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Bintan Island - Pirate Island

It is a common occurrence that the small islands of the world make up for their meager contribution of landmass, with rich culture and flamboyant …

CSS David (1863-1865?). Also other Torpedo Boats of the “David” type

<b>Confederate Torpedo Boat David Aground in Charleston South Carolina 1865</b><p>CSS <i>David</i>, a 50-foot steam torpedo boat of “cigar-shaped” hull design, was privately built at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1863 under the supervision of David C. Ebaugh. After being taken over by the Confederate States Navy, she made a daring spar torpedo attack on the Federal ironclad New Ironsides on the night of 5 October 1863. The Union ship was damaged, though able to remain on station, and <i>David</i> was nearly lost when …

Spartacus Legends preview The bloodiest history lesson imaginable

It was only a matter of time: Spartacus, the hit show on Starz, is getting a full game proper in the form of Spartacus Legends thanks to Ubisoft …

Operation Cue - May 5, 1955

<b>Operation Cue - May 5, 1955</b><p>Part of the overall “Operation Teapot” series of nuclear test explosions in Nevada, Operation Cue was a civil defense exercise to intended to observe the effects of nuclear weapons on a civilian infrastructure, including the construction of test houses populated with mannequins.<p>Photographs of Operation Cue from the Records of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, 1947 - 1962

Sir Winston Churchill to feature on new banknote

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/973000/973508_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524670684_0c6ca1a1991525ebf81e29180c4476ee<p><b>Sir Winston Churchill will feature on the new design of a banknote which will enter circulation in 2016, the Bank of England has announced.</b><p>The …

‘4,000-year-old skeleton’ uncovered near Windsor

Archaeologists working near Windsor have unearthed a 4,400-year-old gold-adorned skeleton of an upper-class woman. The Copper Age woman, whose …

They - hands-on

There’s been a bit of buzz about Metropolis Software’s latest project in development, They. The first-person shooter places you in the heart of …

New GTA 5 patch breaks mods: wave goodbye to the cow for now

Beware. If you’ve been enjoying the chaotic delights of Alexander Blade’s Script Hook and all the GTA 5 PC mods it's spawned, the new 350.1 GTA 5 …

DIY Plumbing: What to Know to Avoid Disaster

While fixing your own plumbing is a great DIY project, it doesn't take much for a quick plumbing fix to become a full-fledged, whole-house, 3-inches-of-water-in-the-living-room plumbing disaster. So here's what you should know before you get started.<p>While fixing your own plumbing is a great DIY …

BioShock 2 is the underrated human heart of the BioShock trilogy

<i>Editor's note: To mark the announcement of the BioShock Collection - okay, the confirmation of the BioShock Collection after more leaks than even the</i> …