History Schmistory: December 22nd – A lot at steak…

1731 – Holland

The Dutch revolt against a meat tax…hey it is nearly christmas!

 

By Jeremy Keith (adactio@Flickr) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/80750098/) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Jeremy Keith (adactio@Flickr) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/80750098/) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

History Schmistory, December 19th: Like Clockwork

1971 – Hollywood, California

Stanley Kubrick’s highly controversial ‘A Clockwork Orange’ premieres.

a_clockwork_orange_wallpaper_by_sanderson_v3

Krampus Edition is Here!

OK, Santa Dancers, the moment has arrived! Go to iTunes and grab the new Santa Dance: Krampus Edition and crank it to 11ish!
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gejNNDhWRuU]

The Christmas Elves of Scotland

In Scotland, during Christmas, roving bands of elves are warded off by defensive walls of fire. AWESOME!

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!

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

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.

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