From primitive polearms to futuristic machine guns, small arms pack big power. An American symbol of freedom, it is nearly impossible to resist the allure of these feats of mechanical genius. Almost as amazing as their power is their variety: slings and maces, pistols from wheel locks to flintlocks to today's semiautomatics, Colt revolvers, Remington and Winchester rifles, weapons of espionage, and many more. Learn More
In 2012 the Center for Land Use Interpretation acquired a set of seven rolodexes from the dispersed collection of former Los Alamos National Laboratory employee Ed Grothus, who operated a salvage company of lab cast-offs, known as The Black Hole.
Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, Roman and Paris St. Germain Can; And Why Real Madrid, Bayern Munich And Manchester United Cannot Be Stopped Learn More
The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as “Eat, Pray, Love for depressed shut-ins.”
Sports are serious stuff. Football, basketball, tennis, mixed martial arts, and beyond: these are arenas of immense power, with mass appeal, yet far too many of us have abandoned the sporting world as a legitimate site of contestation and innovation. Why? Learn More
Orioles fans will love this delightful 64 page treasury of puzzles, games, and coloring pages featuring the Baltimore Orioles baseball team including, Crossword Puzzles about Orioles History, Unscramble the names of Orioles heroes, Color images of Camden Yards and Oriole Bird, Connect the Dots, Secret Messages to decode, Word Searches, Color by Number, Mazes, Jumbles, What's the Score?, Find the Difference, and Follow the Ball.
The Forbes 100, the Fortune 500, Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index . . . the list of rich lists is endless. Here instead are the stories of The Other Hundred — those people who aren’t among the world’s rich, but whose lives deserve to be celebrated.