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.


This Ancient Statue The Nazis Stole Is Carved From a Rare Meteorite


Yep, it's a religious state made from a space rock. Hollywood is incoming.

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Lincoln (Official Trailer)


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


‘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.

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Lincoln (Teaser Trailer)


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


Andrew Jackson: The Most Terrifying Man Ever Elected President


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

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The Subculture of Civil War Reenactors


In this episode of Subculture Club, <a href="" target="_blank">Thrash Lab</a> goes to the front lines of a Civil War reenactment on 400 acres of land in El Dorado Park, CA.


The History of London Bridge


London Bridge has been rebuilt twice.


The Wall Street Journal Thinks The Free Market Would Have Invented The Internet

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The Internet, especially the underlying technology of the Internet, was built by governments. This is not something that Rupert Murdoch-owned bastion of capitalism, the Wall Street Journal, wants to hear.


“Archie” and Smut: The Surprisingly Close Connection

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"Archie" #636 is going to blow a few fuses in <a href="">crazy fundamentalist Star-Wars-hating parts</a> of America, seeing that A) <a href="">it gender-flips the Archie cast</a> (and frankly female Archie is troublingly cute) and B) it's drawn by Gisele, who's mostly famous for Menage a 3, a webcomic we can't link here because it's not safe for work (use Google) and features explicitly drawn gay sex on a fairly regular basis.


Not Even Nintendo Knows When 'Super Mario Bros.' Came Out


Gamasutra recently posted one of the most hilarious articles you'll ever read about video game history: a lengthy, detailed, time-consuming, and ultimately completely futile quest to determine what day, exactly, "Super Mario Bros.


The Apollo 11 Rockets: Found

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Jeff Bezos, you know, the Amazon guy.


Axl Rose Is A Hungry Time Traveler

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The <a href="">Fat Axl Rose meme</a> has found a new iteration, and the world is a better place for it.


Corgi Derp Levels, The War Of 1812 Explained, and Links


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History Channel to Air ‘Vietnam in HD’

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In case you missed it, History channel is set to announce a six-hour miniseries that brings the Vietnam War into 2011 with a true high-definition telecast.


16-year-old Nicole Kidman discusses her work in ‘BMX Bandits’

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On March 15th, Severin Films is releasing on DVD and Blu-Ray the 1983 cult classic BMX Bandits, which was basically the <a href="" target="_blank">Surf Ninjas</a> of its time.


Starz, FX, Showtime, Pass on ‘Kennedys’

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Earlier this week, Starz and FX <a href="" target="_blank">both passed</a> on picking up "The Kennedys," the eight-part miniseries that History <a href="" target="_self">dropped from its schedule</a> because it "wasn't the right fit.


History Cancels ‘Kennedys’

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In a shocking move, History announced on Friday that it was pulling "The Kennedys," the 8-part miniseries starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes that was supposed to air this spring.

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