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History | History

Medieval Sieges: Hollywood vs. Reality (6 Examples)

Here are 6 differences between the reality of medieval sieges and how Hollywood depicts them.

Politics | Opinion

Fighting for social justice while ignoring Arab slave masters

  The hypocrisy of those purporting to believe in social justice and ranting about white privilege and colonialism is well

History | History

13 Facts About Lady Jane Grey, England’s Unlucky Nine Days’ Queen

Lady Jane Grey is seen as an innocent victim of Tudor Dynasty politics, and her rightfulness to the crown is debated to this day.

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - There was a single Muslim poem about Jerusalem written before 1967. It is about revenge against Crusaders.

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

History | HISTORY

PBS Holocaust documentary perpetuates well-worn myths to glorify FDR, says historian

Streaming this week, historian Rafael Medoff says 'The U.S. and the Holocaust' misrepresents President Roosevelt’s actions leading up to and during the genocide

Politics | POLITICS

The Constitution: The Limited Powers of Congress | PragerU

The Framers of the United States Constitution wanted to give more power to the people and less power to the government. This was a radical new idea, and it…

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Historian: Ken Burns Holocaust Documentary on PBS Whitewashes FDR

Holocaust scholar Rafael Medoff says Ken Burns's new documentary, "The U.S. and the Holocaust," whitewashes FDR's record on saving Jews.

Sports | Cycling

1954 Shelby Model 52a CWC made Ballooner Tank Bicycle | Bicycle, Classic bikes, Retro bicycle

Mar 15, 2020 - This 1954 Shelby 52a Deluxe Ballooner Bicycle has beautiful Style, lots of Chrome, and all The Deluxe Features. The 52a was Shelby's Top of The Line Postwar Ballooner Bicycle and was Designed to Go head to head with and rival Sales awa

History | History

6 Key Figures From the Wars of the Roses

The 15th century Wars of the Roses were a series of brutal and deadly battles. Find out which events shaped Britain’s bloodiest civil conflict.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

America’s Holocaust failure through the lens of 21st-century politics

Ken Burns’s new documentary focuses on immigration law and anti-Semitism in ways that both illuminate and distort the lessons of history while largely giving a pass to FDR.

Sports | Cycling

7 Best Vintage Road Bikes Spotted At Eroica Britannia | Our favourite retro steel rides

In September, senior tech writer Simon Smythe took part in a taster event for the Eroica Britannia ride at the Goodwood Revival Festival where only only pre-...

Sports | Cycling

Six Reasons Why Vintage Road Bikes Are Better Than Modern Road Bikes

Yeah, you're all about your modern, ultralight, plastic bike aren't you? Well, listen up, bub. There are plenty of things about vintage road bikes that are s...

Music | Music

Gene Krupa 3/5/1972 Vibrations - Interview & Biography

You can find me on Facebook at:http://facebook.com/drumuitarMy original Gene Krupa site is at:http://drummerman.netAny monetary donations would be appreciate...

History | History

American filmmaker Ken Burns has a Palestine problem

Why is Burns trying to disqualify Palestine from the conversation? Why resort to a technicality about sovereignty in order to try to push Palestine out of the discussion?

History | History

The Jewish 'nakba' was greater than the Arab • Point of No Return

The following is an extract from one chapter, including footnotes, from The  Industry of Lies  by Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini. It is an insightful and concise must-read. The book was published by Norwegian pro-Israel group Med Israel For Fred (MIFF

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What Happened on 9/11 | PragerU

9/11 shocked America and changed the course of modern history. Everyone knows what happened on that day…right? The truth is, many young people don’t, but…

History | History

An Execution And An Exile: What Happened To King Charles I And King Charles II?

The new British monarch bears the name of a predecessor who was executed and another who was exiled.

Politics | Opinion

Exodus vs. Birth of a Nation: Media Miss Mark on Jewish Self-Determination, Palestinian Nationalism | Honest Reporting

Media should both revise their take on Israel's story and leave the Palestinian tale of eternal violent struggle on the cutting room floor.

History | History

In Protecting The KGB, Gorbachev Laid The Foundation For Putin’s Gangster-State

Gorbachev has died, but the KGB that he nurtured and protected lives on under an ungrateful Vladimir Putin.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: How Old Bad Ideas Become Wonderful

There is no end of history. Instead, civilization is a constant fight to embrace what has worked for the common good through the ages—and to reject what in the…

History | History

Memo to Secret Police Chief Reveals Hunt for Chabad’s Soviet Underground

What does a top-secret post-war memo to Stalin’s MGB boss tell us about the Soviet campaign against Chabad?

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Medieval mass burial shows centuries-earlier origin of Ashkenazi genetic bottleneck

In 2004, construction workers in Norwich, U.K., unearthed human skeletal remains that led to a historical mystery—at least 17 bodies at the bottom of a medieval well. Using archaeological records, historical documents, and ancient DNA, British researchers

History | History

A Ceasefire Line Is Not a Border for a Palestinian State: Debunking the Green Line Myth

In a recent opinion piece for The Washington Post, noted Israeli activist and journalist Gershom Gorenberg referred numerous times to the Green Line as

Politics | Opinion

Sharansky: Gorbachev wouldn't have released Soviet Jews if not for global pressure

Former prisoner of Zion praises late Soviet leader for freeing Jewish prisoners but says his policy was driven by the cost to the Soviet Union, not sympathy

Sports | Cycling

1962 Tyneside Vagabonds CC Reliability Ride - Vintage Cycling

100+ miles through the hills of Northumberland back in 1960 in cotton trousers, shorts in some cases, wooly jumpers and for the most part no hats or gloves.T...

Sports | Cycling

REACTING to OLD CYCLING RACE footage from 1965!

Drop a LIKE and enjoy! Thank you for watching this video. I hope that you keep up with the regular videos I post on the channel, subscribe, and share your le...

Sports | Cycling

Magic of the Bicycle (1965)

Historical profile of the development of the first bicycles beginning in the 1800s--various bicycle models shown; high-wheeler, bike without peddles, etc.--f...

History | History

How Did Jews Flee to Israel from the Arab World?

A look at some of the brave souls who risked their lives to reach Israel before and just after the state's founding...

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Jewish immigrants weren't "white" in the US as recently as 1952

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Debunking Lies

Ken Burns distorts FDR's policy on Jewish Refugees

Burns' claim that FDR took in more Jews during the Holocaust than other country is simply false. Is the rest of the movie the same? Op-ed.

History | History

6 Valuable Shipwrecks Still Waiting to Be Found

These mysterious undersea sites might contain millions (or billions) in lost treasure.

History | History

Writing the Constitution: Miracle in Philadelphia

Spring 1787. The American revolution had been won, but no one seemed to know how to govern the new nation. There was no chief executive, no agreement taxes,…

Politics | Debunking Lies

False and Malicious Catchphrases and Buzzwords in the Israeli-Palestinian Context

“The State of Palestine, illegal occupation, settler violence, and 1967 borders” are all misused and false terms. - False and Malicious Catchphrases and Buzzwords in the Israeli-Palestinian Context

Politics | Politics

FBI Trump raid exposes Washington's secrecy shams

“The Presidential Records Act is critical to our democracy, in which the government is held accountable by the people,” Archivist of the United States David Ferriero declared.

History | History

These Were the Five Best Battleships of World War II

It is hard to narrow down a list of the best of the dozens of battleships that took part in the war, but the Iowa-class looms large.

History | History

Decades After Serving, Jewish Lieutenant Receives World War II War Medals

Jewish men, women and children march with bundles down the main thoroughfare in Krakow, Poland, during the liquidation of the …

History | History

The story behind the iconic 'Eagle's Nest' WWII Easy Company photo

The Easy Company of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame marked the end of World War II by sipping on Hitler’s booze in his mountain villa.

History | History

The Holocaust was not just another genocide

Antisemitism education in schools is not up to the job and requires deep and urgent reform

Politics | Politics

Selective History in the Dobbs Dissent – Justin Buckley Dyer

Abortion prior to quickening was not a protected common-law liberty at the time of the American founding.

History | History

Last Days of the Comanches – Texas Monthly

In an exclusive excerpt from his new book, Empire of the Summer Moon, special correspondent S. C. Gwynne re-creates in thrilling detail the bloody 1871 battle that marked the beginning of the end for the most fearsome tribe to ever ride the plains and its

History | History

25 Rare and Overlooked Images From the Famed Apollo 11 Mission

The images include the first photo taken by a human from the lunar surface and rare views of the intrepid Apollo 11 astronauts.

Politics | Politics

The Constitution: Why A Republic? | PragerU

Winning the War of Independence brought a new challenge to the American people: what sort of government should they choose for their new nation? Robert…

History | History

The Untold Truth Of The Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers are law-enforcement officers unique to the Lone Star state, but even fans probably don't know their full history, which dates back 200 years,

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Mass grave holding ashes of 8,000 Nazi victims discovered in Polish forest

  Special investigators in Poland say they have found two mass graves containing the ashes of at least 8,000 Poles

Sports | Cycling

HOW THE Tour de France BEGAN: Drugs, Killer Trails and Agressive Fans

Instagram: https://cutt.ly/NHBU7PATwitter: https://cutt.ly/WHBIq0XPayPal: donat@was.mediaTour de France was founded in 1903 by Henri Desgrange, editor of the...

History | Archeology

New Archaeological Discoveries Confirm Ancient Connection of Israel to the Jewish People (AGAIN)

An ancient farmstead uncovered in the Galilee. Photo: Assaf Peretz / Israel Antiquities Authority. The State of Israel might only …

News | Antisemitism Watch

The Nazi Roots of Islamist Hate

A review of recent scholarship on the shaping of the modern Middle East in the aftermath of the Holocaust

History | History

American Revolutionary War: 9 Most Important Battles

From the first shots at Lexington and Concord, to the surrender at Yorktown, we explore the most important clashes of the American Revolutionary War (1775–83)

History | History

The American Revolution: your guide to the 18th-century war of independence

How close did the British come to winning? When did the French intervene? Discover these and other surprising facts you may not have know about the American Revolutionary War…

History | History

10 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin Coolidge

Our 30th president, born on the Fourth of July in 1872, once pardoned a raccoon.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

His way: Frank Sinatra in the service of Israel

Well after Israeli independence was declared, Frank Sinatra would continue to accompany the young country for many years. And everything he did, he did with love. His way.

History | History

History: Who stole Palestinian land? Jordan did!

The Hashemites had no connection to the land until the Arab revolt, and then Abdullah was imposed on the residents by imperial Britain.

Politics | Opinion

Zionists Don’t Need To Justify Their Existence

Why would I need to justify where I live or the policies of my government? I’ve never seen a similar talk given by people who live in other countries unless they were an official spokesperson of the

History | History

This US Navy pilot was the real-life Maverick of the Korean War

The existence of the improbable dogfight remained classified for decades, yet the details of what happened are the stuff of legends.

Politics | Opinion

Israel Is the Least-Stolen Land

To the Editor: In "'Native Land Acknowledgments' Are the Latest Woke Ritual" (op-ed, June 11), Eugene Kontorovich elegantly ridicules the budding leftist requirement that public statements be prefaced by a ceremonial nod to the peoples who once inhabited

History | History

‘Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land’ - Meir Y. Soloveichik, Commentary Magazine

On July 4, 1976, in honor of the bicentennial and during Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Philadelphia, the government of Great Britain decided to present a

Sports | Cycling

A 'Tough Love' History Of The Bicycle : 1A

Bicycles are a symbol of freedom. Women suffragists hopped on bicycles to defy the patriarchy at the turn of the century. A child learning to ride their bike – and finally freeing themselves from their parents' grasp – is an early step towards indepen

History | History

The slow death of Henry VIII

Tudor historian Robert Hutchinson considers the last seven years of Henry VIII’s reign – a time when he was a lonely, vulnerable man plagued by illness, bankruptcy and thwarted ambitions

History | History

100 Years Ago This Month: When Congress Embraced Zionism—Unanimously

One hundred years ago this week, the United States Congress unanimously embraced Zionism.

Politics | Opinion

'UN must recognize Jews from Middle East countries as refugees’

  The Abraham Accords, as well as being a cause for celebration, also raised the issue of Jews from Arab

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Six Day War: Israel's victory marred by indecision over what comes next

The day after the Six Day War, Israel lacked a grand strategy for the lands that had fallen under its control.

History | History

5 Famous Desks in the U.S. Senate

The historic moments that happened at these desks—and the Senate VIPs who sat behind them—mean that some have taken on lives of their own.

Politics | Op-Ed

In the Shadow of D-Day › American Greatness

D-Day plus four marks a seldom-recalled event of great significance for America in 2022. On June 10, 1944, troops of the 4th SS Panzer Regiment surrounded the…

Politics | Opinion

The Soviet origins of left-wing anti-Zionism

Today’s haters of Israel are heirs to one of the longest and most effective anti-Semitic propaganda campaigns in modern history. Op-ed.

Politics | Opinion

Liberating our Jerusalem

Confronting the forgotten history of Muslim occupation of Israel.

Politics | Opinion

Westerns Are Us: What remnants of the Western endure will be the survival of American culture

In 1939, William S. Hart, a Shakespearean actor from New York who had been a key player in the making of Hollywood 20 years earlier, and for a time was…

News | Antisemitism Watch

Demonization of Jews, not flag march, at fault for Jerusalem unrest

Opinion: Those making the dangerous and wrong claim that Jerusalem Day tradition is the catalyst for Palestinian riots, must remember the debunked 'al-Aqsa in danger' motto has been used as incitement against Jews for centuries

History | History

Photos: D-Day remembered – A look at the invasion 78 years ago in Normandy

On June 6, 1944, the Allies invaded German-occupied western Europe by way of Normandy, France, during World War II. It would become the turning point

History | History

The Battle of Midway Was 80 Years Ago: It Must Be Remembered

The Battle of Midway in June 1942 is one of the most decisive naval battles in history. Japan's navy lost four aircraft carriers.

History | History

Massacre of Iraqi Jews Remembered on 81st Anniversary

Young Iraqi Jews who fled to pre-state Israel following the 1941 Farhud pogrom in Baghdad. Photo: Moshe Baruch Jewish groups …

History | History

'I cheated death': World War II gunner, Wisconsin native survived 4-mile tailspin, 17 months in Nazi POW camps, and a 600-mile forced march

As was the case for so many families of veterans, the details of their loved one’s deployments remained largely unknown. But after years of "We don’t go there," Gene Moran’s story of falling 4 miles and surviving has reached book form.

News | NEWS

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Flunks History At Memorial Day Ceremony

Eric Adams flunks history at Memorial Day Ceremony

History | History

The Jewish nation's capital throughout history - Jerusalem

Islamists artificially inflate Islam's link to the city, but Islamic terrorism turned Jerusalem, literally the City of Peace, into a bloody battleground and thus forfeited any claim to share in the city's destiny. Op-ed.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

The history of American Ice Cream

How did seven flavors get so famous? Thanks to Bespoke Post for sponsoring this video! New subscribers get 20% off their first box — go to http://www.bespoke...

History | History

Yom Yerushalayim: Correcting a Historical Injustice

Israel’s first prime minister David Ben Gurion. Photo: Wiki Commons. JNS.org – How are we to understand the meaning of …

History | History

38 Interesting Facts about D Day You Might Not Know

D Day continues to fascinate people, even more than 50 years after the invasion took place. Here are 38 interesting facts about D day you might not know

History | History

Haiti’s Lost Billions

The staggering sum Haiti paid for its independence cemented its path to poverty.

History | History

Jerusalem's Supreme Muslim Council, Headed By Grand Mufti Hajj Amin Al-Husseini, In 1925: The Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound's 'Identity With The Site Of Solomon's Temple Is Beyond Dispute'

The Haram Al-Sharif Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, known to Christians and Jews as the Temple Mount, is a focal point of tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

Politics | Opinion

The world made Israel necessary by refusing to help Jews in WWII

The Evian Conference in 1938 acknowledged that there was a Jewish refugee problem, but none of the countries participating agreed to take them in.

Politics | Opinion

Did Abraham use a smartphone?

One anachronistic untruth is the same as any other. If ancient Hebron can baldly be called "Palestinian", any claim can be accepted. Op-ed.

History | History

10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day

Memorial Day is more than just a chance to get the year's first sunburn. It's a time to remember the people who sacrificed their lives for their country.

Politics | Interesting Links

A Remedial Lesson on a Republic Versus Democracy in This Era of Revisionist History

In the face of so many employing the term, we need to readdress how this country is not a democracy.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Nakba myth hijacks Congress

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has taken to Twitter to announce that she will introduce a House resolution that calls

History | History

Secret UK propaganda campaign stoked Israel hatred to appear authentic

Declassified files show Britain attempted to sow division between Moscow and its Arab allies using fake reports blaming both sides for Egypt's defeat in the 1967 Six Day War

History | History

The Riveting True Story Behind Netflix’s Spy Movie ‘Operation Mincemeat’

Major William Martin was a Roman Catholic Welshman who enjoyed the theater and loved his fiancée, Pam. He also didn’t exist—but the Nazis didn’t know that.

History | History

When Arabs Became Palestinians

Israeli troops overlook Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Six-Day War, June 1967. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. With the recent eruption of …

History | History

41 Facts About the 41 Kings and Queens Since 1066

In honor of Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee, here is one fact about each of Britain’s 41 kings and queens since 1066.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

'Operation Mincemeat' explained: The stolen body and fake intelligence that helped win WWII

The Netflix drama 'Operation Mincemeat,' starring Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen, is based on the unbelievable true story of a macabre espionage mission.

History | History

Why Ronald Speirs Was The Most Fearsome Paratrooper In The Real-Life 'Band Of Brothers'

Ronald Speirs was known as a fearsome fighter — who wasn't afraid of killing just to make a point.

History | History

The Jewish Nakba: basic facts have been abandoned and forgotten

This week in the run-up to 14 May, the  day when  Israel’s independence was declared 74 years ago, articles about the Palestinian Nakba are already proliferating. Not one mentions the greater nakba of Jewish refugees driven from Arab countries. In fact on

History | History

The New York Times’ ‘Nazi Correspondent’ - Tablet Magazine

As Adolf Hitler rose to power in Germany and then embarked on his program of world conquest and mass extermination, The New York Times’ Berlin bureau chief was busy slanting the news in his favor

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

It Is NOT Israel Independence Day But Israel REESTABLISHMENT Day

Israel did not become independent from anyone. Jews waited for the British to leave

History | History

12 Facts About the R.M.S. Lusitania

Once the fastest ocean liner in the world, a German torpedo sent the ship to the bottom of the sea.

Politics | Free Speech

Elon Musk Is Right About Free Speech on Twitter: The long history of free-speech jurisprudence backs him up

Elon Musk, in his effort to buy Twitter, signaled that under his ownership, the company would allow all speech that the First Amendment protects. “By ‘free speech,’ I simply mean that which matches the law,” he tweeted on April 26. “I am against censorship that goes far beyond the law.”

History | History

Essex: The Legendary Aircraft Carriers That Transformed the US Navy

The four Essex-class museum ships serve as a reminder of what was arguably the greatest class of aircraft carriers in U.S. Navy history.

History | History

The Legendary B-25 Mitchell Bomber: The First of the Flying Gunships

During the Second World War, the North American B-25 Mitchell bomber struck back at Japan when the Allies were losing the war.

News | NEWS

‘Glory to the Heroes’: Warsaw Marks 79th Anniversary of Jewish Fighters’ Ghetto Uprising

Monument to the Ghetto Heroes in Warsaw, Poland on 7 February 2022 Photo: Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Reuters The 79th anniversary …

Music | Music

The Body Politic: Violence and Rebellion in the First Wave of Hardcore Punk, PopMatters

Above: Cover art to American Hardcore: A Tribal History (2001)From the moment of its birth in the early '80s, the culture of hardcore punk was inextricably...

History | History

April 8, 1964: 1st test flight of Gemini spacecraft

On April 8, 1964, NASA launched the first uncrewed test flight of the new Gemini spacecraft. This was the very first mission of Project Gemini, which would later send crews of two into orbit.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: History Should Be Our Guide in Ukraine

There are several historical referents we should keep in mind about the Ukraine war. First, no-fly zones. Lots of Westerners are calling for NATO aircraft to…

History | History

Alternate history: what if George III hadn't 'lost' the colonies

Professor Andrew Roberts tells Jonny Wilkes why a British victory in the American Revolutionary War could have led to the creation of an all-powerful English-speaking empire, governed from New York

Entertainment | Entertainment

PBS to rebroadcast documentary on 1943 Zoot Suit Riots

The riots in LA were a crucial moment in Mexican American history, highlighting the overlooked racial violence Latinos faced.

History | History

Today in History: Antisemitism, an American Problem | Exploring Hate | PBS

By Pamela S. Nadell When, if ever, Americans think of antisemitism, they think of the Holocaust.  By the time students find their way to my American University course in Holocaust history, they have read The Diary of Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel’s Night.

Politics | Politics

Putin Doesn’t Realize How Much Warfare Has Changed

The Russian president’s obsession with World War II is hindering his invasion of Ukraine.

Sports | Skating

Skateboarder Magazine Archives 1964-1980 | Transworld SKATEboarding

Skateboarder Magazine archives, every issue (1964-1979) republished and repurposed online for the first time. Scan the birth of skateboarding 24/7.

Politics | Politics

Fight Communism With Capitalism

I’m never going to complain about growing up as a Latter Cold War kid.
The threat of nuclear annihilation — which we’d find out later came quite close in 1983 — tended to focus the mind, e...

History | History

Why Russia Can't Seem to Win in Ukraine: Study the Winter War of 1939

The Winter War, forgotten by many as an appetizer to World War II, has many similarities to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Politics | Politics

Russia: Biden’s Bombshell Nuclear Back Story

By suggesting that a “minor incursion” into Ukraine would be acceptable, Drew Allen notes, it looks like Joe Biden is colluding with Vladimir Putin.

History | History

Why Is the Capital of Ukraine Now Called Kyiv, Not Kiev?

‘Kyiv’ is not a new name for the capital of Ukraine—and the Kyiv-or-Kiev discussion isn’t new, either.

News | News

The long history of Russia's efforts to subjugate Ukraine

Three decades after gaining its independence from the Soviet Union, Ukraine is again fighting for its freedom. Historian Anne Applebaum discusses the historic oppression of the Ukrainian people by Czarist and Stalinist forces, and now by the war machines

History | History

America's 10 Tallest and Shortest Presidents

The average height of the U.S. presidents is 5 feet 10 inches, but there have been plenty of outliers in American history.

History | History

George H.W. Bush’s Broccoli Ban, George Washington’s Cherry Tree Debacle, and 44 More Presidential Misconceptions

Did George Washington really chop down a cherry tree? Did William Howard Taft really get stuck in the bathtub? Those answers and more.

History | History

George Washington: Indispensable Man

George Washington was respected, admired, even revered by his countrymen, and he was the most trusted man of the age. What is more, and different, he was the most trustworthy man. The question of why this is so must be examined if we are to understand Was

Politics | Politics

To Renew America, Look to the Past

Who among us today can boast they achieved anything close to what George Washington accomplished in his lifetime?

History | Nostalgia

The Allure of the Automat Returns to New York

When she was a college student, Lisa Hurwitz developed a fascination for cafeterias. Through her early research, she came across the Automat, and havi...

News | News

1,229 Year-Old ‘Ye Old Fighting Cocks’ Pub Survived War, Famine, And The Plague: Closed By COVID-19

The oldest pub in England, which may be as much as 1,229 years old, has been forced to close down due to COVID-19 hardships.

Sports | Cycling

The Art of Cycling: Icons in Posters - Peloton Magazine

These posters represent the golden age of cycling artwork, from the late 1800s to the 1940s

History | History

How the Science of Racism Led to the Holocaust - The war against the divine image in man

Can the world survive on ethics devised by human reason? Well, we tried. It’s called the 20th century.

History | History

How Did ‘The Gilded Age’ Get Its Name?

The time period that inspired HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ was opulent—but its golden veneer masked something less glamorous.

History | History

Not Just The Mufti - the real extension of the Palestinian-Nazi collaboration | by Adin Haykin

When did the Palestinian Nazi connection really begin?
Was it limited only to the famous encounter between the Mufti and Hitler?
And how much did this connection affect Palestinian nationalism in the…

History | History

The French & Indian War: Setting the Stage for the American Revolution

The French and Indian War between Britain and France was part of a proto-World War, with conflict in Europe and North America, that set the stage for the American Revolution.

Politics | Op-Ed

The Next Fight For Civil Rights Lies In Ending The Federal City

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned nearly 60 percent of the city's black residents from bars, gyms, concerts, theaters, and more.

History | HISTORY

Wannsee Conference: The most shameful document of modern history

The Wannsee Conference of January 20, 1942, was not about consumer trends, projected profits or shareholder value, it was about life and death. Specifically, systematic death.

History | History

17 Facts about the American Revolution You Might Not Know

Otherwise known as the Revolutionary War, the revolution was a period of time where the residents of American colonies rose up against their colonial rulers, the British crown. Here are 17 facts about the American Revolution you might not know

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Restored 1930s New York City Video Shows Glamorous Cars Of The Era

This restored and colorized video footage shows New York City streets from the 1930s, starting in Harlem and shifting to Midtown Manhattan on 5th Avenue.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The U.N.'s final solution to the Israel question

Historians usually date the start of the Holocaust to June 1941 when German troops invaded the Soviet Union, identified Jewish civilians, lined them up and shot them by the thousands.

Music | Music

John Lennon talks about the Sex Pistols. 1980

John Lennon talks about the Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious and how The Beatles stage behaviour was similar to the Pistols in their Cavern days Hi there Beatle fans...

History | History

Why Dec. 7 Is Nothing Like... That Other Date

One sleepy Sunday morning, nearly 200 Imperial Japanese dive bombers, torpedo bombers, and Zero fighters appeared as out of nowhere in the skies over Hawaii.
Their target: The American Pacific fleet s...

Politics | Politics

The 10 tactics of fascism | Jason Stanley | Big Think

The 10 tactics of fascism, with Jason StanleySubscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthinkUp next ►►"Never Again?" How fascism hija...

Politics | Opinion

The Ungracious—and Their Demonization of the Past

The last two years have seen an unprecedented escalation in a decades-long war on the American past. But there are lots of logical flaws in attacking prior…