Tag: history

Jan 26, 2018

How One Soldier’s Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Allied Lives

How One Soldier’s Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Allied Lives

During the evacuation of Gallipoli in WWI, an invention was constructed on the battlefield to deceive the enemy

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Jan 12, 2018

Kids Try 100 Years of the Most Expensive Foods

Kids Try 100 Years of the Most Expensive Foods

Foods include: frog legs provençale, lobster thermidor, truffled tagliatelle, caviar and egg, seared foie gras with cherry gastrique, and a 24K golden Cristal Ube donut

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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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Jun 14, 2017

Rare Footage of Bruce Lee’s Only ‘Real’ Fights Ever Recorded

Rare Footage of Bruce Lee’s Only ‘Real’ Fights Ever Recorded

Bruce Lee fighting black belts, Ted Wong and Taky Kimura, at the 1964 Long Beach Intl Karate Championships has gone viral

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