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History Memes for some Hardcore Knowledge

What's better than looking and dumb memes and feeling smart at the same time? Absolutely nothing. That's why there are history memes to feel smart about. Sometimes you gotta take a deep breath and drink in that memeshake with an extra helping of facts and geography. That's the good stuff.

funny memes about history | 1800s doctors they find out draining patient all their blood doesn't actually fix anything science seemed so solid | Men 1600s Women who could do math two children looking terrified of a bunny
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Tumblr Thread: Crazy Reason People Believe In Witches

Man, this Tumblr thread shines light on the fascinating, potential reason that so many people were possessed by the notion that witches are real. If you currently believe they are, no judgment. That being said, this thread points out there was some intense fungus poisoning going on that could've contributed toward nasty convulsions and hallucinations. What a trip. 


A story about how witches roll | vintagegal Girls pose by jail recalls witch trials 1692 Salem, Massachusetts. Photo taken 1945. theybuildbuildings recently learned water Salem contaminated with fungus which LSD is derived and legitimate theory whole thing is everyone town tripping balls
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This man fearlessly addressed the ongoing drama surrounding the performance of the ice cream machines from McDonald's. Maybe they should just serve hot ice cream during those times when the machines are doing their cleaning things. 

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Fascinating Friend is Perplexed by Obvious Stuff

Whether it's a combination of being sheltered, homeschooling, living in an extremely remote place, or being an undercover alien trying to understand earth, this person's friend got some attention for having some serious gaps in their knowledge. It's weird to be reminded that some folks don't get the memo and you have to explain really obvious things to people.

Friend doesn't understand basic things | plate of sushi rolls Salmon, cucumber and ginger filling wait are those black layers made Nori-seaweed so 's edible always thought just plastic coating had remove
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Tumblr Thread: How Cats Ended Up Being Domesticated

And with all of this knowledge at our disposal it seems sillier than ever to annoy these fearless and formidable predators. 

An informative Tumblr thread about how cats became domesticated | koryos CATS let's talk about housecats and fucking weird they are evolutionarily/anthropologically like who thought good idea have tiny malicious predators our homes anyways not us actually are they even domesticated yes do they even feel LOVE yes LET'S LEARN ABOUT CATS
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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.

funny history memes | World: Don't invade Russia during winter Germany 5 6 mematic.net wikihow illustrated instructions how to insert earplugs
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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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Funniest Historical Facts That People Know

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the funniest historical facts that they know. The resulting insights paint a picture of just how weird the world is that we live in, and how absurdly worked up people can get themselves, when it comes to warring over seemingly meaningless stuff. 

People share the funniest historical facts that they know | Ginger_Chick 12h has been all over reddit forever, but fact Andrew Jackson's pet parrot ejected Jackson's funeral swearing, will never not make giggle.
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Tumblr Thread: Mundane People Are Important To History

This fun Tumblr thread points out how those mundane and seemingly boring things actually matter too, to historians. Never underestimate yourself, and all that stuff that society might go on saying is boring, and meaningless. 

Fun Tumblr thread points out how mundane things matter too, in history | oe just-shower-thoughts Imagine much historical knowledge wasn't written down because our ancestors thought idiot isn't going know this libertarian--princess So ancient Egypt's best friend basically called Punt. They traded all kinds fun stuff with them; ebony, incense, gold, silver,
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Twitter Thread: Importance Of Science And Technology Education

There are people in this world that think that Wi-Fi and internet are the same thing. Just let that percolate for a second. Okay, moving forward, we live in an era completely dominated by technology, and that very technology continues to evolve at the kind of rapid pace that makes it pretty much impossible to keep up with. I mean, sh*t, we're looking at a future where we'll have the option to put actual computer chips in our brains thanks to Elon Musk. How about we don't go there? 

A Twitter thread about the importance of science and technology education | Sulka Haro @sulka think Clarke's Third Law Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable magic" has emerged full force during last 10 years and its having profound effect on society thread:
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Lessons People Learned Too Late In Life

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the lessons that people learned too late in life. Let's read up on these, and not muddle through life not knowing things that we can learn from others that have already been there. 

An AskReddit thread about lessons that people learned far too late in life | BJntheRV 22h disappointment parents will be far shorter lived than unhappiness endure by trying make life fit their perfect picture.
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Quick Tumblr Post On Humans' Willful Ignorance

Many of us suffer from some kind of self encouraged amnesia, involving our well being and various medications/supplements/etc that we use to maintain that well being. For whatever reason, the process of time crawling along invites in us a terribly self-destructive forgetfulness. In this particular, quick Tumblr thread we see a couple solid points made about the importance of Head and Shoulders shampoo/conditioner for the dry and itchy scalp, as well as the life saving role played by medications for anyone who has had a liver transplant. 

A quick Tumblr post highlights how forgetful human beings can be | andhumanslovedstories started using Head and Shoulders ten years ago itchy scalp and dandruff, and then ten years have not had itchy scalp and dandruff, so thought "why do still buy shampoo combat itchy scalp and dandruff do not have itchy scalp and dandruff so stopped buying shampoo itchy scalp and dandruff and can guess have now? Can predict currently afflicts s alright if can't because apparently fuckin couldn't either
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Enlightening Tumblr Thread On Meanings Of Figures Of Speech

We can all benefit from the pleasant reminder that we're actually radical human beings, and that the English language supports this theory. That being said, we haven't verified these, so they could be totally pulled out of thin air. Doesn't mean we weren't entertained. 

An informative Tumblr thread on actual meanings of figures of speech | dalekitsune phrase "curiosity killed cat" is actually not full phrase actually is "curiosity killed cat but satisfaction brought back" so don't let anyone tell not be curious little baby okay go and be interested world uwu
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Informative Tumblr Thread Supports Local And Ethical Farms

This educational Tumblr thread effectively debunks some misconceptions that folks have surrounding local and ethical farms. We have a Tumblr user come in hot with some "facts" that they clearly didn't bother researching themselves, before sharing. Fortunately another Tumblr user comes in to clear up the mess, and lay out the reasons why it's a worthwhile endeavor to support those local and ethical farms. 

Check out another entertaining read from Tumblr with this story about the dad that defeated an evil snowplow with a steel enforced mailbox. A legendary story of revenge if we've ever seen one. 

An educational Tumblr thread about misconceptions vegans hold toward eggs and chicken | despazito Follow vegans who refuse even eat backyard eggs..why despazito Follow people who think its unethical eat chicken eggs are like people who think bees should keep all their honey. they literally produce more than they need and unwillingness even buy local means are doing nothing help them, support small farmers heathens
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Life Pro Tips That Could Come In Handy

It'd be nice if we were all given instruction manuals on how to life most efficiently, but we're not that lucky. Instead, we learn through experience and those good old fails. The following collection of life pro tips could help you avoid unwanted circumstances, without having to learn too late. If these life pro tips got you going, we might recommend checking out some intentionally bad life pro tips for the existential crisis that we don't advise actually trying.

A collection of life pro tips that could come in handy | r/LifeProTips Join u/FloridaMan32225 8h LPT sort out all automated emails by adding filter inbox using word "unsubscribe Have them sent folder choosing and watch inbox clear up quickly. Also try phrases like "opt out" or "donotreply continue eliminating volume. Productivity Not my idea but wow 's been helpful recommend putting them all marked as "read" and into single folder, which then still check periodically sure there are better ways
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Twitter Thread: Economist Explains People's Investment Strategies

Daryl Fairweather churned out an interesting little viral Twitter thread about what goes into people's motivations for various investment strategies. That point about the doomsday preppers is just a little bit too real, with the current dystopian world that we find ourselves living in. 

A Twitter thread from an economist about money and people's psyches | Daryl Fairweather @FairweatherPhD One weird perks about being an economist is acquaintances often want tell their investment strategies, and then conversation weirdly turns into deep dive into acquaintance's psyche (thread (1/7))
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