Drunk History: Washington, D.C.

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Oh man, so good. Peep the full episode here and say goodbye to your morning.

The new series starts July 9th on Comedy Central.

Soon To Be In The Smithsonian

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Tony Hawk’s first skateboard. The donation ceremony will happen during the Innoskate festival on June 22nd.

Bauhaus: Design in a Nutshell

Part of an educational series about design movements from Open University.

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“I learned my habits from the masters.”

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Tommy Chong and the History of the Rolling Papers

The History of the Frozen Banana Stand

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It all took place on Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach.

Mob Molls

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The female companions of Mafia men. The term moll was derived from “Molly,” “a 17th century euphemism for either “whore” or “prostitute.””

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Is This The Recipe For Coca Cola?

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Probably not, but the starting bid is $5 million just in case.

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“knock-o’s or nachos?”

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The History of Baseball Stadium Nachos, and for that matter, the History of Nachos in general.

Artistic Homes of California

Wealthy residences in the Bay Area circa 1888.

“Work & worry. Sickness and debt.”

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The last pages of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ledger.

via, openculture

Cannibalism in Jamestown

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During a rough winter in 1609 the colonists ate at least one 14-year old girl who apparently looked this.

 

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