Articles in the History Category

Decommissioned USS Racine Sunk by Missiles & Torpedos (YouTube)
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Posted in History on 20 September 2018
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Decommissioned USS Racine Sunk by Missiles & Torpedos. I’m hoping the guys shooting the footage from a helicopter knew missiles were coming in also … Tweet This Post

Have a Fun & Safe Labor Day!
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Posted in History on 3 September 2018
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Have a Fun & Safe Labor Day … Tweet This Post

Ride the Museum Mail Rail (UK)
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Posted in History on 23 May 2018
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To celebrate 350 years, the Rail Mail (UK) has been fixed & open to the public to ride! (Rail not 350 years old) Tickets HERE. There are several videos – no embed available. Tweet This Post

The Real Child Safety Seat
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Posted in History on 14 May 2018
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Things were just a little bit back then … Fancy schmancy upper class … Tweet This Post

5,000-Year Old Toy Found in Tomb
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Posted in History on 30 December 2017
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It looks vaguely familiar JUST KIDDING … this is what was actually found. You can read more HERE. The original Stanley Steamer. Tweet This Post

Have a Fun & Safe Veteran’s Day
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Posted in History on 11 November 2016
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Because people are idiots If you have VR glasses, you can take a tour of the famed Bletchley Park in England. Journey into wartime cryptography with this immersive 360-degree VR experience. See how Alan Turing and his code-cracking colleagues broke the Enigma code. You can watch the movie IMITATION GAME about the breaking of the […]

The Way Back to Blockbuster Days
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Posted in History on 10 June 2016
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Kids today won’t understand how EVERYONE in America between the ages of 17 to 40 for 15 years would wander through the aisles of a store called Blockbuster on a Friday and Saturday night hoping against hope that there was a new movie still available better than EARNEST FINDS A MULE or WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S 4. […]

A Meep-Meep Horn Car?
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Posted in History on 7 June 2016
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Can I get two at this price today? Plymouth paid $50,000 to Warner Bros. to use the Road Runner name and likeness from their Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner cartoons (as well as a “meep, meep” horn, which Plymouth paid $10,000 to develop). Via Wikipedia. Chuck Jones outlined the 9 rules for a Road […]

Have a Safe Memorial Day!
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Posted in History on 25 May 2015
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Have a safe Memorial Day! Via Neatorama. Tweet This Post

The History of the SR-71 Blackbird
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Posted in History on 14 February 2015
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After all this time, the SR-71 Blackbird is still crazy awesome … Here’s the story of how the built this crazy thing (and destroyed all the molds afterwards). Story and super cool photos at Gizmodo. Gizmodo also has a separate story of an SR-71 pilot and flying this thing. Mach 3+ (NY to Washington – […]