History Schmistory: November 27th – Up up and ‘get’ away

1962 – Seattle Washington

The first test flight of the Boeing 727. Incidentally, if you ever find yourself in Costa Rica you can stay in a hotel made of an old model!

By Gotanero (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Gotanero (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Did you hug a vet today?

…well hop to it!

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f7/Veterans_day.jpg

Team Marco Polo Poster

Paris poster

Did you remember?

Take those skeletons back out of the closet… literally! You still have time to observe Mexico’s Day of the Dead. And you thought Halloween was over!

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Catrinas_2.jpg

HALLOWEEN HIKE OF HORROR!

Marco Polo takes a walk in the woods. What could go wrong?

Happy Haunting, Folks!

Get your Halloween Spook on!

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Happy_Halloween!.jpg


Cool App: Virtual Rome!

History Schmistory: October 16th: Sanitation Haven

1869: Boston, A hotel in Boston becomes the first to have indoor plumbing. Yet in 2015 we still have to deal with these….

Honey Bucket by Brian Teutsch via Flickr, creative commons license.

Honey Bucket by Brian Teutsch via Flickr, creative commons license.

Remembering one of America’s Greatest innovators…

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Are you super boring? This book is for you!

Check out the new book Maphead from the Jeopardy guy, Ken Jennings. You gotta love a guy who says his favorite thing as a kid was tearing open National Geographic so he could scope out the maps. The only person nerdier would be someone working on a travel show for kids, huh?

 

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