Category: HISTORY

Mar 19, 2018

These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

Spoiler alert: Buster Keaton is heavily featured in this list

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Mar 13, 2018

In 1982, An Artist Harvested Two Acres of Wheat on Land Worth $4.5 Billion

In 1982, An Artist Harvested Two Acres of Wheat on Land Worth $4.5 Billion

Agnes Denes’ “Wheatfield” has endured far beyond the 1000 lbs of wheat she harvested that summer

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Feb 7, 2018

SpaceX Just Launched the World’s Most Powerful Rocket and Sent a Tesla to Mars

SpaceX Just Launched the World’s Most Powerful Rocket and Sent a Tesla to Mars

The Tesla’s radio is also playing a David Bowie soundtrack on loop

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Feb 6, 2018

10,317 Days Later, The Berlin Wall Has Been Down Longer Than It Stood

10,317 Days Later, The Berlin Wall Has Been Down Longer Than It Stood

For more than 28 years, the Berlin Wall stood as one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War

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Feb 1, 2018

Burning Since 1901, this Bulb is the Poster Child for Planned Obsolescence

Burning Since 1901, this Bulb is the Poster Child for Planned Obsolescence

It’s the light bulb the manufacturers don’t want you to see

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Jan 29, 2018

People That Live to 100 in Barbados Get Their Own Stamp and that’s Awesome

People That Live to 100 in Barbados Get Their Own Stamp and that’s Awesome

The Postal Service paid tribute to citizens who reached the milestone through its stamp issue, ‘Centenarians of Barbados’

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Jan 11, 2018

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

The unique knife was made by well-known blacksmith, Don Kemper

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