This is a video of the gun-lovers at Kentucky Ballistics firing a 7 bore (internal muzzle diameter, 0.873″) blunderbuss. God, I feel the high seas calling my name just looking at it. But I told myself my life of piracy is over — I’ve settled down now. I do miss
These are two videos of Paris circa the 1920’s that have been restored, stabilized, colorized, and remastered at 60FPS. The first predominately features famous buildings and monuments, and the second one more human activity. They were a trip to watch. To think that this was captured over 100 years ago.
This is a video of biblical scholar/The Flash fan Dan McClellan discussing where the H in Jesus H. Christ likely came from. You know I love a good origin story! Basically, it’s believed it came from a christogram (a letter symbol used to represent ‘Jesus,’ ‘Christ,’ or ‘Jesus Christ,’ e.g.
Previously: the men’s name version. In news that shouldn’t surprise anyone who didn’t recently move from an assisted living facility to a new home in the ground, this is a list of ten once popular girl’s names that have fallen out of fashion in the past century. Honestly, it’s hard
Sure, you probably think about the Roman Empire all the time, but how does it stack up against the largest empires in the history of mankind, ranked by total land area in million square miles? SPOILER: Not very well at all, it didn’t even make the top 8! Pfft, some
This is an almost 100 year old clip from Los Angeles that’s been AI upscaled, enhanced, and colorized so it doesn’t look like it was filmed through a potato sack. I lived in LA for ten years, and I have to admit: I didn’t recognize any of it. Of course
This is a chart detailing ten men’s names that were wildly fashionable in the early 20th century, but have since plunged in popularity. It’s like me in high school versus now. I’m kidding, I was never popular. There aren’t really any surprises on the list, presumably because parents today have
This is a 7-minute breakdown created by Vox featuring all the major news events that happened in 2023. Is there still time to add a few curveballs in the last week of the year? Knowing humanity, absolutely. Still, it wasn’t really cover everything that happened in the year. Like they