When Zack Snyder looks at Emanuel Leutze's well-known painting, Washington Crossing the Delaware (pictured above), he sees the potential for a 300-style movie about the president's life, packed with action movie trappings. Oh, also, Zack Snyder owns a print of this painting, and this movie idea is not a joke -- it's an actual plan.Read More
220-Year-Old Time Capsule Buried by Paul Revere and Sam Adams Unearthed in Boston; F*** Yeah, ‘Murrica
Idk. I'm Canadian.
One if by land, two if by sea! (Is a history thing I have heard people say.) According to IFLScience, a time capsule buried in 1795 by Paul Revere, Col. William Scollay and then-Massachusetts Governor Sam Adams has been unearthed in Boston.Read More
Of all the moralistic fables told to kids to encourage honesty, "Pinocchio" is one of the weirdest, and possibly the least effective. A team of child psychologists recently studied the influence classic tales have on the honesty of children between 3-7 years old, and found that stories need a very specific touch to teach the merits of truth.Read More
You know, like George Washington. That song is factual, right?
Now you can create less humans and save more animals with endangered animal condoms. Wait, that sounds like condoms made from endangered animals, which it's not, because would be horrible, for obvious endangered species reasons, and because they wouldn't really work. No, they're condoms that remind you that we need more animals—not people.Read More
Libraries are places a lot of young people get their start on the path to geekdom. They can spark a love of reading, and provide a place to explore interests however niche. As more and more information moves online, libraries are evolving, and part of that evolution goes live this week. On Thursday, the Digital Public Library of America will bring two million digital objects online for public consumption.Read More
In news that'll make you check to see if it's actually April 1st and all of your memories of the past few months have just been a weird soap opera style dream, Ubisoft has announced some new DLC for Assassin's Creed III that features George Washington succumbing to evil. It's called The Tyranny of George Washington. The evils of George Washington must be stopped.Read More