Are you excited about this?
I must say in some of these photos you can see that a lot has been done in one year. It’s really heartwarming what people can do when they put their minds and effort together.
Hoboken, N.J.: Then
I couldn’t think of a better spot myself.
I can already see the soap bars coming out of that truck.
The teachers at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School in South Hadley, Massachusetts have found the ideal way to deal with student graffiti in school bathrooms.
Last month we had a post with a picture from 1947 that we thought was one of the first selfies. Well, it turns out that there are older ones out there. Possibly the oldest selfie in existence was taken by an early Edwardian woman in 1900 with a Kodak Brownie box camera.
And one of the first selfies ever taken by a teenager and sent to a friend was snapped by Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna in 1914. She was 13 at the time and wrote to the recipients, “I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. It was very hard as my hands were trembling.”
This building in Qingdao, Shandong province has stirred quite some controversy on the Internet in the last couple of days because of it’s peculiar fake windows.
As a non-smoker I’m not really impressed by this. Still waiting for the iPhone that turns water into beer.
Using this simple infographic, you can compare the lines of code in the Quake 3 Engine (300,000+), the Hubble Space Telescope (2 million lines of code) or the latest version of Firefox (almost 10 million lines of code).
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This is a collection of photos of LA from 1898 to the 1960′s. Not to say that it isn’t a nice city now, but it just had that special something back then.
At the Drive In – 1958