Urban legends about historical documents.

The process of government provides many opportunities for strange beliefs to grow.

Red bullet An 1875 report by the Horseless Carriage Committee warned about the dangers of gasoline-fueled vehicles.

Red bullet In 1829, Martin Van Buren sent a letter to President Andrew Jackson about the necessity of preserving canals against the development of railroads.

Red bullet A list of "Communist Rules for Revolution" was discovered by Allied forces in Germany in 1919.

Red bullet A list of ten steps on how to be a good wife comes from a 1950s home economics textbook.

Green bullet Image reproduces women's housekeeping and grooming instructions from a 1949 Singer sewing manual.

founded in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick.