Factsheets : Japan Surrenders

Today in 1945: Japan formally surrendered to be the U.S. on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. This marked V-J Day and the end of World War II.

Factsheets : Japan Surrenders.

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Hand axes unearthed in Kenya are oldest advanced stone tools ever found | Past Horizons

Hand axes unearthed in Kenya are oldest advanced stone tools ever found | Past Horizons.

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Biblical city of Nineveh under threat in Iraq | Gadling.com

Some very sad news.

Biblical city of Nineveh under threat in Iraq | Gadling.com.

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Secret Agents in Hoop Skirts: Women Spies of the Civil War

Secret Agents in Hoop Skirts: Women Spies of the Civil War.

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201108217110 | Wreck of 16th century Swedish warship found in Baltic

201108217110 | Wreck of 16th century Swedish warship found in Baltic.

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Lincoln-Douglas Debates — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts

On August 21, 1858, Illinois politicians Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas began a series of campaign appearances as they battled each other for a seat in the U.S. Senate. The resulting Lincoln-Douglas debates are considered a seminal moment in American political history. Find out more about the debates here:

Lincoln-Douglas Debates — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts.

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Chess | Learn, Practice, Play Chess for Free | The Chess Website

Spend some time this weekend to check out one of the best chess sites where you can learn, practice and play.

Chess | Learn, Practice, Play Chess for Free | The Chess Website.

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