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The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The American general William Tecumseh Sherman is often quoted as saying that “War is hell.” Few members of the military have more of a right to believe that than the subject of today’s video – Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart. This hard-as-nails officer of the British Army served in the Second Boer War …

Here’s What Martial Law In The US Would Actually Look Like

Here’s What Martial Law In The US Would Actually Look Like

It’s finally happened, a less-than-ethical bioresearch company accidentally released the T-virus. It all started with a cough, some difficulty breathing, and pretty soon Tyrants, zombie dogs, and those gross guys with the long tongues started running rampant. Now there’s only one way to enforce the quarantine that will save America- forget social distancing, it’s time …

United States Plan for a Pandemic

United States Plan for a Pandemic

It all starts with a virus, deep within someone’s body, and a stray genetic mutation. The virus is a member of the Human Parainfluenza family, and initially is nothing more than a run of the mill- if more severe- flu-like illness. However as the virus replicates inside its host, a stray genetic mutation breeds a …

Dumb Reason The US Lost A $1.4 Billion Aircraft

Dumb Reason The US Lost A $1.4 Billion Aircraft

February 23rd, 2008- a day much like any other, except in a few minutes the world will see the most expensive aircraft accident in history. By the time the morning is over, the United States military will have lost 1/60th of Russia’s total defense budget in one massive fiery wreck. Waiting to taxi on the …

Why the Last Tsar Was Thrown out of Russia

Why the Last Tsar Was Thrown out of Russia

The date is the 17th of July 1918, and as the clock strikes two am, Tsar Nicholas II and his family are woken from their beds. The Romanov family has held power for years across the Russian empire, but tonight that empire will fall and a new Soviet state will arise in its place. First …

Weirdest Weapons In The World

Weirdest Weapons In The World

Ever-burning fire … Armed icebergs … Laser guns!? These may sound like imaginary weapons straight out of the pages of a comic book or a sci-fi novel, but these are all examples of very real and very weird weapons from the past and the present. History is full of examples of surreal weapons that actually …