We've been covering the events of World War I a hundred years after the fact. Our coverage includes more than 100 posts so far, so that's the place to go for an in-depth understanding of the Great War. But if you only have six minutes and don't mind glossing over pretty much all the details, this is great fun:

Also fun is the YouTube comments section for the video, in which people point out various omissions, or thank John D. Ruddy for helping with their homework.

(Via Devour.)