Monday, September 30, 2013

bored panda

i'm not really a fan of facebook.  i sortof hate it. but i do still go on it (duh) and every now and then i will click one of the gazillions of viral links.  exhibit a: bored panda.

"...These photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. Many photographs only become iconic shots years later, once we understand their importance and historical context. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.

Perhaps the wars, poverty, fights for freedom and little miracles of the past have lessons for us that we can use today?"

i've already had two anxiety dreams over this idea.
this enabled babies living in apartment buildings to enjoy fresh air and sunlight without having to be taken outside.  

Sweden 1967
changing over from left side driving to right side driving.
i'm sure everyone was late to work that day....

animals being used as medical therapy 

space chimp poses after a successful mission

illegal alcohol being poured out during the prohibition

Annie Ediston Taylor
the first person to survive going over niagara falls in a barrel

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