I love maps! When I was a kid I could spend hours infront of various maps, dreaming of where I would travel as an adult. Here we have maps of a different kind, and they are just as interesting.Countries Not Using the Metric System How many countries do not use the metric system other than […]
I have said it a million times before, just because I’m Anti Trump doesn’t mean I’m pro democratic party, it just means that I’m a decent human being that think voting for the democrats is the lesser of two evils right now…
Holy fucking shit the day is finally here. Let’s talk about the “silent majority” the Trumpanzees think are gonna rise up and vote en masse to keep the apricot assmonkey in power to usher in the apocalypse. Because it was on this day fifty-one years ago the term silent majority was popularized by another really shitty president.
The book Disproving Christianity By David G. McAfee cover the Bible’s incest dilemma. The dilemma comes from the inherent contradiction that comes from the Bible’s simultaneous condemnation of incest, and its reliance upon it. Here’s an excerpt from this section of the book: Adam and Eve were the only two people on earth, and they […]
Imagine this. It’s 1936 and you’re a teenager in Hitler’s Germany. Membership in the Hitler Youth has just become mandatory, but you say no fucking way because fuck that Nazi bullshit. What do you do? Answer: you become a pirate. –On This Day in History, Shit Went Down: October 25, 1944– At the time, you […]
During the 1970’s, several Japanese soldier that had continued to struggle for years after the end of world war II where discovered on various islands. Sergeant Shoichi Yokoi had continued to hide in the thicket on the island of Guam until 1972. In December 1974, Private Teruo Nakamura was found on the Indonesian island of […]
Colonialism fucked Africa in every hole. In his 1961 book The Wretched of the Earth psychiatrist Frantz Fanon described colonization as not only a crime against humanity, but having an overwhelming negative effect on the societal mental health of the colonized, who are viewed as little more than animals by the invaders. The author described […]
This is Czeslawa Kwoka, a 14 year old a Polish girl. She died in the Auschwitz elimination camp on February 18, 1943 with a syringe of phenol in her heart. Shortly before the execution, she was photographed by the prisoner Whenm Brasse. I can look at her photo for hours. The face of a terrified […]
In another time, and/or being another skin color and gender, Phillis Wheatley could have lived a rich and happy life because of her talent. But being an enslaved Black woman caused her to die young and poor, because America is only the land of opportunity for a select few. –On This Day in History, Shit […]
If your god tells you to shoot a fifteen-year-old girl in the head because she promotes education for women, then your god is a fucking dick. –On This Day in History, Shit Went Down: October 9, 2012– If you read any religious texts, most gods are dicks. Bunch of petty, slavery and sexism-promoting vindictive assholes […]
I don’t believe in heaven or hell, so I’m just gonna say it: Mother Teresa was . . . not good. How dare someone criticize a saint? It’s easier if you realize that religion is a human construct and that saints and miracles don’t really exist except in the minds of people who built one […]
Americans have so little knowledge of the atrocities they’ve supported across the world, so let’s use today’s post to educate you about one very few have ever heard of, even though it resulted in about a million deaths in only a year’s time, making it one of the worst mass murders of the twentieth century. […]
Prior to the 20th century, 25% of children didn’t live to see their first year, and 50% didn’t make it to fifteen. For real. Prior to 1900, once you were born you were just as likely to have a Sweet Sixteen as not, no matter where you were from or who your parents were. Death […]
Bobby Riggs was a tennis player and a sexist douche. He was World No. 1 in tennis for three years back in the 30s and 40s, and in 1973 he referred to women’s tennis as inferior and said at the age of 55 he could still beat any woman. He was wrong. –On This Day […]
9/10 … The show in itself is really good, and they travel to all kinds of locations to investigate. Since it’s American produced we get the usual half whispering narrator and some shaky hand held camera to make it more exciting for the general public. But all in all really good.
This escape theory is certainly interesting and since I’m an open minded person, I don’t discard claims like this when there are enough evidence to back them up. But the official story might as well be correct one, we will probably never know with a 100% certainty.
A new era in the history of science began in 1609, when the Italian mathematician Galileo Galilei turned a new instrument – the binoculars – towards the starry sky. However, the worldview of the Catholic Church was threatened by the Italian’s groundbreaking astronomical discoveries, and in 1633 Galileo was brought before the Inquisition – the […]