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Photo of the Day – 03/16/17 (“Austin Statesman”, 1913)

Daily Photo — “Austin Statesman, 1913”

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October 1913. Austin, Texas. “Sunday morning. Paul Luna, 9-year-old newsie who is up at 4 a.m. Sundays.” Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. 

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Photo of the Day – 03/15/17 (“Ali v. Chamberlain”, 1967)

Daily Photo — “Ali v. Chamberlain, 1967”

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March 10, 1967. Wilt Chamberlain demonstrates his reach to Muhammad Ali – New York, NY. 

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Inventors of Everyday Technology — Infographic

The Inventors of Everyday Technology

They’re the things we use everyday and often take for granted, but at one time, none of these things existed.  From potato chips to airplanes; indoor plumbing to cars, these technologies at one time were created and then perfected by someone, but who?  Today’s infographic takes a look at the people and things behind the tech we use every day of our lives.  [VIA]

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Photo of the Day – 03/14/17 (“LBJ Anguish Photo”, 1968)

Daily Photo — “LBJ Anguish Photo, 1968”

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In this White House photo taken by Jack Kightlinger on July 31, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson listens to a tape recording from his son-in-law Capt. Charles Robb, who was a Marine Corps company commander in Vietnam.

“President Lyndon B. Johnson listens to tape sent by Captain Charles Robb from Vietnam, 07/31/1968”, Jack E. Kightlinger, Photographer (National Archives Identifier: 192617); Collection LBJ-WHPO: White House Photo Office Collection, 11/22/1963 – 01/20/1969; Lyndon Baines Johnson Library; National Archives and Records Administration. 

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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols — Infographic

The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

We see symbols everywhere, and they have a language and meaning all their own.  From the more established (and famous) as shown below, to the emojis of today, we use symbols all the time to convey messages in a simple, concise way.  But where did some of these long-established and well-known symbols originate and what do they really mean?  [VIA]

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Photo of the Day – 03/13/17 (“Coalminer’s Children”, 1938)

Daily Photo — “Coalminer’s Children, 1938”

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September 1938. “Coal miner’s wife and three of their children. Company house in Pursglove, Scotts Run, West Virginia.” Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. 

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The History of Income Taxes — Infographic

The History of Income Taxes

On Friday, we posted an infographic on funeral and burial customs — half of Ben Franklin’s death and taxes.  Well, it’s jsut fair that we look at the other half — taxes.  Today’s infographic takes a brief look at the history of income taxes in the United States.  [VIA]

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