Here are some one liners...
Turning Potatoes into Alcohol -- A Swedish Countess finds a way to turn an exotic greenhouse plant (A POTATO!) into food for the masses... and booze for the masses too.
Math, Music, and the Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge -- We are talking wave functions and the video of the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940.
Men in Skirts... DENIED! -- After Bonnie Prince Charlie fails to take back the crown of England and Scotland, King George the 2nd outlaws the kilt.