Monthly Archives: November 2014

Women’s Battalion of Death

Women’s Battalion From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Women’s Battalions were all-female combat units formed after the February Revolution by the Russian Provisional Government in a last-ditch effort to inspire the mass of war-weary soldiers to continue fighting in World War … Continue reading

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U-boat Campaign (World War I)

U-boat Campaign (World War I) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia U-Boat Campaign Part of the Naval Theatre of World War I U20lusitania.jpg A German postcard depicting the “SM U-20” U-boat sinking of RMS Lusitania. Date 28 July 1914 – 11 … Continue reading

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French Army Mutinies

French Army Mutinies From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The French Army Mutinies of 1917 took place amongst the French troops on the Western Front in Northern France. They started just after the disastrous Second Battle of the Aisne, the main … Continue reading

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Shot at Dawn

A few steps from the North Sea, on the beach near the hamlet of Oostduinkerke, Belgian soldier 2é Grenadiers Aloïs Walput is tied to a pole and shot by his fellow-men. The execution of this 21 year old war-volunteer took … Continue reading

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The Lord Haig Field Marshal Douglas Haig Nickname(s) “Master of the Field”[1] “the Butcher of the Somme”[2] ‘Butcher’ Haig.[3] Born 19 June 1861 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh Died 29 January 1928 (aged 66) 21 Prince’s Gate, London Years of service 1884–1920 … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Screen Airport Passengers, With Psychology By Coral J. Dando, University of Wolverhampton | November 24, 2014 9:35 am

A Better Way to Screen Airport Passengers, With Psychology By Coral J. Dando, University of Wolverhampton | November 24, 2014 9:35 am This article was originally published on The Conversation. International airports are a busy place to be. Nearly 140,000 … Continue reading

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About… the North Pole For starters, which one? There are four North Poles.

FROM THE DECEMBER 2014 ISSUE 20 Things You Didn’t Know About… the North Pole For starters, which one? There are four North Poles. By Gemma Tarlach|Tuesday, November 18, 2014 DonLand/Shutterstock 1. There are four North Poles. The terrestrial North Pole … Continue reading

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Can Doggie DNA Tests Decode Your Mutt’s Makeup? [Discover Magazine]

The Crux Can Doggie DNA Tests Decode Your Mutt’s Makeup? By Gemma Tarlach | November 25, 2014 9:00 am Photo by Ernie Mastroianni/Discover Mixed breed. Mongrel. Roadside setter. A something-something. Dogs of uncertain provenance get called a lot of things. … Continue reading

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Karl Liebknecht

Karl Liebknecht (13 August 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a German socialist and a co-founder with Rosa Luxemburg of the Spartacist League and the Communist Party of Germany. He is best known for his opposition to World War I … Continue reading

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Forensic linguist studies syntax as a signature Carole Chaski uses writing to help police solve crimes By MOLLY MURRAY

[ My intention with my blog is to simply collect articles of interest to me for purposes of future reference. I do my best to indicate who has actually composed the articles. NONE of the articles have been written by … Continue reading

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