Tagged: war

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...

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...

Uzi

 The UZI was developed (and hence its name) by Uziel Gal (1924-2002) a captain in the Israeli army who won an internal competition for the design of a new sub machine gun. The first...

1938 Man of the Year

Greatest single news event of 1938 took place on September 29, when four statesmen met at the Führerhaus, in Munich, to redraw the map of Europe. The three visiting statesmen at that historic conference...

Loose Change: 2nd Edition

Loose Change is a series of films released between 2005 and 2009 which argue in favor of certain conspiracy theories relating to the September 11th attacks. The films were written and directed by Dylan...

Samurai sword: making of a legend

For over a thousand years this weapon dominated the battlefields of Japan, instilled fear and terror into every enemy it faced, and created a new spiritual way of life that lasts through to the...