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Wall Street Journal: Two New Translations of ‘Herodotus: The Histories’

Wall Street Journal: Two New Translations of ‘Herodotus: The Histories’

Other May 17, 2014 0

Book Review: ‘Herodotus: The Histories’ translated by Tom Holland & ‘Herodotus: Histories’ translated by Pamela Mensch The beleaguered Samians, needing Spartan military aid, held up a bag and said ‘Bag needs flour.’ The laconic

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New York Times: The Toys of War

New York Times: The Toys of War

Other May 17, 2014 0

The Toys of War By SARAH BURNS and DANIEL GREENE  FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 9:26 PM Just in time for Christmas 1866, a 30-year-old game creator named Milton Bradley ran an advertisement in Colman’s Rural World, a St.

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Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

Other May 1, 2014 0

By Michael Peck “Kirk to Enterprise. We need to build … an outpost on this planet. Beam down a brick, wood, sheep and wheat card.” How does someone turn Settlers of Catan, the legendary German board game,

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The South Cocoon: a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11.

The South Cocoon: a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11.

Other April 23, 2014 0

“The South Cocoon” is a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11. Description Page 305 of the 9/11

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What Happened to the Hood? An Analysis  (Part 1)

What Happened to the Hood? An Analysis (Part 1)

Paul Comben April 23, 2014 8

By Paul Comben [Note: this article uses material from hmshood.com (in particular, the first photo of Hood at sea in April 1941 and is used with the permission of the HMS Hood Association along

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Washington Post:  In the world of war games, Volko Ruhnke has  become a hero

Washington Post: In the world of war games, Volko Ruhnke has become a hero

Other April 22, 2014 0

War game designer Volko Rulnke plays the board game Angola at the World boardgaming Championships in Lancaster, PA., in August. (Al Tielemans/For The Washington Post) Written by Jason Albert  At the last stop on a

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The Economist: To understand war, American officials are playing board games

The Economist: To understand war, American officials are playing board games

Other April 22, 2014 0

Military strategy War games Mar 15th 2014  TWO evenings a month, four dozen defence and intelligence officials gather in an undisclosed building in Virginia. They chat informally about “what if” scenarios. For example: what

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Financial Times: War games in The Hague: global leaders 1, bad guys 0

Financial Times: War games in The Hague: global leaders 1, bad guys 0

Other April 22, 2014 0

Barack Obama, Xi Jinping, David Cameron and 50 other world leaders are battling against the clock to protect the world from a “dirty bomb” attack by terrorists in the heart of a major financial

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Los Angeles Times: Scientists use math — and computer war games — to show how society evolved

Los Angeles Times: Scientists use math — and computer war games — to show how society evolved

Other April 21, 2014 0

By Monte Morin September 24, 2013, 6:00 a.m. How did human societies ever manage to evolve from small, tightknit groups into vast, organized states? Researchers, using computers and math, show it was the result of

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New York Times: Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.)

New York Times: Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.)

Other April 16, 2014 0

By Matthew L. Wald Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.) Published: November 14, 2013 WASHINGTON — In windowless rooms from here to California, nearly 10,000 electrical engineers, cybersecurity specialists, utility executives and F.B.I.

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