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The History Guy looks at the story of vanilla

‘Vanilla’ has come to mean standard, ordinary, even boring. But the story of Vanilla is considerably more complex than that. It is a centuries-long epic…

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Ancient relic points to a turning point in Earth’s history 42,000 years ago

Researchers from UNSW Sydney and the South Australian Museum have been studying the rings of ancient New Zealand kauri trees, which can record environmental changes…

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CT scans reveal details of how an ancient Egyptian pharaoh died

Researchers have recently conducted CT scans on the mummified remains of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh called Seqenenre-Taa-II. The pharaoh ruled over southern Egypt when the…

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Penguins toil in the Kool cigarette factory in this 1935 cartoon

Ever wonder how your menthols achieved that alluring tingle? It’s likely the blood of the penguin proletariat. This 1935 cartoon follows a group of penguins…

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Listen to the musical roots of the Grateful Dead

Before the Grateful Dead, there was Woody Guthrie, Elizabeth Cotten, Lead Belly, Big Mama Thornton, and countless other country, bluegrass, folk, and blues artists. Indeed,…

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7 space movies from the 1960s

In this OldFuturesVideo, they render their opinion on the best space movies of the 1960s. They only count films where at least a third of…

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1948’s “Cars of the Future” did not happen

Aircraft and automotive sciences collide! Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/02/18/1948s-cars-of-the-future-did-not-happen.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jason Weisberger

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These animated Parliament Funkadelic ads from the 1970s pin the tail on the funky

Here are a couple of fun ads from the 1970s advertising two of P-Funks albums, Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome (1977) and GloryHallaStoopid (Pin The…

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Dying to swim in Chicago: Race riots and the ‘Red Summer’ of 1919

How the drowning of a Black boy led to two weeks of racist violence and exposed the segregation at the heart of Chicago. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/2/18/dying-to-swim-in-chicago-race-riots-and-the-red-summer-of-1919…

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DNA from 1.2m year old mammoth unlocks Ice Age genetic mystery

Groundbreaking research into incredibly ancient DNA that predates even the longest human timelines has set new records, unlocking the evolutionary secrets of the long-extinct mammoth….

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Evidently blowing on video game cartridges did not help

We practiced cartridge blowing with the ATARI 2600 as well. I also remember that pulling a cartridge out of a powered up machine could kill…

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A fake New York town that only existed on a map briefly became real

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post here about the bizarre meme of a fake Avril Lavigne song that started to appear on lyric…

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Is it time to rethink Uncle Sam?

It’s 2021, and the nation is reckoning with representation and icons of yore. Is it time to replace this national mascot — and with who?…

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Vintage photos of men with wonderfully odd haircuts

Intrepid vernacular photography collector Robert E. Jackson curated a delightful collection of vintage portraits featuring men with curious hairstyles. See them all: “Wild-Wacky-Cool: Vintage Snapshots of Men’s…

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Philadelphia to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of Columbus Day

Philadelphia has announced it will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day this year in place of Columbus Day, joining a number of cities and states across the…

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America, the big lie

American unity has always come at the price of Black people’s lives and freedom. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/2/8/america-the-big-lie Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Instagram archive of San Francisco pop culture photographer Alvan Meyerowitz

Writer Steve Silberman posted a link on Facebook to this wonder Instagram archive of Alvan Meyerowitz, a photographer of the hippie and music scene in…

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Jackie Kennedy made private White House visit eight years after JFK’s death

Letters on display at Nixon and Kennedy libraries show how former first lady requested to ‘slip in unobtrusively’ in 1971 Fifty years ago, Jacqueline Onassis…

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All the president’s pets

Almost all the US presidents had pets in the White House of one kind or another. As you might expect, dogs and cats are the…

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Dogs have been our best friends for at least 23,000 years

Enlarge (credit: Luna) Dogs tagged along with the first humans to venture into the Americas, according to a recent study that analyzed existing collections of…

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More Evidence That Neanderthals Were ‘Absorbed’ by Humans, Not Wiped Out

Prehistoric teeth found over 100 years ago are some of the best evidence yet for hybridized communities of Neanderthals and modern humans. Read more… Source:…

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