Because sometimes someone misses class the day you learned about the civil war, or owls.
Alright, let's be 100% honest here. Did you learn something new while reading these? No judgement.
Prepare to feel as insipid as you are, mere simpleton. These great minds are in the leagues of Einstein and Nietzsche, and could not be bothered by your pedestrian ways. They know big words and inhabit the realm of ideas, something that you could never know. Do you even watch Rick and Morty?
It can seem like the world only began when we were born, but in reality our whole lives are just minuscule dots in history. There have been countless humans before us, and a lot of them did some pretty amazing things. Thinking about the past really puts things into perspective, and I think everyone needs a little wake up call now and then to remember that some pretty crazy stuff went down before we were around. Here's 19 stories from AskReddit about some very cool things humanity has achieved so far. Inspiring.