Posts Tagged ‘history’

Holy Grail of Baseball Cards: The T-206 Honus Wagner

Holy Grail of Baseball Cards: The T-206 Honus Wagner

By Ben | amazing tales, history, sports

"Starting from January 1909, the [American Tabacco Company] sought authorization from baseball players for inclusion [&hellip

How Fast Could You Travel Across the U.S. in the 1800s?

How Fast Could You Travel Across the U.S. in the 1800s?

By Ben | history, maps

A flight from New York to San Francisco can be an all day affair including [&hellip

The Pitch Drop Experiment (the longest continuously running experiment)

The Pitch Drop Experiment (the longest continuously running experiment)

By Ben | science

"In 1927 Professor Parnell heated a sample of pitch and poured it into a glass [&hellip

Paws, Pee and Mice: Cats & Medieval Manuscripts

Paws, Pee and Mice: Cats & Medieval Manuscripts

By Ben | animals, funny, history

It turns out cats have a long history among those who wrote and cared for [&hellip

The (Secret) City of London: A History

The (Secret) City of London: A History

By Ben | history
The history of the world (according to the History Channel)

The history of the world (according to the History Channel)

By Ben | funny, history

via humor-image.com via @rjallain

Benjamin Franklin’s 220 Expressions for “Drunk”

Benjamin Franklin’s 220 Expressions for “Drunk”

By Ben | Uncategorized

via neatorama.com I wonder what would happen if a prominent political figure put out a [&hellip

The Story of the Keep Calm and Carry On Poster

The Story of the Keep Calm and Carry On Poster

By Ben | Uncategorized

via neatorama.com Features one of the coolest book stores evar. Maybe even as cool as [&hellip

The proposed 38 United States of America

The proposed 38 United States of America

By Ben | economics, history, maps

"If George Etzel Pearcy had his way, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s famous song would have been called [&hellip

11 Sounds That Your Kids Have Probably Never Heard

11 Sounds That Your Kids Have Probably Never Heard

By Ben | Uncategorized

via mentalfloss.com I can remember hearing all of these sounds live and in person except [&hellip

Historically Hardcore- 50 Cent vs. Teddy Roosevelt (h/t @damian613 )

Historically Hardcore- 50 Cent vs. Teddy Roosevelt (h/t @damian613 )

By Ben | Uncategorized
Going for a run leads to local history investigation

Going for a run leads to local history investigation

By Ben | Uncategorized

via flickr.com Oh, the wonders of the internet! All the maps say "Barnes Reservoir," but [&hellip

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