Simon McMahon

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The Story Behind America's First War on 'Terror'

This summer marks 202 years since a force of American soldiers and volunteers embarked on the nation’s first war on terror. It did not turn out well. …

The Strange, Forgotten Story of the 'Nazi Titanic'

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

The DEA made a mysterious deal with the 'most dangerous man in the world'

One a DEA agent, the other his snitch, a ship's captain who was leaking information about drug loads.<p>Joseph Hunter, a burly former US Army drill sergeant nicknamed Rambo, briefed them on the assignment.<p>"It's just like a military mission," Hunter told the men, four ex-snipers from the US, German, …

Corruption

8-Week Swimming Training Program for Beginners

Whether you're new to swimming or getting back in the pool after a long absence, these swimming workouts will help you build strength and endurance. …

Swimming

The Disturbing Truth About Anxiety and Depression in College

Much has been written about the epidemic of anxiety and depression on college campuses. This guest post by college-aged Jake Heilbrunn sheds light on …

Mental Health

Analysis: Israel's next war with Hezbollah will be swifter and decisive

Hezbollah has the capability to rain thousands of rockets and missiles on Israel in one day.<p>><br>• ><p>Recently, the entire 188th Brigade of the Armored Corps …

To Keep America Safe, Embrace Drone Warfare

“ARE you sure they’re there?” the decision maker asks. “They” are Qaeda operatives who have been planning attacks against the United States.<p>“Yes, sir,” the intelligence analyst replies, ticking off the human and electronic sources of information. “We’ve got good Humint. We’ve been tracking with …

Up to five skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

A group of tourists from Czech Republic were buried in Wattental valley, Tirol, after ignoring warnings about avalanche dangers, local media said<p>Five skiers from the Czech Republic have been killed in an avalanche at a popular Austrian resort, a police spokesman has said.<p>A group of 17 skiers from …