Every blogger has his inspiration, and mine has in part come from the amazing science channels on YouTube. To escape the old “wall of text with pictures” habit, here is a sampling of fun videos. Check out each channel for more science awesomeness.
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Posted in Cool Misc., Stars & Galaxies
- Tagged Aliens, Brain, Fear, Life, Multiverse, Nature, Nerd, Outer Space, Psychology, Science, Universe, YouTube
The Internet is an incredible place. In it you can find all the news, games, and The Weekly Show blog posts to fill your wildest dreams. Scattered throughout the interwebs also live a collection of amazing photographs, ones that allow us to peer into hidden moments of history. Here is a collection of mind-blowing historical photos. As always, please share if you enjoy the post, and leave your thoughts in the comments section below. Let me know if you would like more content like this in the future! Click on a photo to expand it and view it in the gallery.
A film icon is born as a video crew films the MGM credit sequence (1928).
The Great Sphinx circa 1880. This is one of the earliest known photographs of the statue.
The Woodstock opening ceremony (1969).
German soldiers in gas masks and body armor man an anti-aircraft gun (circa 1918).
Mahatma Gandhi as a young attorney (1893).
A California factory worker who soon began a new life as Marilyn Monroe (1944).
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. removes a burned cross from his lawn as his son looks on (1960).
Japanese samurai (circa 1870).
Nagasaki, Japan, twenty minutes after the dropping of the atomic bomb.
A Native American surveys the newly completed transcontinental railroad, 1868.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in 1914, the day of their assassination.
The 1912 World Series (Boston Red Sox bested the New York Giants in seven games).
New York’s Times Square in 1911.
The Titanic sets sail on her maiden voyage in 1912.
Posted in Photography
- Tagged Art, culture, Education, Events, History, Interests, Life, Lists, Perspective, Photography, Photos, War
“Things were so much better when I was a kid.” “I miss the good old days.” “What’s the matter with kids today?” Ever heard someone complain that everything used to be better? No matter who we are or where we live we yearn for the past. We look back through the dreamy glass of nostalgia, reminiscing about the days when everything was simple. If there is one thing everybody can agree on, it’s that the good old days were the best.
Why do these images make us long for the past?