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December 21, 2011 | by James Arger | 0 comment

Christmas Time, by Edmund Morison Wimperis

Winter is Coming

As they do every year, NORAD is about to start tracking Santa in his trip from the North Pole. The largest military surveillance organization in the Northern hemisphere is putting up its annual make-believe operation in locating a fictional character. Either this means they are really, really good, or that more

December 15, 2011 | by James Arger | 1 comment

The Raven, by Gustave Doré

Unknown Quantity

It’s been a rough couple of weeks since we launched Warmongers inc. From the amount of information we have to retrieve and analyze to the simple task of running a website — we’re starting to feel in way over our heads. But we’re getting there, and patterns are starting to more

December 9, 2011 | by James Arger | 0 comment

Divina Comédia X, Gustave Doré

Days gone by

It used to be a simple world. East versus West, us against them, the Free World and the Communist Bloc. We had the American Dream, they had the Five-Year Plans for the National Economy. We knew who our enemy was, and we knew which ideals we stood for. But History more

December 8, 2011 | by James Arger | 0 comment

The Deserted Village by Thomas Creswick

I’m not dead, I’m in Pittsburgh

I know, I know — it’s been nearly a week since we uploaded some files on Warmongers, inc. This is one of the disadvantages of small-scale operations like ours, when there are not enough hours in a day to do all there is to be done. Rest assured, this momentary more

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December 1, 2011 | by James Arger | 0 comment

The Vanity of Learning by John Dawson Watson

From the frontlines

There’s something magical about a newsroom. The way that, even during the slow hours of the night, there remains a palpable vibration in the air, as if the accumulated tension of innumerable deadlines still resonated within its walls. This is the place where the news is made, where bustling bodies more