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10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

50 Best George Washington Quotes

50 Best George Washington Quotes

George Washington, born in Westmoreland County in what is now Virginia on February 22, 1732, was the first President of the United States. Washington is unanimously esteemed as one of the greatest American leaders of all time.

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

10 Best Charities to Donate to This Christmas and Any Day

Giving to others is the best gift you can offer this holiday season and with just a few shopping days left, maybe your procrastination can render truly magnificent results. Granted kids love new toys and trinkets but most adults have nearly everything they need (or at least have the means of...

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

Image: Eddie Adams Popular photography as we know it was presented to the public in the 1840s. It was proposed as the ultimate portrayal of reality and the eternal confinement of history - unlike art or prose, photographs are not easily altered. They have been used to depict the terrors and truths...

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Norwich University Online

Norwich University is a private military university located in Northfield, Vermont. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Captain Alden Partridge, it is the only private military college and the oldest of six Senior Military Colleges. Recognized as the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps...

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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

15 of the Worst Military Moves of All Time

15 of the Worst Military Moves of All Time

Running an army is kind of like running a day care, only instead of rattles, the children have bombs and guns. Hey, it may not be easy to win a war, but we should at least expect military leaders to be more adept than some kid playing Starcraft.

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...