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Nanny's Partial Victory Over Bureaucracy

Saloona | Posted 06.05.2014 | Good News
Saloona

We find a lot of information in letters no one touched for years. Reading in between the lines of the censored letters and short telegrams we are learning about what life was like in the big city, the beautiful moments, the hopes and plans, the attempts, the downfall, the wrong decisions, the despair.

The Envelope, Please! Announcing The First Annual 'Blurbie' Awards for Truly Ridiculous PR

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media
Peter Mandel

As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?

My Dad's Recollections of World War II

Peggie Walsh | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty
Peggie Walsh

Toward the later years of my Dad's life he started to get emails, letters and phone calls for interviews about his time in the army, specifically about World War II.

World War II Mystery Finally Resolved, 2,300 Feet Below Water

Posted 12.03.2013 | World

After more than half a century, a mystery of military history has finally been resolved. Researchers at the University of Hawaii and the National ...

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est Arrivé!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 01.16.2013 | Food
Andrea Chalupa

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est Arrivé! is a familiar proclamation this time of year, painted across the windows of wine shops and cafes in France. It heralds the rush of bottles from Beaujolais, a region north of Lyon, to towns and cities around the world.

WWII Medical Thriller Captures History of Shanghai Jewish Refugees

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

I'm a big WWII buff. So, when a new book comes out with a different angle on WWII, I try to get my hands on a copy.

Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima and the Need to Readjust Our Historical Lenses

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

But it's time for Americans and the Japanese to start readjusting our historical lenses and to look at historic tragedies from multiple perspectives to mitigate our natural reflexes toward revisionism.