Aaron Mathias

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Father holding his daughter in his lap fatally stabbed while dining at restaurant in California

CAMARILLO, Calif. — A 35-year-old father died from stab wounds he suffered as he held his daughter in his lap at a restaurant in Ventura, police said Friday.<p>The victim was identified as Anthony Mele of Ventura.<p>Ventura police arrested Jamal Jackson, 49, on the night of the attack and have charged …

Crime

The History of Student Activism in the United States

While the tangible impacts of the student-led #NeverAgain movement may not be known for several years, its achievements in less than two months are already noteworthy — perhaps even historic.<p>On March 14, nearly one million students participated in as many as 3,000 walkouts, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> …

High School

God of War: The story to date

Catch up on the series’ key plot points before heading into Sony Santa Monica’s latest<p>It all started so simply. In the original <i>God of War</i>, you piloted the wrathful, ashen-skinned Spartan Kratos as he tore through beasts and gods ripped from the pages of Edith Hamilton’s classic <i>Mythology</i> on his way …

Ancient History

Part One: The Tetons

Four years ago, I quit my good-paying, respectable job as an acquisitions editor in Kansas and started working at a gift store in Grand Teton …

National Parks

The Young and the Reckless

I. The Bumper<p>The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair …

Crime

What It's Like To Live In America Without Broadband Internet

An early halt to a trial of deep brain stimulation for depression reveals little about the treatment but more about the changing nature of clinical …

Sean Hannity

How American Electric Power Company, Inc. Makes Most of Its Money

Even though it's one of the largest energy companies in the United States, American Electric Power still has plenty of growth ahead<p>On the surface,</b> …

Renewable Energy

Can blockchain technology live up to the hype? Barclays analysts say no

To some, blockchain is a potential game-changing innovation that could disrupt and replace traditional payment and information-recording …

Blockchain

Best Xbox 360 Games of All Time

Released in 2005 before production halted in 2016, Microsoft released their second home console into the market, the Xbox 360. Competing against …

Red Dead Redemption

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon's alleged "baby-food diet," to absurdly unaffordable, such as the $200 "moon dust"-infused smoothie that Gwyneth Paltrow drinks, many people don't believe there's a single best diet for your health.<p>But a …

Holistic Medicine

Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Make Money Mining Bitcoin

In Bitcoin‘s early days, you could easily mine the cryptocurrency on your own PC. But now you need cheap electricity and a serious investment in …

Bitcoin

Wars, not just genius, fuelled Britain’s industrial revolution

Conventional wisdom says Britain’s transformation in the 18th century from an agrarian economy to an industrial one was largely midwifed by technological innovation and mechanisation, as symbolised by the steam engine and the cotton factories, respectively.<p>However, in a new book titled Empire of …

British History

The bizarre tale of how Tom Clancy sold his name to videogames

Tom Clancy died in 2013. This may come as a surprise to many players of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, which was released two years after his death …

PC Gaming

The Noam Chomsky interview: Aadhaar could be used in totally unacceptable ways

The Indian biometric identity system, says the pioneering political activist, seems abusive in how it was instituted and how it is used.<p>Professor …

Social Media

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong

It was supposed to be the laptop that saved the world.<p>In late 2005, tech visionary and MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte pulled the cloth cover off a small green computer with a bright yellow crank. The device was the first working prototype for Negroponte’s new nonprofit One Laptop Per …

Laptops

History revisited: South India’s anger about its share of tax revenues reflects Bengal’s ire in 1951

Should developed states hand over tax to poorer states? India went over that debate shortly after Independence.<p>There are few things more fundamental …

India

Delhi police start inquiry into hooliganism at mosques during Hindutva group’s Hanuman Jayanti rally

Videos of Akhand Bharat Morcha’s rally in East Delhi on April 1 show its supporters brandishing weapons outside mosques and shouting ‘threatening …

India

Friendship’s Dark Side: ‘We Need a Common Enemy’

As a rule, friendship is considered an unalloyed good, one of life’s happy-happies, like flowers and fresh fruit. “Report: It Would Probably Be Nice Having Friends,” read a recent headline in The Onion. Ha ha! Of course it’s “kind of fun” and “pretty cool” to “have a few select people in your life …

University of Michigan

Political meddling to financial impropriety – it is all going wrong at Amul

The latest allegations of corruption at Kaira Union, underline the need for a fully independent audit of the entire Amul cooperative network.<p>The …

India

Paying the Man: Ancient Tributes in Golden Kingdoms

Tax Day—which falls on April 17 this year—is fast approaching for U.S. residents, who must file paperwork and submit payments to the Internal Revenue …

Ancient History

Railroads of the Confederacy

The Civil War is the first war in which railroads were a major factor. The 1850s had seen enormous growth in the railroad industry so that by 1861, …

American Civil War
World War II
World War II

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

Why It's Raining Share Buybacks On Wall Street

<i>The Economist</i> has called them “an addiction to corporate cocaine.” <i>Reuters</i> has called them “self-cannibalization.” <i>The Financial Times</i> has called them “an overwhelming conflict of interest.” In an article that won the HBR McKinsey Award for the best article of the year, <i>Harvard Business Review</i> has …

Wall Street

How Delta Force Snipers Hit Enemies in Combat - Special Method

Exactly 24 years ago, the Black Hawk Down incident was unfolding on the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu

Remembering R. Lee Ermey

Opinion<p>Posted: Apr 17, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>R. Lee Ermey …

U.S. Marines

India is Paying the Price For VD Savarkar’s Advocacy of Rape

Let me ask you a question – what is the religion of Hindutva leaders? Do they believe in Ram <i>dharma</i>, or Ravan <i>dharma</i>?<p>You might call this a stupid …

Hinduism

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Wearing a gray flannel suit and a thick scarf around her head, Odette Sansom shielded her eyes from the salty ocean spray as the fishing boat scudded …

Winston Churchill

The Best Ways to Cook Every Cut of Venison

One of the most frequent questions hunters ask me is how to cook a certain cut of meat. The answer to that question depends not only on the cut, but …

BBQ