Ready for the Weekend 8/22/2014

Today in 1932 the BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. And Doctor Who is still on the telly to this day.

Who

Ready for the Weekend 7/25/2014

Today in 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk. Go outside this weekend!

Savitskaya

Ready for the Weekend 7/18/2014

Today is director Paul Verhoeven’s birthday. Celebrate it with him with some satire and violence. Have a great weekend. 

Paul Verhoeven

Ready for the Weekend 7/11/2014

Today is July 11th, so of course you should enjoy some stories from your favorite Unwinnable contributors about 7-11. Have a great weekend, oh thank heaven.

711

Ready for the Weekend 6/6/2014

Today in 1984, Tetris, one of the best-selling video games of all time, was released. Nostrovia! 

Tetris

Ready for the Weekend 5/16/2014

Today in 1888, Nikola Tesla delivered a lecture describing equipment which would allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances. Several years later he would develop a defense tower based on this idea  that would be bought by NOD and powered by Tiberium.

Tesla