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Part 3: Death and Suffering, in Living Color

<i>For the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the atomic bomb was nothing short of cataclysmic. But Americans were shown a sanitized version of the</i> …

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The internet is fucked (but we can fix it)

(but we can fix it)<p>Here’s a simple truth: the internet has radically changed the world. Over the course of the past 20 years, the idea of networking all the world’s computers has gone from a research science pipe dream to a necessary condition of economic and social development, from government and …

How the War Ended: WWI’s Last Hundred Days

With the anniversary of the First World War upon us one new history focuses on the final days of the War. It’s a brilliantly enlightening approach to …

This is where your country would be if Pangea existed today

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

The NSA's catalog of spy gear shows how it hacks computers

Over the New Year’s holiday the German newspaper Spiegel has published details about the gadgets the NSA uses to spy on people and companies. According to the newspaper the NSA has a special secret unit, called ANT, which specializes in creating tech related devices for eavesdropping and installing …

Spend hours clicking through this animated 1930s atlas of America

After Charles O. Paullin's <i>Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States</i> was published, its editor John K. Wright bemoaned their inability to …

Genealogy

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?" And: "How many men have you seen crawl …

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Rita Hayworth, Tragic Princess

<i>by Anne Helen Petersen</i><p>Readers, Rita Hayworth had something. And by something, I mean <i>everything</i>. This little girl from Brooklyn, exploited at the …

Prospero’s Precepts: 11 Rules for Critical Thinking from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

It’s been argued that Shakespeare changed everything. Yet even if this is true, it’s true of the literature we consider Shakespeare’s legacy — which, it turns out, might not be Shakespeare’s after all. So holds the Authorship Question — the age-old debate about whether or not a single man we refer …

Bush and the JFK Hit, Part 6: The Cold War Comes to Dallas

“Oil Rig Workers” by Jerry Bywaters<p><i>What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy?</i> …

Bush and the JFK Hit, Part 7: Empire Strikes Back

JFK learns that Lumumba has been killed.<p><i>What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F.</i> …

How Republicans And Democrats Ended Up Living Apart

These are politically segregated times.<p>Secession movements are active in several states, generally consisting of residents of rural red counties seeking to separate themselves from the more liberal and urban-centered policies of blue-state leaders.<p>And Democrats and Republicans are much less likely …

​The 8 Worst Mistakes Made by the Allies During World War II

Hindsight is 20/20, especially when it comes to second guessing the harrowing decisions that have to be made during wartime. But sometimes we have to …

World History

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

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Inside Scientology's super power building: welcome to the smell wall

The Church of Scientology has unveiled its new 'super power building', the first dedicated space for believers to improve their 'perceptics'. Here's a quick tour, from the motion quadrant, past the time machine, to the smell wall<p>This weekend, 15 years after work began, the Church of Scientology …

Send Anonymous Emails: 20 Sites To Keep Your Identity Hidden

The first question to answer here is <b>why go for anonymous email when there are plenty of premium featured and free email services</b> such as Gmail, …

Are conspiracy theories destroying democracy?

<b>The more information we have about what governments and corporations are up to the less we seem to trust them. Will conspiracy theories eventually destroy democracy?</b><p>What if I told you I had conclusive proof that the moon landings were faked, but I had been told to keep it under wraps by my BBC …

bjj resources: 04/09/2013 - Teaching (Running Escape)

<b>Teaching #123</b> <b><br>Gracie Barra Bristol, (BJJ), Can Sönmez, Bristol, UK - 04/09/2013</b><p>Following on from the beginner class, I moved into my usual tips on the</b> …

Bush and the JFK Hit, Part 5: The Mysterious Mr. de Mohrenschildt

George de Mohrenschildt<p><i>What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between</i> …

Classic WHY: Suppressed Saudi 9/11 Story

<i>This originally appeared on WhoWhatWhy on Sept 22, 2011. It is as timely now as ever. Current context: the Saudi intelligence services have been</i> …

GHW Bush & JFK Hit

<i>What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between the C.I.A. and the</i> …

Bush and the JFK Hit, Part 2: Skull and Bones Forever

<i>What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between the C.I.A. and the</i> …