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Google Earth WWII Photos Captures Destruction Of War (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The detailed satellite imagery on Google Earth has let users virtually 'travel the world,' and a new feature is letting them 'time travel,' too. Go...

Did The Death Of Communism Take Koestler And Other Literary Figures With It?

The New York Review of Books | Anne Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anne Applebaum The New York Review Of Books "Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic" by Michael Scammell, Rando...

Prescriptions for Mending Broken Government and Averting Spiritual Death

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

While ending America's wars sounds logical and direct, I am beginning to doubt I will ever see this in my lifetime, as long or short as it may be. The country has become inextricably engaged in these conflicts.

Radomir Luza Dead: Author And Professor Wrote About WWII Horrors

Philadelphia Daily News | John F. Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From bitter years of fighting the Germans, hiding underground and seeing comrades hunted and killed by the Gestapo, including his own father, then bat...

U.S. Honors Stalin on Hallowed Ground, Will Saddam Hussein Be Next?

Alex Storozynski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Storozynski

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russians began taking down their statues of Josef Stalin. Astonishingly, in America, the National D-Day Memorial is now placing his bust on a pedestal at its museum in Bedford, VA.

Japanese Midget Sub Discovered: Pearl Harbor Mystery Solved, Says Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Researchers believe that they have found a fifth "midget submarine" sent by the Japanese Empire to participate in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. ...

Mussolini And MI5: Documents Reveal Italy's Fascist Dictator Was Once British Agent

The Guardian | Tom Kington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archived documents have revealed that Mussolini got his start in politics in 1917 with the help of a £100 weekly wage from MI5. For the British in...

Watching Inglourious Basterds In A Room Full of Jews

The Candler Blog | Jonathan Poritsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Dr. Kalmanofsky, no stranger to Judeo-Chrisitian-pop deconstruction, opened the discussion with some fascinating points about the concept of the reven...

Think Tank's Advice To Europe: Stop 'Fetishizing' American Relationship

Spiegel Online | Gregor Peter Schmitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The council released a study on Monday called "Toward a Post-American Europe," based on wide-ranging interviews and research conducted in the 27 EU me...

"Monuments Men": Saving Historic Structures in Wartime

Robert M. Edsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert M. Edsel

I am driven by my passion to tell the story of a group of men and women who volunteered for service during World War II to save the greatest structures and other priceless works of art from destruction.

Obama's Nobel More Deserved Than Teddy Roosevelt's?

James Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Bradley

Theodore Roosevelt won the Peace Prize for bringing the Russians and Japanese to the negotiating table to end the bloody Russo-Japanese War. In fact, Roosevelt did little to abet peace.

The Blame Game

Jerry Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Weissman

On Saturday, two separate articles from two diverse sources -- sports and politics -- provided a lesson about the importance of being positive in communication.

Chuck Hagel: Iraq And Afghanistan Aren't Ours To Win Or Lose

The Washington Post | Chuck Hagel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

These wars have cost more than 5,100 American lives; more than 35,000 have been wounded; a trillion dollars has been spent, with billions more departi...

Losing Wars We Already Won (Part I): Torture vs. WWII

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Despite public pressure from voices across the political spectrum, the Obama administration continues to sweep torture under the rug.

Kingjongilia: North Korea's Undeniable Hell

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Kimjongilia, the new documentary directed by N.C. Heikin, is enough proof-on-film to convict North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il of mass murder, terrorism, and sadistic insanity.

Kseniya Simonova's Amazing Sand Drawing (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | T.J. Ortenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kseniya Simonova is a Ukrainian artist who just won Ukraine's version of "America's Got Talent." She uses a giant light box, dramatic music, imaginati...

French Delights Overshadow Economic Slump, Uncertainty

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

France may be in a slump, with a hyper-kinetic president intent on structural reforms to counter mounting deficits, but it remains the number one international destination for visitors offering more delights than can be fathomed on a 20-day visit.

Review: Inglourious Basterds

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

Rarely have I ever been as satisfied with a film as I was with this one. I left feeling like I had a giant bowl of cheese and noodles.

Nazi Death Squads Being Investigated By Catholic Priest

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jonathan Brown | The Independent Father Patrick Desbois has spent the past decade piecing together the horrific story of the Nazis' secret death s...

A Memorial Day Salute to My Partner's Father

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Although plagued by racial segregation, the armed forces brought people of every background together and made plain our common identity as Americans. Today, only openly gay and lesbian people are restricted from this opportunity.

Coming of Age: The Collaborative Generation

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Many young people are learning to be more flexible, to live more in the moment, and to be more creative and less "attached" to their plans than generations who grew up in other times.

The Strange Case of Claus Von Stauffenberg and Valkyrie

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

The Tom Cruise of Valkyrie is all about control, and though his mania seethes beneath the surface, he manages it as Stauffenberg makes his bid to determine Germany's destiny.


Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

New Yorkers gather from all over the nation and abroad; where they come from and what they are reaffirms that we are all "real Americans," even those "pesky" immigrants.

Alfred Eisenstaed WWII picture to be reunited with US navy veterans

Telegraph | Tom Leonard in New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Edith Shain, 90, from Los Angeles, is believed to be the woman who was snapped by a Life magazine photographer being kissed by a sailor in Times Squar...

America's Shadow Government: Part Two

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

This database reportedly contains the names of Americans who, "often for the slightest and most trivial reason, are considered unfriendly, and who, in a time of panic, might be incarcerated."