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Study: Your parents (and grandparents) may be sexting

New research suggests that among 50-75-year-olds, 24 percent have sent intimate photos electronically<p>Sexting is now a real thing amongst baby boomers. That's right, millennials. You're not the only ones sending nude selfies to each other.<p>The Futures Company conducted a survey that found among 50-75 …

Parks and Recreation - Patton Oswalt's Star Wars Filibuster (Extended Cut)

Winning a Sack Race in 1937 [Hi-Res]

Great snapshot of young Tony Burleton winning a sack race in 1937. Look at the faces on those boys - the image quality is wonderful! [ Details: Tony Burleton 1937 ]

Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron<p>English, 1815–1879<p>Yes or No, 1864/65<p>Albumen print<p>Art Institute Chicago

Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron<p>English, 1815–1879<p>Julia Jackson, 1864/65<p>Albumen print<p>Art institute Chicago

N. America's Oldest Known Petroglyphs Discovered In Nevada

Ancient North Americans gouged elaborate rock art into a heap of big boulders northeast of Reno, Nev., more than 10,000 years ago and perhaps 15,000 years ago. That makes the carvings the oldest known petroglyphs on the continent, according to a paper published in the <i>Journal of Archaeological</i> …

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Mystery of eerie music played as Titanic sank is solved

The mystery behind a song played in a lifeboat as the Titanic sank has been solved after it was featured on the Telegraph website.<p>The tune came from a musical toy pig belonging to one of the passengers who played it repeatedly to comfort children in the lifeboat and block out the sounds of the …

You Won’t Believe How Insanely Detailed This Guy’s Fictional Maps Are. Seriously. | WIRED

People in the Koana Islands love baseball. The first league play started in 1882, barely six years after the MLB. Between the top-tier, Triple- and …

Tour Some of the World’s Most Famous Zoos, Now on Google Street View

Google has made sure that the couch potato in all of us has ample opportunity to see the world by adding everything from the world’s tallest peaks to …

Propaganda Pictures Depicting Women’s Role in World War II

by <b>Kaushik</b><p>Sunday, August 25, 2013<p>Read<p>During World War II, the American government made a conscious effort to include women in the war effort using a …

10 Facial Reconstructions of Famous Historical Figures

Why look at a painting of a historical figure when you can come face to face with one? Forensic facial reconstruction using scans of skeletal remains …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Stylish Young Boy - 1930’s?

What a stylish young boy! When do you think this was taken - the 1920’s or 1930’s? [ Details: Stylish Young Boy - Howard Surname ]

Portrait of Elizabeth Sherman Cameron

Anders Zorn<p>1900

20 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About History

Did you ever read <i>Lies My Teacher Told Me</i> by James Loewen? If not, you should. It’s a book full of fascinating insights into the sides of history …

Excerpt, Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, 25 May 1961

Accession Number:TNC:200<p>Title:Excerpt, Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, 25 May 1961<p>Date(s) of Materials:25 May 1961<p>Description:CBS …

Skylab, Birth of the Modern Space Station: Part I - The History of Sky

It's been three years since the first human inhabitants took up residence aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Since then, the ISS has been …

“Civil Air Patrol - Eyes of the Home Skies”, 1941 - 1945

<b>“Civil Air Patrol - Eyes of the Home Skies”, 1941 - 1945</b><p>The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was established on December 1, 1941 as the civil auxiliary to the Army Air Force, with a view to supplement America’s military operations in times of war. Following World War II, during which CAP pilots performed border and coastal patrol missions (even sinking 2 U-boats), CAP was reorganized, removing any combat role, and made permanent with Public Law 557 passed on May 26, 1948, 65 years ago today.

Stumbling over the past

On a hot July evening in 2012, Menasheh Fogel, his wife and three children were returning from a favourite haunt, the sandy beach at Wannsee, one of …

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After the Games: Photographs of Decaying Olympic Sites

The Olympic Games are always proceded by a furious amount of building as host cities construct arenas, pools, ski jumps, Olympic villages, and …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

Live from Space, It’s the Videos of Chris “Space Oddity” Hadfield

Human Journey<p>Ground control to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield: Your videos from the space station really make the grade, especially your music video in which you sing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and send your guitar for a floating journey. And the papers want to know: “What other videos have …

Batman Villains In The Style of 1940's Mugshots

This is a small series of Batman villains as they might have appeared in 1940's mugshots, all digitally painted by Canadian artist Jason Mark. I …

Drugs Are Bad: Woman On Meth Shopping At Walmart

This is a video of a woman presumably methed out of her mind doing her grocery shopping at Wal-Mart. I can't tell if the drugs make her super …

ISS Astronaut Performing David Bowie's Space Oddity

This is a video of Commander Chris Hadfield performing a revised version of David Bowie's iconic 'Space Oddity' while floating around the …

STAR TREK: The Middle School Musical

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The Post-Punk/New Wave Super Friends: Musical Artists As Superhero Comic Book Covers

This is a series of comic book covers designed by Brazilian artist Butcher Billy reimagining post-punk/new wave musical artists as superheroes. The …

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