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News : "If All The Sky Were Paper"

"If all the sky were paper, and the seas of the world an inkwell, I could not describe my suffering to you." by a 14 year-old Polish boy during World War II. Also in the play "If All the Sky were Paper" based on Carroll’s bestselling books.

How To : Get service records from WW2 American soldiers

Whether you're a World War 2 veteran (thank you), the next-of-kin of a vet, or a member of the general public, there are lots of reasons you could want to look at service records for WW2 vets. Watch this video for tips on acquiring these service records from the US government.

How To : Win the Battle of Tulagi in Battlestations Midway

Battlestations: Midway for the XBox 360 takes place at the very start of America's involvement in World War II, beginning with Pearl Harbor. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to win the Battle of Tulagi and secure the strategic islands with these tips from ...more

How To : Make a foxhole radio

During World War II, GIs in the field built really amazing simple radios to listen to. These were made with materials that they could get their hands on and were small enough to carry around in a big pocket. You can modify this design if you want to set it up so that it's tune ...more

News : It-doesnt-pay-to-be-intelligent

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Although money and mental muscles may seem a natural match, brains, alas, may be more hindrance than help when it comes to getting rich, concludes a new study in the journal Intelligence.”It is still not well understood why some people ...more

How To : Make a WW2 diorama

Will from stormthecastle.com shows you how to make a very detailed World War II diorama. Made at a 1:72 scale, it's still incredibly lifelike and realistic. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a WW2 diorama. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make a WW2 diorama. Part 3 of 4 - How to Make a WW2 dior ...more

How To : Build a howitzer out of Legos

Howitzers are a type of artillery first employed in World War 1. In this video you will learn how to make a toy howitzer out of Legos. It's easy to assemble, and it fires rubber bands! Materials needed: Assorted Lego pieces Rubber bands 1. Put two bars on the black plate, t ...more

How To : Prepare a classic sub sandwich on the barbecue

The origin of this classic sandwich is uncertain but legend has it that it comes from the 1930's Conti's Grocery out of Patterson, N.J.. The sandwich got it's name "Submarine" from the Groton Navy Submarine Base in Connecticut. During World War 2, this huge sandwich was fed to ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 3, M3: Déjà Boom

Not every enemy is critical in this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360, just the ones with red markers over their heads. The third mission in Act 3: Déjà Boom is when Skylar is waiting for you in the northeast. When you land, grab the Tommy gun, the ammo, and then get in ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M25: From the Ashes

This is your last task in this section of The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twenty-fifth mission in Act 2: From the Ashes is is another race. There's typically a big gap between the top five and the rest of the pack, but once you close that, you're golden. You have nitros now ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M24: Needs of the Few

Bryman saves the day in this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twenty-fourth mission in Act 2: Needs of the Few... or the One is Bryman hanging out in the sewer. Once you talk to him, don't take the ladder out, just follow the sewer out to the water. Approach on th ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M23: Dark Reign

Prepare for one hell of a shootout in this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twenty-third mission in Act 2: Dark Reign happens after dropping everyone off, this Bryman mission becomes available. Head to the point and climb up. Stealth-kill the first guard. Grab his ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M21: Boiling Point

When you finish this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360, you'll need to talk to Maria and take the elevator out. The twenty-first mission in Act 2: Boiling Point is when Bryman gives you this mission. He describes two possible way to complete it. We're going to recommend ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M20: Repo Man

Make a mad escape at the end of the quest in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twentieth mission in Act 2: Repo Man is where only an asshole gets killed over a car. Vittore gives you this story mission. Get into disguise before you get to your destination, because the place i ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M13: ...in the Saddle

Not much of a mission here, just a race in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The thirteenth mission in Act 2: Back in the Saddle is just a good exercise for keeping your speed and agility on the road in good condition. For more info, watch the whole gameplay. This is a "The Sabo ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M12: On Your Marks...

This is just a simple race in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twelfth mission in Act 2: On Your Marks… Get Set... is where Horst is waiting with a good car right near Margot's base. This is a solo race mission to unlock the races throughout the rest of the game. The key to ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M9: Rolling Thunder

You'll need to head back to the prison car at the end of this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The ninth mission in Act 2: Rolling Thunder is where you need to talk to Bishop, and then find Skylar near the Arc de Triomphe. This is a big mission. First, Skylar goes wit ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M8: The Big Gun

Victory is yours with a little dynamite in this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The eighth mission in Act 2: The Big Gun is where you need to talk to Luc, and he'll send you to Bryman, who gives you this mission. Head down the alley. You can easily stealth the first ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M5: Fahrenheit 450

Enjoy your time with Margot on this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The fifth mission in Act 2: Fahrenheit Four Fifty is easy. Now that Margot is on your side, you can do some side missions for her. This is a nice easy one. Travel to the Arc de Triomphe and get a dis ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M3: Whisper or a Roar

Check out this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The third mission in Act 2: A Whisper or a Roar is where Santos is looking for help again. When you get to the convoy, Sean points out that there are two very different ways to complete this mission. You can get a disgui ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M2: Better Dying...

You may have to eventually abandon your stealthy approach in this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The second mission in Act 2: Better Dying Through Chemistry is when you reach the entrance, there's a gunner behind sandbags by himself. If you take him out quickly and ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M16: Viva Vengeance

Think Indian Jones when you play this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The sixteenth mission in Act 1: Viva Le Vengeance is when you need to head into the church to drop off the chest, which seems to contain the suitcase from Pulp Fiction. Time for the dramatic climax ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M14: Buried Secrets

At the end of this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360, you need to make your escape. The fourteenth mission in Act 1: Buried Secrets is when Skylar is waiting way in the southeast, so you have a long drive from the last one. The mausoleum is right nearby. The easiest way ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M12: Red Wedding

There will be blood at this wedding on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. On the twelfth mission in Act 1: Red Wedding, pick off all the Nazis at the ceremony. Time to finish Father Denis' story. The wedding is way in the east. You'll have to park the car on the far side of the br ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M4: Jailbreak

This is a great playthrough of The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the fourth mission in Act 2: Jailbreak, you will need to do the obvious… jailbreak. Once you acquire the papers to enter Area 2, you'll be able to start this mission by visiting the resistance in the Western Dist ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M8: Doppelgänger

Make your way through The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the eighth mission in Act 1: Doppelganger, the ambassador will rendezvous with a German official near the Place des Vosges. Security will be tight around the ground level, but you should be able to find a vantage point am ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1 M7: Belly of the Beast

Here, you'll meet Luc and Crochet in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the seventh mission in Act 1: Belly of the Beast, after speaking with Crochet, you'll need to go to the red light district. For more info, watch the whole gameplay. This is a "The Saboteur" walkthrough for ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M6: A Sunday Drive

Drive your way to success on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to floor the pedal in order to follow Dierker in the sixth mission in the Prologue: A Sunday Drive. It's payback time. Hop into the car with Jules and follow Dierker. Don't get too close to him or his paranoi ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M2: Better Days

Prepare yourself for more info than you need for winning The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. See everything involving the second mission in the Prologue: Better Days. Sean will flashback to 3 months prior to the opening mission. After the cutscene introduces some new characters, ho ...more

How To : Make your nose look smaller

There's no need to get plastic surgery if you don't have the best looking nose. With a few simple tricks, you can make your nose look smaller without needing to go under the knife. If you’re looking for a picture-perfect nose, hold off on that plastic surgeon, and dig into yo ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : ZUGZWANG

ZUGZWANG n pl. -S a situation in chess that forces a disadvantageous move 81 points (31 points without the bingo) You may not ever get a chance to play zugzwang on the Scrabble board, since it requires two G tiles and two Z tiles (obviously one Z being a blank), but you've p ...more

How To : Plan a traditional baby shower

Baby showers are fun ways to celebrate new mommy-hood. You won't want to forget the traditions though. Check out this video before you start planning and make sure you have an nice balance of etiquette and fun. You Will Need • A store registry • A guest list • Invitations ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Drowned Pass

There's four shadow arena fights in this level of the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. In the Drowned Pass, there's the Counter Killer, Wrath of War, World of Pain, and Defender. The Drowned Pass features a deep lake in the middle of the area, a path that runs about the outer edge, a ...more

How To : Clean a patio screen door

You don’t need to be handy to clean your patio screen door. Cleaning can be done quickly and easily in a few simple steps. You Will Need * A screwdriver * A utility brush * A small vacuum cleaner * A spray lubricant * A steel wool pad * Grease-cutting detergent * Silicone lubr ...more

How To : Crack open a coconut

Learn how to crack open a coconut. Release this tropical treat from its hard-as-a-rock shell without needing a machete. You Will Need * An ice pick or clean nail * A large bowl * A hammer or a large butcher knife * A cookie sheet * And a spoon Step 1. Preheat oven Preheat ...more

News : Star Wars Weekends

Here are a series of posters done for Walt Disney World's Star Wars Weekends Promotion. I just think these are absolutely brilliant. Great creative, I wonder who designed these, fantastic job!

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M6: Liberty or Death

It's a jailbreak in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to free your fellow resistance fighters and escape the Nazis in the sixth mission in Act 1: Liberty or Death. Speak with Luc in the slaughterhouse HQ. He needs you to free some fellow resistance fighters. Jump into a ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M2: Bottle Shock

Champagne is great, rare champagne is even better in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. Prove yourself and find the bottle in the second mission in Act 1: Bottle Shock. Luc needs antibiotics for his wounds. Luckily, Santos can provide them if you do him a favor. You'll need to ste ...more

News : WHAT HAPPENED IN 1965? (STANDP'S BIRTH YEAR)

In 1965, the world was a different place. There was no Google yet. Or Yahoo. Or Stumbleupon, for that matter. In 1965, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was The Sound of Music. People buying the popcorn in the cinema lobby had glazing eyes when looking at the pos ...more

How To : Suspect a Case of Insecticide Poisoning

Insecticides are widespread products which are used daily in our lives. Organophosphorus is the main compound in these products and has toxic effects on our health that may be fatal in some cases. Insecticides affect mainly the synapses of the nerve cells in our central nerv ...more

News : Cornering the Bear

As you may or may not know, the US and France have deployed four nuclear warships on either side of the Strait of Hormuz, which, along with helicopters, scour the area for underwater mines. The Situation As such, traffic through the strait has been 'icky', with tensions at a ...more

News : Top Movies 2011

TOP MOVIES 2011 The Artist (2011) Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.Dir: Michel Hazanavicius With: Jean Dujard ...more

News : Book Review - Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

This book surprised me. I read it for 2 reasons. 1) It seemed like one of those decently famous books that I should probably have read. 2) I wanted a hint into why anyone would name their son Evelyn. I didn’t receive an answer to my second inquiry, though I did discover tha ...more

News : Book Review - The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

The Power of One is one of those books that I really should have read years ago. I’ve certainly meant to read it for a long time so this was a satisfying title to cross off my list. It’s stunning that this was Bryce Courtenay’s first novel. I look forward to reading his others ...more

Minecraft : My Uncle, the Serial Killer

Do you ever really know someone? I mean really really? Super really? Sometimes we can talk and be with people normally for years and then bam: five people dead, house on fire, dog missing. All the while people shake their heads and regret that if they had just put the little ...more

News : Real World Video Game Kart Racing!

This German video is amazing. A joyously analog interpretation and deconstruction of the digital gaming experience. Malte Jehmlich is as primitive and inspiring as the the Vanuatu natives who devoted themselves to cargo worship after World War II! Try to imagine. It's 2010 an ...more

HowTo : Clone a White Castle Slider

Serious Eats' Burger Lab offers an extensive guide to making sliders at home. For those who have not sampled the beloved American classic, a slider is NOT just a mini hamburger. Nope, there's much more to it than that. "Invented in Wichita, Kansas, in 1916 by Walter Anderson ...more

News : Obama's Rise

So far, I've talked a lot about what's going on in the world around us, but it's time I come back to politics for a bit. That said, the name of this world is somewhat misleading, in the sense that I talk about everything, not just politics! But I digress again. In the current ...more

How To : Be a Navy SEAL

There's no doubt about it—the most elite military force in the United States is hands down, the Navy SEALs. They can operate at sea, in the air and on land, and their ability to conduct missions underwater separates them from most other military units in the world. They've fou ...more

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