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In 1943, the U.S. War Department issued a manual packed with "informal" games that men might play if they were lucky enough to have downtime. The games were intended to occupy mind and body, manage stress, and subtly provide tactical training. Which might
Popular Mechanics has long profiled interesting new ideas and inventions, even if those innovations were destined to go no further than the magazine's pages.
19th and early 20th century authors knew a thing or two about baby-naming, football-watching, drink-making, and more.
Life can't be easy for octopuses. Sure, they're universally loved for changing color, opening jars from the inside, and predicting the winners of World Cup games. But they have eight very flexible arms to keep track of, which aren't even under their full
Tree rings have many stories to tell
Some insight into how these lodges formed, and why they chose their baffling symbols.
Whatever you do, don't feed your voracious appetite.
Here, we look at some of the stranger advice of the day.
In ITV's hit show Downton Abbey, the Crawley family struggles to maintain 19th-century standards and traditions even as the 20th century rips them away. One of the traditions they value is having an enormous stable of servants to care for them, their home
Before you read these "how to" guides for foot binding and hara-kiri, take a moment to feel grateful that you live in the 21st century.
Don't drink water. And by God, be sure to breathe!