Tuesday , 21 November 2017

History

Posts That Will Make You Feel Old Enough To Retire

It’s fine to get old, but it’s awful to feel old. If you’re on this site there’s a good chance you’re on your second or third decade, you’ve got another 60 or 70 years in you, and there’s absolutely no reason you should feel old yet. But that’s not how it works. Teens that were born after you started browsing …

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WTF Ancient Medical Treatments

If you’re like me, you absolutely hate going to the doctor. Even the most sophisticated and advanced techniques really seem more like means of torture or punishment than ways to treat. The reality is, modern medicine is absolutely incredible, particularly when you consider the bat shit crazy things “doctors” used to do to people… The earliest known dental work, other …

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Historical Pics Prove Life Has Always Been Full Of WTF

Woman demonstrating a “fat rolling” machine that was supposed to help aid fat loss. Riiiiiiiight….. Barnum & Bailey “freak show” lineup. The results of a snowball fight on Stanford campus. A hippo-drawn carriage? If you cringed and looked away, don’t worry, I did too. This is actually a picture of Disney engineers working on an animatronic. An ankle judging competition… …

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Ridiculous Historical Predictions That Actually Came True

Do you ever wake up and just have a ‘feeling’ that something good or bad was going to happen that day? And did it? If it did, then I wouldn’t be surprised that you were capable of making predictions that might come true. It’s possible.   These guys here, might not be famous psychics, but they somehow made ridiculous predictions, …

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Some Of The Oldest Objects Ever Discovered

Birch Bark Tar Gum It turns out that ‘gum’ existed over 5,000 years ago. However, it wasn’t chewed to freshen breath, or to blow bubbles, it was chewed in an attempt to treat and prevent mouth infections. The gum fossil was discovered by a 23-year-old British archaeology student while she was on a dig in Finland. The gum was found …

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Last Words From Famous People

– Bob Hope, after his wife asked him where he wanted to be buried. – Del Close, Comedian. – Dominique Bouhours, French priest and grammarian, stays technically correct to the end. Donald O’Connor, American dancer and actor. Donald O’Connor, American dancer and actor. – General John Sedgwick, Union Army, shot mid-sentence at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. – H.G …

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The Creepiest Vintage Pics On The Internet

I don’t know what people were thinking in the early days of photography. I mean, what is this? These photos are scaring the crap out of me. Mainly because they’re creepy, but because also some of them are inexplicable. I’m so glad I live in a time where selfies involve duck faces and funny hashtags, rather than dead grandma or …

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Russian Soldiers Make Interesting WWII Discovery

While digging in the woods for whatever reason (presumably blitzed off their ass on vodka), some Russian soldiers came across an interesting find. Their shovels hit something metallic that wasn’t a rock. Upon further digging, they saw it was an old metal box. After prying the old rusted box open, it revealed a trove of personal items from a German …

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Parents that were far cooler than their kids could ever be

“My Dad Being Infinitely Cooler Than I’ll Ever Be (1980).” “My Dad, Taken For Surfer Magazine. Peru, 1977.” “48 Beers And A Unicycle. My Dad In The Early 80s.” “My Dad’s First Car, A 1939 Ford. He Bought It With His Own Money That He Earned Farming (And Drove It Daily). He Was 11 When He Bought It, So This …

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The Most Famous Women To Appear On The ‘Playboy’ Cover

1953, Marilyn Monroe 1977, Barbara Streisand 1978, Dolly Parton 1978, Farrah Fawcet 1985, Madonna 1989, La Toya Jackson 1989, Pamela Anderson 1993, Anna Nicole Smith 1995, Drew Barrymor 1999, Charlize Theron 1999, Naomi Campbell 2003, Carmen Electra 2004, Denise Richards 2005, Jenny McCarthy 2005, Paris Hilton 2006, Jessica Alba 2007, Mariah Carrey 2007, Kim Kardashian 2009, Chelsea Handler 2010, Tara …

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