Here are a few of the most influential works of art, literature and science in histor ...
Long before and after the Civil War, American states have been pointing guns at each other and screaming ridiculous threats. Just consider...
We're almost positive that Ted Kaczynski's apology was more sincere than these.
Hollywood, and to a certain extent history, likes to glorify those who were great a taking lives. Here are those that saved millions. And one that's friggin' Wolverine.
Patriotism, sex and money. People will use any reason to create a tradition. Especially the sex part.
Turns out some of the most amazing things ever discovered wound up lost or forgotten for centuries, for utterly ridiculous reasons.
While we spent our childhoods using our boogers to glue our other boogers into super boogers, these youngsters spent theirs rocking the universe with their flagrant--and often chilling--displays of power.
Some of the asskickings unleashed by ancient empires were so mind-boggling, the Earth still hasn't recovered.
The most amazing thing about history is how amazingly close things came to turning out differently. An inch here, a second there... that's the only difference between the world we live in now and an alternate universe where everything sucks quite a bit more than it does here.
Some of the things that we hear about people in the past, repeated again and again in cautionary tales about the present, simply aren't true. They were crazy, but they weren't THAT crazy.
These people lived their entire lives as the oppossite sex, mostly because the people around them were complete idiots.
The modern world as we know it was shaped by the minds of geniuses. But the same outside the box thinking that gave us our great innovations also gave them some truly ridiculous ideas.
Propaganda is invaluable at teaching two timeless lessons: Your government thinks you're stupid, and when faced with unreasonable expectations, some people will lose their shit in hilarious ways.