14 BuzzFeed Headlines For The 20th Century That Will Blow Your Mind!

Xkcd.com has a great little comic strip on 20th century headlines written in order to more clicks on the internet. (Please note the headline for this piece is sarcastic – don’t leave comments below like “You guys do it too!” Well, ok, we sort of do it sometimes, but not this blatantly):

I’m not sure how long these headlines that we see over and over and over again from sites like Buzzfeed can go on for given the shock value has to wear off at some point. But then again, people love lists and finding out weird facts online, and Buzzfeed now has around 85 million readers world wide, so what the hell do I know? And if this piece gets a ton of hits due to the headline, I’ll be proved wrong completely…

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.