The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir During the Korean War, American Troops stationed at Chang Jin mountain reservoir or Chosin reservoir, experienced extreme weather conditions. The reservoir temperatures ranged -5 degrees...
This week, the federally funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California released 62 newly declassified and restored films of U.S. nuclear testing conducted in conjunction with the lab between 1945 and...
Psychology as we know is a relatively young science and since its inception many experiments have been conducted, which helped us gain a better understanding of ourselves and provided researchers with a baseline on which...
A group of treasure hunters in Italy were metal-detecting an area in Tuscany when they found an old bullet. They were surprised, however, when they realized that the bullet looked a little strange. The treasure hunters noticed...
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As part of the U.S. Military Chemical and Biological Warfare Program, soldiers are filmed performing close-order drill and taking orders from superiors, they are then given LSD and attempt duplicate their actions in a before...
Bjorn (Björn Järnsida in Swedish) was a legendary king of Sweden who lived sometime in the 9th century. He was also the first ruler of the Swedish Munsö dynasty. Just like his father, Ragnar Lodbrok, Bjorn Ironside was...
Dr. James Barry had led a colourful life. A renowned military surgeon, he rose to become inspector general of hospitals – one of the highest army medical posts – and served throughout the British empire. Notoriously irascible,...
The emotional repercussions of war… H/T Metapicture
During the Communist Era in Romania massive soviet-style apartment buildings were built everywhere. In the city of Alba Iulia they were building a majestic boulevard but realized one of the buildings got in their way. The...