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.