Monthly Archives: January 2014

Old Photo of the Day – RMS Queen Mary

  An image of the troopship RMS Queen Mary in Sydney Harbor, Australia. The ship is utterly massive. From 1940. Image from the following source

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Old Photo of the Day – Torpedo Experiment

A rare photo of a torpedo experiment off of the USS Cushing, circa 1890. Image from the following source.

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Virginia Woolf

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Virginia Woolf, author, January 25th, 1882 – March 28th, 1941

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Eponymous (epon-y-mous)

: the mythical or historical person or thing after which a tribe, city, country etc. is named.   Example: It is a fictionalized biography of the eponymous German actress and singer.

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Old Photo of the Day – I Turn WHICH Wheel?

The chaotic looking control room of a German submarine from 1918. “I turn WHICH wheel, exactly??” Image from the following source.

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Old Photo of the Day – Pointe au Pic

Gentlemen walk down a boardwalk in Pointe au Pic located in Quebec, Canada, circa 1915. Image from the following source.

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It’s National Kazoo Day

It’s National Kazoo Day! Here are some fun facts about those wonderful and fun musical toys most of us had as kids.

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