Archive for ‘history’

November 18, 2017

Plantation weddings are still a thing in the U.S.

by allthoughtswork

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Seriously? (I mean, seriously?)

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November 12, 2017

Full of yourself today?

by allthoughtswork

Kelly makes a repair during a spacewalk, December 21, 2015.

Read astronaut Scott Kelly’s exit interview after he spent a year in space. You’ll feel like a worthless little lazy bugger in no time.

November 11, 2017

Upside:

by allthoughtswork

rope

Downside: So do Union Jack flags, Heil, Hitler salutes, and Make America Great Again Hats.

November 9, 2017

Scottish Jews have kosher tartan

by allthoughtswork

Rabbi Mendel Jacobs has dubbed this "Kosher Tartan", and the pattern is registered with the Scottish Tartan Authority.

Probably hides Manischewitz spills better. 

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November 5, 2017

Need a new exercise routine?

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November 2, 2017

Sheela-na-gigs

by duncanr

found in western and central europe, but most commonly in Ireland and Scotland, sheela-na-gigs – stone carvings of immodest naked women, legs spread wide to expose their crotch – are a puzzle in terms of their placement and purpose

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October 31, 2017

Ed Gein. That is all.

by allthoughtswork

The origin of just about every modern horror movie involving dead psycho-mothers and delicious human skin was the true story of a smallish man from Wisconsin with a hunting knife and a dream.

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October 23, 2017

OK, I give up. The 80s blew.

by allthoughtswork

Mullets, for the win. (Lose.)

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October 17, 2017

Get my point?

by allthoughtswork

The iconic Gibson Girl, drawn by Charles Dana Gibson, pinned her hair up on her head, with hatpins to keep her hat in place.

A hat pin to the nuts, gentlemen, that’s how good the good ol’ days were.

October 15, 2017

The Wrong Impression

by sticky

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Collingworth usually ate lunch in the refectory, but this day had walked into town to do some shopping. He was late getting back, and due to give a lecture in ten minutes, so he ran up the wide steps to the building, and walked hurriedly through the foyer.

“Prof Collingworth?”

He stopped, and turned towards the reception desk.

“Yes, Jack?”

“A lady left something for you. I told her you wouldn’t be long, but she said she couldn’t wait.”

Collingworth stared at the brown cardboard box sitting on the desk.

“Did she say what it is?”

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