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New Analysis of the Antikythera Mechanism, An Ancient Greek Analog Computer, Brings More Mystery Into Light

The Antikythera mechanism, recovered in 1901 from a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, is an ancient analog computer that is believed to …

Obama Is Not Our First Black President: 4 U.S. Presidents You Didn’t Know Were Black

by G. Brown<p>In 2008, our 44th President Barak Obama was applauded and hailed as the country’s first African American elected to the White House. But …

Trafficking is A Long Standing Crime – US Troop Use of Japan’s Trafficked Women 1945 - Woman News Network (WNN)

Lys Anzia – WNN Features<p><b>Trafficking of women for forced sexual use is a long standing crime.</b> The United States was also guilty of involvement in …

For the first time, American Jews are getting the feeling that they might have to choose between Israel, and their loyalty to the country in which they were born and have become successful to a…

<b>For the first time, American Jews are getting the feeling that they might have to choose between Israel, and their loyalty to the country in which</b> …

A Historic Day For Every American As The FCC Passes Net Neutrality Rules

History was made today as the FCC voted 3-2 in favor of changing the rules to keep the Internet open and neutral for all.<p>Before the vote, Chairman …

Net Neutrality

11 Historical Maps and Charts That Explain the Birth of Amtrak

One classic memo even scores various routes on "presidential risk of blame for killing RR passenger service."<p>As the story goes, told by David Luberoff in <i>Governing</i> magazine in 1996, when it started, no one thought Amtrak was long for this world. President Nixon's economic advisors believed the …

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Aquaman first look is good step toward DC movie success

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—DC Comics needs “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” to be a smash hit, and director Zack Snyder’s peek at Aquaman on Friday …

Superhero Bits: Ant-Man, Daredevil, Agent Carter, X-Men: Apocalypse, Avengers: Age of Ultron – /Film

Will <i>Daredevil</i> acknowledge <i>The Avengers</i>? Who is scoring <i>X-Men Apocalypse</i>? What did <b>Josh Trank</b> have to say about the origins of his <i>Fantastic Four</i>? Were …