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Thursday, 19 September 2019

Here Are the 10 Most Incredible Archaeological Finds of the Past Decade

quote [ New technology is accelerating archaeological discoveries at a rapid pace. Here are some of the greatest finds in recent history. ]

And then some.

[SFW] [history] [+2]
[by R1Xhard@12:29pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Horse Exercise at Home: Vintage Vigor's Horse-Action Saddle Ads From the Late 19th Century

quote [ Vigor?s Horse-Action Saddle, a home exercise machine, appeared on the market in the 1890s. The machine?s concertina-like casing contained four horizontal wooden platforms separated by springs. The rider?s own movements dictated the pace ? an invalid could simulate a gentle walk while a more robust person could build up a furious gallop over imaginary five-bar gates. ]

You ride my ass like a horse in a saddle
[SFW] [history] [+2 Classy Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 16 September 2019

The Wires Barely Reach

quote [ It took a while for the internet to turn into a major global force, but it wasn't for lack of trying. (Peter Gabriel deserves at least some of the credit.) ]

All along the Internet
[SFW] [history] [+2 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 15 September 2019

The Bicycle

quote [ When the bicycle debuted in the 1800s, it was blamed for all sorts of problems?from turning people insane to devastating local economies to destroying women?s morals. We explore why the bicycle scared so many people, and what happens if the opposite of our fears turn out to be true. ]

Disclaimer: Did not yet listen to the podcast but was lead there by people quoting stuff from it.
[SFW] [history] [+1 Good]
[by Paracetamol@7:57pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 13 September 2019

The Ancient Chinese Earthquake Detector That?s Puzzling Modern Researchers

quote [ In the year 132 CE, a brilliant Chinese astronomer, mathematician and engineer named Zhang Heng presented to the Han court an impressive invention?the world?s first seismoscope. ]

Rockin' an earthquake
[SFW] [history] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Old Maps Online

quote [ The easy-to-use getaway to historical maps in libraries around the world. ]

Zoom till you drop. The maps are accessible vie some geographic interface, which is pretty clever.
[SFW] [history] [+5 Classy Pr0n]
[by Paracetamol@8:03pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Medieval Urbanism | Kobold Press

quote [ To actually design intriguing imaginary medieval-esque settlements for your fantasy setting or campaign, that is to craft cities, towns, and villages that feel believable and are thus immersive, you will need some basic knowledge regarding life during the Middle Ages. You?ll need to realize that research and physical relics are readily available for your perusal. ]

Three good pieces by Konstantinos Dimopoulos to be used for your imagination.
[SFW] [history] [+2 Good]
[by Paracetamol@4:17amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Jack The Baboon Signalman

quote [ During the later part of the 19th century, travellers entering Uitenhage railway station, near Port Elizabeth, in South Africa, frequently saw a baboon working the levers at the signal box. His name was Jack, and he was a lawfully employed signalman for the Cape Government Railways. ]

The big baboon by the light of the moon
[SFW] [history] [+3 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 23 August 2019

50-Year-Old Time Capsule Improved by Being Completely and Inexplicably Empty

quote [ A time capsule sealed in 1969 that was set to reveal its secrets this year has mysteriously?albeit hilariously?wound up containing absolutely nothing, a puzzle that has stumped the township of Derry, New Hampshire. ]

A time capsule the future will not find.
[SFW] [history] [+2 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

The Not-So-Chill History of Hawai?i?s Breeziest Shirt

quote [ The aloha shirt has many possible inventors and a long, fraught cultural history. ]

Aloha shirts be the formal dress standard
[SFW] [history] [+3 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

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