“Giant of Castelnau”

“Giant of Castelnau” refers to three bone fragments (a humerus, tibia, and femoral mid-shaft) discovered by Georges Vacher de Lapouge in 1890 in the…

The Holodomor – ‘to kill by starvation’

The Holodomor (Ukrainian: Голодомо́р, romanized: Holodomór, IPA: [ɦolodoˈmor]; derived from морити голодом, moryty holodom, ‘to kill by starvation’), also known as the Terror-Famine and sometimes referred to as the Great Famine, was a famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932…

Netanyahu misses deadline

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday failed to meet a midnight deadline to put together a new governing coalition,…

The Fed’s Cold War Bunker

The Culpeper Switch is a sprawling bunker built by the Federal Reserve to keep the banks running after nuclear apocalypse. But…

Continuity of government (COG)

Continuity of government (COG) is the principle of establishing defined procedures that allow a government to continue its essential operations in case of…

Raven Rock Mountain – Underground Pentagon

The Raven Rock Mountain Complex (RRMC), also known as Site R, is a U.S. military installation with an underground nuclear bunker near Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, at Raven…

Baal Cycle – Northwest Semitic form of Adad

The Baal Cycle is an Ugaritic cycle of stories about the Canaanite god Baʿal (lit. “Owner”, “Lord”), a storm god associated with fertility. It is one of the Ugarit texts. The text identifies…

Dromahair – “ridge of the two air demons”

Dromahair (Irish: Droim Dhá Thiar, meaning “ridge of (the) two demons”) is a village in County Leitrim, Ireland. Dromahair is 10 km (6 mi) from Manorhamilton and 17 km (10 mi)…

Tighearnán Mór Ua Ruairc

Tighearnán Mór Ua Ruairc (older spelling: Tigernán Mór Ua Ruairc), anglicised as Tiernan O’Rourke (fl. 1124–1172) ruled the kingdom of Breifne as the 19th king in its…

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an American contralto. She performed a wide range of music, from opera to spirituals. Anderson performed with…