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History buff? Don't miss these forgotten World War II sites in England

England's Kent county was a dangerous place to be during World War II. After the Germans occupied France in 1940, all that separated the county on the southeastern tip of the United Kingdom from the Nazis was the 26-mile English Channel. Its local defense teams and the Royal Air Force bore the …

Aquaman is already the Justice League’s MVP

Today brought us a brand-new <i>Justice League</i> trailer, and I’m going go out on a limb and say that I’m cautiously optimistic about where the film is heading. Now, let me be frank and say that I don’t think it’s going to be the greatest movie in the world. I still feel too burned by <i>Batman v Superman</i> …

Comic Books

Polish Second World War Museum Director Vows to Fight Government Censorship

The director of a major new war museum in Poland has vowed to fight against government censorship and try to bring his collection to the public.<p>The …

Exhibition marks World War Two bombing of Sheffield

<b>A permanent exhibition has opened in Sheffield to commemorate the World War Two bombing of the city.</b><p>The German air raids took place over two nights in December 1940, killing and wounding more than 2,000 people.<p>A recreation of life in the blitz, including recordings of the raids, has been unveiled …

History

Is the Age of the Submarine Over?

<i>How can the silent service stay in tune with the times? First and foremost, by acknowledging the danger posed by foreign navies toting gee-whiz</i> …

Jessica Biel Returns To TV In Creepy New Crime Thriller 'The Sinner'

USA Network has released the first trailer for the show, debuting this summer.<p>She played the beloved Mary Camden on “7th Heaven” until 2003, but since then, Jessica Biel hasn’t been on our TV screens, aside from a brief cameo on “New Girl” in 2014.<p>Well, good news: she’s back in a scary new crime …

Entertainment

Jihadist suspect released by federal authorities

Federal authorities released from custody a 31-year-old man they detained on suspicion of leading a group of Islamic jihadists based in …

Armed Conflict

Shooting the Breeze with ‘The Weapon Hunter’

TV

5 Reasons 'Logan' Makes Saying Goodbye to Hugh Jackman's Wolverine So Damn Hard

<b>[SPOILERS AHEAD. MAJOR ONES. DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN "LOGAN." I'm serious. Like, IN-ALL-CAPS SERIOUS.]</b><p>RIP, Hugh Jackman's Wolverine.<p>The actor has spent the better part of two years promoting "Logan" as his #OneLastTime donning the claws and tank top. Gone are Wolverine's spandex and unique …

Comics

A museum has removed all art works created by immigrants

For most of us, the importance of a diverse world doesn’t need to be overstated. For others, it seems that we literally need to write it on the wall.<p>In solidarity with immigrants in America, for the entirety of the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College in …

Art

New BBC thriller SS-GB imagines what life in Britain would be like if Hitler had won

Douglas Archer has a problem with his boss. And it’s no wonder – he’s a Nazi.<p>It’s November 1941, Churchill has been assassinated, the King is a …

Berlin: Germany’s Splendid Film Picks up Russian Historical Action Film 'Scythian'

The movie was also sold to countries in Southeast Asia.<p>Germany’s Splendid Film has picked up Russian period action film <i>Skif</i> (<i>Scythian</i>)<i>,</i> which is …

Is White Supremacist Dylann Roof's Death Sentence Morally Correct?

<i>New Yorker</i> staff writer Jelani Cobb joins us to discuss his recent article “Prodigy of Hate” (Online title: "Inside the Trial of Dylann Roof") about the federal trial of Dylann Roof in Charleston, South Carolina. Cobb considers the complex moral calculations regarding the death penalty. Some family …

Dylann Roof

5 Secrets Of Barbican

<i>The Romans built a 20ft wall around London in 200AD, which remained a boundary line for about 1,500 years. The section of the wall that ran along</i> …

Review: X-Men films finally achieve cinematic glory with LOGAN

Let’s get the obvious out of the way first: Is <i>Logan</i> the best X-Men film yet? Yes. For sure. By a mile. And so on.<p>While it’s fair to grade a movie …

The Rise of the Tough-Guy Right

Too many conservatives mistake the admission of inconvenient truths for weakness.<p>It’s not worth spending much time talking about Donald Trump’s press …

Donald Trump

Ex-Neo Nazis Explain What's Driving the Alt-Right

"The alt-right does not exist. It’s nothing more than white supremacists who have repackaged the hate and served it up in a more palatable form for human consumption."<p>Very little has felt as satisfying to watch as the famed white supremacist/founder of the "alt-right" movement, Richard Spencer …

The Field Museum delivers some badly needed science

It’s a dark day for science, as climate-change denier and attempted EPA dismantler Scott Pruitt has somehow become the EPA department head. So it’s …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

More than science fiction: society's deepest fears and hopes in film

The Retrospective section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival is dedicated to one of the most visually stunning genres: science fiction, …

White supremacist in South Carolina arrested after plotting a Dylann Roof-style terrorist attack

Benjamin McDowell unknowingly told an undercover FBI employee that he wanted to buy a gun for the attack<p>A 29-year-old white supremacist was arrested in South Carolina after purchasing a gun from an undercover FBI employee and confessing he wanted to carry out a Dylann Roof-inspired …

Adolf Hitler's wartime telephone to be auctioned

Engraved phone which leader used to dictate commands in later years of second world war has price estimate of up to $300,000<p>Adolf Hitler’s personal telephone, which the Führer used to dictate many of his commands in the last two years of the second world war, will be put up for sale this weekend, a …

Armed Forces