Monthly Archives: December 2017

As school leaders try to move on, Joe Paterno loyalists, including many university trustees, continue to fight over the coach’s role in his assistant’s crimes.

As school leaders try to move on, Joe Paterno loyalists, including many university trustees, continue to fight over the coach’s role in his assistant’s crimes. By Will Hobson Dec. 28, 2017 In July, Penn State’s board of trustees met to discuss the … Continue reading

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Genetics: This Italian Family feels no pain

https://www.sciencealert.com/this-italian-family-feels-no-pain-scientists-finally-understand-why-marsili-insensitivity       Louis Sheehan

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Did the Christmas Truce Really Happen

http://www.historyextra.com/feature/first-world-war/did-first-world-war-christmas-truce-football-match-really-happen?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=22%2F12%2F17_70398_BBC%20History_Newsletters           Louis Sheehan

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Remarkable. Link to WWI Era Paintings

http://madefrom.com/history/world-war-one/painting/             Louis Sheehan

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For what it is worth

How did American, British, German, and Soviet tanks compare to each other during WW2? Paul Adam, Independent defence consultant Answered Mon British tanks: generally well protected, mobility varied from the speedy Cromwell to the slow-but-tough Matildas and Churchill, often undergunned … Continue reading

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Did the First World War Christmas truce football match really happen?

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan Did the First World War Christmas truce football match really happen? It has become one of the most iconic moments of the First World War, and was in 2014 chosen by Sainsbury’s as … Continue reading

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this Map Shows Where Millennials Are Buying Houses (And For How Much)

this Map Shows Where Millennials Are Buying Houses (And For How Much) by Tyler Durden Dec 15, 2017 11:05 PM 10 SHARES TwitterFacebookReddit Millennial homeownership rates are essential to understanding the housing market because they facilitate additional home sales for … Continue reading

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The Pentagon’s Secret Search for UFOs Funded at the request of Harry Reid, the program probed a number of encounters military pilots had with aircraft they believed didn’t operate like anything they had seen before. By BRYAN BENDER December 16, 2017

The Pentagon, at the direction of Congress, a decade ago quietly set up a multi-million dollar program to investigate what are popularly known as unidentified flying objects—UFOs. The “unidentified aerial phenomena” claimed to have been seen by pilots and other … Continue reading

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What to do about China’s “sharp power”

What to do about China’s “sharp power” China is manipulating decision-makers in Western democracies. The best defence is transparency Print edition | Leaders Dec 14th 2017 WHEN a rising power challenges an incumbent one, war often follows. That prospect, known … Continue reading

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Law Professors Just Published a Delightful, 34-Page List of Ways People Will Game the GOP Tax Plan

Posted but not written by Lou Sheehan Law Professors Just Published a Delightful, 34-Page List of Ways People Will Game the GOP Tax Plan By Jordan Weissmann DEC. 15, 2017, 2:13 PM Or, as Donald Trump might call it, “a … Continue reading

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