The Universe has a habit of allowing irreplaceable examples of human creativity to be destroyed by Mr. Bean levels of bumbling stupidity.
Luke Skywalker is now older than Obi-Wan Kenobi.
The 'other side of the tracks' wasn't always a metaphorical term for the neighborhood with the best rib joints.
Our ancestors achieved some pretty crazy stuff for living in an age without electronic toothbrushes.
Dian Fossey's idea of environmental conservation involved pistol-whipping poachers.
Carl Sagan might as well have been in the Cheech and Chong movies.
How come Mario, Bugs Bunny, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Mickey Mouse all wear white gloves? You might not want to know.
It turns out George R.R. Martin maybe knew a thing or two about history, and you can actually learn something between all the death and incestuous sex.
Ted Hall invented a fully functioning flying car -- in the 1940s.
There are many insightful, serious articles about American presidents that ponder the nature of power and its effect on those who wield it. This is not one of those articles.
Turns out Pre-Renaissance audiences were pretty big bowling fans. No kidding.
Disneyland opened during the Cold War and provided America with some much needed ... disappointment, torture, and stress?
Throughout history, governments have tricked, tormented, and otherwise trolled their own populations during various conflicts.
Richard Pryor probably would've picked up the wrong following.