Reece Gordon

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920

On the eve of World War I, the Ottomans were in bad shape, having fought three ruinous wars in as many years. In 1911, the Italians attacked three …

An 11-year-old Chinese boy has discovered a 3,000-year-old bronze sword in a river in Jiangsu Provin

An 11-year-old Chinese boy has discovered a 3,000-year-old bronze sword in a river in Jiangsu Province. Archaeologists have dated the weapon to …

Buried Nazi gas chambers discovered by archaeologists in Poland

Archeologists have unearthed hidden Nazi gas chambers at the site of the Sobibor Nazi concentration camp in eastern Poland. An estimated 250,000 …

Superweapon of the Ancient World: A History of Chariots - Part I

The chariot is often associated with the ancient Egyptian civilization. It became a prominent weapon of war during the New Kingdom. In fact, it is …

10 Hidden Ancient Treasures in Caria, Turkey

Located at the crossroads of many ancient civilizations, Turkey is a haven for archaeology lovers. Over the centuries, a succession of empires and …

Ancient History

Medieval Castle Walls Unearthed in England

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND—Archaeologists have unearthed an early twelfth-century castle keep wall in the exercise yard at the site of Gloucester …

Viking hoard found in field sheds light on England's origins

LONDON (AP) — A trove of Viking jewelry and Saxon coins unearthed by an amateur treasure-hunter in a farmer's field may help rescue an English king from obscurity.<p>The Watlington Hoard, a collection of silver bands, ingots and 186 coins unveiled at the British Museum Thursday, dates from a …

How my ‘guardian angel’ saved me at Pearl Harbor

On 7 December 1941, Japan launched a surprise strike on the American naval base, Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii.<p>Thousands of American servicemen were killed or injured in the attack, which severely damaged the US Pacific Fleet. Four US battleships were sunk and nearly 200 aircraft destroyed.<p>The next day, …

Pearl Harbor survivor recalls escape from a watery grave

Adone "Cal" Calderone was trapped below decks after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 and hit his battleship with seven torpedoes. …

After 74 years, bones from Pearl Harbor tomb ship may be identified

Inside an old aircraft factory here, behind the glass windows of a pristine laboratory, the lost crew of the USS Oklahoma rests on special tables covered in black foam.<p>Their bones are brown with age after 50 years in the ground and, before that, months entombed in their sunken battleship beneath …

New Jersey

Is ISIS trying to start World War III?

Radical Islamic leaders have suggested that killing Americans and their allies, whether civilian or military, is an obligation of every Muslim. The …

Last surviving Soviet Second World War hero to storm the Reichstag dies aged 93: Veteran's regiment raised the Red Flag over the parliament

• <b>Nikolay Belyaev led troops as they stormed the Reichstag in April 1945</b>• <b><br>The Soviet-era war hero has now died aged 93 in St Petersburg, Russia</b>• <b><br>USSR</b> …

Why the 'intolerance debate' is far from over

The duelling statements of academicians ranged against each other show us why core issues are still crackling, and are bound to flare up again.<p>Was it …

Top five amazing treasure finds by amateur UK archaeologists

An Anglo-Saxon hoard worth over £3 million, 52,000 Roman coins and a hoard of Viking silver are just some of the impressive treasures found in the UK by amateurs<p>A trove of Viking jewellery and Saxon coins unearthed by an amateur treasure-hunter in a farmer's field may help rescue an English king …