David W Brown

Writes about: History , Lists

David Brown is coauthor of The Command (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) and Deep State (Wiley, 2013). He is a correspondent for The Atlantic and regular contributor to The Week and mental_floss. He can be found online at http://dwb.io.

5 Americans Who Defected to North Korea
Retrobituaries: Albert Ellis, Pioneering Psychologist
How Modern Family Almost Saved Osama bin Laden
Kim Jong-un's Less Responsible, Disney-Obsessed Older Brother
Retrobituaries: Chuck Jones, animator of Looney Tunes
Retrobituaries: Leonard Stringfield, Ufologist
22 Games of Chess in Fantasy and Science Fiction
22 Space Agencies that Aren't NASA
Retrobituaries: José Capablanca, World Chess Champion
Retrobituaries: Arthur Eichengrün, Inventor of Aspirin
Retrobituaries: Doug McClure and Troy Donahue, the Two Halves of Troy McClure
Retrobituaries: Frank Wisner, Father of American Covert Operations
Retrobituaries: Chris Latta, voice of Starscream and Cobra Commander
Retrobituaries: Jack Cover, Inventor of the Taser
10 Things You Might Not Know About North Korea
6 Other Major Discoveries by the U.S. Geological Survey
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magie, Inventor of Monopoly
5 Fictional Companies Owned by Microsoft
7 Songs for Inauguration Day and Other State Ceremonies
The Diabolical Motivations of 11 Video Game Villains
The Criminal Lives of 5 Classical Musicians
5 Fictional Ways to Go Very Fast in Space
12 Things You Might Not Know About World of Warcraft
10 Things You Might Not Know About Atari
11 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Army
The Weird Nicknames of 7 Spy Agency Headquarters
The Early History of 5 Spy Agencies
"Everybody Seems to Want It": Early Media Coverage of Apple Computer
7 Ingenious Hidden Spy Cameras
5 Spy Tunnels From Around the World
6 Intelligence Agency Websites Geared Toward Children
5 Remarkable Things Discovered Under Parking Lots
5 Restaurants Where Spy Games Were Played
5 Fictional Countries Where the U.S. Army is Trained to Fight
5 Pop Culture Apocalypse Scenarios and How They Might Happen
The Toadstool Exchange: An Examination of 5 Video Game Currencies
11 Things You Didn’t Know About America’s Spymasters
11 Fictional Wars and Why They're Being Fought


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