Kevin Colby

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Why Did Benedict Arnold Betray America?

Article Details:<p>Author<p>John Seven<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>Why Did Benedict Arnold Betray …

American Revolution

Here are 10 historical 'facts' only a right-winger would believe

As you may have noticed by following their writings, conservatives are not sticklers for historical accuracy, especially when they have a point to …

Here Are 5 Founding Fathers Whose Skepticism About Christianity Would Make Them Unelectable Today

Click here for reuse options! Thomas Jefferson believed that a rational form of religion would take root in America. Was he ever wrong.To hear the …

Pulitzer-winning reporter: “The evidence suggests Trump is a traitor”

<b>As Malcolm Nance and others have warned, Russia's interference in the 2016 election and likely infiltration of Trump's inner circle could be one of</b> …

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

The Exodus Debunked: A Ridiculous Story with Ridiculous Claims

March 3, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>The Exodus account is one of the key stories of the Bible, creating a foundation upon what so much else in the …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

U.S. Army

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

RANKED: The greatest US presidents, according to political scientists

Presidential rankings tend to be subjective and divisive, but they also provide valuable insight into how historical views of presidents evolve over time.<p>In a recent survey, nearly 200 political science scholars ranked US presidents on a scale of 0-100, from failure (zero) to average (50) to great …

Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read

When Donald Trump was elected president, it quickly became obvious that the traditional national-security briefing a person in his position receives …

If you can decipher the clues in this poem, you’ll find a treasure worth $2 million

The eccentric millionaire has been offered bribes and gotten death threats. Yet, he holds steadfast, as this remarkable treasure hunt stands as his …

Rocky Mountains

20 Forgotten English Words That Are Just As Useful Today

Have you got dysania? Perhaps it is because you are philogrobilized! So stop twattling about it and learn a few of these sweet olde-school words!<p>Like …

Language

The Fastest Way to De-Fog Your Windshield

Winter's here, and for lots of us, that means dealing with a foggy windshield full of condensation when we go to start our cars. In the grand scheme …

Consider That Trump Might Just Be Dumb

Donald Trump has spent the entire first year of his presidency doing the opposite of learning on the job. Nowhere is this more plainly obvious than …

12 things we can definitively say the Russia investigation has uncovered so far

To review everything we've learned about Russia this year, let's rewind to May. That was a big month President Trump, who fired his FBI director because he thought “this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made-up story."<p>His own administration didn’t see it that way. A few weeks later, the No. …

Donald Trump

Watch the history of humanity unfold on this fascinating map

This video is an awesome teaching tool, but it's thought-provoking for us all.<p>What an undertaking it must have been to map the progress of humanity …

The Logic of Time Travel Can Get Pretty Trippy

Time travel is a common theme in fiction—but writers, artists, and designers all have different ideas of what moving between different points in …

Philadelphia Experiment: An Alleged Military Experiment

Almost everyone has heard of the Philadelphia Experiment, although the number of people who actually have any idea as to what it was all about are …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

Secret Recording Of Hitler Is The Only Known Audio Of Him Speaking Privately

When the recording was released in the 1950s, Hitler sounded so subdued that many people thought it was fake.The post Secret Recording Of Hitler Is …

It turns out ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ wasn’t so far off about the Nazis

Whether you learned about it from watching “Raiders of the Lost Ark” or, even earlier, from reading Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier’s European bestseller “The Morning of the Magicians,” who doesn’t now know that Hitler and Nazi Germany were obsessed with the occult?<p>In “Hitler’s Monsters: A …

Does the Loch Ness monster have competition? Mystery beast spotted in Scottish field sparks debate

A mystery beast spotted in a Scottish field could give the Loch Ness monster a run for its money.<p>People have been going wild on social media, coming …

Loch Ness

A classic sci-fi magazine just hit the internet—and you can read it for free

One of the all-time best science fiction magazines out there has a new home at Archive.org, and you can read it for free.<p><i>Galaxy Magazine</i> was an …

Science Fiction

Galaxy Magazine (October 1950) : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming

It’s a Myth That Germany Wiped Out the Polish Air Force in Three Days in 1939

It actually took two weeks<p>by SEBASTIEN ROBLIN<p>When the 1950s T.V. documentary series <i>Air Power</i> got around to covering the opening battles of World War …

Military

'Who Was Hitler': New documentary lets people who knew him speak

Endless books, films and TV series have traced the life of Hitler. But filmmaker Hermann Pölking shines a new spotlight on the dictator via the frank …

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

On the 141st anniversary of Custer's well-remembered demise, why is California genocide forgotten?

The clash at the Little Big Horn was an immediate disaster for the Army, of course. And, going forward, a disaster for the Lakota, Cheyenne and …

U.S. Army

The mystery of Jack the Ripper solved: not one killer but two

It’s a bold claim, but I am going to make it: I believe I have solved the mystery of Jack the Ripper.<p>Between 3 April 1888 and 13 February 1891, 11 women were brutally murdered in the Whitechapel district of the East End of London. Most, if not all, were prostitutes. One survived long enough to …

The Family Tree of Exoplanets Has Just Divided Into Two Branches

Scientists have reorganized the exoplanetary tree of life into two distinct branches. Most exoplanets discovered so far are close in size to Earth or …

Universe