Category: HISTORY

Mar 20, 2014

5 Epic Moments in Game Show History

5 Epic Moments in Game Show History

After last night’s unbelievable Wheel of Fortune guess, I was inspired to compile a list of some of the most amazing moments in game show history. From improbable comebacks to million dollar answers; these are five of the greatest moments you’ll ever see in television game show history. Roger Craig’s Double Daily…

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Mar 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

COLIN POWELL’S 60-YEAR-OLD SELFIE Photograph via Colin Powell on Facebook For Throwback Thursday, Colin Powell shared a self-proclaimed 60-year-old selfie on his Facebook page. He even called out Ellen DeGeneres! “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” The picture quickly…

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Mar 14, 2014

This Teacher Asked Her Students to Write to an Author. Kurt Vonnegut Wrote Back This

This Teacher Asked Her Students to Write to an Author. Kurt Vonnegut Wrote Back This

In 2006 Ms. Lockwood, an English teacher at Xavier High School, asked her students to write a letter to a famous author. She wanted them discuss the author’s work and ask for advice. Kurt Vonnegut (1922 – 2007) was the only one to write back and his advice is worth reading. If you can’t…

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Mar 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA FROM KFC Photograph by houstonau on reddit Here we see the iconic Pyramids of Giza from the inside of a nearby KFC. Unless you’ve visited Egypt, many people may not realize just how close the archaeological site is to the surrounding city. Check out the aerial view below…

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Mar 11, 2014

15 Striking Portraits of Ancient Tribes Around the World

15 Striking Portraits of Ancient Tribes Around the World

Ladakhi – Photograph by Jimmy Nelson In 2009, photographer Jimmy Nelson set out on a journey to document the ‘world’s last indigenous cultures’. Using a 4×5 camera, Nelson took an amazing series of portraits, featuring 31 ancient tribes around the world. The project, entitled Before They Pass Away, culminated with an elegant hardcover book…

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Feb 25, 2014

If the World were Represented by 100 people this is What it Would Look Like

If the World were Represented by 100 people this is What it Would Look Like

Earth’s population recently surpassed 7 billion people and that number is still growing. To comprehend the composition of our species 100people.org sought to help people, “better understand the complex issues facing our planet and the resources we share by framing the global population as 100 people”. Below I have compiled the statistics on 100people.org…

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Feb 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Worn Marble Steps at the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Picture of the Day: The Worn Marble Steps at the Leaning Tower of Pisa

THE WORN MARBLE STEPS AT THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA Photograph by SALENA LETTERA / THE DAILY RANT Website | Facebook | Twitter | Flickr | Instagram Here’s an interior view of the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa you don’t typically see. Taken by Salena Lettera of The Daily Rant, we see…

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