General Frederick Kroesen shared his reflections on the Vietnam War in his 2007 memoir, “General Thoughts: Seventy-Five Years with the Army.”
As Coronavirus-induced shutdowns swept the nation and exposed cracks in many parts of our society, they also exposed another pressing desire—haircuts.
After Vice President Aaron Burr killed Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804, Hamilton’s widow, Elizabeth Schuyler “Eliza” Hamilton, had to find a way to go on without her beloved husband. One of the ways she found solace—and honored …
The cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth talks to Aeon about consciousness as a prediction, not a perception, of ‘reality’ By Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
From the Black Death to polio, the most dangerous pathogens have moved silently, transmitted by apparently healthy people By Wendy Orent Read at Aeon
Adolf Hitler had an ulterior motive for ramping up the Third Reich’s investment in the German automotive industry and its racing teams.