How Weak Should America Want Russia to Get?

By the end of the first week of the war, Russia’s underperformance was clear. Vladimir Putin was less a strategic…

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The Strange Story of the Locrian Maidens

“It was midnight, and the clear moon was rising.” So said one of the surviving fragments of the Little Iliad.…

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Does the Fall of Roe Save Democrats in 2022?

A week ago, Democrats were headed to a terrible midterm defeat. They would be destroyed in November by a comet…

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The Hawara Pyramid of Amenemhat III: The Tomb Robbers’ Bane

Tomb robbing might just be the second oldest profession. Egyptians, ancient and modern, were and are some of the best…

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Maximize Your Productivity by Controlling Your Energy-Space

Many things influence your energy, and therefore your daily productivity. Some you can control. Some you cannot. Your location –…

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Pyrrhus of Epirus vs. The Spartan Women

After the death of Alexander the Great, Pyrrhus of Epirus emerged as the Hellenic world’s leading strongman. That he did…

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Maximize Your Productivity by Controlling Your Energy-Time

Has your New Years’ Resolution failed yet? Almost all of them fail by the end of March, which is right…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Mediated the Russo-Japanese War

In 1904, war broke out between Russia and Japan after long-simmering tensions. Western feeling was that the Russians would crush…

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