Tanks: An Origin Story

It might have been from eighty to a hundred feet long—it was about two hundred and fifty yards away—it’s vertical side was ten feet high or so, smooth for that height, and then with a complex patterning under the eaves of its flattish turtle cover. This patterning was a close, inter-lacing of portholes, rifle barrels,…

Wireless Technology

By the outbreak of World War I, wireless technology had been in existence for several decades. In the late 19th century, technology pioneers Alexander Graham Bell and Guglielmo Marconi were instrumental in the invention of devices that could transmit sound wirelessly. Radio, which was deemed “wireless technology” in the beginning, was the main way of…

Suffragist Trivia Question

Work out those brain muscles & test your knowledge on the history of the Suffragist movement with this 2 part question. Q: What country and organization did the National Woman’s Party borrow their tactics from to incorporate hunger strikes & picketing at the White House?