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Throwback Thursday: Operation Paperclip, or How America Got to The Moon Using Nazi Scientists.

Fun throwback Thursday today, kinda of a did-you-know for all my non-history buffs. ( I imagine that’s most of my readers) I’m talking about Operation Paperclip. The effort by the United States to relocate as many Nazi scientists and their families back to the United States as possible. It turns out we got a lot of guys really ...

The City of Seattle Seems 100% Positive About An NHL Team. Bonus: What Do We Call Them?

    All signs are pointing to Hockey in Seattle and it’s now a matter of when not if. This is great news for the city of Seattle. The team will be playing in a renovated key arena at the Seattle Center. This is great news for me as I live a short 10-minute walk from ...

Did I Find PFT Commenter’s More Attractive Twin Brother?

And Twins!! Turnabout is fair play gentleman. Ladies can be into twins now too and I’ve got a treat for them. You thought one PFT commenter was good well how about twins? While surfing IG I got hit with a sponsored ad that caught my attention. A male model was trying to be PFT commenter ...

A-Train Eats Out: Shiro’s (Phrasing) or Celebrating Chinese New Year with Japanese Food.

It was the first day of the Chinese New Year, a Friday, and my best friend P-Dog had just got a promotion from Amazon. Congrats bud. P-Dog also happened to owe me a meal for taking care of his cats for 8 days, so it seemed like a perfect day for a Shiro’s run. What’s ...

The Year of the Dog Begins Today. It’s My Zodiac Sign and I’m Giving a Shout-Out to Dogs Everywhere.

Dogs are the best. I’m not sure where we as a human race would be without these faithful creatures. They aided us during our hunter/gatherer phase helping us track down the big game we needed to survive. They have been shot into space, starred in films and television, been side by side with soldiers on ...

A-Train Stays Woke: The Merfolk of The Little Mermaid Probably Committed Genocide.

History is written by the victors. – Winston Churchhill.  Feature Image by Deborah Macy. I want to talk about Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Specifically the so-called “villain” of the movie Ursula. She comes from a race of octopus-people (cecaelia) Ariel and her father King Triton are merfolk, we see the other merfolk in the Kingdom of ...

Life Pro Tip: Don’t do New Year’s Resolutions, Rather Do Chinese New Year’s Resolutions.

I think the Chinese New Year’s resolution is one of my better idea’s It’s stupid to make a New Year’s resolution when you’re a guy like me. If your life revolves football when Jan 1st rolls around there are still bowl games and the NFL playoffs. This is a toxic environment for any resolution that involves ...

I Injured My Back By Sneezing Just Like Sammy Sosa.

Back in 2004, Sammy Sosa caught a ton of heat for injuring his back by sneezing. Let me tell you that shit is as real as it gets. I sneezed the other day while standing in an awkward position and my back hasn’t been the same since. I can barely move three days later. I ...

Pre-Cog News: Pornhub’s Traffic Drops During the Super Bowl.

Since Pornhub burst onto the scene as the internet’s #1 adult website, we get the same news story after every single Superbowl. BREAKING NEWS AMERICAN’S ARE CAPABLE OF NOT JERKING OFF FOR 3 HOURS TO WATCH FOOTBALL! WE GET A GRAPHIC LIKE THIS: We get some yadda-yadda-yadda-about porn, a side note about the mini porn ...

Henry VIII of England Probably Had CTE From a Jousting Accident.

One thing that modern medicine affords historians is the ability to read the symptoms of historical figures and try to connect their behavior with a modern diagnosis. The madness of King George III of England is now attributed to a genetic condition known as Porphyria. Edgar Allan Poe is now believed to have died from Rabies. Now ...