You want to get kids excited about US civics? Then quit with this "One if by land, two if by sea" drivel and give them what they want: Godzilla stomping LA. Etsy artist Alternate Histories has recreated pivotal moments in US history—but with monsters. [Etsy via Apartment Therapy]
The Boston Tea Party was actually a two-fold success. Not only did it severely (and much deservedly) piss off the British, it drove off that pesky man-eating Harbor Beast. It's a win-win!
The Mechanical Man signed the Declaration of Independence—everybody knows that. His signature is the QR code just under John Hancock's.
Yeah, sure, a cow kicked over a kerosene lamp—keep telling yourself that. But I've never seen a saucer-shaped flying cow what shoots lasers, have you?
What? Everybody knows the current Washington Monument is a fake. The original monument was destroyed in the first recorded occurrence of macro-tentacle porn in the New World.
Dammit, people—who unleashed the Kraken? Do you have any idea how many maidens we'll have to use to get that thing back in its cage?