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History | History

The False “Nakba” Narrative

The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent decades a synonym for Palestinian victimhood, with failed aggressors transformed into hapless victims

News | News

92-Year-Old Ex-Nazi Guard Charged With 5,230 Counts Of Accessory To Murder

German prosecutors say they have charged a former Nazi concentration camp guard with 5,230 counts of accessory to murder. The 92-year-old suspect, whose name wasn’t released, is accused of assistin…

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Passover Seder to be held in Warsaw Ghetto for first time in 76 years | The Jerusalem post

Before the Holocaust, approximately one-third of Warsaw was Jewish.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Notre Dame’s Surprising Jewish Treasures

The destroyed cathedral still retains priceless art depicting Jewish heritage in France.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Study Shows a Third of Americans Think Holocaust Murders Exaggerated

The “Hall of Names” commemorating victims of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Photo: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons. …

History | History

Richard Cole, Last WWII Doolittle Raider, Dies at 103

Richard Cole, Last WWII Doolittle Raider, Dies at 103

History | History

Disney history: how has the corporation shaped our perception of the past?

Over the course of its near-100 year history Disney has repackaged, or 'Disneyfied', a number of real historical people and events. Here, historian Dr John Wills explores the real history behind six Disney films: Song of the South (1946); Davy Crockett, K

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Yes, Palestinian identity is only meant as a weapon against Israel

I sometimes see endless Twitter discussions on whether Palestinians are a people, or whether pre-Israel Palestinian Arabs were a people.

History | Archeology

2000 Year Old Jewish Settlement Unearthed in Beer Sheva | The Jewish Press | 28 Adar II

The excavation discovered for the first time evidence of Jewish daily life in the ancient city.

News | Media Bias

BBC Erases Non-Israeli Jews from Entebbe Hostages | HonestReporting

The BBC's story of the Entebbe crisis counts 94 Israelis, erasing the non-Israeli Jews also held hostage. Rather than correct, the BBC doubles down.

News | News

UN-Funded Social Studies Textbook Says ‘Zionist Occupation Started in 1856’

Palestinian schoolchildren sit inside a classroom at an UNRWA-run school, on the first day of a new school year, in …

History | History

The 11 most significant battles of the Second World War

Second World War battles took place across the globe; some lasting days, others months or even years. But which are the most significant? Here, Professor Evan Mawdsley from the University of Glasgow lists the battles that had the most impact upon later mi

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Allies knew of Holocaust in 1942, 2 years before previously assumed, UN documents prove | The Times of Israel

UK, US, Russia were aware of millions killed by Nazis, new book says, shedding damning light on refusal to take in refugees or try to halt slaughter

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Ocasio-Cortez falsely says GOP changed Constitution to block FDR from re-election

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez incorrectly asserted that Republicans amended the Constitution to stop former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from being re-elected

History | History

FDR's letter to the Palestine Pavilion at the World's Fair and the legality of Jewish settlements

n 1939, this letter by President Franklin Roosevelt was published by the organizers of the Palestine Pavilion at the New York World's Fair....

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Bike in the USSR: The strange history of Soviet biker gangs

The Soviet Union didn’t have Hell’s Angels, but, as you can see in these pictures, a vibrant biker subculture formed in the 1980s during perestroika.   

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube

The video of the very first moon landing of the apollo 11 mission in 1969! Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon with his now legenday words "One small step for man, a giant leap for mankind."

Science & Technology | Technology

40 years of Apple - in pictures | Technology | The Guardian

From the first Apple computer, Steve Jobs leaving and returning, the iMac and the MacBook Air to the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Watch, Apple’s is a rich history

History | History

12 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses were the civil wars fought in England and Wales between the Yorkist and Lancastrian dynasties between 1455 and 1485. Though historians can’t agree on precisely when and where the conflicts concluded, the general consensus is that t

History | Archeology

Hasmonean-Era Village Discovered, Proof of Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Archaeological excavations at the Hasmonean village in Sharafat. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority. JNS.org – A large Hasmonean-era Jewish agricultural village was …

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Hero pilot from hijacked Entebbe flight dies at 95

Air France captain Michel Bacos refused to leave behind his Jewish and Israeli passengers .

History | History

'Wonder, awe, excitement': Apollo 16 astronaut describes walking on the Moon

Charles Duke watched from Mission Control in Houston when his fellow Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic Moon landing on July 20, 1969. Less than three years later he followed in their footsteps as the Apollo 16 lunar modu

Politics | Politics

Trump Wants U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights - The New York Times

Israel claimed the territory from Syria in a 1967 war and annexed it in 1981 in a move that has never been recognized internationally.

Politics | Politics

The Electoral College Still Makes Sense Because We’re Not A Democracy

What appears to deprive the populace of its power to decide a president is the very mechanism that preserves its power. The Electoral College works that way because the United States isn’t a pure democracy.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

America, the Moon, and National Memory

Even though we may have lost our way in a moment mired in silliness, fluff, and self-flagellation, we are indeed capable of accomplishing the unimaginable.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

As Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary nears, space fans get ready to celebrate

The countdown is on for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that means the appointment books for space luminaries and their fans are filling up.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The Left Abandons American Zionism

Just after midnight, on June 5, 1968, Jerusalem born-Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan murdered U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in the kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Kennedy had won the California Democratic Party presidential primary earlier that evening.

History | History

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

The Sofia Synagogue in Bulgaria’s capital city. Photo: Vassia Atanassova via Wikimedia Commons. You have probably heard of “Schindler’s List” …

Miscellaneous | Mid Century

Midcentury modern design got its start as Cold War propaganda

Before midcentury was a household name, the State Department used MoMA’s “Good Design” exhibitions to sell the American vision of consumerism abroad.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Genetic research: almost 25% of Latinos, Hispanics have Jewish DNA - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

Unprecedented genetic research undertaken by dozens of professors from around the world has provided evidence that almost a quarter of Latinos and Hispanics have significant Jewish DNA.

News | News

Palestinian Propaganda 'Self Own': A Map From National Geographic in 1947

Anti-Israel propaganda Facebook page Quds News Network has posted this 'Map of Palestine from a 1947 issue of National Geographic,' presumably in a bid to show Israel did not exist at the time

History | History

13 Facts About the War of 1812

The War of 1812 was a defining struggle for Canada, the United States, and indigenous peoples across North America.

History | History

Who Are the Israelites?

For all practical purposes, Israelite is synonymous with Jew or Hebrew.

News | The News

Edward Nixon dies. He was former President Richard Nixon's last surviving brother - CNN

Edward Nixon, former President Richard Nixon's youngest and last surviving brother, died Wednesday. He was 88.

Politics | Conservatism

The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party | PragerU

When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you’re like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It’s a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vander

History | History

13 Incredible Facts About Frederick Douglass | Mental Floss

The list of Frederick Douglass's accomplishments is astonishing—respected orator, famous writer, abolitionist, civil rights leader, presidential consultant—even without considering that he was a former slave with no formal education.

Politics | Politics

Ilhan Omar’s Big Lie | National Review

The Left distorts what happened in El Salvador in the 1980s.

Music | Music

The forgotten story of Pure Hell, America’s first black punk band

The four-piece lived with the New York Dolls and played with Sid Vicious, but they’ve been largely written out of cultural history

News | News

CNN and NBC agree to air ad for Oscar-nominated documentary about NY Nazi rally

Fox News rejected the ad because it was 'full of disgraceful Nazi imagery regardless of the film’s message'

History | History

The Invention of ‘Palestinians’

Why was it, wondered Walid Shoebat from Bethlehem, that 'on June 4th 1967 I was a Jordanian and overnight I became a Palestinian.'

History | History

Marine recalls fight for Okinawa, last major battle of World War II

Charles Voland, of Independence, was wounded in one invasion and fought in another in Okinawa during World War II.

History | History

How Wild Was Wild Bill Hickok? A Biographer Separates Life From Legend

Tom Clavin’s “Wild Bill” details the life of a legendary gunfighter whose real name wasn’t even Bill.

History | History

45 Amazing Facts About All 44 American Presidents | Mental Floss

Read on to discover which American president wanted to be a concert violinist, which carried a dictionary around in his pocket, and who burned his official White House portrait.

History | History

Old Prejudices Made New & More Subtle | National Review

Evils we thought we'd left behind return in new forms -- harder than ever to combat.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Outrage ensues over sausage-museum, hotel and theater plans at site of Buchenwald

Rikola-Gunnar Luettgenau of the Buchenwald memorial foundation said this plan shows a “lack of sensitivity” and a “lack of historical awareness.”

History | History

If the Allies had lost: Canada obtains Hitler-owned report on N. America’s Jews

Library and Archives Canada says 1944 Nazi report shows that the Holocaust was not a purely European event, but rather an operation that was stopped before it reached North America

News | News

Holocaust Knowledge Gap Is Global Crisis

A new study finds that almost half of Canadian adults (49%) could not identify a single Nazi camp or ghetto, while a majority (54%) of Canadian adults and more than 6-in-10 Canadians under thirty-five did not know that 6 million Jews were murdered during

Music | Music

Facebook teams up with Yad Vashem to commemorate Shoah victims online

New project lets online users be randomly matched to one of the 4,800,000 names recorded in Yad Vashem’s central database of Shoah victims.

History | History

Arabs are torch-bearers for Nazi anti-Semitism | JNS.org

The myth of the Arabs as innocent bystanders, who had no responsibility for the Holocaust—and indeed, paid the price for a European crime when Israel was established—is widely believed.

History | History

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

Ben Hecht. Photo: Alchetron. After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter’s denunciation of Israel and …

History | History

Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

History | History

American history myths: 7 things people get wrong

From the Salem witches who were burnt at the stake to the Declaration of Independence signed on the ‘Fourth of July’, American history is full of misconceptions and mistakes. Here, author Jem Duducu busts some of the biggest myths and separates fact f

History | History

How a Holocaust survivor narrowly escaped the Nazis — twice | Fox News

At 5-foot-11, Dave Hersch weighed just 77 pounds. The 19-year-old from Dej, Hungary, had been whipped, starved and forced to move 50-pound rocks for a dozen hours per day, all at the hands of the Nazis.

History | History

The First Actual Palestinian-American in Congress (and He Was Jewish)

Did you know that there was a Palestinian-American in the House long before anyone else, who was in fact the only one who was actually a citizen of “Palestine,” and who had a Palestinian passport? And that he was Jewish?

Music | Music

Chip Kinman and the Return of the Dils -

Founder tackles the shocking regroup in the wake of his beloved brother’s death

News | Antisemitism Watch

Yes, Anti-Zionism Is The Same As Anti-Semitism

For progressive Jews, it’s easy to demand that Israelis adhere to their progressive notions. In the real-world, however, anti-Zionism is disaster for Jews.

Pets & Animals | Animals

World's loneliest snail dies, and a species goes extinct

One famous snail’s death highlights the plight faced by diverse Hawaiian snails, of which there were once hundreds of species.

History | History

Quantifying the Holocaust: Hyperintense kill rates during the Nazi genocide | Science Advances

Operation Reinhard (1942–1943) was the largest single murder campaign of the Holocaust, during which some 1.7 million Jews from German-occupied Poland were murdered by the Nazis. Most perished in gas chambers at the death camps Belzec, Sobibor, and Treb

History | History

10 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin Coolidge | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | History

5 Insane Facts From History Nobody Taught You In School | Cracked.com

It's hard to take your ancestors seriously after you realize how they all smelled.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Los Angeles’s Oldest Surviving Restaurants

I made a map of Metro Los Angeles’s oldest extant eateries based on a piece written by Nikki Kreuzer for The Los Angeles Beat titled “Offbeat L.A.: The Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Rest…

History | History

Ark of the Covenant may be hidden in Africa, biblical scholars believe | Fox News

Bible scholars believe the legendary Ark of the Covenant may actually be located in Africa after it was taken out of Israel.

News | The News

Ocasio-Cortez compares members of migrant caravan to Jews fleeing Nazi Germany | Fox News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the star Democratic congresswoman-elect from New York, compared migrant caravan members who clashed over the weekend with U.S. border agents to Jewish families fleeing Nazi Germany and other targets of genocide. 

History | History

Every person was spawned from single pair of adults living up to 200,000 years ago, scientists claim | Daily Mail Online

Scientists from the Rockefeller University and the University of Basel surveyed genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals and deduced that we sprang from a single pair.

History | History

Lincoln and Thanksgiving: The Origin of an American Holiday

The very first Thanksgiving happened almost 400 years ago—long before the nation was born. How did it evolve into America’s quintessential national holiday? Credit largely goes to two people—one, a name you know; the other, you’ve probably never h

News | Interesting Links

Do Proteins Hold the Key to the Past?  | The New Yorker

Sam Knight on the new methods that are allowing a group of scientists to reëxamine the world’s libraries and archives, in search of the hidden lives of authors.

History | History

Presidents didn’t always pardon turkeys. Some birds became dinner.

Or sometimes they became pets, like when President Lincoln's son kept the bird and named it Jack.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Shirley Chisholm, The Rebbe and a Vision to Feed America's Hungry Children

U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-N.Y.), the first African-American woman elected to Congress, helped expand federal food supplement programs at the urging of the Rebbe.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

These Amazing Cycling Photos Will Send You Back in Time

From the very first hobby horse to Lawson Craddock’s heroic Tour this summer, cycling has had a long and glorious history.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google is using AI to help The New York Times digitize 5 million historical photos - The Verge

Google is working with The New York Times to digitize its huge photo collection of between 5 million and 7 million photos that are kept in a storage area known as "The Morgue." Google will use AI to scan the hand- and type-written captions and s

News | The News

Trove of war posters discovered at New Hampshire library

Fragile but mostly in good condition, the posters offer viewers a glimpse of what life was like during war time.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

Art dealer’s family’s latest bid to find Degas looted by the Nazis

Descendants of Paul Rosenberg hire detectives to solve the mystery of the plundered painting

History | History

10 facts you (probably) didn’t know about the First World War

Who solved the problem of trench warfare? How did the war contribute to Britain's worst rail disaster? And were there really special battalions for short soldiers? Here, Seán Lang reveals 10 lesser known facts about the First World War

History | History

History Comes to Life Through Beautiful Colorized Photographs

"The Paper Time Machine" is a book that pulls together 124 colorized historic photos by Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome and Wolfgang Wold of Retronaut.

History | History

Presidential Feuds With the Media Are Nothing New - HISTORY

Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding.

History | History

Donald Trump Issues Message Honoring Victims of Communism Day

President Donald Trump marked the National Day for the Victims of Communism for the second year running on Wednesday.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Democrats as the Party of Slave Power Tyranny

The Republican surrender of the House of Representatives to Democrats and the reestablishment of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ought to remind us of the history of Democratic tyranny.They are, after all, the party of slavery, the Klan, and segrega

Politics | Politics

The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party

When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you’re like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It’s a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vander

History | History

Palestinian Information Center’s Timeline of Jerusalem Admits Their History Begins With Islamic Conquest

History | History

Intense photos show the WWII Battle of Leyte Gulf — the biggest naval battle of all-time

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was a decisive Allied victory over the Japanese Navy, which unfolded over the course of three days.

History | History

8 Things to Know about Crispus Attucks. The First Man Killed In The American Revolution.

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Sports | Cycling

The Unsung Story of Major Taylor Gets a Voice With Hennessy Cognac Campaign

The pioneering black cyclist dominated cycling at the turn of the century, but few know his name.

Entertainment | Entertainment

One Giant Flop for Moviekind

John Podhoretz: The new Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling is a joyless schlep.

History | History

Calling Good People "Racist" Isn't New: the Case of Ty Cobb

Ruining someone's name is very easy. So is calling them a "racist." Take the case of Ty Cobb, one of the greatest baseball players ever. Cobb is known as a r...

History | Archeology

Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription - Jerusalem Post

The find is the first written evidence of the name "Jerusalem" found on a column drum dating from the Herodian period.

Politics | Op-Ed

Stop Apologizing for Our History | National Review

Today’s ill-informed critics of Churchill would be speaking German if he had not led the fight against Hitler.

History | History

Goodbye, Columbus Day

Even though it remains a national holiday, many cities no longer celebrate Columbus Day. They celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day instead. What’s behind the switch? Contrary to what you might think, it’s not about paying homage to America’s original in

Music | Music

THE BASS 1935 - 1969 | The Players You Need to Know #Bass #Fender | Music | Pinterest | Bass

THE BASS 1935 - 1969 | The Players You Need to Know #Bass #Fender

Sports | Cycling

Latvia Offers April Cyclocross, Showcases Vintage Cyclocross Race Video Footage - Cyclocross Magazine - Cyclocross News, Races, Bikes, Photos, Videos

Advertisement We’re not experts in Latvian, but apparently there’s cyclocross in Latvia, including a kid’s race, on April 4, 2015.  To drum up interest in the ...

Politics | Op-Ed

WALSH: Columbus SHOULD Be Celebrated. Here's Why. | Daily Wire

On this wonderful Columbus Day, please be sure to ignore the historically illiterate, preening dimwits who will spend their time screeching about a fictional version of history where Europeans were the first to introduce rape, pillage, and slavery to the

History | History

Newly released video shows Bill Clinton with Monica Lewinsky in the Oval Office in 1997 | Fox News

Newly released video this week from the Clinton library shows footage of then-President Bill Clinton interacting with White House intern Monica Lewinsky during an Oval Office photo op in 1997 -- on a day that played a starring role in the Lewinsky scandal

History | History

Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History

History blindness, and a lack of basic civic knowledge, is unhealthy for a free country. Today, we are too busy tearing down our history than learning from it. That needs to change.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians

The earthquake detector that existed long before we knew what earthquakes really were.

History | History

Discovery of Galileo’s long-lost letter shows he edited his heretical ideas to fool the Inquisition

Exclusive: Document shows that the astronomer toned down the claims that triggered science history’s most infamous battle — then lied about his edits.

History | History

Archaeologists 'find captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour' solving one of the greatest ever maritime mysteries | Fox News

Archaeologists believe they have found the final resting place of Captain James Cook's ship HMS Endeavour off the East Coast of America.

History | History

When Jews caught “Syndrome K,” the Nazis wanted NOTHING to do with them

Jewish lives were saved in World War II due to a brilliant plan by Professor Giovanni Borremeo. "The lessons of my experience were that we have to act not for the sake of self-interest, but for principles." - Dr. Adriano Ossicini, inventor of Sy

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

San Francisco Is Removing Statue That Shows Founding Of California Over Racism Concerns

American Indian groups have tried to remove the statue for over 30 years

Travel | Travel Israel!

Ancient Jerusalem Comes To Life With 3D VR Tech In New Guided Tours | Technology News

The Tower of David museum partnered with Lithodomos VR to produce the first mobile virtual reality walking tour of Jerusalem, called 'Step into History.' | NoCamels

History | History

How Sesame Street Dealt With 9/11 | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | History

Meet the man who might have been the real-life Lone Ranger

With more than 5.7 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or trying to answer mankind’s eternal question: Who was that masked man? We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddit

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Strange, long-forgotten numbers called quaternions are undergoing a revival in computer graphics, math, and physics.

News | News

Piece on Racism Against “Black Palestinians” in Gaza Also Honest About Origins of Palestinians | Israellycool

Besides showing that claims that the palestinians are against all forms of racism is simply not true, it is honest about the origins of these “palestinians” – as well as the origi…

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

The First Disneyland Map Walt Disney Drew | Reader's Digest

Revealed! Explore the initial map of Disneyland that Walt Disney helped draw in 1953. Can you spot the differences between his vision and the modern park?

Sports | Cycling

1949 ... bugs in his teeth!

all images- Re-blog please! include credit if you can!

Sports | Cycling

1937 Roadmaster Supreme - Dave's Vintage Bicycles

1937 Roadmaster Supreme - The 1937 Roadmaster Supreme is one of the most desirable pre-war bikes. These bikes feature a radical "Y" frame design and even the crank is curved. This

Sports | Cycling

1953 Huffy Dial A Ride - Dave's Vintage Bicycles

1953 Huffy Dial A Ride - 1953 Huffy Dial a ride. Nice original un-restored bike with original paint. Even the tires are original Goodyear "G3" whitewalls! Notice how the fork has

History | History

Ukrainian city remembers Jews on Holocaust anniversary

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city's Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to pre

Politics | Op-Ed

Painting a Fuller Picture on Hebron

Less than a year ago I decided it was high time for me to visit Hebron. After all, Hebron is the world's oldest Jewish city,

Politics | Politics

Facebook sorry for removing Anne Frank Center holocaust victims image - Business Insider

Facebook apologises to the Anne Frank Center for removing an article it posted which featured an image of naked child holocaust victims. Facebook said it was...

History | History

VR Tech Is Playing A Key Role In Holocaust Education And Awareness | Social Awareness

Israeli initiatives are harnessing advanced technologies to capture the stories of survivors for Holocaust remembrance.

Science & Technology | Technology

The place where 1980s computers still rule

The Totally 80s Rewind exhibit in Seattle's Living Computers: Museum + Labs takes visitors back to the 1980s, the decade of the home computer revolution.

Politics | Resources

Geography Now! ISRAEL

Well. This is it. North Korea is going to be a breeze after this. I talked to a lot of Israeli and Palestinian Geograpeeps for help with this video and I tri...

History | History

Muslims & West: Battle of Yarmuk, Most Consequential Clash between Them | National Review

Muslims defeated a Roman army at Yarmuk, in Syria, in 636. The expulsion of Christians from the region had begun.

History | History

Newt Gingrich: Democrats have no idea what demons they are unleashing | Fox News

A few weeks ago, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) wrote an article for Vox explaining the movement’s goals – to end capitalism and radically change America.

History | History

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

A Kansas archaeology professor believes he's found the lost city of Etzanoa, spurring a rethinking of traditional views on the Native Americans' early settlement of the Midwest.

History | History

Boy finds WWII plane with pilot's remains in cockpit

The wreck of a German World War II plane with the remains of the pilot in the cockpit has been discovered in northern Jutland, Denmark. The plane is thought to be a Messerschmitt.

History | History

What Was the Cold War? | PragerU

The decades-long “Cold War” (1947-1989) between the United States and the Soviet Union was so named because the two global powers never came to direct blows. Yet, the war was not without its victims. In fact, millions of Cubans, Koreans and Vietnamese

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

The Colorful History of the Rowdies, Radicals and Ruffians of Ocean Beach

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

History | History

Story — Raise the Roof

Artists Rick and Laura Brown are not Jewish and not Polish, and yet they set out to rebuild Gwoździec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in Poland that was later destroyed by the Nazis.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Nasa probe will still be circling Sun at end of Solar System, say scientists

Nasa's new solar spacecraft is so indestructable that parts of it will be circling the Sun until the Solar System ends, eight billion years from now, scientists have said.  The US space agency launches its Parker Solar Probe on Saturday, which will trave

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Today the Parker Solar Probe Is Named for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun. - The New York Tim

Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, is the first named for a living person.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Mysterious Bronze Objects That Have Baffled Archeologists for Centuries | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | History

Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study | Fox News

The ancient mystery of who built Stonehenge has been solved, according to a breakthrough study.

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Vintage Disneyland photos show the park in the 1960s

Take a trip back in time with these pictures of Disneyland from the summer of 1969. See what's different and what stayed pretty much the same at the beloved California park.

News | News

The Decline of the Civil War Re-enactor - The New York Times

The 155th anniversary Gettysburg re-enactment was a snapshot of a hobby with dwindling ranks.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Holocaust Survivor Leads Panel Discussion at Comic-Con About Art During World War II

A survivor of three Nazi concentration camps led a panel discussion about art and the Holocaust on Thursday at the Comic-Con International...

History | History

LARRY ELDER: Slavery - What They Didn't Teach in My High School | Daily Wire

A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as "the white man's religion that justified slavery." He argued Africans taken out of that continent were owed reparations.

History | History

Why the 3/5ths Compromise Was Anti-Slavery | PragerU

Is racism enshrined in the United States Constitution? How could the same Founding Fathers who endorsed the idea that all men are created equal also endorse the idea that some men are not? The answer provided in this video by Carol Swain, former professor

History | History

How a Tiny Cape Cod Town Survived World War I's Only Attack on American Soil | History | Smithsonian

A century ago, a German U-boat fired at five vessels and a Massachusetts beach before slinking back out to sea

History | History

Covering Up Robert Kennedy’s Palestinian Murderer

JNS.org – Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Robert F. Kennedy, is one of the best-known killers in American history. Yet...

Music | Music

Punk Legend And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy

"What we conjured up ... was that we weren't going to try and be this constructed ideal of femininity," Albertine says of her band's approach. She recently released a memoir, To Throw Away Unopened.