Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge Suspender Cables – by Eugene de Salignac
The only available information about these pictures is the description in the Library of Congress:
“The woman ‘Cop’ (a dream). A Suffragette posed to illustrate the woman police concept – Cincinnati/”
Yet, as odd as it may appear, it may be possible to take them at face value. In 1910, only 12 months after these pictures were […]
The First Chechen War, also known as the War in Chechnya, was a conflict between the Russian Federation and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, fought from December 1994 to August 1996. After the initial campaign of 1994–1995, culminating in the devastating Battle of Grozny, Russian federal forces attempted to seize control of the mountainous area […]
Al Capone started one of the first soup kitchens. The kitchen employed a few people, but fed many more. In fact, preceding the passage of the Social Security Act, “soup kitchens” like the one Al Capone founded, provided the only meals that some unemployed Americans had. Soup kitchens rose to prominence in the U.S. during […]
Penguin on the left: “I’m here to fuck shit up!”
If you think you’re thankful for computers, just think about how NASA feels about them. Before the days of computers, NASA employees had a much more laborious way of calculating and presenting their data.