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Helicopters Used in the Vietnam War

247wallst.com The first multi-engine helicopter, the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 designed by Russian emigree Igor Sikorsky, made its debut in the United States in Connecticut in late 1939.…

Google's Gemini AI Blasted For Eliminating White People From Image Searches

zerohedge.com Google's Gemini AI Blasted For Eliminating White People From Image Searches Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Modernity.news, Google’s Gemini AI program is being roasted…

Alan Ritchson & Kevin James To Lead Action-Comedy ‘Playdate’, Filming To Begin March 11 In Canada

deadline.com have been set to lead action-comedy , which will be directed by Luke Greenfield (The Girl Next Door) from a script written by Neil Goldman (Shrinking). The film follows a…

Meet the 'Beatlemania boomers.' They face a looming retirement crisis

finance.yahoo.com The youngest baby boomers, born in the era that spawned Beatlemania, face a looming retirement crisis, researchers have found. "Late boomers," Americans born between 1960…

Nuclear Weapons Arsenals Ranked by Country

247wallst.com The Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in World War II changed the world and ushered in a new era. Going forward, many countries developed nuclear weapons systems that has…

‘Schindler’s List’: An Oral History of a Masterpiece

hollywoodreporter.com “Schindler’s List was never a cure for antisemitism,” emphasizes Steven Spielberg. “It was a reminder of the symptoms of it.” These days, tragically, antisemitism is all…

Putin's closest ally alleges NATO plot

newsweek.com Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko has made claims about a NATO plot on Polish soil—and contradicted Vladimir Putin's version of World War II in doing so. Lukashenko,…

Houthis Warn EU 'Playing With Fire' After Deploying Warships On Red Sea Mission

zerohedge.com Houthis Warn EU 'Playing With Fire' After Deploying Warships On Red Sea Mission Via The Cradle A high-ranking Yemeni official has warned the EU against "supporting the…

Biden wants Americans to know most of the money he wants for Ukraine—nearly $40 billion

fortune.com At a bustling construction site outside of Dallas, there are hopes that Congress can finally pass nearly $95 billion in foreign aid including funding for Ukraine — because…

British divers retrieved an 80-pound brass bell from the only American destroyer sunk in World War I more than 100 years after the ship was torpedoed

businessinsider.com The Jacob Jones sank off the coast of Britain in December 1917 after being torpedoed by a German submarine. Naval History and Heritage Command Divers retrieved a brass bell…

It's Time for President Harris

wsj.com It may look like chaos, but remember the ‘five days’ that won World War II.

Supporting Ukraine and Israel Will Deter Aggression Around the World

newsweek.com The U.S. Senate voted 70-29 last week to approve more than $95 billion in assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. The bill's fate in the House of Representatives remains…

Europeans Step Up but Still Need U.S. Leadership

wsj.com In Munich, the alliance is more united and determined than at any time since the end of World War II.

Correction

wsj.com During World War II, the anthropologist Gregory Bateson used hypnosis during interrogations as part of his work with the OSS.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast: Cillian Murphy on ‘Oppenheimer,’ Potential ‘Peaky Blinders’ Movie and Making a Musical

hollywoodreporter.com Cillian Murphy, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a terrific Irish actor who The New York Times has said is “known for his…

Biden emphasizes that majority of Ukraine aid package would be spend in U.S

pbs.org At a bustling construction site outside of Dallas, there are hopes that Congress can finally pass nearly $95 billion in foreign aid including funding for Ukraine — because…

‘Zone of Interest’ Producer Says Filming at Auschwitz Took a Toll

thewrap.com Jonathan Glazer’s “The Zone of Interest,” only the fourth film in the 24-year feature career of the British director of “Sexy Beast,” “Birth” and “Under the Skin,” is in…

‘The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart Obliterates Tucker Carlson’s Moscow Trip: ‘Liberty Is Nice, But Have You Seen Russia’s Shopping Carts?’

thewrap.com Jon Stewart returned for his second round of hosting “The Daily Show” under his new deal on Monday night, and he wasted no time in laying waste to Tucker Carlson’s trip to…

Top US Navy Admiral Declares Red Sea Conflict The Largest Naval Battle Since WWII, With 7,000 Sailors Confronting Houthi Rebels

benzinga.com In a recent interview, a top U.S. Navy admiral revealed that the ongoing conflict with Houthi rebels in the Red Sea is the most extensive naval battle the U.S. has faced…

Putin's closest ally is preparing for World War III

newsweek.com Concerns over a third world war are legitimate, Belarus' leader said on Tuesday, as the country's Russia-aligned leadership solidified plans to be "prepared as much as…

‘You’re Such a Dick!’ Jon Stewart BRUTALLY Mocks Tucker Carlson’s Trip to Russia and Groveling Interview With Putin

mediaite.com Jon Stewart was back at The Daily Show desk on Monday and spent the first segment of the show targeting one of his oldest nemeses: Tucker Carlson. Maybe if Carlson hadn’t…

What's Driving the Stock Market Returns?

awealthofcommonsense.com There’s a cohort of people who think the stock market is rigged. They assume it’s a casino where only certain people win and everyone else loses. Or everything is…

Jon Stewart slams "free speech warrior" Tucker Carlson

newsweek.com Jon Stewart has hit out at Tucker Carlson's trip to Russia, dubbing the former Fox News host a "d***" in a savage 10-minute monologue. Stewart opened Monday's episode of The…

‘Shikun’ Review: Amos Gitai Channels Ionesco’s ‘Rhinoceros’ in His Scattered Critique of Israel

variety.com A loose adaptation of absurdist playwright Eugène Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros,” director Amos Gitai’s “Shikun” unfolds in a multi-use housing project, where it follows the…

Gaumont Germany’s Sabine de Mardt Discusses Timely Series ‘The Interpreter of Silence,’ ‘In Her Car,’ New Projects

variety.com Since its establishment in 2018, Gaumont Germany has produced a wide range of series and TV movies, among them such timely shows as the critically acclaimed “Deutsches Haus”…

Jon Stewart Reacts to ‘Daily Show’ Backlash: “I Have Sinned Against You”

hollywoodreporter.com Nope, Jon Stewart isn’t walking back his criticism of President Joe Biden last week during his Daily Show return. If anything, Stewart kind of doubled down during his second…

Australia boosts navy funding to build largest fleet since WWII

asia.nikkei.com SYDNEY -- Australia will inject another 11.1 billion Australian dollars ($7.2 billion) into its defense spending to build "a larger, more lethal" surface combat fleet,…

Australia to Spend Billions of Dollars on Shipbuilding to Overhaul Its Navy

wsj.com Australia will spend billions more dollars over the next decade to expand its surface fleet to its largest size since World War II.

BRICS: Brazil Ends All Diplomatic Relations With Israel

watcher.guru In a consequential development for the BRICS nation, Brazil has ended all diplomatic relations with Israel. Indeed, a Reuters report notes that Brazil’s President, Luiz…

The Left's Assault on Language Is an Assault on Freedom

mises.org George Orwell wrote, “The slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.” More colorfully and in a similar vein, it has been said that blurry…

The Fate of Every American Aircraft Carrier Used in WWII

247wallst.com The first American aircraft carrier commissioned in the U.S. Navy was the USS Langley in March 1922, a ship that was converted from the USS Jupiter, which was used as a…

Every US Combat Aircraft Currently in Service

247wallst.com Since World War II, combat aircraft have played an integral role in practically all major conflicts, owing to the military doctrine of air supremacy. Simply put, this means…

Why America Will Never Overcome Its Mountain Of Debt

zerohedge.com Why America Will Never Overcome Its Mountain Of Debt Via SchiffGold.com, Can America hope to climb past its mountain of $34 trillion of federal debt? With the staggering…

Who was the worst president for inflation?

bostonherald.com It’s Presidents’ Day, and to honor the nation’s top bosses, I figured an economic scorecard would be helpful. Now, the commander-in-chief probably gets too much blame – or…

Tom Priestley, Oscar-Nominated Film Editor on ‘Deliverance,’ Dies at 91

hollywoodreporter.com Tom Priestley, the British film editor whose work assembling the dueling-banjos sequence and hellish “squeal like a pig” attack in John Boorman’s Deliverance landed him an…

The rise of the Hitler chatbot: Will Europe be able to prevent far right radicalisation by AI?

euronews.com The far-right social media network Gab now hosts a Hitler chatbot, sparking fears over AI’s ability for online radicalisation. There is no point arguing with Adolf Hitler,…

Jake Sullivan’s Revolution

politico.com On April 27, 2023, the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank that for years has served as a beacon of Democratic establishment thinking, was about to be the site of…

world order

dcs.megaphone.fm America solidified its dominant posture in the international order following World War II and largely held that position for the following half-century. But as problems have…

Hisham Matar's 6 favorite books that are part of a collection

theweek.com When you make a purchase using links on our site, The Week may earn a commission. All reviews are written independently by our editorial team. Novelist Hisham Matar is the…

‘From Hilde, With Love,’ About Anti-Nazi Activists in World War II Berlin, Debuts Trailer Following Berlinale Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com “From Hilde, With Love,” which world premiered Saturday in competition at the Berlinale, has debuted its trailer (below). The film, directed by Andreas Dresen, centers on a…

Why is Japan hosting a conference for Ukraine reconstruction when it's still at war? AP explains

abcnews.go.com Japan is hosting a conference for Japanese and Ukrainian officials to discuss reconstruction of Ukraine just ahead of the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion, while…

US admiral says the fight against the Houthis in the Red Sea is the largest battle the Navy's fought since World War II

businessinsider.com Vice Adm. Brad Cooper told 60 Minutes' Norah O'Donnell that the US Navy has committed about 7,000 sailors to the Red Sea. U.S.Navy Janae Chambers/Handout/Anadolu via Getty…

Special Effects Artist Solon Luigi Colani Leaves Mark on Major Movies, Including Berlinale Pic ‘Dying’

variety.com An unsung master of movie magic, Solon Luigi Colani has worked on some of the biggest Hollywood movies ever shot in Germany and beyond, among them works by Quentin…

Here's Where People Are Living Longer

zerohedge.com Here's Where People Are Living Longer With improvements in medical care and living standards in many countries around the world, the 20th century saw a dramatic increase in…

Maisie Williams Says She Felt ‘Lost for So Long’ After ‘Game of Thrones’ Child Stardom: ‘It Brought Me a Lot of Discomfort’

variety.com Maisie Williams, who rose to childhood stardom at the age of 12, reflected on her experience portraying Arya Stark in “Game of Thrones.” Having played the role for the…

Cillian Murphy Thanks His ‘Oppenhomies’ After BAFTA Leading Actor Win: ‘I’m in Awe of You’

variety.com Cillian Murphy shouted out his “Oppenhomies” while accepting his leading actor BAFTA award. After thanking the film’s director Christopher Nolan, producer Emma Thomas and…

The IRS has increased the standard deduction in 2023 and 2024, which could result in a lower tax bill for many Americans

thestreet.com The standard deduction gets adjusted for inflation every year. Pekic&semi Getty Images Inflation has been a pain point for many Americans, hitting their wallets in the form…

Maisie Williams Recalls Being “Lost for So Long” After ‘Game of Thrones’ Child Stardom: “It Brought Me A Lot of Discomfort”

hollywoodreporter.com Maisie Williams reflected on the dark side of child stardom this week, saying she struggled to parse her own identity from that of her Game of Thrones character. Williams…

Advocates hope Jimmy Carter's endurance in hospice care drives awareness

politico.com ATLANTA — Since Jimmy Carter entered hospice care at his home in south Georgia one year ago, the former U.S. president has celebrated his 99th birthday, enjoyed tributes to…

The 5 Most Disgusting Movies Ever Made, According To Reddit

looper.com Learn More The 5 Most Disgusting Movies Ever Made, According To Reddit This article contains descriptions of rape, sexual assault, incest, child abuse, extreme violence, and…

Are Stocks About to Plunge? A Top Valuation Metric With an Immaculate Track Record Dating Back to 1871 Weighs In

fool.com When examined over lengthy periods, the stock market trounces all other asset classes. Over the past century, the average annual return for Wall Street's major stock indexes…

How The CIA Destabilizes The World

zerohedge.com How The CIA Destabilizes The World Authored by Jeffrey Sachs via CommonDreams.org, There are three basic problems with the CIA: its objectives, methods, and…

Nancy Pelosi lashes out at "grotesque" Donald Trump

newsweek.com Nancy Pelosi is past pulling punches for former President Donald Trump. "He's grotesque," the House speaker emerita told Newsweek in an exclusive interview on the sidelines…

Fontana's Black mayor is cracking down on Latino street vendors. Both sides allege racism

latimes.com At meeting after meeting, activists, social justice groups and residents took their turn at the lectern in the Fontana City Council chambers in the fall to sound off against…

15 White Bread Brands to Avoid

247wallst.com White bread. There are few things as divisive in the grocery store as white bread whether you avoid it for health reasons or insist on buying it for your recipes or…

Hey, Donald Trump, where’s your plan to save Social Security?

marketwatch.com If the polls and the gamblers and the bookmakers are right, Donald Trump is going to be the Republican nominee for president. And if the polls and gamblers and the…

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