Ukraine Update #4: Are Russia And Ukraine Already At War?

Things are really heating up in Eastern Ukraine right now. After weeks of mounting chaos, and in some case violence, many government facilities in the region have been overrun by armed pro-Russian separatists. After days of looking for a way around military intervention, Kiev has launched a large military… » 4/16/14 10:47am Wednesday 10:47am

The First Car Phone Was The Civil War Telegraph Wagon

It's always a tricky thing to try and pinpoint the first of anything. The first working automobile, the first powered flight, the first beer of the night — all these things are usually surrounded by an impenetrable haze of uncertainty and occasionally, vomit. Often we can make some pretty decent guesses, but this time… » 1/18/13 1:20pm 1/18/13 1:20pm