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They wanted to execute him but winning the game of chess saved his life (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by underseacables 5 months ago | past
The Incas did not have any alphabetic writing system but they did have the Quipu (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by homarp 6 months ago | past
The Christmas Bullet–world’s worst aircraft (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by gillytech 8 months ago | past
The Rats who were put on Trial and even had their own Lawyers (2019) (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by Tomte 9 months ago | past
Chromium Steel Invented by Persians 1k Years Ago (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by davesailer on Nov 26, 2020 | past
The four penny coffin was one of the first homeless shelters in England (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by dsr12 on Aug 17, 2020 | past
The Pissoirs of bygone Paris-Old photos of the authentic Parisian public urinals (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by elliekelly on July 31, 2020 | past
Kurt Gödel – The Brilliant, Paranoid Mathematician Who Refused to Eat (2018) (thevintagenews.com)
4 points by cow9 on April 4, 2020 | past
The highest paid athlete of all time was a Roman Charioteer (thevintagenews.com)
240 points by hckr_nj on April 4, 2020 | past | 151 comments
Watching Atomic Bombs Explode Was a Big Tourist Attraction in Las Vegas (thevintagenews.com)
3 points by davesailer on Jan 30, 2020 | past
The Largest Fossilized Human Turd Ever Found Came from a Sick Viking (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by gonzodbg on Dec 23, 2019 | past | 2 comments
A Felt Tip Pen Saved the Apollo 11 Crew from Being Stranded on the Moon (thevintagenews.com)
4 points by davesailer on Dec 17, 2019 | past
The Largest Fossilized Human Turd Ever Found Came from a Sick Viking (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by tontonius on Dec 17, 2019 | past
The Largest Fossilized Human Turd Ever Found Came from a Sick Viking (thevintagenews.com)
3 points by tbeutel on Dec 15, 2019 | past
The Jaquet-Droz Automata: mechanical wonders from the 18th century (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by evo_9 on Nov 14, 2019 | past
NASA Giving Away Apollo-Era Saturn Rocket to Anyone Who Can Carry It Out (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by areoform on Aug 15, 2019 | past
NASA Giving Away Apollo-Era Saturn Rocket to Anyone Who Wants It (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by hsnewman on Aug 15, 2019 | past
NASA Giving Away Apollo-Era Saturn Rocket to Anyone Who Wants It (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by dsego on Aug 14, 2019 | past
Modern American Works Longer with Less Vacation Than Medieval Peasants (thevintagenews.com)
8 points by davesailer on July 25, 2019 | past | 3 comments
The first neolithic city got so overcrowded its people turned on each Other (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by r0n0j0y on July 15, 2019 | past
Steve McQueen wanted all eyes on him in “The Magnificent Seven” (2017) (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by bryanrasmussen on Dec 11, 2018 | past
Unknown Civil War Faces are Being Identified Through Facial Recognition App (thevintagenews.com)
108 points by arto on Dec 3, 2018 | past | 47 comments
3 Men Who Believed They Were Jesus Were Forced to Live Together – It Ended Badly (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by new_guy on Nov 24, 2018 | past | 1 comment
The Mass Exodus of Confederates to Brazil After the Civil War (thevintagenews.com)
4 points by vinnyglennon on Nov 14, 2018 | past | 1 comment
The Hoba meteorite, estimated at 66 tons, left no crater when it fell to Earth (thevintagenews.com)
66 points by gus_massa on Nov 9, 2018 | past | 34 comments
Human fossils found in Morocco challenge our understanding of evolution (thevintagenews.com)
22 points by cmroanirgo on Dec 29, 2017 | past | 12 comments
NASA Got Sick of All That Conspiracy Thing and Released Over 10,000 Photos (thevintagenews.com)
5 points by Gozu on Aug 5, 2017 | past | 7 comments
Roman Dodecahedrons (thevintagenews.com)
2 points by ayanai on March 31, 2017 | past
One of a kind: A boat made out of a plane.. (2015) (thevintagenews.com)
1 point by lsh123 on Feb 18, 2017 | past
Charles Boycott was so hated that he is the eponym for the English verb boycott (thevintagenews.com)
4 points by Cozumel on Nov 14, 2016 | past

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