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Popular Mechanics: The 50 Best New Board Games

Popular Mechanics: The 50 Best New Board Games

Other October 22, 2017 0

Order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best new board games. By William Herkewitz “Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But

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CNN: Where are the monuments to Confederate Gen. James Longstreet?

CNN: Where are the monuments to Confederate Gen. James Longstreet?

Other August 24, 2017 1

By Steven A. Holmes, CNN “So where are Longstreet’s statues? General James Longstreet was an important figure in the Confederate Army; as important as Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, J.E.B. Stuart or A.P. Hill; nearly as critical

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Longread: Whose Fault Was Dunkirk?

Longread: Whose Fault Was Dunkirk?

Other August 17, 2017 0

For years, historians have blamed King Leopold of Belgium. But did they fall for Allied propaganda? Below is an excerpt from Last Hope Island, by Lynne Olson. This story is recommended by Longreads contributing editor Dana Snitzky. “In all

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Independent: “Dunkirk: How Christopher Nolan’s film found real war ships for epic battle scenes”

Independent: “Dunkirk: How Christopher Nolan’s film found real war ships for epic battle scenes”

Other August 2, 2017 0

By Chris Evans: Despite working on the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise, ‘Castaway’ and ‘Captain Phillips’, nothing could have prepared marine coordinator Neil Andrea for the scale of the ‘Dunkirk’ shoot “We had Messerschmitts flying overhead, thousands of extras on

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Forbes: Mass Grave From Thirty Years’ War Reveals Brutal Cavalry Attack

Forbes: Mass Grave From Thirty Years’ War Reveals Brutal Cavalry Attack

Other May 26, 2017 0

By Kristina Killgrove  “On November 16, 1632, two armies faced off at the site of Lützen, Germany. On one side was Gustavus Adolphus II, King of Sweden, and on the other was General Albrecht von

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Digital Trends: “At long last, somebody finally built a fully functional X-Wing drone”

Digital Trends: “At long last, somebody finally built a fully functional X-Wing drone”

Other April 13, 2017 0

By Drew Prindle  “At this point, if you don’t know who Oliver C is, chances are pretty good that you’ve been living under a rock. Over the past few months, this guy has won the

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Cyningstan: In Search of the Lost Games

Cyningstan: In Search of the Lost Games

Other March 24, 2017 0

“The traditional board games that have survived from historic times serve as a treasure trove of entertainment for the modern gamer. But not all of them have come down to us intact. The boards

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The National Interest: Don’t Exile Thucydides from the War Colleges

The National Interest: Don’t Exile Thucydides from the War Colleges

Other March 24, 2017 0

By James Holmes John Maurer “Last month at War on the Rocks, Marine War College professor Jim Lacey held forth on how to teach Thucydides. Read the whole thing and hurry back! Let’s congratulate Professor Lacey

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FiveThirtyEight: Crowdfunding Is Driving A $196 Million Board Game Renaissance

FiveThirtyEight: Crowdfunding Is Driving A $196 Million Board Game Renaissance

Other March 19, 2017 0

By Oliver Roeder “Albert Mach wants to help you lead a Viking clan. He wants you to compete for honor and treasure and the control of islands. He wants you to tame the wild dragon.

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Court settles debate that’s divided grammar nerds for decades

Court settles debate that’s divided grammar nerds for decades

Other March 19, 2017 0

By MARISSA WENZKE “Ah, the Oxford comma. Journalists often fight over it, academics love it and a lot of people don’t care about or even know what it is. But this singular bit of punctuation

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