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May. 22nd, 2007


The North American Innuits: Commuting with nature?

The last woolly mammoth to have lived in North America, according to the Innuits, was named Kachputinuik, an Innuit word meaning, "second school-bus." Elders of the Ikklicht clan tell that the surprisingly docile beast could always be counted on to give the village's children a ride when needed. In fact, they joke, he was more reliable than the village bus driver, who was eventually sent to an Alaska state prison when a crystal meth lab was discovered in his igloo.

May. 17th, 2007


A real American hero.

As a young man, the former original Gerber Baby fought and gave his life in the Spanish-American War.

Feb. 28th, 2007


Ancient Greek commercialism.

The goddess Nike was the first official sponsor of the Olympic Games.

Feb. 27th, 2007


Early architectural achievements.

The architects of the Egyptian Sphynx were huge Garfield fans.

Feb. 25th, 2007


Celtic innovations in clothing.

The ancient Celts invented not only buttons, but also the sweater-vest.

Feb. 20th, 2007


The "soft drink factor" and geopolitical history.

Napoleon, Mussolini, and Stalin all agreed that Diet Dr. Pepper tastes just like regular Dr. Pepper.

Feb. 18th, 2007


Attitudes in colonial America.

Diary sources reveal that after the First Thanksgiving, the Massachusetts colonists agreed that Native Americans were "WIcKed AwEsOMe."

Feb. 17th, 2007



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