In the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, the Confederate Army was in full retreat, forced to abandon all of its dead and most of its wounded. The Union Army and citizens of Gettysburg had an ugly cleanup task ahead of them. Along with the numerous corpses littered about the battlefield, at leas Read more
Have your New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside? Don’t beat yourself up about your poor life choices. At least you didn’t decide to kick of 2016 by bringing your terrifying collection of medieval weaponry to a major sports event. ICYMI: A 48-year-old man was arrested at the Gille Read more
1. The Fire Lance First find a spear. Now fill a bamboo tube with gunpowder and sharp objects and tie the tube to the end of your spear. Next, aim this contraption at someone who has seriously pissed you off and ignite the gunpowder by way of a fuse. Congratulations, you’ve just made and discharged Read more
Arthur Rimbaud died of cancer at the tender age of thirty-seven. One of the most influential French poets of the 19th-century, his peripatetic existence is almost as impressive his literary career. The adolescent genius wrote almost all of his poetry before the age of twenty-one. Born in the drab to Read more