Tag: history

Oct 26, 2017

Why the Moon Landing Couldn’t Have Been Faked

Why the Moon Landing Couldn’t Have Been Faked

Faking the moon landing in 1969 would have been harder than just… going to the moon

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Oct 17, 2017

A Conversation with Andy Green, the Only Driver to Ever Break the Sound Barrier

A Conversation with Andy Green, the Only Driver to Ever Break the Sound Barrier

20 years ago the Thrust SSC team set the World Land Speed Record of 763.035 mph (1227.986 km/h) that stands to this day

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Oct 5, 2017

Rare Video Footage from 1906 Shows the Amazing Bustle of San Francisco’s Market Street

Rare Video Footage from 1906 Shows the Amazing Bustle of San Francisco’s Market Street

‘A Trip Down Market Street‘ was shot on April 14, 1906, just four days before the San Francisco earthquake and fire

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Aug 28, 2017

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall

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Aug 9, 2017

The Tiny Island in New York That Nobody’s Allowed to Visit

The Tiny Island in New York That Nobody’s Allowed to Visit

There’s a tiny island on the East River that you’ve probably never heard of, and you’re not allowed to visit it

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Aug 2, 2017

An SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Recounts His Infamous LA Speed Check Story

An SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Recounts His Infamous LA Speed Check Story

Air Force pilot Major Brian Shul reminisces about the infamous day he and his co-pilot flew the world’s fastest jet across the western US

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Jul 12, 2017

How Eminem was Discovered by Dr Dre

How Eminem was Discovered by Dr Dre

A clip from HBO’s new show, ‘The Defiant Ones’

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