NURSERY RHYMES

Proof That Nursery Rhymes Are Actually Horrible

Once you learn the origins of these popular nursery rhymes, you probably won't want to sing them to your kids.

History

Driving on the Left vs. Driving on the Right

Have you ever wondered why some countries drive in the left lane while others drive in the right lane.

VIKINGS

What The Cast Of History's 'Vikings' Looks Like In Real Life

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History's 'Vikings' just wrapped its first season, so let's get a look the cast behind the beards.

JOHN GREEN

31 Kissing Cousins

A look at some rather famous people who married their cousins, including Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin.

#CONAN

Justin Bieber Honors More Historical Figures

After wishing Anne Frank was a belieber, Justin weighs in on Joan of Arc, Jesus, and MLK.

ufos

The FBI Crushes Rumors About UFO Investigations In The ’50s

The Hottel Memo supposedly reveals that the Air Force thought UFOs were real. The FBI, unfortunately, just can't let us have any fun.

#AMAZON

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos May Have Found Apollo 11’s Rocket Engines

The engines that took us to the moon might just have been discovered, thanks to Jeff Bezos.

PRANKS

Great Prank Calls in History

Believe it or not, many historical figures have been on the wrong end of prank calls.

TONY KUSHNER

A historian’s take on Lincoln

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I did my best when I reviewed Lincoln, and it was pretty good because I'm a certified genius, but to a certain degree, my analysis of it as entertainment value doesn't matter nearly as much as how accurate it was as history.

Warner Bros.

Tarzan to be an interracial buddy-cop movie starring Alexander Skarsgard & Samuel Jackson

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Making a Tarzan movie sounds like a horrible idea, but if you're going to do it, you might as well cast a tall, handsome, Swedish version of Ryan Gosling that loves to party like Alexander Skårsgard.

Vampires

Turns Out People Actually Were Hunting Vampires Back In Lincoln’s Time

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Abraham Lincoln probably wasn't a vampire hunter, but he could've been...

TRADITION

Traditional Japanese Swimming

It's always nice to see old traditions kept alive, but is it really a good idea to swim while wearing armor.

#TRAILERS

Lincoln (Official Trailer)

The official trailer for Steven Spielberg’s highly-anticipated Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

#Joseph Gordon Levitt

‘Lincoln’ Has A Teaser Trailer, Spoiler Alert: He Dies

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On Thursday, people who actually use their Google+ accounts can log in for a special Q&A Google Hangout with Lincoln director Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who plays Robert Todd Lincoln, after the official trailer for the film that is going to win eleventy billion Oscars is released.

#TRAILERS

Lincoln (Teaser Trailer)

The first (albeit brief) look at Steven Spielberg's highly-anticipated Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

Presidents

Andrew Jackson: The Most Terrifying Man Ever Elected President

CRACKED makes a convincing case for Old Hickory as the scariest man ever elected president.

THE CIVIL WAR

The Subculture of Civil War Reenactors

In this episode of Subculture Club, Thrash Lab goes to the front lines of a Civil War reenactment on 400 acres of land in El Dorado Park, CA.

LONDON BRIDGE

The History of London Bridge

London Bridge has been rebuilt twice.


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