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The history of the world is largely a melodrama of war and conquest. Despite modern endeavors to curb imperialism and solve disputes through diplomatic means, the truth is that there have been more...
What makes a great military leader? According to retired Army Maj. Gen. John L. Gronski, senior mentor for the U.S. Army Mission Command Training Program, there are four basic qualities: “Attitude,...
Throughout history, nations have enthroned monarchs before they’ve reached age 20. Though that may seem shocking to us in the 21st century, it’s understandable when we remember that life...
With nearly 1.4 billion users globally, Instagram is – ostensibly – one of the most popular social media platforms. However, as with other digital spaces like Twitter and Facebook,...
Celebrities may travel in rarefied circles, but many times reality intrudes on their privileged lives, and sometimes it can be tragic. A number of famous people, for instance, have killed others,...
Arlington National Cemetery was opened in 1864 to provide the final resting place for American servicemen who fought to save the union during the Civil War. As people walk past the rows of about...
Arlington National Cemetery opened in 1864 during the Civil War as the final resting place for American soldiers who died defending the union. Today, there are 400,000 military veterans and their...
Go through almost any small town in America, and you will see at least one statue. It may be of some important local important person. Or it may be of someone of national structure. Statues in large...
A tradition unto itself, actor body transformations are also a relatively modern phenomenon. In fact, one might be hard-pressed to find a number of solid examples from before Robert De Niro’s...
On Monday, Jan. 16 this year, we celebrate the birthday of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr – arguably the most important and influential, and certainly the most famous, American civil...
We all have our personal demons, and celebrities are no different. For many of them, bad behavior results in getting arrested. (Here’s a list of celebrities who are currently in – or have...
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., whose birthday we celebrate this Monday, Jan. 16, is one of the most famous, influential, and respected American leaders of the 20th century. King is known for his...
Speeches addressing civil rights issues are among the most famous and inspiring in American history. From Martin Luther King Jr.’s immortal “I have a dream” speech to President Barack Obama’s...
We document the legacies of important historical figures in many ways, chief among them being public statues and monuments. Like all other works of art, statues can tell us a lot about the values of...
Drinking can make the good times even better and help get through the bad times, but as anyone who has ever had a splitting hangover knows, alcohol can be extremely hard on the body. Hangovers pass,...