Archive for September, 2018

The Great Wall of India [video]

The Art of Canning the Sea [video]

A Short History of Search Engines

According to Engadget –

In the late ’90s, dozens of online search engines were vying for attention, offering cute mascots, clever branding and technically distinct solutions for navigating the World Wide Web. Google the search engine went live in September 1997, one year before Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google the company, and it quickly took hold.

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6 Things You May Not Know About Food Packaging

According to MentalFloss –

Paper packaging is the unsung hero of the supermarket—it plays a crucial role in keeping your food safe. From its origins to today, here are some facts worth knowing about the paper packaging that protects your food.

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Photographs Of The Week – 9/22/18

From The Guardian –

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, London fashion week, Hurricane Florence in the US and Theresa May isolated in Salzburg – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists.

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One Man Was Decorated By Both Sides In WWII

According to wikipedia –

Juan Pujol García MBE (Catalan: Joan Pujol Garcia, 14 February 1912 – 10 October 1988) was a Spanish citizen who deliberately became a double agent against Nazi Germany during World War II. He relocated to England to carry out fictional spying activities for the Nazis, and was known by the British codename Garbo and the German codename Alaric Arabel.

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A Brief History of OK [video]

Prison Pizza… Yummy?

According to LaughingSquid.com –

Former felon Josh of Lockdown 23and1 shares his ingenious recipe for “Prison Pizza” using only the ingredients and materials that were available to him while he was incarcerated. The crust of the pizza is made with crushed saltines, Ritz crackers and ramen noodle soup with the addition of hot water. The toppings include tomato sauce, cheese, Slim Jims, pepperoni and pickles.

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BMW’s Self-driving Motorcycle [video]

Photos of the Week – Week of 9/14/18

From TheAtlantic –

Hurricane Florence reaches the Carolinas, Vostok 2018 military exercises in Siberia, multiple house fires in suburban Massachusetts, pedal-car racing in England, ballet in the streets of Mexico City, a dinosaur in North Korea, a pilgrimage to catch fish on Spain’s Gran Canaria, scenes from New York Fashion Week, and much more

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How a Flamenco Guitar Is Made [video]

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

According to Popular Science –

As Hurricane Florence spins toward the east coast, it threatens to become one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall in the United States. The category 4 storm is on course to hit North Carolina and neighboring states on Thursday, bringing winds strong enough to tear roofs and walls from houses and take down enough electrical lines to cause weeks or months of power loss. A massive storm surge will inundate coastal communities, while areas farther inland may experience days of rainfall.

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