Sexism brought us a whole lot of bad things, but sometimes people screwed up and they accidentally brought us things that are really nice to have.
While they were busy getting degrees, raising families and starting careers, a civil war snuck up and slapped the people of Ukraine right in their pants.
The Athenians were so inundated with lawsuits that they had a special term for the sort of person who litigates if you look at them funny.
The Nazi's were like a bad tv-spinoff of America.
Sometimes stealing a helicopter is as simple as swooping in at night and taking it while no one is looking. Seriously.
There are some lucky bastards out there whose accidental discoveries made their entire lives. The best part? They didn't even have to leave their own homes.
'Slut' or something much worse is currently tops to degrade a female perceived as promiscuous, but 'hussy' is a close relative and once the preferred a-bomb of past a-holes.
Wars aren't wacky. But wars are fought by people, and people -- if the feces-wracked flow of the stagnant fjord of human history has taught us anything -- are truly, deeply stupid.
We sat down with a survivor of the Bosnian genocide to try to get some small hint of what it's like, and to try to understand how this even happens.
If you grew up with Sesame Street, you learned about a whole bunch of different disorders without even knowing it.
We've got some finger pointing to do.
Sometimes the brainwashing overlords in charge of telling us what to buy go wildly off the rails, and it's always fun to sit back and soak in their failure.