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The American Beard Has Quite A Dark History

The American Beard Has Quite A Dark History

From America’s founding historical moments, the beard choices of American men reveal deep-seated attitudes about the most basic stuff that makes a civilization tick. So grab a beard comb, and let’s dive face first into the bristly, dark depths of the history of the American beard. In all American history, the most famous beard arguably …

Why Did Abraham Lincoln’s Secret Service Fail?

Why Did Abraham Lincoln’s Secret Service Fail?

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln sent shockwaves through the country that can still be felt today, a hundred and fifty years later. The country had just been through a brutal civil war, the process of Reconstruction was just beginning, and a single gunshot at Ford’s Theater robbed the country of its central figure. It was …

Quem foi Abraham Lincoln? [+16] ( subtitled )

Welcome to Entretenimentos Diversos. Let’s find out who Abraham Lincoln was! Have you ever stopped to ask yourself who Abraham Lincoln was why he became so well known? Not? So let’s know this and other curiosities! Attention: The video is for informational purposes only! The person: Born in Hodgenville, February 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was …

The original Game of Life was incredibly dark

The original Game of Life was incredibly dark

Ah, the Game of Life. It’s about as offensive as a bowl of Jello. But the original one from a hundred years earlier? It had squares like…this. The first Game of Life wasn’t just a game. It was a form of moral instruction. And it says something about how society thinks life should be lived …

West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist

West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist

There’s no stranger political division in the United States than between Virginia and West Virginia, and through most reasonable interpretations, it should not exist. The eastern part of Virginia played a very important role in the American colonies, and later in America. Four of the first five US Presidents were Virginians. Just before the Civil …

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could pass by on the street and not someone unreachable or from another time. What I …