How Your Grandpa Got His LOLs Stan: People also sent soldiers a lot of girlie-type boxes which contained an unclad young lady or tiny cloth panties inside. Mardi: Yeah, a lot of girlie things. But as time went on, as you got past World War II and started moving into the ’50s, like Stan said, the boxes got bigger and they featured very different things, like boobs. Boobs were big.
Lately I find that the choice before those who populate the former Christendom is reduced to two paths: 1. To go Christian. 2. To go mad. The only game in town for the sane is the old Christian one. But look around: not everyone is playing.
Vending Machines in the U.S. Once Dispensed More Than Chips and Cookies Americans in the ‘40s, for instance, could get a fully cooked hot dog from a vending machine known as a “Speedy Weeny.” Machines in the United Kingdom dispensed hearty fare, such as potatoes and eggs, in the 1960s. Models in Germany provided clocks. Flight insurance became so popular in the United States that airports installed vending machines where people could purchase it ahead of their trips.
The Dutch “Tulip Mania” Bubble (aka “Tulipomania”) By the peak of tulipmania in February of 1637, a single tulip bulb was worth about ten times a craftsman’s annual income.
Vintage Transistor Radios of the 1950s and 60s | The Sony radio that seemed to change the entire electronics world forever was the TR-63. Released in 1957, it was considered the world’s first, truly pocket-sized radio and was the first to utilize all miniature components.
Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society – ‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.
Hate Hoax Map – We have done an analysis of recent hate-crime hoaxes with a particular concentration on the period beginning June 2015—the month Donald Trump announced his candidacy—and ending December 2017.
Can We Be Honest About Women? Obviously not.
Net neutrality is dead. Good riddance. Has this country ever seen a more simperingly childish mob than the one responsible for the outcry over this boring prudential question concerning the allocation of hertz?
The FBI’s Ship of Fools If it is true — as seems increasingly likely (maybe even reasonably likely) — that a cabal inside the Justice Department conspired to prevent Donald Trump from being president and then, once he became president, did their best to make sure he did not succeed in office, then we are all in a horrifying pass until we sort this out.