Category Archives: History

By : Jacoba Urist March 4, 2015

My 5-year-old son won’t learn the same history in high school that I did when I was a teenager. Certain events that I was tested on will probably be entirely Read More

By : TIME Staff February 25, 2015

There’s a lot of them: 75 million total, in fact. Millennials, or individuals born between 1981 and 1997, are set to become the most populous generation in the U.S. this Read More

By : Chris Woods February 25, 2015

Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the most crucial components of the US armed drone Read More

By : Matt Stroud September 30, 2014

By the second Sunday of April this year, Michael C. Ruppert was broke. The 63-year-old cop-turned-writer and firebrand gained fame by starring in Collapse, a 2009 documentary in which he Read More

By : Carey Dunne July 24, 2014

Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s Daily Rituals: How Artists Read More

By : Dina Spector July 24, 2014

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. President Barack Obama on Wednesday imposed the toughest sanctions on Russia so far, targeting a number of large banks Read More

By : Forbes July 24, 2014

Ninety-four years ago, in an editorial about Robert Goddard’s rocket experiments, the New York Times stated that using rockets to travel into space would be impossible. Thirty-seven years later, the Read More

By : Zachary Karabell July 10, 2014

Figures like gross domestic product were appropriate for their own time. But today, they paint a consistently misleading portrait of America. This Thursday the Conference Board, a global business association, Read More

By : Sam Frizell July 10, 2014

American students are well over $1 trillion in debt, and it’s starting to hurt everyone, economists say Chris Rong did everything right. A 23-year-old dentistry student in New York, Chris Read More

By : Matt Vespa July 10, 2014

f you’re a Canadian, you should be happy. Our friendly neighbors to the north are riding high with their recent placement on the Economic Freedom chart at number five. Meanwhile, Read More

By : Bill Clinton July 10, 2014

Our world is more interdependent than ever. Borders have become more like nets than walls, and while this means that wealth, ideas, information and talent can move freely around the Read More

By : Huff Post July 10, 2014

Next week in Chicago, the Clinton Global Initiative will focus on America for the first time, inviting business and political leaders to make specific commitments in support of the former Read More

By : Henry Barnes July 9, 2014

Ready for take-off … astronaut Eugene Cernan, here in front of Apollo 10, is the only person to have descended on the moon in a lunar module twice. Photograph: Bettmann/CORBIS Read More

By : Phil Toledano July 3, 2014

One warm spring night in 2011, a young man named Travis Hughes stood on the back deck of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house at Marshall University, in West Virginia, Read More

By : Admin July 3, 2014

Tomorrow, June 6, 2014, will be the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Allied invasion of Europe in World War II. Seven decades ago, the largest amphibious invasion in history took Read More