In 1932, an army 20,000 strong marched across Western Australia wreaking havoc on farms given to returning WWI veterans desperately trying to grow their own food. The Aussie veterans enlisted the help of their government and the Australia bird war was soon underway . . . against the vile emu.
While it may seem like a mystery or magic, flight is simply the result of basic physics, and this article will cover some basic aerodynamic principles that explain how aircraft are able to fly.
The newest "Call of Duty" game returns to its roots with ground-pounding infantry combat in the setting the franchise knows best: World War Two. But how good is it with all its problems at launch?
For those who want to become Army Aviators, taking the SIFT is one of the first steps towards accomplishing that goal. The SIFT can be challenging, but knowing the format will help greatly.
The Beatles LOVE by Cirque de Soleil at the Mirage in Las Vegas is an amazing show that is guarenteed to amuse Beatles fans of all ages.
There is much debate about how Greek hoplites actually fought each other in the fifth and fourth centuries, mainly if the armies actually did an iconic push against their enemy to give them a victory.
In 58 BC, Julius Caesar crossed the Rhine and met people who he would come to call the Germans and the Gauls. Caesar's Gallic Wars would forever shape our views of these people, so who were they?
When thinking about gladiators, the first image that comes to mind is an emperor pointing their thumb up or down to determine the loser's fate, but was the thumb actually used in gladiatorial games?
Nero is known as the sadistic emperor who "fiddled while Rome burned", but this article will show his innocence and that Nero's legacy was the product of biased ancient historians.
There was nothing certain about the Union winning the Civil War, especially in the early years. The Confederacy entered the war with great advantages over the North. Here are three reasons it seemed like the South was likely to win the war.
Ernst Jünger's memoir "Storm of Steel" provides amazing insight into the daily life of the soldier in World War One, and teaches a modern audience about the war and the lives of those who fought it.
A brief analysis on the oath that the members of the Pilgrimage of Grace took when rebelling against Henry VIII's dissolution of monasteries as well as calling for the removal of Thomas Cromwell.
The classic movie Twelve Angry Men is valued for many reasons, but this article will analyze the main aspects of communication as shown in the film.
In 1914 the world plunged into a war like no other and history was forever changed. This article looks at the main reasons why the Great War began, and its impact on history.
William Harvey Carney became the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on during the American Civil War as he refused to accept defeat or let the colors fall.
A brief overview of the many ways prohibition and ignorance of it caused the United States to roar in the 1920s.
History is told is many ways and some may seem outdated as the age of revolutions seems to fade. This article takes a brief look into post-colonial and gender history as emerging theories.