A wonderful manga. Gorgeous, kickass, touching, & heartbreaking. Then kickass again, then all the other things again.
The first year of WWI, 1914, was the most horrifying year in the history of mankind. The next few years were even worse.
Classic track from a classic album, DJ Shadow’s timeless masterpiece Endtroducing.
There’s tons of WWII “overview” histories. Hastings’ contribution distinguishes itself in its focus on civilians and soldiers: a zoomed-in, on-the-ground look at the war and how it affected those it touched (as opposed to histories discussing grand strategy and the men who framed it). A damned fine book.
National Geographic channel’s biographical series about Albert Einstein. It’s very good (relatively speaking).