KrankyMind
Find something great to read

Articles posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012

From Powdered Wigs to Camouflage: The Ever-Changing Style of the U.S. Army - Chris Miller - The Atlantic

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Category: History

From www.theatlantic.com

U.S. Army uniforms remind us of our history, an ever-present sight during our national holidays. There are the blue and grey coats of early America; the browns of WWI; the olive drabs of WWII and Korea; the "tigerstripe" of Vietnam; the Woodland of the Cold War and Balkans; the "Chocolate Chip" of the Gulf War; the desert pattern of the Iraq War; and the grey pixels and "MultiCam" of Afghanistan.

Find more articles like "From Powdered Wigs to Camouflage: The Ever-Changing Style of the U.S. Army - Chris Miller - The Atlantic"

Why Africa lacked Centralized States ‚Ä" The Role of the Bronze¬†Age - Why Nations Fail - Why Nations Fail

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Category: History

From whynationsfail.com

Copper and tin are both scarce and need to be traded, their supplies can be monopolized, and so can trade. This seems to have created both the incentive and the opportunity to concentrate power and develop urban centers, for example in Knossos in Crete which was the core of Minoan Greece.

Find more articles like "Why Africa lacked Centralized States ‚Ä" The Role of the Bronze¬†Age - Why Nations Fail - Why Nations Fail"

What Is Value? What Is Money? Conversation Edge

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Category: Economics

From edge.org

What is value about? and how do we measure value? Traditionally, the way of measuring value has been not been through measures of value, but actually through measures of appropriation: measures of the amount of money that you can appropriate through that business, not the value that it generates in society.

Find more articles like "What Is Value? What Is Money? Conversation Edge"