Ordinary Men, Extraordinary History. They made beds and cleaned toilets. They shined shoes, dusted jackets, cooked meals and washed dishes. Yet the Pullman porters created history in the face of adversity and racial prejudice. Great video and links from the folks at AARP.
Green Is the Way to Go. That’s the tagline for Creative Coffins which claims it can “provide a green solution for a distinctive funeral.” Check it out.
Venues Collect and Share Stories for Myriad Purposes. Got a family history story you want to share or would you just like to read someone else’s story? This list of online sites by Kathy Hansen may be just the ticket for you.
The World’s Greatest LP Album Covers. If you miss vinyl records, you probably miss their great artwork, too. Thanks to this site by Matt & Tony, you can relive those glorious days when an album’s design often overshadowed the music inside.
21 Things That Became Obsolete This Decade. Do you still have a landline telephone? Compact discs? If so, you may be surprised to know that you’re living in the past. This list shows how quickly innovation can be transformed into yesterday’s news. Remember the Walkman?
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