24MAR 2019
Last manned moon landing

Last manned moon landing

On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left low Earth orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it’s important to remember how we got to the Moon — and why we stopped going. Crewed by Commander Eugene A. Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald…

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20MAR 2019
Manhattan Project Leaders

Manhattan Project Leaders

Robert Oppenheimer is one of the audio interviews that offers a glimpse into the past. LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Some voices from the past are being brought back to life to give the world a glimpse of history made in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. One of them Robert Oppenheimer who’s among those called the father of the atomic bomb for their roles in creating the world’s…

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17MAR 2019
American History Timeline printable

American History Timeline printable

Armstrong, Louis Daniel Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 - July 6, 1971) was a great jazz trumpet player, composer, and singer. He was nicknamed Satchmo because some people said that his mouth was like a satchel. Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and soon became a well-known cornet player in clubs and on riverboats along the Mississippi River. He became world famous for…

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13MAR 2019
Manhattan Project Einstein

Manhattan Project Einstein

The Trinity fireball, 15 seconds after detonation of the first atomic bomb on July 16, 1945, rises into the air above the desert near the town of San Antonio, New Mexico. Credit: Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office Seventy-five years ago, Hungarian-American physicist Leo Szilard wrote a letter to United States President Franklin Roosevelt…

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09MAR 2019
Manhattan Projects Wiki

Manhattan Projects Wiki

I say, “apparent” because, after having read the first four issues (at least three more are forthcoming), I’m not really sure that’s the best way to sum up what it’s about. It’s really more like, “What if the cast of characters from World War II research and development projects were transposed into a somewhat standard comic book science fiction setting? ” Which isn’t quite the…

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05MAR 2019
America Civil War&#

America Civil War&#

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for the next film in the Marvel franchise, Captain America: Civil War. The two minute long trailer showed off the Avengers battling not a villain but rather each other - a moment that Marvel fans had been clamoring for since Downey was announced…

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01MAR 2019
American Civil War total War

American Civil War total War

American Civil War Mod (Windows only, no Mac! ) Installation: 1. Completely uninstall Empire and all mods 2. re-install Empire, install no other mods 3. Download and extract 3.6.2 installer. 4. Run the installer and point it to your Empire folder (usually C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Empire Total War) and let it install. That s it! Launching: 1. Run ACW3 launcher. 2. Go to Submods…

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25FEB 2019
World War Two letters

World War Two letters

The four pages, unearthed 70 years after their origin, are stark in simplicity and detail: One young man, one typewriter, together aboard the U.S.S. Doyen. “Hello everyone!” reads a handwritten greeting on the top of page one, followed by a single-spaced report complete with wisecracks and World War II talk direct from young Sal Murino to his family. The long, yellowing letter from…

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21FEB 2019
Historical events that changed the World

Historical events that changed the World

5. Birth of Christianity Though of the widely followed religions in the world, Christianity is quite a young religion that had its roots in Jewish religion and Paganism. The birth of Jesus Christ is a big event in itself, because it changed the way we measure the chronological timeline of the world! The concept of Before Christ (BC) and Anno Domini (AD) have helped up separate the…

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