(New Yorker excerpt) ...On a cool evening in early November, I rented a car in Wichita, Kansas, and drove north from the city through slanting sunlight, across the suburbs and out beyond the last shopping center, where the horizon settles into farmland. After a couple of hours, just before the town of Concordia, I headed… Continue reading Bonkers for BUNKERS: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich | Paraguay Compounds?
Though dressed up as an ancient Greek tradition, the torch relay ceremony was originally designed to further Hitler's nationalist propaganda. Adolf Hitler hadn't wanted to host the Olympics. They were "an invention of Jews and Freemasons," he'd said, a celebration of the internationalism and multiculturalism he loathed. But he loved propaganda, the lavish shows of… Continue reading Nazi Origins of Olympic Flame Relay