Fear Mongering...making people sheep for centuries. It is everywhere today with social media and sensationalism via our media. Be a free thinker. Determine for yourself what should cause you fear and give you pause, do not follow the pack.
Battery, Baghdad, 250 BCE. The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE 250). The jar was found in Khujut Rabu just outside Baghdad, and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder. When filled with vinegar - or any other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about 1.1 volts.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service) -- The operations tempo for Army units today is just as high as it was a decade ago during the height of deployments to Iraq, according to the Army's top operations officer.