Men in authentic period uniforms of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Seaforth Highlanders re-enacted the moment on Christmas Day 1914 when silence fell and men climbed out of mud-filled trenches on both sides to play football together.
The brief ceasefire has become enshrined in the collective British memory as a rare moment during the vicious conflict that claimed 37 million civilian and military lives.
Although fighting did continue elsewhere along the frontline in Belgium, in small spots a brief ceasefire allowed both sides to retrieve their dead and rescue their wounded from the swampy no-mans’ land.
via The Independent.
Any Interaction with a Service Dog Is Distracting
America’s Real Digital Divide
This Is Not a Book: Thomas Jefferson & Apple's App Store
On this date in 1999 I first added a date to the list of web links I had been curating. (T...
That "Top 5" countdown listicle stuffs 5 pages of runners-up between #2 and #1.
Jerz Nerdcation 2013