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Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Photos of Abandoned Russia

quote [ For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches. ]

Abandoned and abandoned
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Classy Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:44amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

The Harsh Realities of Apartheid-Era South Africa Through a Black South African's Lens

quote [ In the mid-1960s, photojournalist Ernest Cole undertook a dangerous mission—to produce a volume of photographs that would reveal to the world the excruciating realities of life under apartheid. The result was the groundbreaking book House of Bondage, published in 1967. ]

Fighting against apartheid
[SFW] [history] [+6 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:43amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 13 August 2018

Posthumous Execution

quote [ Oliver Cromwell, the 1st ruler of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born in Huntington, Cambridge on April 25, 1599. He died on September 3, 1658, from sepsis following a urinary infection. And he was executed on January 30, 1661—more than two years after his natural death. This makes Oliver Cromwell one of very few people who has been executed posthumously. ]

It was my execution day
[SFW] [people] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:38amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 12 August 2018

How Europe Learnt to Swim

quote [ For 1,500 years, Western Europe ‘forgot’ how to swim, retreating from the water in terror. The return to swimming is a lesser-known triumph of the Enlightenment. ]

To learn to swim or learn to die
[SFW] [history] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:19amGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 11 August 2018

The Fantastic and Troubled History of the Video Phone

quote [ Being able to see the person on a call is something we take for granted. Skype, FaceTime, video conference software and similar applications are just a routine part of modern life.  However, once upon a time, the idea of a “video phone” was pure science fiction.  The notion that we could actually SEE the person on the other end of the call was something from The Jetsons, not reality. ]

Watch me on your video phone
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [5 comments]



Friday, 10 August 2018

How One Frenchman Became the World's Most Beloved Lesbian Poet

quote [ We thought we’d heard it all when it came to imposters. Clearly, we hadn’t met Pierre Louÿs. The French writer had Europe’s literary scene eating out of the palm of his hand, and was decorated as a Chevalier and Officier de la Légion d’honneur in his lifetime, two of his country’s highest honours, that would never have been awarded to him if it weren’t for one larger-than-life lie– Pierre’s ancient Greek, lesbian-erotica poet who never existed. ]

Just be a poet about it
[NSFW] [people] [+4 Classy Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 9 August 2018

US invaded by savage tick that sucks animals dry, spawns without mating

quote [ Eight states reporting the little suckers. No evidence they're carrying disease—yet. ]

I feel a tick in my head and he's sucking on my head
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [11 comments]

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Canary Girls: The World War One Women Who Turned Yellow

quote [ The role women played in the two World Wars is well known and well appreciated. As men went off to fight the war, positions previously held by men in factories and other services were quickly filled by women. Women worked the assembly line, drove trucks, served as air raid wardens and as nurses, worked in communications, intelligence, and performed hundreds of other duties critical for the war effort. One vital role women played was ensuring that the soldiers in the front line had adequate ammunition. ]

All yellow turned
[SFW] [people] [+5 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:29amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

The Disturbing Fate of a Planet Made of Blueberries

quote [ You’ll never look at blueberry jam the same way again. ]

Blueberry, very blue
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT] [15 comments]

Monday, 6 August 2018

Pens for Pennies

quote [ How cheap ballpoint pens, which are easy to lose and easy to make, changed the world due to their sheer disposability. They’re really freaking cheap. ]

Ballpoint pens have forced me to close my pencil business down
[SFW] [business] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:15amGMT] [0 comments]



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