UFC Fighter Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver Convicted of Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend Christy Mack

UFC Fighter Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver Convicted of Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend Christy Mack UFC Fighter Jon Koppenhaver was convicted on 29 charges, including kidnapping and coercion, for the 2014 assault of his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Koppenhaver, also known as “War Machine,” could face life in prison, Fox Sports reports. His sentencing will take June 5, according […]

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David Rockefeller, Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 101 (NEW YORK) — David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country’s most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at his home in suburban Pocantico Hills, New York, according […]

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English-Speaking Readers Wouldn't Have Known Tolstoy and Dostoevsky If It Weren't For This Woman

English-Speaking Readers Wouldn't Have Known Tolstoy and Dostoevsky If It Weren't For This Woman Constance Garnett didn’t even speak Russian until age 29 For years, the works of the Russia’s towering men of letters—Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Goncharov, Turgenev—lay beyond the reach of English-speaking readers. That is, until a pale, sickly, unassuming British mother decided to translate […]

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