TIME SUCK ALERT:
Retronaut. "See the past like you wouldn't believe." So cool. It's a website devoted to what I would define as "cool, old pictures". This one is totally up your alley Michele. You can search by era, category or topic clusters. It's a treasure trove. A few random items...
I read a fascinating article the other day that said that a bunch of tobacco farmers in Virginia have decided to stop growing tobacco and instead plant...I love this...chickpeas. I guess hummus is now more profitable than cigarettes. They interviewed an old tobacco farmer who said that his wife had made him his first chickpeas the other day. His sweetly taciturn review? "They tasted pretty good." I love that.
This is kind of amazing. A Spanish anti-abuse ad that is only visible to children. The ads are made using something called lenticular printing, which shows a different picture depending on the angle from which it's viewed. From an adult perspective, the photo shows this...
but from a child's point of view, they see this...
Pretty smart, right?
Okay, this totally made me cry. What an amazing lesson for everyone!
Go visit Stacy and the other random thinkers!