A Brief History What follows is a short story written in 2012 by JC-the-Hyena for the Creepypasta Wiki.  This content is available per the Creative Commons License.  The story has become an internet legend and has been adapted into a short film (2014).  This story has had a mixed reception.  On one hand, TatsTopVideos ranks it among the “Top 22 Gaming Creepypastas”.  On the other hand, HoodoHoodlumsRevenge ranked it among the “Top 10 OVERRATED Creepypastas”.  Read the story below and decide for yourself whether or not the story is overrated.  Please let us know your opinion of the story in the comments below! Digging…

A Brief History On June 11, 1939, a picnic at which hot dogs were served helped re-establish the political closeness between the United States and Great Britain and introduced the traditionally American food to an international public. Digging Deeper With the threat of war and invasion looming, the British monarch, George VI of “The King’s Speech” fame and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, later known as the Queen Mother, or affectionately as Queen Mum, embarked on a tour to visit their dominion of Canada, the first time a reigning British monarch had visited the North American continent. Upon hearing of the intended trip, American President, Franklin…

A Brief History On June 4, 2010, attorney Brittney Horstman was prevented from meeting with a client while he was incarcerated at the Miami Federal Detention Center because her underwire bra had set off a metal detector. It was feared that the metal in the bras could be used as a tool to help prisoners hurt themselves or escape or even as a weapon against guards. Ms. Horstman removed her bra in a bathroom but was still barred from entering the Florida prison because she was now braless, a violation of the prison’s dress code. During an investigation of the…

A Brief History On June 4, 1974, baseball history (not the good kind!) was made in Cleveland.  We have run many articles about great baseball performances; the event described in this article is not one of them. Digging Deeper On a beautiful June night in Cleveland, over 25,000 fans came out to the ballpark to watch the Indians play the Texas Rangers.  While there, they enjoyed 10 cent beer.  Stadium management wisely (that is a joke… we are kidding) limited fans to only 6 beers per trip to the vendor.  How could that go wrong?  (note the sarcasm…)  It seems management…

A Brief History On May 30, 1914, the British ocean liner RMS Aquitania made her maiden voyage.  Larger than the Titanic, this giant was known as “Ship Beautiful” for self-descriptive reasons.  Serving in both World Wars, she was the last of the great 4-funnel (smokestack) liners and was the longest serving liner in history until surpassed by the Queen Elizabeth II.  Obviously famous in her day, the Aquitania is not well remembered, unlike the other 10 ships we list here whose fame has stood the test of time.  What other ships do you think belong here?  (Real ships only please, fictional…

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