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Battle of Jutland

Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland was the biggest surface sea battle in history. On May 31, 1916 the Imperial German high seas fleet sailed from its port in Willemshaven into the North Sea with the intention of inflicting damage on the British fleet. The larger Royal British Fleet [Read More]

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Photos courtesy of Standard Travel Photos A Brief History of Humankind How did Homo Sapiens come to dominate the planet? What happened to the Neanderthals and the other human species that once shared the planet with us? Was the agricultural revolution good or bad for [Read More]

Bullying and Shaming in the New Media

Bullying and Shaming in the New Media

Tried and convicted in the court of public opinion on fourth-hand hearsay evidence. [Read More]

Stories from the Stone Age

Stories from the Stone Age

How humans in the fertile crescent went from nomadic hunting and gathering to farming, herding and permanent settlements. [Read More]

Battle of Cer Mountain

Battle of Cer Mountain

Rout of Austrians at Cer Mountain [Read More]

Documentary: The Great War

Documentary: The Great War

26-part BBC documentary film about World War I. [Read More]

Documentary: The Guns of August

Documentary: The Guns of August

Documentary film about the opening events of World War I [Read More]

Summer Fun: Water War in Odessa

Summer Fun: Water War in Odessa

Teenagers blow off some steam and cool down in Odessa. [Read More]

Odessa Film Festival Award Ceremony

Odessa Film Festival Award Ceremony

The final say of the 5th annual Odessa Film Festival. [Read More]

Odessa Film Festival Day 5

Odessa Film Festival Day 5

Director Peter Webber discusses the death of cinema. [Read More]

Odessa Film Festival Day 4

Odessa Film Festival Day 4

Ukrainian models and film critic Jean-Phillpe Tesse. [Read More]

Odessa Film Festival Day 3

Odessa Film Festival Day 3

Stephen Frear's film Cherie, plus Hobbit actor Aiden Turner. [Read More]

Odessa Film Festival Day 2

Odessa Film Festival Day 2

Director Stephen Frears plus Hitchcock's Blackmail on the Potemkin steps. [Read More]

Film Festival Opens in Odessa

Film Festival Opens in Odessa

The opening ceremony of the 5th Odessa Internatioanal Film Festival in Ukraine [Read More]

100 Years Ago the Fuse Was Lit

100 Years Ago the Fuse Was Lit

A young Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip takes the first shots that leads to a century of war. [Read More]

Announcing: LBB World Report

Announcing: LBB World Report

News ticker for the 21st Century. [Read More]

The Crimean War (1853-1856)

The Crimean War (1853-1856)

France, Britain and the Ottoman Empire defeat Russia in Crimea. [Read More]

Niall Ferguson’s The War of the World

Niall Ferguson’s The War of the World

Controversial historian Niall Ferguson's BBC documentary about past the 100 years of world war. [Read More]

Who Opened the Pandora’s Box in Ukraine?

Who Opened the Pandora’s Box in Ukraine?

How did Ukraine get to this point and is there a smoking gun? [Read More]

Revolution in Ukraine

Revolution in Ukraine

The President of Ukraine is forced to flee the country. [Read More]

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