Did you watch the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games yesterday? I watched most of it. Unfortunately I was not up early enough to enjoy it live. It was quite entertaining though. I did very much enjoy the lighting of the cauldron. In honor of the Games, watch the lighting of the Olympic … Continued
Did you know that in the Victorian era, elaborate cast iron fish tanks were all the rage among the nobility? I didn’t. I assumed fish tanks, because of the glass, plastic, electricity, and silicone necessary were a relatively recent commodity. I would be wrong. Tropical Fish Magazine has a detailed write up on what went … Continued
There is no Alternate History this year, just straight up remembrance. 76 years ago the world changed (for the better I would say). It was a major event, and even now people are second guessing the circumstances that eventually led up to it. But I have this much to say. Don’t judge the past on … Continued
The 11th of September, 2001. I’m sure someone wrote a poem about it, but unlike the poem I’m talking about, people aren’t likely to forget that faithful morning any time soon. So I ask you my friend, Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?
World War 2 was the most devastating war in human history. If we forget about the events that ended the war thousands of miles away, Germany, Europe and the rest of the combatants used plenty of conventional weapons to wreck havoc on each other for nearly 6 years. The above shows Hitler and some generals … Continued
It’s the marking of the turning point of world history. The United States of America showed the world that the power of the atom was within their hands, and with one plane, and one bomb, the devastated the town of Hiroshima. This ultimatum unfortunately was not enough, and another bomb was necessary to end the … Continued
That’s what they hoped the new Xbox would be. The One. Well, not really, it was just based off of the love of The Matrix, and ideas that it would be a unique, immersive world. The rest of the video goes over some of the history of how the video game console came to fruition. … Continued
] Did you think I forgot about the most important day in the history of our country. Well, one of the most important days that is. The turning point of the world, the day that cemented in history fighting might of the American. Do not cross US.
While 42nd Street doesn’t exactly cut Manhattan in half, it was the proverbial divide of the city. Those in the north who were closer to the mainland were convinced that the government’s story was correct, there was nothing to fear, this was only a temporary glitch on the way towards a better world tomorrow. As you … Continued
Yes, what to do now? Panic had not ensued yet, though as the day wore on, people were loosing their patience. A storm was on the horizon for January 03, and people didn’t know if it was still coming, or if it had been blown out to sea. By 1pm, the Governor of New York … Continued