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These 50 Photos From The Past Are Shocking And Hilarious. I Can't Believe How Things Have Changed...

These 50 Photos From The Past Are Shocking And Hilarious. I Can't Believe How Things Have Changed...
These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. From thousands of images, I chose these to give us a rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be. Robert Cornelius took this photo outside the store his family owned. It became famous for being the first self portrait or as its commonly now known, a "selfie." This may very well be the most kings ever photographed at once. Suits were not allowed to end more than 6 inches above the knee. The Afghanistan government was shifting towards democracy in the 1950s and 60s before the Taliban took over. This Japanese machine meows times per minute to scare away rats and mice. Although we did everything differently back then, these photos also show that deep down, raw human spirit never changes. And I can only imagine what photos we're taking in 2014 will be studied 200 years in the future...

AÍ-SIM :: A arte do crop O enquadramento e o corte de uma fotografia muda toda a história contada. Os detalhes destacados nas fotografias ultrasexy de Chris Heads arrepiam até os cabelos do carpete. Golda Foundation 33 Amazing Ideas That Will Make Your House Awesome We’ve all got some sort of idea of how our dream home might look. Some of us have just got to have a pool, while others want clever modern design, sustainability, or integration with natural elements. No matter what it is that makes your dream home unique, here are a few examples of homes where people have been able to realize some of their greatest home design fantasies. [Read more...] These ingenious home improvements run from pools and aquariums to cleverly-hidden storage spaces, multi-purpose furniture and… cat transit walkways. Maybe you’ll recognize something that you’ve always wanted to see, or maybe the pictures will get your juices flowing and inspire you to come up with or even build something new. Warning – viewing some of these images may make you feel dissatisfied with your current home! 1. Image credits: 2. Image credits: Hilden and Diaz 3. Image credits: unknown 4. Image credits: 5. Image credits: Justin Kemp 6. Image credits: unknown 7. 8. 9. 10.

10 Ways To Keep Your Diet GMO-Free Share by Julie Taylor – It seems like everyone is talking about the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) these days. But what are GMOs exactly? They’re the result of a laboratory process that inserts genes from one species into the genes of another to obtain a desired trait or characteristic (e.g., fast-growing salmon). Jeffrey M. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Does all this GMO talk stress you out?

Sensualidade sem retoques (NSFW) Uma série de fotos para matar a saudade de quando a nudez não era de plástico. | via 3 | MIT Creates A New Map A Day To Inspire Social Change Mapping a city used to take an incredibly long time; one 18th century map of London took more than a decade to survey and draw by hand. Now, thanks to easy access to data online, a group of designers, computer scientists, artists, and educators at MIT is able to make at least one new map of a city each day. Eventually, the Social Computing Group hopes to make 100 maps for each of 100 cities, or 10,000 maps in total. The You Are Here project maps can be used in many new ways, because they are so much easier to create. Each is meant as a tool to inspire action. “We feel that maps can help people make their city a better place,” the group writes on their website. One of their first sets of maps focused on how long it takes to walk to independent local coffee shops, which the group calls “markers of a living community.” Eventually, they hope to give others the tools to create maps for advocacy at a much broader scale.

Types of Skills Everyone Should Know – Video – Top 100 Important Skills 3. Split Firewood Seasoned splitters use a maul, not an ax, to prep firewood. (With its slim taper, an ax head often gets stuck in the end grain.) Don't use a chopping block—it reduces the arc of the swing, which decreases power. Michael Lewis This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet You’ve stepped on it, ignored it, and tried to eradicate it from your lawn. However, this innocuous little weed is one of the most useful medicines on the planet, just begging to be harvested. There are two major types of plantain in BC, Canada: Lance and Broadleaf. Plantain has often been the go-to remedy for hikers plagued by mosquitos. Plantain is renowned for its healing effect on the digestive system. Because plantain is a gentle expectorant and high in silica, an infusion can be helpful for lung problems, coughs, and colds. Plantain is almost a panacea for the human body, treating everything from all menstrual difficulties, all digestive issues, to nearly all skin complaints, and even arthritis. Resources: - Prescription for Herbal Healing: 2nd Edition – Phyllis A. About The Author Jess Smith is a healer and raw wildcrafter living in the Fraser Valley, BC Canada. Thanks to Project.Nsearch

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