Tagged: war

Psychedelics for depression and PTSD?

The Aztecs and Timothy Leary touted the psychological benefits of mind-altering psychedelic drugs. Now, science is finding out they may have been right. Researchers are investigating the use of the mind-altering drugs psilocybin, for...

The most armed man in America

Dragon Man‘s offers: A firearms shop that specializes in military style rifles. We carry handguns, shotguns, silencers, and full-auto machine guns. A shooting range which we allow; rifles, shotguns and handguns. One range goes...

Caesar in Britain

Julius Caesar first landed in Britain on August 26th, 55 BC, but it was almost another hundred years before the Romans actually conquered Britain in AD 43. Having subdued Gaul, or so it seemed...

Unit 731

Unit 731 (731部隊 Nana-san-ichi butai, Chinese: 731部队) was a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook lethal human experimentation during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)...

Viva la Vida

I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice...

Life and death: the secret story of nutmeg

Whether it’s sprinkled on eggnog, baked into spice cake or blended into a latte, nutmeg can evoke memories of holidays past. We tend to link this pungent spice to celebratory times. But a lot of...

Project MKUltra

Beginning in the early 1950’s, the U.S. government started conducting illegal experimentson U.S. and Canadian citizens (including children) with the intention of developing drugs and procedures used to interrogate and torture. The program specifically...

The Wall

Out on November 30th 1979: Pink Floyd‘s eleventh studio album The Wall, reaching the number one position in many country’s charts. The inside of the gatefold sleeve, featuring a number of Gerald Scarfe‘s eye-catching, and...

Berlin, July 1945 in color

The final chapter in the destruction of Hitler’s Third Reich began on April 16, 1945 when Stalin unleashed the brutal power of 20 armies, 6,300 tanks and 8,500 aircraft with the objective of crushing...

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400 year-old Dandao sword

Dao is a category of single-edge Chinese swords primarily used for slashing and chopping (sabres), often called a broadsword in English translation because some varieties have wide blades. In China, the dao is known as...