Slate.com often features interesting historical “slide shows” that both entertain and educate. I really enjoyed today’s about What the First Moviegoers Saw”, especially the hand-tinted “Serpentine Dance”.
Posted by Deana in Culture, Film, History, Technology on June 15th, 2007 | Comments Off
This makes me happy. There’s a whole blog, Paleo-Future.Com, that focuses on images of the future that people in the past have held. Lots of Disney stuff, of course, but other very fascinating pictures, videos, and other resources.
Posted by Deana in Alien Invasions, Architecture, Art, Beauty and Fashion, Blog, Cosmetically Enhanced Vertebrates, Culture, Fun, History, Kitchen Sink, Oddly Enough, Science fiction, Technology on April 24th, 2007 | Comments Off
Forty-six years ago today, a human being first went into space. And it was this guy: Вы хлынулись, Comrade Gagarin!
Posted by Deana in Events, History, Holiday! Celebrate!, Space on April 12th, 2007 | 1 Comment »
“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Posted by Chris in Government, History, Philosophy on March 27th, 2007 | 2 Comments »
I’m not sure why, but this image keeps haunting me. Doesn’t help that there’s a globe in the background that looks like top-secret plans for the Death Star. And the photo was taken in 1975!
Posted by Chris in Government, History on January 2nd, 2007 | 3 Comments »