This living woman's dad fought in the American Civil War

The Civil War ended a long time ago, but every once in a while we're reminded that it wasn't really that long ago. Take for example the game show participant from 1956 who actually saw Lincoln get assassinated. And now, as the Denver Post is reporting, an 87 year-old Denver woman is providing yet another modern day‚Ķ » 12/10/12 3:30pm 12/10/12 3:30pm

The craziest experimental weapons of the 19th century

With weird western Cowboys & Aliens coming out next week, we couldn't help but wonder: were there any real 19th century weapons that could compare to Daniel Craig's alien energy weapon? As always, never underestimate the awesome craziness of the 19th century. » 7/20/11 9:00am 7/20/11 9:00am