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Photo of the Day – 02/03/17 (“Handy Helpers for Defense”, 1942)

Daily Photo — “Handy Helpers for Defense, 1942”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

These young men are collecting paper and what look like tin cans (I am sure at other times had collected other items as well) for a scrap drive. Most of these items were reused or recycled to support the American war effort in World War II.

May 1942. Southington, Connecticut. “Boys collecting paper and metal for scrap drive.” Photo by Fenno Jacobs for the Office of War Information. 

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Posted by on February 3, 2017 in Daily Photo


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Upcycling Your Broken Cell Phone Parts – Infographic

How to Upcycle Your Broken Cell Phone Into Survival Tools

Today’s infographic may be one you assuredly will never use, but it is interesting to think about just in case.  If you ever get trapped alone with nothing left but a broken cell phone and the environment then you can craft some great survival tools to help you make it back out.  Think of it as a great way to creatively prepare while reusing and recycling your cell phone parts. [VIA]

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Posted by on July 26, 2013 in Infographics


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