TIL during WWI, the British Army had “Pals…

A commemorative plaque for the Salford Pals. The Pals battalions of World War I were specially constituted battalions of the British Army comprising men who had enlisted together in local recruiting drives, with the promise…

American murder victim

Series of crimes On May 16, 1918, a plantation owner was murdered, prompting a manhunt which resulted in a series of lynchings in May 1918 in southern Georgia. White people killed at least 13 black…

BBC News launches dark web mirror

The BBC has made its international news website available via the Tor network, in a bid to thwart censorship attempts. The Tor browser is privacy-focused software used to access the dark web. The browser can…

In Rare Joint Statement, U.S. and European Lawmakers…

Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) on Monday issued a joint statement with his counterparts from several European allies condemning both President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria and the Turkish…

American psychologist

This article is about the 1960s counterculture figure. For the baseball player, see Tim Leary. Timothy Francis Leary (October 22, 1920 – May 31, 1996) was an American psychologist and writer known for advocating the…

The first all-female spacewalk is underway

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