25 7 / 2014

weirdvintage:

….Pickle sherbet?  Ad c. 1960s (via Vintage-Ads)

weirdvintage:

….Pickle sherbet?  Ad c. 1960s (via Vintage-Ads)

25 7 / 2014

funkysafari:

(Phoenicopterus ruber) by rjrlee

funkysafari:

(Phoenicopterus ruberby rjrlee

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25 7 / 2014

todaysdocument:


Amelia Earhart Deep Sea Diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929
From the series: Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, compiled ca. 1900 - ca. 1950. Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003

According to the date, this photo was taken just 1 day after the pioneering aviatrix’s 32nd birthday (born July 24, 1897).

todaysdocument:

Amelia Earhart Deep Sea Diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929

From the series: Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, compiled ca. 1900 - ca. 1950. Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003

According to the date, this photo was taken just 1 day after the pioneering aviatrix’s 32nd birthday (born July 24, 1897).

23 7 / 2014

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23 7 / 2014

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22 7 / 2014

lohrien:

Illustrations by Paul Lovering

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22 7 / 2014

rottentomatoes:

cinematographiliac:

Endless list of beautiful cinematography

Days of Heaven (1978)

Director of Photography: Nestor Almendros

Certified Fresh at 94%

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22 7 / 2014

skunkbear:

The recent release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" reminded me of one of my favorite ape vs. man films – this 1932 video that shows a baby chimpanzee and a baby human undergoing the same basic psychological tests.

Its gets weirder – the human baby (Donald) and the chimpanzee baby (Gua) were both raised as humans by their biological/adopted father Winthrop Niles Kellogg.  Kellogg was a comparative psychologist fascinated by the interplay between nature and nurture, and he devised a fascinating (and questionably ethical) experiment to study it:

Suppose an anthropoid were taken into a typical human family at the day of birth and reared as a child. Suppose he were fed upon a bottle, clothed, washed, bathed, fondled, and given a characteristically human environment; that he were spoken to like the human infant from the moment of parturition; that he had an adopted human mother and an adopted human father.

First, Kellogg had to convince his pregnant wife he wasn’t crazy:

 …the enthusiasm of one of us met with so much resistance from the other that it appeared likely we could never come to an agreement upon whether or not we should even attempt such an undertaking.

She apparently gave in, because Donald and Gua were raised, for nine months, as brother and sister. Much like Caesar in the “Planet of the Apes” movies, Gua developed faster than her “brother,” and often outperformed him in tasks. But she soon hit a cognitive wall, and the experiment came to an end. (Probably for the best, as Donald had begun to speak chimpanzee.)

You can read more about Kellogg’s experiment, its legacy, and public reaction to it here.

(via asapscience)

22 7 / 2014

21 7 / 2014

natgeofound:

A Native American sends smoke signals in Montana, June 1909.Photograph by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic Creative

natgeofound:

A Native American sends smoke signals in Montana, June 1909.Photograph by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic Creative