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31st July 1914 (Friday)

BORN TODAY: Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, French comic.



Across Europe, Governments are ordering full mobilisation of armies, each afraid that the others will “steal a march” and gain a day’s movement of forces. 147 more words

100 Years Ago Today

Display of rectitude as a war of attrition

It is as foil to his brutal, sport-mad, loutish classmates that Stephen Dedalus is thrown into relief as a quiet, sensitive young artist-to-be.

In the schoolyard, delicate and wheezing, Stephen is… 1,769 more words


Astronomical arms race in town

Montreal is a city with two well-regarded physics departments (and arguably they are both top-5 in Canada), although, historically, they took vastly different directions, both in undergraduate and research terms. 681 more words

Book Giveaway (late) for Indigenous Literature Week: Arms Race, by Nic Low

Indigenous Literature Week 2014 has been and gone, but I have a Giveaway book by an author and artist of Ngai Tahu and European descent that I’m sure will interest readers of short stories… 324 more words

Book Giveaway

12th July 1914 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY: – probably in California – Matilda (“Tillie”) Shamlian (family name meaning “one who raises silk worms”), daughter of 26 year old Levon, a Turkish Armenian immigrant and shoemaker, and his wife Flora (21), also a Turkish immigrant. 91 more words

100 Years Ago Today

Arms Race: What does an arm cost?

Arms Race is focused on pitching. Evaluating, digging deeper, and trying to stock the arms you need to win before your opponents do.

One of the endless debates in baseball is what is the value of an arm? 1,395 more words

The End of Aircraft Carrier Era along with It US Pivot to Asia

Recently, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of US Army War College published a long report titled “The Next Arms Race” edited by Henry D. Sokolsky… 1,037 more words