An interesting review of the first volume of a relatively new biography of Stalin (note that the article dates from 2014).
The story of how Dan Bricklin changed the world by creating the world’s first electronic spreadsheet – VisiCalc.
Interesting “cloak and dagger” story from the Cold War era.
Could it be that most Shakespearean scholars have been looking for the “real Shakespeare” among the wrong half of the human race?
This looks like a fun way to while away the hours . . .
Warning: not for the weak of geek!
A careful and on point dissection of US Attorney General Bill Barr’s attempts to refute the clear thrust and substance of the Mueller report.
Certainly not the first deeply incompetent individual who managed to get an organization behind their goals in a big way.
Emperor Akihito of Japan stepped down from the Chrysanthemum Throne earlier today. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will become the 126th emperor of Japan.
An interesting look at the Endurance – Shackleton’s ship on his famous voyage to Antarctica.
The synopsis page for the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s records for my wife’s grandfather and our son’s great grandfather. The site also provides access to the complete military records for essentially everyone who served in the Canadian forces during World War I (see