Texting is quickly becoming the manner in which people spell out the details of the horrible shit they've done.
When you put time on a grand scale, it would appear that change is something that takes a very long time to happen. But take a quick snap of any given era, and you'll quickly see how that really isn't the case.
When future archaeologists look back at our era thousands of years from now, they'll reach two major conclusions: 1) our subway system was very inefficient and bizarrely sandwich-centric, and 2) we were morons.
When we recently heard from a man who managed to escape from one of these places -- by trekking through the desert, on foot -- we had to hear his story.
It turns out that when you're able to wipe your ass with $100 bills, the planet will let you get away with pretty much anything you damn well please.
We sent a writer out to Vietnam to speak with Nguyen Hoa Giai. He fought as a Viet Cong from the late 1950s to the end of the war in the mid-'70s. Here's what he told us.
A Transalantic discussion of our global holiday
Prior to 9/11, we could scarcely believe such a thing was even possible. But that's only because our memories totally suck.
Not even famous geniuses make great stuff all the time.
This is what happens when you give a facelift to boring ass history stuff.
It turns out that archaeology has proven a whole bunch of our assumptions to be wrong, which, in addition to tricking Nazis into melting their own faces off, is exactly what archaeologists are supposed to do.
When the United States comes to town, bad shit comes with us.
Overthrowing a government takes an enormous amount of planning, strategy, and resources. Or, you know, just a gigantic set of balls.