Category Archives: history

The most interesting plays in MLB history

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The history of April Fools

It’s all because of the Pope and his new calendar. Or maybe not.

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Steve Jobs is/is not God

Steve Jobs was an awesome flip-flopper. He would flip on something so fast that one would forget that he was taking the 180º polar position the day before. Here’s the proof.

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Warriors of Hula

A common misconception about hula is that it’s a dance tradition strictly for women. Nope. In ancient Hawai’i, men were the first to dance hula, and the best dancers were even chosen to become warriors. Today, Ke Kai O Kahiki—one … Continue reading

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1987 Team Canada- Russia Punch-up in Piestany World Junior Championships brawl

30 years ago, the Canadian hockey team and the Soviet hockey team came to a bit of a disagreement during the game. It got so much out of control on the ice that the officials turned off the lights in … Continue reading

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Vintage gassers and the back-up babes

July 10, 2016 – York Nostalgia Nationals at Beaver Springs Dragway – Beaver Springs, PA – Gassers of the 60’s. And the babes who back them up straight. Relax. Just watch and listen to nostalgia. [8:40]

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90 years of Volvo cars

A heritage film showing 90 years of Volvo Cars history, culminating in the new Volvo XC60. [4:23]

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Inside a B-29 Superfortress

An honour retracing steps of WWII veterans as I explored every nook and cranny of this plane! [21:34] Video link.

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Horrific racing accident

Here is an unfortunate rabbit that happened onto a racing course, shown for reference: [0:03] On March 5, 1977 tragedy struck at the South African Grand Prix when a formula 1 race car plowed 170mph into a fire marshal that … Continue reading

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Texas barn find

Five pre-war automobiles and a travel trailer were stored for more than 40 years in a Texas barn. Motostalgia Auctions founder Antonio Burnet tells us about the collection, which includes a 1932 Cadillac 370B V-12 Victoria Convertible, 1933 Cadillac Model … Continue reading

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Keeping Big Ben on time

When parliament commissioned this clock in 1854, they insisted Big Ben be the biggest, most powerful clock in the world. It takes an hour and a half to wind this massive engineering marvel.

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What happened to America Online?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between. [21:04] Video link.

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Rumble in the Jungle eyewitnesses

These guys were actually at the Rumble in the Jungle back when Ali fought Foreman. Nice video bullshit.

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Audi’s four rings explained

The carmakers Audi, DKW, Horch in Saxony and the automobile division of Wanderer Werke merge to form Auto Union AG, based in Chemnitz. The company chooses four interlocking rings as its logo. Four reasons for BMW fans to hate Audis … Continue reading

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Honey Hole auto graveyard

I found this place today. Another “Hot Rod Heaven”. Everything needs lots of work, but that is what it’s all about. Wandering around some guy’s back yard. Amazing. [8:40]

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What happened to AOL?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. [21:04] Video link.

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