Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Smashed Nazi Spy Rings

She was a real-life Peggy Carter, and a founder of national intelligence.

This Woman Saved the Americas From the Nazis

Pioneering codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman, a poet and mother of two, smashed spy rings by solving secret messages.

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The first cyberattack took place nearly 200 years ago in France / Boing Boing

The first cyberattack took place nearly 200 years ago in France

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Jack Parsons (rocket engineer) – Wikipedia

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After reading about CBS All Access’s upcoming Strange Angel series, I looked up Jack Parsons and learned about NASA’s little-known true connections with dark magic and Scientology.

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The Sistine Chapel of Comic-Strip Art – The New York Times

On a beer-splotched wall of a Midtown sports bar, a forgotten relic from the heyday of cartooning, featuring Beetle Bailey, Fred Flintsone and some jokers from Mad magazine. With cameos by James Thurber, Ernest Hemingway and Marilyn Monroe.

The Lone Journalist on the Scene When King Was Shot and the Newsroom He Rallied – The New York Times

Earl Caldwell made history before he wrote it on the night of April 4, 1968, when he reported firsthand on the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. for The New York Times.