Especially when you read it over at Cracked.com.
Especially when you read their post titled "11 "Modern" Technologies That Are Way Older Than You Think". Most you probably already knew about this stuff (especially if you are a documentary junkie like me) but it is the writings and descriptions that win the day for me - I laughed so hard my eyes started to water.
Also check out this, this, this, and this.
Cracked.com is going on my blogroll and I'm going to set Cracked.com and TheOnion.com in a blogroll deathmatch. They both so totally rock.