At some point soon, I will just write a script to auto-reblog Maria Popova.
If China goes on to repeat the mission 60 or so years after the original, it would prove what? To my mind, it would represent a poverty of imagination, not riches.
This is not how to become a global power.
Bradford Edwards’ collection of vietnam-era customized zippos is up for auction at Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati.
If only all our family memories could be so well animated!
Storycorps, forever, forever. Love the design on that dad.
To be fair, if you were born the year the movie came out, you’re 15 now. And obviously our education system has completely failed. We should only educate through film from now on…
This is why you can’t have nice things.
*clearly related to the pending break-down of the postal system*
This city letter carrier posed for a humorous photograph with a young boy in his mailbag, 1900. After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.
sweet thonet anniversary edition.