Tag: History


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    16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

    We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable toilets, chewing gum and nice purses just like we do. Inspired by imgur’s post, […]

  • 9 Totally Bizarre Things That Our Ancestors Used To Do…For Fun

    The world is a strange, strange place…and judging by this, it always has been. People are just weird, and throughout history, what people have done for fun is even weirder. We might screw around on Twitter and Facebook now which is odd when you think about it, but what our ancestors used to do for […]

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  • Classic Swiss Toy Music Box Is Gorgeous

    Not only is this Swiss toy box from the early 1800′s intricate and beautiful, but it sounds gorgeous too. The amazing mechanical marvel only needs to be wound up for a tiny little bird to emerge and tweet a sweet song. It really demonstrates the difference two centuries make. This antique toy was made to […]

  • 6 Times The U.S. Backed Murderous Dictators For Its Own Interests

    googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7423594c5’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118177_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7423594c5’); }); After becoming an elected government official, be it a mayor, state senator, or even President of the United States, the well-being of the nation becomes your top priority. When not focused with the issues […]

  • If Cable TV News Existed During Time Of Moses

    Everyone knows the story of Moses, of how he freed the Israelite people from the bondage of the Egyptians. But how would the politics of those days be seen on today’s 24/7 cable news cycle? Let’s find out.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/11/18/if-cable-tv-news-existed-during-time-of-moses/

  • History Of Misheard Lyrics Medley

    Most people will love a pop song whether they know the proper lyrics or not. Just look at the Macarena or Gangnam Style.  For the hipster nerds at CDZA‘s latest project, they traversed through the history of popular songs that are especially prone to misheard lyrics. Get ready for a musical ride down the nostalgia train.     […]

  • These Things Used To Be Taboo But Now? We Don’t Even Think About It. Crazy!

    “The times, they are changing.” said a young Bob Dylan once. Dylan himself even changed from a rebellious folk poet to born again Christian in his later years. This week we had a massive leak of scandalous celebrity photos, and people are quick to sit on their high horses and say “kids these days” and “what […]

  • If We Don’t Make Some Drastic Changes, We Could Lose These Heritage Sites Forever

    Earth Day is right around the corner, which makes the fact we’re losing more wonders every year — both natural and man-made — particularly devastating. Earlier this month, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported that over half of all World Heritage Sites are now threatened by human development. This means that almost 230 locations are […]