51st Highland Division to stay in France …

Winston Churchill

45 Years Later, Mystery Endures in National Personnel Records Center Fire

The blaze destroyed millions of military records and sparked conspiracy theories.<p>By the morning of July 12, 1973, the fire had been raging for more …

U.S. Army

Can The MCU’s Biggest Blunder With Spider-Man Be Fixed?

The MCU isn’t perfect. <b>Spider-Man</b>, however, appears to have delivered on every level so far. The casting of Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man has …

Comics

The Times finally gets to the bottom of Trump supporters: It turns out they're garbage human beings

In contrast, almost all of the people I know in my hometown in Nebraska proudly supported him. They glossed over his infidelities and stressed that …

Donald Trump

Baseball needs fixing, and it starts with the courage to think radically

In less than two weeks, baseball will hold its first Washington All-Star Game since 1969, when the newly renamed Robert F. Kennedy Stadium hosted a contest in which Bob Gibson relieved Steve Carlton, in which Ernie Banks pinch-hit for Gibson, in which Roberto Clemente replaced Banks. Seventeen …

Baseball

Teacher busted for sex with students caught driving with alleged victim

A former Connecticut special education teacher accused of having sex with students was caught in a car with one of her alleged victims – despite an …

Crime

My B-17 crew survived Nazi-occupied France in World War II. Now I'm the last man standing.

My B-17 crew was shot down on a bombing mission to Germany. We had no idea what lay ahead of us in Nazi-occupied France and what we would later endure.<p>I was 19 years old when I pinned on my pilot’s wings and began learning to fly the incredible airplane known as the “Flying Fortress,” the B-17, at …

World History

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Insects

Ugly sequence sums up what is wrong with LaVar Ball's JBA league

LaVar Ball’s JBA league debuted on Thursday — during the NBA draft — and the league’s poor attendance had LaVar trying to defend his hastily created alternative to the NCAA.<p>But the JBA’s issues extend beyond comically poor attendance: The actual basketball is difficult to watch. The league’s poor …

Basketball

WW2’s Forgotten Front – 10 Chilling Facts About the Sino-Japanese War

“The conflict, which was fought between China’s competing Nationalists and Communist factions on one side and Imperial Japan on the other, stands as …

World History

And Now, Here's Mark Hamill With a Truly Grim Realization About Luke's Arc in The Last Jedi

The characterization of Luke Skywalker in <i>The Last Jedi</i> has become the flashpoint in a raging wildfire of a debate about the current trajectory of the</i> …

Mark Hamill

Secret settings hidden in your Android phone will make it feel twice as fast

Modern Android phones are so much faster and smoother than they used to be even a few short years ago. Of course, speed on a smartphone is just like …

Android Phones

Ex-Republican Operative Steve Schmidt: ‘The Party of Trump Must Be Obliterated. Annihilated. Destroyed’

WASHINGTON – Steve Schmidt has worked at the highest levels of Republican politics. He helped run George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign and …

Civil Rights

Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer solidifies movie’s place on MCU timeline

An Ant-Man and the Wasp TV spot has confirmed where the movie sits on the MCU timeline. Things are still a bit muddled in the timeline, but it …

Marvel Universe

New 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' TV Spot Reveals Exactly When the Movie Takes Place

With only a couple of weeks left until its release, <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i> photos, posters, and TV spots are starting to appear from every corner of the …

Marvel Universe

If Bumblebee Succeeds, We Could Get an Optimus Prime Spin-Off

An Optimus Prime spin-off could be in the cards, but only on one condition.<p>Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Transformers franchise producer Lorenzo …

Comics

New 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' TV Spot Teases 'Avengers: Infinity War' Connection (Video)

Or maybe that tease is just there to set up a joke about a tiny desk<p>Marvel has been holding its cards very close to the vest with the marketing for …

Marvel Universe

The PS4 Spider-Man Heads to Your Toy Shelf, and More of the Most Spectacular Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of all the shiny things we’ve wanted to spend our savings on recently. This week, we’ve got some …

Lego

Foo Fighters fans think Dave Grohl’s voice might be permanently damaged

"He does seem to have 'off' days more often," one fan said<p>Foo Fighters fans are growing concerned for Dave Grohl‘s voice, fearing that the frontman’s …

Video game Spider-Man will enter Marvel Comics canon this fall

Writer Christos Gage gives us an exclusive preview of Spidergeddon #0<p>For weeks now, Marvel Comics has been teasing a mysterious new Spider-Man event to eager fans: <i>Spidergeddon</i>.<p>The name itself is a clue. The event will be a successor of sorts to 2014’s <i>Spider-Verse</i> storyline, which introduced …

Female Teacher Sex Crime Accusations: See Photos & List

It’s become an all-too common phenomenon: Female teachers in the United States being accused of sex crimes with students under their care. The cases …

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Guitar

Our Nerd Hearts Can't Handle Marvel's 10th Anniversary Character Posters

Marvel Studios really knows how to celebrate an anniversary!<p>In honor of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 10 years of record-breaking films and general amazingness, Marvel Studios has launched a new site for fans. The site offers sweepstakes and special content, like a timeline that you can filter by …

Comics

15+ Eerie Photos Taken Just Before Tragedy Hit

What happens after we say cheese? For the subjects of the following photographs they probably din’t predict the answer to be a morbid one. We have …

A Chronological Guide to All the Movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

When Marvel released <b>Iron Man</b> in 2008, few people would have guessed the Marvel Cinematic Universe would expand the way it has. Over 10 years later, the MCU has definitely cemented its place in pop culture thanks to billion-dollar blockbuster hits like <b>Black Panther</b> and <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b>, as well …

Marvel Universe

The Panama Canal’s Forgotten Casualties

The U.S. used triumphant rhetoric and philanthropy to mask horrifying conditions<p><b>By Caroline Lieffers</b><p><i>PhD Candidate, Yale University</i><p>It was the greatest …

Panama Canal

Full List Of Every Announced Marvel Movie

Marvel-inspired movies aren’t slowing any time soon: in addition to Marvel Studios’ soon-to-drop <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i> in July and Sony’s <i>Venom</i> in …

9 Truly Horrific And Bizarre Historical Facts

We used to eat corpses as medicine.

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP Get Some Backup In Their Fight Against Ghost In A Fun New TV Spot

Marvel Studios has released a funny new TV spot for the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i>, featuring even more …