Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Inside Chernobyl

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Urban Tank In San Diego

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

George Harrison’s Sitar Lesson With Ravi Shankar

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Secret History Of Toys

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Secret History Of Toys

You know the toys, but do you know the secret history behind them?

Greatests Upsets In Sports

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Greatests Upsets In Sports

A Photo gallery of some of the greatest upsets in sports history from Sports Illustrated.

And yes, Appalachian State vs. Michigan is on the list as well as the last Super Bowl.

The Forgotten Goal Of Bin Laden: Bankrupting U.S.

Friday, February 8th, 2008

This is an old article from CNN. I haven’t heard it put this way by anybody. Maybe I just forgot…it has been a long time since Sept. 11th and the war supposedly ended years ago. Saddam is dead, Iraq is in turmoil. But for some reason the ringleader, Bin Laden, is still alive. According to the deceased former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto he is not…

Whether he is dead or he’s not, his goal still remains…

TO BANKRUPT AMERICA

We seem to be doing fine with that ourselves.

But this is what Bin Laden did with the Soviet Union in the 80s. It bankrupted the state and forced a full withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Is America doomed to repeat this history?…
Is Osama already dead and just a puppet to keep the WAR going?…
Do I have a point?….

We can’t support wars and struggling nations when we can’t support our own.

Drunk History Vol. 2 - Featuring Jack Black (NSFW and Somewhat Gross)

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Drunk History Vol. 1 - Featuring Michael Cera

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Star Forts

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Star-Shaped Forts

An impressive collection of pictures of Forts from around the world that are star-shaped.

1/4 Of Brits Think Winston Churchill Was A Myth

Monday, February 4th, 2008

1/4 Of Brits Think Winston Churchill Is A Myth

Nearly a quarter of Brits think Winston Churchill was a myth, according to a recent poll, and the majority deduced Sherlock Holmes was real. The survey from UKTV Gold television interviewed 3,000 people.

Evolution Of Coca-Cola

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Evolution Of Coca-Cola

The history and evolution of one of America’s top drinks.  Coca-Cola.

Fluoride: The Communist Plot

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Fluoride has been in the nation’s water supply for over 60 years.  We can’t think of living without it now because Fluoride protects tooth enamel from breaking down.  But, would you believe there was once a time when Fluoride was thought to be a communist plot to poison America’s water supply.

Old Magazine Articles

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Old Magazine Articles

Look through some old magazine articles with a variety of subjects.

Link

How Michael Jackson Learned The Moonwalk

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

7 Super-Sized Soviet Projects

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Super-Sized Soviet Projects

Mental Floss provides a look into the Soviet Union’s super-sized projects of the past.

Super-Sized Soviet Projects

The Palace of Soviets 

Martin Luther King, “Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam”

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. against the Vietnam War.

Martin Luther King “I Have A Dream” Speech

Monday, January 21st, 2008

The full version of Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech.

Propaganda Techniques

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Enter your age and see what accomplishments other people had when they were you age.

It seems I am behind a bit.

Alexander Hamilton

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Alexander Hamilton was born on this day back in 1755. He went on to become one of America’s greatest forefathers, but was shot in a duel by then Vice President Aaron Burr. He died in 1804.

Here’s a little song about him.