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This Week in World War I: May 28-June 3, 1916

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 05.28.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

At the onset of World War I, there were a series of naval battles throughout the world's oceans that saw the Royal Navy largely destroy the German Navy's surface combatants outside of the Baltic Sea.

Helicopter Whips Row Of Porta-Potties Up Into The Air

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.10.2016 | Weird News

Here's why helicopters should stay the hell away from porta-potties. A low-flying U.K. Royal Navy chopper got way too close to a line of portable rest...

Mad About the '60s ... Goldfinger at 50 and Bond Beyond

William Bradley | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There is no more quintessential product of 1960s movie culture than the James Bond franchise, and Goldfinger is the film that shot the series into the stratosphere of global entertainment.

Rising Star: Jay James Picton (VIDEO) | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts

In the past year he has worked with Booker T. Jones and John Legend, but fame wasn't always on the cards for James Jay Picton. Signed by Decca Records...

The Naval War of 1812: A Tale

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
Andrew Reinbach

The road to the duel was long and circumstantial. There was, for instance, the matter of professional honor.

British Military Drug Use On The Rise

Posted 02.13.2012 | World

Drug use among members of the U.K.'s military is on the rise, according to new data obtained by a number of British newspapers. According to the Yo...

Droning on in Afghanistan

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.17.2011 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

Today the drone increasingly projects American power and justice in distant lands. Shoot down an American helicopter and you'll soon find a drone buzzing in to settle scores.

Kiss the Royal Navy Goodbye: UK Economic Crisis Sinks the Fleet

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

Ever since the defeat of the of the Spanish Armada in 1588 by Francis Drake, it has been the Royal Navy that has been the most reliable deterrent to aggression in the defense of Britain.

Falkland Islands Issue May Divide UK And US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Matthew Hart LONDON, United Kingdom -- The "special relationship" between Britain and the United States has come under scrutiny here recently beca...

Seeking Woodes Rogers: Piracy, Terrorism and International Law

Richard Spilman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Spilman

In the past, the most effective means of ending piracy was to destroy their base of operations.

British Royal Navy Accused Of Killing 26 Dolphins

The Guardian | Jessica Aldred | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The latest twist in the mysterious dolphin stranding has linked Royal Navy exercises to the death of 26 dolphins in Cornwall on Monday. So let's exami...