Category:
Education

Cheating





Obviously, Bernie Madoff and too many other prominent figures were never exposed to this video in their youth

Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 24, 2009 - Comments (3)
Category: Education, Family, Juvenile Delinquency, Teenagers, Lies, Dishonesty and Cheating, Documentaries, 1950s

Banned - School Trips To Saddam’s Grave!

The Iraqi government has banned organised outings to the grave of Saddam Hussein after it learned that local schools were regularly taking groups of pupils on visits. The tomb is still regularly visited by supporters of the former dictator, who was hanged for war crimes in 2006, but now these must only be informal affairs and not arranged or supported by local or ministerial authorities (BBC News).

Two words: "flashmob" and "tapshoes".

Posted By: Dumbfounded - Tue Jul 07, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: Death, Education, Government, Regulations

Seminary Girls

Did you know that Thomas Edison pioneered the "Girls Gone Wild" theme?

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jul 01, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Education, Exercise and Fitness, Nineteenth Century

Inventions of Buckminster Fuller, Part 3: The Dymaxion Map

This one is somewhat simpler than Bucky's other innovations, but no less impressive.
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More in extended >>

Posted By: fyshstyxx - Wed May 27, 2009 - Comments (5)
Category: Education, Inventions, Science

Annual MIT Piano Drop

The event of this post's title occured a few days ago.



However, because the drop is now an anticipated, regular event, it cannot possibly compare with the excitement of the very first one!

Posted By: Paul - Sun Apr 26, 2009 - Comments (13)
Category: Destruction, Education, 1970s

The Show-Off

I suspect that most WU readers will identify with the bad boy, rather than with the prissy narrator here.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Mar 11, 2009 - Comments (19)
Category: Clowns, Education, Movies, Documentaries, Teenagers, 1950s

Co-ed Pig Wrestling

As Mr. Skip Peterson tells us: "This is an annual fund raiser held in Buffalo, Wyoming, for a local gymnastics team. Contestants have one minute to get the greased hog, butt first into the barrel. The coed team must also dip their hands into a bucket of Crisco before the game begins. The winning time this year was 7.45 seconds. Every team had a freash pig and each pig was only allowed to participate one time. Enjoy!"


2008 Coed Pig Wrestling Championships from skip peterson on Vimeo.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Mar 08, 2009 - Comments (19)
Category: Agriculture, Animals, Education, Entertainment, Exercise and Fitness, Fairs, Amusement Parks, and Resorts, Sports, Men, Women

Duck and Cover

Posted By: Paul - Fri Feb 13, 2009 - Comments (7)
Category: Education, Government, War, Weapons, Documentaries

Sludge Management

Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 12, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: Education, Hygiene, Body Fluids, Excrement, Documentaries

How to Be a Friend


Watch How To Be A Friend (1977) in Entertainment Videos  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Posted By: Paul - Tue Feb 03, 2009 - Comments (6)
Category: Education, Documentaries, 1970s

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