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NASA Study Concludes When Civilization Will End, And It's Not Looking Good for Us

NASA Study Concludes When Civilization Will End, And It's Not Looking Good for Us | Cultural History | Scoop.it
According to a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, we only have a few decades left before everything we know and hold dear collapses.

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Poverty & inequality play a large role

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The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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Jamestown excavation unearths four bodies — and a mystery in a small box

Jamestown excavation unearths four bodies — and a mystery in a small box | Cultural History | Scoop.it
The discovery of remains at historic Jamestown may provide new details about the nation’s earliest settlers.
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white =/= caucasian

white =/= caucasian | Cultural History | Scoop.it
rudegyalchina:
“thisgirlspeaks:
“rudegyalchina:
“fuckyourracism:
“tessacrowley:
“fuckyourracism:
“Stop referring to white people as caucasian.

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When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler'

When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler' | Cultural History | Scoop.it

Most people haven’t heard of him.

But you should have. When you see his face or hear his name you should get as sick in your stomach as when you read about Mussolini or Hitler or see one of their pictures. You see, he killed over 10 million people in the Congo.


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Of Swastikas & Confederate Flags (Collectibles Vs Living Culture)

Of Swastikas & Confederate Flags (Collectibles Vs Living Culture) | Cultural History | Scoop.it

I was watching Morning Joe and they were freaking out that eBay (and perhaps others) were selling swastikas while removing confederate flags. They said such an announcement to remove the flags was hypocritical and a pandering publicity move.


*sigh*


 Let me educate you:

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An 1840s Broadsheet for the New Jersey Juvenile Temperance Band

An 1840s Broadsheet for the New Jersey Juvenile Temperance Band | Cultural History | Scoop.it
In the 1840s, a rare broadsheet, historical ephemera, for the New Jersey Juvenile Temperance Band and the Cold Water Army.

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5 Failed Assassination Attempts on President Lincoln You Didn't Know About

5 Failed Assassination Attempts on President Lincoln You Didn't Know About | Cultural History | Scoop.it
From explosives to biological warfare, there were five failed Lincoln assassination attempts you haven't heard about, and they are very strange indeed.
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Sweetheart Grips

Sweetheart Grips | Cultural History | Scoop.it
sixpenceee: “During WWII, soldiers were known to take precious family photos and put them under clear grips on their 1911 pistols. They were called Sweetheart Grips. ”
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The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Beautifully detailed portolan charts present historians with a puzzle: How were they made? A mathematical analysis offers some clues.
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A Telephone Map of the United States Shows Where You Could Call Using Ma Bell in 1910

A Telephone Map of the United States Shows Where You Could Call Using Ma Bell in 1910 | Cultural History | Scoop.it
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here.

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Authentic Antique LGBTQ Lesbian Interest Crossdressing 4 Women 2 Couples in Drag Forbidden Love Real Photo Postcard RPPC Divided Back UNUSED

Authentic Antique LGBTQ Lesbian Interest Crossdressing 4 Women 2 Couples in Drag Forbidden Love Real Photo Postcard RPPC Divided Back UNUSED | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Antique real photo postcard showing 2 couples cozying up to one another -- only it is 4 women, with 2 of the women dressed in suits, ties,
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Islamic Ring Found in 9th-Century Viking Grave

Islamic Ring Found in 9th-Century Viking Grave | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Discovered more than a century ago in a Swedish grave, a ring bearing an Arabic inscription confirms contact between the Vikings and the Islamic world.
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Wes Cowan's Personal Antique Stereoview Collection Up For Auction

Wes Cowan's Personal Antique Stereoview Collection Up For Auction | Cultural History | Scoop.it
When hubby & I met Wes Cowan, one of the things we learned about him was that he was an avid collector of antique photographs. He began collecting them as a child and within 15 years, he'd amas...
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Prophylaxis vs. the Axis

Prophylaxis vs. the Axis | Cultural History | Scoop.it
During World War I, 18,000 American military personnel were incapacitated by sexually transmitted diseases each day. By the height of World War II, the rate had been reduced to about 600 a day.

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Social History: 'Dirty Old London: A History of the Victorians' Infamous Filth' by Lee Jackson (article and podcast)

Social History: 'Dirty Old London: A History of the Victorians' Infamous Filth' by Lee Jackson (article and podcast) | Cultural History | Scoop.it

In the 1800s, the Thames River was thick with human sewage and the streets were covered with horse dung, the removal of which, according to Lee Jackson, presented an "impossible challenge."


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How Paperbacks Helped the U.S. Win World War II

How Paperbacks Helped the U.S. Win World War II | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Armed Services Editions sparked correspondence between soldiers and authors, lifted “The Great Gatsby” from obscurity, and created a new audience of readers back home.

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The Sex Trafficking White Slave Trade Stories Never End (Or, The Same Approach After All These Years)

The Sex Trafficking White Slave Trade Stories Never End (Or, The Same Approach After All These Years) | Cultural History | Scoop.it
In January, National Trafficking Awareness Month prompted me to hunt for one of the many books in my sex work history collection which would illustrate that it's the same old story ~ and worse, the...

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Otherwise known as The Sex Trafficking White Slave Trade Stories Never End (Or, The Same Approach After All These Years); history, repeating itself, culture, news...

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Comparing a 70's pulp to today...

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The UK's most eccentric library - Boing Boing

The UK's most eccentric library - Boing Boing | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Boing Boing
The UK's most eccentric library
Boing Boing
The section on “Modern Philosophy” includes volume after volume of Nietzsche and half a shelf of Hume. The open stacks—exceptional in any gathering of irreplaceable ...

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Shhh, It's A Cookbook Secret...

Shhh, It's A Cookbook Secret... | Cultural History | Scoop.it
I've been collecting vintage cookbooks (and other ephemera) for decades. But it's not because I actually cook. Other than baking, I nearly hate cooking. Thankfully, my dear hubby is the cook in the...
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Boy with his dog …and gun. Circa 1920s.

Boy with his dog …and gun. Circa 1920s. | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Boy with his dog …and gun. Circa 1920s.
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Cult of the Spankers: the X-rated artists who turned Times Square into smut central

Cult of the Spankers: the X-rated artists who turned Times Square into smut central | Cultural History | Scoop.it
US authorities tried to ban them, but a gang of artists, models and writers made a living from dirty books sold under-the-counter in 1950s New York. Enter a world of Raw Dames and superheroes
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Job Sprawl May Be Ending -- And For The Same Reasons The Partisan Politics Are Spreading

Job Sprawl May Be Ending -- And For The Same Reasons The Partisan Politics Are Spreading | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Home may be where your heart is, but a neighborhood is where you live. And it may be even more than that. It turns you, where you reside, the resulting lifestyle of your community, is further impac...
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Blackfeet Crafts John C. Ewers Vintage Native American Handcrafts United States Indian Service Arts History Dept Interior 1945

Blackfeet Crafts John C. Ewers Vintage Native American Handcrafts United States Indian Service Arts History Dept Interior 1945 | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Blackfeet Crafts by John C. Ewers, Curator, Museum of the Plains Indian, Browning, Montana. Number 9 in the series on Indian Handcrafts from the
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If Only Voters Were As Serious As Gamblers About Presidential Elections

If Only Voters Were As Serious As Gamblers About Presidential Elections | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Yes, you can bet on presidential elections. And gamblers betting on the election have a pretty good history of predicting the next US president. Better than the bulk of polls and surveys, in fact. ...

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These 19 Photos Of Black Activism Through The Years Will Stun You

These 19 Photos Of Black Activism Through The Years Will Stun You | Cultural History | Scoop.it
As history shows, racial injustice in America and the fight to resolve it has been a long, rigorous battle -- and it is one still being fought today.

Generations of activists have been fueled by the fight against the systemic and social inequalit...

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.