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Living Relic: The Eton Wall Game

Posted on January 3, 2010 - Filed Under Cool Stuff From a Long Time Ago | Leave a Comment

Eton College was established in 1270 by Henry VI and has been the breeding ground for the British ruling class ever since (it was originally founded to provide free schooling). Traditionally played on St. Andrew’s Day (30 November) it takes place on a strip of ground 5 meters wide and 110 meters long up against [...]

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Jumping out of space

Posted on October 16, 2009 - Filed Under Cool Stuff From a Long Time Ago | Leave a Comment

This is real. Here’s the story.

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What Up Gold Standard?

Posted on October 13, 2009 - Filed Under Cool Stuff From a Long Time Ago | Leave a Comment

Why is this boat on fire? Find out here.

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Money Money Money

Posted on October 6, 2009 - Filed Under Cool Stuff From a Long Time Ago | Leave a Comment

What has this handsome man done for you?

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