Category: HISTORY

May 20, 2016

This Best Buy Flyer from 1994 Shows How Fast Technology Has Changed

This Best Buy Flyer from 1994 Shows How Fast Technology Has Changed

Kids these days don’t know about that 14.4 modem life

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May 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

The IKEA version only comes with a single Allen key

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May 10, 2016

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

In 1941, American photographer Philippe Halsman met the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in New York City and they began to collaborate in the late 1940s. The 1948 work Dali Atomicus explores the idea of suspension, depicting three cats flying, water thrown from a bucket, an easel, a footstool and Salvador Dalí all seemingly suspended in mid-air

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May 10, 2016

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

Canadian Teen May Have Found Lost City Using Ancient Star Maps

No other scientist has found such correlation in the past several hundred years of study of the Ancient civilization

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May 10, 2016

Meet Sir Nils Olav. King Penguin and Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian Royal Guard

Meet Sir Nils Olav. King Penguin and Colonel-in-Chief of the Norwegian Royal Guard

The origin of this peculiar story dates back to 1913 and involves legendary Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen

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May 2, 2016

2200-Year-Old Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

2200-Year-Old  Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

A rare ‘skeleton mosaic’ from 3rd century BC discovered in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay in the ancient Greek city of Antiocheia

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Apr 28, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Original Selfie Stick, 1934

Picture of the Day: The Original Selfie Stick, 1934

Back in the day— when sticks were actual sticks

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