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History Memes That Are Technically Educational

It's strange to realize that history might actually be interesting and offer useful information about understanding our world. Many of us only realize this after we've left school. Well, at least there are history memes to feel smart about. Instead of teachers and books, we've got sweet inside jokes about people and empires who lived and died years and years ago.

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Tumblr Thread: Ancient Roman Diners Drive-Ins and Dives

All throughout history, people have needed a quick place to eat. Here's a way too thorough look at what Ancient Roman fast food looked like. Tumblr has some fun history threads, like how mundane people are important to history or these Tumblr gems of a historical persuasion.

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Tumblr Drops Intriguing Knowledge on Ancient Female Pharaoh

Apparently by trying to erase the long and successful reign of this pharaoh, using her stuff as wall filler and throwing all her junk in a dump, they accidentally ended up preserving it. Pretty neat. Tumblr reviews some wild corners of history, like this thread that actually makes history fun. Here's another archaeology themed Tumblr thread about craftspeople being able to identify things that archaeologists couldn't.

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You didn't know you needed this, but here's a video version of this conversation of a person who needed photos of cenozoic animals with their mouths open so he could photoshop microphones into them. It's simple but by god it's one of those wonderful gems of the internet.

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Facebook Roasts Police Bust And Jack Sparrow-Ass Gun

Police sometimes get overzealous with boasting about underwhelming drug busts, and the savage people of facebook are hardly ever kind to them. People are fond of roasting terribly ancient guns too. This time people had some hard hitting jokes, as well as pretty decent points about the ridiculous nature of this particular bust.

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Dude Makes Bread from 4,500 Year Old Yeast Sample

Amateur Gastroegyptologist Seamus Blackley came across what he very much hopes are isolated strains of yeast off a few 4,500 year old Egyptian pots and figured it would be a good idea to make some bread out of it. He even went as far to make the dough out of grain used around the time the yeast would have been active, since what we know as modern wheat didn't exist at the time. Anyway, he baked a loaf and was able to taste some (hopefully) authentic ancient bread.

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Woman's Ancient Gun Gets Roasted Back into the 1800s

When people on facebook see something stupid, you can bet they're gonna call it out over and over again in every way they can think of. We're pretty sure this is becoming a thing, since a suspiciously similar situation happened when the internet roasted this guy's ridiculously old gun back into the last century.

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36 Weird and Amazing Forgotten Items Found at Thrift Stores

If you're looking for cursed weird crap, look no further than Goodwill. You'll find mannequins with baby heads, Shrek rectal thermometers (Shrektal?), and signed crap from celebrities you forgot about. There's no end to the strange stuff you'll find in the average stack of junk. For more, here are some fantastically weird thrift store finds that will leave you with questions.

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Dude's Ridiculously Ancient Gun Gets Roasted into Last Century

Whether or not this weird flex started off as a joke, the internet descended upon it with the ferocity of a thousand smug roast masters. If there's at least one thing that you can have faith in, it's the ability of the general public to hilariously tear something apart.

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Long the province of peasants and poor townfolk, pulque has been reborn this century as a buzz of choice among young, forward-leaning and better-heeled urbanites.

For those able to relish its taste and texture — admittedly still a select few — pulque provides a sip of the past, quaffed in the shadow of the modern.

It's also just about $1.65 a pint, and a nearly hangover-proof means of getting hammered.
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The team, based at the University of Catania in Sicily, has planted a vineyard near Catania, using tools and techniques that were used by the Romans.