Category Archives: War

The Incredible Adventures of a Swedish Centenarian

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray   Book Review: “The 100-year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared” By Jonas Jonasson     A fertile imagination is not something you’d expect from a person with … Continue reading

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40 Historical Photographs

While some photographs capture our attention because of how the artist behind the picture has decided to compose the shot, others are fascinating simply because of the subjects that they depict. Below are some captivating photographs that tell stories about … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of U.S. History with Stone and Kuznick

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray “The Untold History of the United States,” a collaboration between filmmaker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick, yields a masterful account of U.S. political history and presents a perspective rarely seen … Continue reading

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HHhH: Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   HHhH is the unusual title of a very interesting historical novel by French author Laurent Binet. The title is an acronym from the German phrase “Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich,” (Himmler’s brain … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2013

2013 ANZAC Message from N.Z. Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae On the 25th of April we mark ANZAC Day. As the first light breaks, we remember a pivotal day in our nation’s history when New Zealanders landed at Gallipoli in … Continue reading

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The Power of Permaculture

“A person of courage today is a person of peace. Our only possible decision is to withhold all support for destructive systems and to cease to invest our lives in our own annihilation. Whether we continue without ethics and philosophy … Continue reading

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Dying Veteran Lambasts George Bush & Dick Cheney

To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers … Continue reading

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