Historical Movies That are Also (Mostly) Accurate. Each is paired with an alternative that doesn't quite follow the history books.
Why the Devil Plays the Fiddle. It all began with the sinful pleasure people took in instrumental music.
The Botulism Outbreak
That Gave Rise to America’s Food Safety System. People didn't quite
trust canned food when they first encountered it, with good reason.
8 Insults Made Up of a Noun and a Verb. They may be old, but they are still memorable and cutting. (via Metafilter)
America’s Oldest Surviving Roadside Attraction. Lucy the Elephant was built in 1882 in what is now Margate, New Jersey.
You Had To Learn The Hard, Painful Way. Like they say: good choices
come from experience, and experience comes from bad choices.
Mexico Won The World Cosplay Summit With Street Fighter II. Their acrobatic performance is spot on.
Wholesome Genie Makes Wishes Come True, But He Does It With A Twist.
More Americans are forced to "reside" in their vehicles. Too bad it's against the law in many cities. (via Boing Boing)
What M*A*S*H Taught Us. It's been 50 years since the book was written. (via Metafilter)
A blast from the past (2014): 11 Cat Monuments.