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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

Why the Navy's New Aircraft Carrier Might Be the Deadliest Warship Ever

The carrier air wing will form the carrier’s primary means of deploying both offensive and defensive firepower.

Fortify the Battlements: 6 of the Greatest Sieges in History You Need To Know

As the armies prepared for a siege, a famous cannon engineer, Orban, offered his services to the Byzantines to build cannons for their defense. The …

World History

DeSantis Used Fox News to Catch Trump’s Attention

New York Times: “By going on the network as often as he could to rail against Mr. Mueller’s investigation and defend Mr. Trump — he has appeared on …

Iraq Veterans

“These Aren’t Men — They’re Demons!” — The French Foreign Legion’s Desperate Defence of Camarón

“As the Mexicans charged, the legionnaires fired volleys into the onrushing horde.” By Frederick J. Chiaventone IN 1861, MEXICO was in a state of …

Military History

New maps of Ireland reveal secrets of Medieval wealth across island

Researchers have poured over centuries-old records to create a series of maps revealing the distribution of wealth in Medieval Ireland.<p>It can be easy …

Great Britain

Benedict Arnold – Nine Things You Didn’t Know About America’s Most Infamous Traitor

Benedict Arnold is perhaps the most hated (and the most misunderstood) American that ever lived. (Image source: WikiCommons)<p><i>“… I have suffered, in</i> …

Military History

The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

The Perfect Margarita Recipe

"Mastering the margarita requires a certain amount of practice, but once you dial-in your perfect ratio, it's a really easy cocktail to replicate. …

Pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space

Michael Hayduk, chief of the computing and communications division at the Air Force Research Laboratory says quantum technology will be "disruptive" …

Quantum Computing

10 of the largest and most important naval battles in modern history

The waters of the Earth's oceans have seen as much violence and conflict as its land.

Military

Siege Warfare in Ancient India

Forts and sieges held a key position in ancient Indian warfare. Built on considerations of strategic location, topography, and the natural advantages …

Ancient History

Five astonishing Viking finds uncovered by Stockholm University

For more than a millennium, people around the world have been fascinated by the Vikings. The ancient Norse seafarers, with their insatiable appetite …

New Army fitness standards. Now no push-ups, sit-ups

Every time the military changes their fitness requirements lately it leads to controversy. This is mostly because so many of the recent changes …

Why John Basilone Might Be The Most Badass Marine Of World War II

World War II Marine John Basilone, hero of Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, once said that he was a "plain soldier" — he was wrong.The post Why John …

Military

Battle of Fort Ticonderoga Facts & Summary | American Battlefield Trust

50,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 50,000 acres in 24 states!<p><b>American Battlefield Trust</b><p>Find details …

WWII Ocean War in the Pacific : Ships Firing 16-Inch Guns Point Blank

In the Pacific Theater of World War II, many of the battles were either curb-stomp affairs by one side or the other

17 Things You Never Knew About the Alamo

While many San Antonio visitors are surprised to see how small the actual structure is, there’s no doubt that the history surrounding the Alamo …

How a Few Lucky Civil War Soldiers Started Glowing and Healed Faster

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Celebrate The Army’s Birthday With Some Of Their Most Inspiring Photos Throughout History [SLIDESHOW]

Thursday, June 14, is the United States Army’s birthday.<p>The United State’s oldest armed force turns 243 years old today, and it’s important to …

Author tells human stories behind Arlington's Tomb of the Unknowns

No one can identify the lost lives that Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns commemorates — but now we identify some of the soldiers …

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Viking Warfare

Viking warfare, along with its key component of raiding, is inextricably connected with the expansion of Scandinavian influence along the North …

Step Aboard Nazi Germany's Super Submarine

it wasn’t a war-winning weapon. Worse for Germany, it arguably hastened the Third Reich’s defeat

U.S. Guided Artillery Rockets Kill 50 Taliban Leaders In A Single Strike In Afghanistan

The operation underscores the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System's valuable capabilities during both low- and high-intensity conflicts.<p>CENTCOM<p>The …

The 5 (Greatest) Military Defeats in All of History

This article attempts to rank history’s best defeats- something that hasn’t been done before

Dover Castle

Dover Castle, located in the southern county of Kent, is one of the largest castles in England and one of the first to have concentric defensive …

Motte and Bailey Castle

The motte and bailey castle was an early form of medieval fortification especially popular with the Normans in northern France and Britain during the …

Medieval

Medieval Castle

Medieval castles were built from the 11th century CE for rulers to demonstrate their wealth and power to the local populace, to provide a place of …

Ancient History

Siege Warfare in Medieval Europe

Siege tactics were a crucial part of medieval warfare, especially from the 11th century CE when castles became more widespread in Europe and sieges …