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Sometimes, people who have near-death experiences report going in a different direction.
You probably think The Cold War was a sort of well-orchestrated military balancing act. But frankly the more you read about it the less it seems like the work of adults.
The Cold War was a 40-year pissing contest in which the entire world's population kept a constant eye on the news, with a never-ending fear that one side or the other would whap their big, red Armageddon button first.
You can actually make yourself feel a whole lot better about your life today merely by reminding yourself of a few key things about the past.
Most of our assumptions about what marriage was like back in the day are complete bullshit.
We want to emphasize the word 'theories' here -- none of these have been proven, and probably never will be.
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.
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.