Dave Sabine's Blog: Pythagoras: Mathematical... →
davidsabine: A little History: Who is Pythagoras? Pythagoras is a Greek mathematician from the 6th century B.C. (circa 569 - circa 475 B.C.E.). He was born in Samos. Even though he apparently conviced everybody that the world is a sphere, for some reason he is best known for the infamous theorum below…
Tokyo Rose (1944) | The Public Domain Review... →
Tokyo Rose was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. The intent of these broadcasts was to disrupt the morale of Allied forces listening to the broadcast. American servicemen in the Pacific often listened to the propaganda broadcasts to get a sense, by reading...