Mercedes Evo Diebels Alt DTM trim at Nordschleife a photo by RmR_Photography on Flickr. Beautiful 1992 Evo II in DTM livery.
This was once at 12728 Washington Blvd. 00068627.jpg (634×800).
Found this in LA Public Library from 1961. Link to photo page here: http://photos.lapl.org/carlweb/jsp/FullRecord?databaseID=968&record=2&controlNumber=78802
You’re forty miles behind enemy lines, smack dab in the middle of World War III. Yes, that’s actually a line from the movie. The iconography of John Milius’ 1984 alternate reality classic Red Dawn – a.k.a. the first movie ever given the MPAA’s PG-13 rating – is some of the most powerful visual imagery of any… Read More The Iconography of John Milius’ Red Dawn, Volume I
Early 1980s intercontinental internet traffic followed (geographically) the same basic infrastructure that had existed for much of the previous century. The image above illustrates early submarine telecommunications lines. Map of Undersea Cables from 1901
It’s really fascinating to watch the recreation of Atlantic City during it’s “hey day” and I can’t help but be mesmerized by the backdrops for the exterior scenes shot there. I’ve always had a soft-spot for historical boardwalk scenes. Not really sure if it’s some weird obsession with the Monopoly boardgame or the secretive aspect… Read More Old Venice and the Backdrops of “Boardwalk Empire”
Then there’s this little gem. Take that, fancy pants!
I found this fascinating blog called Strange Maps. It’s quite interesting to consider the linguistic implications of this regarding the etymology of the modern English language. I’ve tried explaining this to people, but this is one of those situations where you need to let the map do the talking.
Exactly. The demonstrative effect here can not be understated. When economists mention the CRA, they aren’t saying Carter caused the collapse in 2008, or whatever party loyalists hear when they see that. The CRA is instantly dismissed as unimportant, as 1977 was a long time ago, and this couldn’t have happened because of just that.… Read More Redditor Posts Dissertation on Causes of the Great Recession