Armistice ended World War I 100 years ago — these photos show how US troops helped turn the tide of the Great War

When the US declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, the Allies had already endured over three years of carnage. The famed Harlem Hellfighters were the first to join the fight on the frontlines under French command. As the Americans began to send more troops across the Atlantic, Germany was anxious to score a victory before the majority of their forces arrived. In the midst of the Bolshevik Revolution, Russia could not sustain its war effort. The dissolution of its forces freed German soldiers to the east, and the Central Powers’ ranks along the western front swelled. The plan for Kaiserschlacht, or “Kaiser’s battle,” was to conquer Paris, and… Read More

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Colliton explains the coaching style he is bringing to Blackhawks

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The New Drugstore Lotions You Need To Get Your (Dry) Hands On

The way winter creeps up on us is uncanny. You don’t need more layers than a wool sweater under a denim jacket yet, but when you curl up in bed after a long day, you feel it. Not just metaphorically, as you crawl under the comforter and feel your quality of life improve instantly, but also when you shift your position and your chapped, scaly heels scrape against each other and catch you by surprise. That’s when you know: Dry skin season is officially upon us. When those sandpaper-y patches make their presence known (and they will), you’re going to need something to rub all over them, and the rest… Read More

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