|The evolution of military uniform insignia: Space Force brings a high-tech twist.
The American military has been working on its uniform insignia in a long-standing tradition dating back to the Civil War. The newest military branch, the Space Force, is working with The Institute of Heraldry at Fort Belvoir, VA to design and create insignia for seals, badges, chevrons, and other uniform accessories to differentiate the branch from the rest of the force. Read more
Why Zoom happy hours fall flat.
But we like drinking wine in our PJs! What started off as an innocuous idea – remaining somehow social through Zoom while practicing social distancing during a pandemic – is clearly an idea that needs to be left behind. A study by Clinical Psychology Science suggests combining alcohol and virtual social interaction had negative effects compared to in-person gatherings. Read more
That time the federal government was ruled by czars.
Do you remember when we had a ‘Drug Czar’? Learn here how a term for Russian oligarchs, which seems to carry with it negative connotations, came to be applied to American government officials. Read more