Latest Civil war Stories

2012-09-06 23:03:39

Muskets firing, cannons blasting, soldiers and sutlers, rebels and Yankees, ladies in their finery, cooks, civilians, doctors, drummers… These are a few of the sights and sounds you’ll experience

2011-12-08 21:52:28

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war?

2011-06-28 21:06:41

New research by the University of Warwick and Humboldt University shows that the frequency of wars between states increased steadily from 1870 to 2001 by 2% a year on average.

2011-02-22 16:03:21

Several academic disciplines study how to achieve success in military interventions in internal wars, not least peace studies and war studies.

2009-09-26 19:24:23

Jeremiah Masoli passed for 253 yards and three touchdowns Saturday as Oregon upset sixth-ranked California, 42-3. Masoli completed 21-of-25 passes and LaMichael James rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Ducks (3-1, 1-0 Pac-10), who posted their largest margin of victory ever at home over the Golden Bears.

2009-09-19 19:26:37

Oregon running back LaMichael James rushed for 155 yards Saturday in a 31-24 Ducks victory that ended 16th-ranked Utah's 16-game winning streak. The Utes' streak was the longest in the nation. They had not lost since Nov. 24, 2007, to BYU.

2009-09-13 09:50:26

Justin Kahut's 33-yard field goal in the closing seconds Saturday gave No.

2009-04-17 11:29:49

A new UCLA-led study challenges the popular perception that ethnic diversity is to blame for sectarian conflicts in Iraq and Northern Ireland, recent tensions in Tibet, and ethnic violence in post-election Kenya.

2008-12-31 20:31:22

A 44-yard field goal by Justin Kahut in the second quarter was the only score of the game Wednesday and gave Oregon State a 3-0 Sun Bowl win over Pittsburgh. The Beavers captured the second-lowest Sun Bowl game ever, one in which Oregon State's punter wound up being named the MVP. Johnny Hekker punted 10 times for a total of 450 yards and five of the kicks finished inside the Pittsburgh 20-yard line. Strong winds plagued the offenses and Oregon State's Lyle Moevao was able to complete only...

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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.