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Incredibly strange, but oddly sensible, Cold War shelter invention: Patent images for Harold C. Tifft’s ‘Portable Shield’ originally filed on 17 April 1956.
The bottom image shows two possible positions for the wearer: face first flush against the wall, or face first flush against the ground (or floor). 299 more words
Note: This post was originally posted on February 14, 2016.
It’s St. Valentine’s day, and while I think he was a great guy (most saints are) I don’t really think a holiday made up by a greetings card company is something worth celebrating. 1,796 more words
POW! Here it is, our vote for the number one hotel in Ha Noi goes to the Hotel Metropole. . .this place ABSOLUTELY ROCKS! The staff are wonderful, the building is historic and magnificent–Graham Greene, Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham, Joan Baez, Mick Jagger, etc. 156 more words