I lived in Arlington for a bit back in 2004 when I was working in D.C. I'm traveling back for a conference in a few weeks and was curious about a good place to get a straight razor shave. I recently…Continue
"Hampton, your comment reminds me of two really good books. First, "11 Days in December, Christmas at the Bulge" by Stanley Winetraub. Secondly, a book by Travis Ayers called "Bomber Boys" describes crewmen of the B-17. Each…"
"I see what you're saying, sorry for my knee jerk sarcasm. I agree times are much different. He had some other stories in which they could have eliminated targets but took prisoners instead. This being so early on in the campaign, I'm sure…"
"my grandfather was tank commander in Europe in Patton's 3rd Army, 7th Armored Division, 31st Tank Battalion. I had the pleasure of knowing him until I was 14. Military history is my hobby, and i've recently had the opportunity to match the…"
"my goodness brother, my heart breaks for you and your wife. My first child, a daughter is two weeks old tomorrow, and I'm choked up to even imagine. Three years ago my best friend lost a son this exact way. I know I don't have his…"
"I have a recipe you might like. Its at home though I'll try to remember to get it at lunch. I have had great success with it. In fact, we had some last night that I had frozen from my last batch and it was almost as good as fresh out the oven…"
A place for all the bakers out there. Come to discuss breads and the art of baking, e.g. things that have worked out or things that you just can't get to work. Open to the beginner and the artisan and everyone in between!
"ah yes let me correct myself. It wasn't minority literature. The colloqium was a study of dynamics of majority/minority populations in EU countries such as gypsies, Basque region of Spain, Muslims in former Yugoslavia and the UK and North…"
"I was simply listing the major courses I took. Developed nations was actually in the political geography department, a look at the major developed nations (U.S., Europe, Russia mostly) and the many aspects (political, cultural, geographic, natural…"
"I had two undergrad majors. International Relations and European Studies. It was a fair mix of diplomatic history/policy (American Foreign Policy, International Trade Policy, several International Relations colloquium on more current diplomatic…"
"my undergrad involved two classes explicity about war. Europe in the 20th Century, as it was titled, was strictly limited to World War I as it was a precursor to the professors next class, more appropriately titled, World War II. Two of the best…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"Evening gents, I currently work in university research but I've fulfilled the qualifications for a provisional teaching license. I am trying to teach secondary science (earth, physical, biology) but preferably something even more specific to my…"
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"History allows a conversation with the past. Mostly excitingly the great successes, because the failures were rarely recorded. Perhaps more importantly it provides shared origins. Common themes and stories we can all look to and say, "This is…"
"Thanks for all the replies, you helped me make up my mind. I ended up buying a peacoat instead, which is a lot more useful for me right now. As for the blazer, I decided that when I do get a jacket, I'll go for a grey or maybe navy one."
"History has always been a great interest of mine, so this is something I have given some thought and practice to. I often look at history as a sort of deep time psychology. Psychology, anthropology, and sociology are able to look at limited temporal…"
I decided to put this question in the main forum, because if it was in a group like The History Buffs, there would be a smaller audience. Because everyone learns history at some point in his education, it is a matter that could be of interest to almost all members and not just a select few.So we all have learned some form of history in school, from local to national to the histories of far off lands and times. What is it that we learn from people of bygone places and times? There are some…See More
"First of all you are 20, so the feelings are natural and normal. Actually it is a positive sign that you are thinking and aware.
I am a lawyer. It took for years of college and three years of law school. I loved being in school. Your career has to…"
"Providing goes under responsibility which is a virtue for women and men alike. But there is masculinity and femininity. And those things set the genders apart. Thats not the same as manliness
Masculinity is to a big degree a physical thing. If i…"
"Iam far away from earning six figures, but i made the transition from beeing a blue collar worker towards beeing a office worker.
Alltogether both sides do have their disatvantages and advantages. I made the change for a multitude of reasons. Some…"