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[Found here.]

Sears & Roebuck Ads 1908-1913

Very nice house design from 1908 with a 1908 price of under $2,500. That’s about $70,000 in 2022 dollars. Click on images to enlarge.

Materials only. You provide property, labor, utilities, permits, fees and beer. All advertisements found in here:
http://www.searsarchives.com/homes/1908-1914.htm

Fimicolous Hot Links

Marie, The Four Tunes (1953) The Four Tunes originated from The Brown Dots, a quartet started in New York City by Ivory “Deek” Watson  after he split from the Ink Spots in late 1944. Marie was written by Irving Berlin and first recorded by Nat Shilkret & the RCA Victor Orchestra (as The Troubadors) in 1928.

Linoleum is back.

Emergency  Cat Sounds.
Emergency Goat Sounds.
Emergency Chicken Sounds.

Caterpillars heard that. [via]

Criminals are gonna love this new BMW.

LAPD southwest gang unit Day in the Life.

When animals come to visit. [h/t Bunkerville]

Nice collection of sewer tile & sewer pipe pottery.

[Top image from The Worst Michelin Starred Restaurant [via]


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The Red Chair

[Original image at top found here. The others are mine because I got bored one night. It happens.]

You Are Here. Or Not.

Uranium Atom’s Tightly Clustered Core Is the Main Source of Atomic Energy
Shown in Boston’s Museum of Science, this model depicts radioactive uranium 235, whose nucleus contains 92 protons and 143 neutrons. Nonfissionable uranium 238 carries three additional neutrons. Both are isotopes, or variants, of Nature’s heaviest element. Balls bunched in the center represent the protons and neutrons, which are mysteriously bound together by atomic energy’s terrific force. Splitting of the nucleus releases energy far greater than that of any chemical reaction. Wire-strung balls swinging like planets around a sun represent uranium’s 92 electrons. Hydrogen, in contrast, has one. True scale would place the outermost electrons 3,000 from the center.

[Image ca. 1954, with caption, found here via here.]

1955 Tighty Whities

“In 1955, Jockey Briefs ran an ad campaign featuring young boys shoving guns into their underwear.  The image on the left is via vintageskivvies.com, who says that it ran in Woman’s Home Companion; the one on the right is from eBay.” Posted By: Alex – Sun Oct 13, 2013

I spotted the ad on the left somewhere recently, thought it had to be a photoshop due to recent events. Nope. It’s legit, and there were no riots at Kenosha Elementary on that day.

[Images and caption found here. The link in the caption is dead, but I left it as I found it.]

Ombrophilous Hot Links

You Sure Can’t Do, Buddy Guy (1958)An homage to Guitar Slim‘s The Things That I Used to Do.
Band lineup:
Buddy Guy – Guitar and Vocals
Ike Turner – Guitar
Willie Dixon – Bass
Odie Payne – Drums
Harold Burrage – Piano
Carlson Oliver – Tenor Sax
Eddie Jones – Tenor Sax
Jackie Brenston – Baritone Sax

Clam lick.

Vibrating salt.

Do Not Hug the Tree.

1945 computer data cable.

Pops Coffee on the Four Leaf.

Beetle wing embroidery (tutorial).

Signs found on Google Street View.

Rationing of food, petrol, etc., ended in Britain nine years after the end of WWII. [h.t Possum]

A 23 year old auditioned for the Monkees on 7 October 1965. R.I.P. Michael Nesmith.

[Top image: I wasn’t shopping for socks but I found those here.]


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