The Ides of March

The Ides of March

March 15th, also known as The Ides of March became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar. The Roman Senate had named Caesar dictator perpetuo ("dictator in perpetuity") and fears grew that he would later dissolve the senate in favour of an absolute tyranny. This led to several senators to plot his assassination. Fear and desperation led the conspirators to [...]

Frankenstorm

Frankenstorm

The words on everyone's lips, Hurricane Sandy has resulted in widespread power outages, various airports being closed, and the possibility of endangering up to 50 million people. The storm has already been compared to the Perfect Storm of 1991, and has already caused considerable damage across the northeastern states. According to CTV News, New York and Long [...]