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History Schmistory: December 4th – Ghost ship

1872 – The Atlantic Ocean

The Mary Celeste is discovered mysteriously abandoned. All her crew and the lifeboat are missing, never to be found….creepy

 

By Unconfirmed, possibly Honore Pellegrin (1800–c.1870). This speculative attribution is suggested in Paul Begg: Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Longmans Education Ltd, Harlow (UK) 2007. Plate 2 (Scanned from Slate magazine, December 6 2011) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Unconfirmed, possibly Honore Pellegrin (1800–c.1870). This speculative attribution is suggested in Paul Begg: Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Longmans Education Ltd, Harlow (UK) 2007. Plate 2 (Scanned from Slate magazine, December 6 2011) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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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

Team Marco Polo Poster

Paris poster

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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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.

New York Times: Europe travel tips if you were born yesterday or are really stupid

Don’t you hate newspaper articles that tell you everything you already know? Today, The New York Times offers money saving Europe travel tips like “Be Flexible,” “Don’t just fly nonstop,” and “fly into nearby cities if it’s cheaper.” C’mon, gray lady! You’re better than that!

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