Month: August 2018
Old film of New York City in the year 1911. Print has survived in mint condition. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. This film was taken by the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on a trip to America… Read Full Article
Someone is selling an extremely rare prerelease iPhone prototype from 2006 on eBay, and the bids have already crossed $13,000 (AAPL)
by Kif Leswing, Business Insider
- An iPhone prototype from 2006 is up for auction on eBay.
- Over 70 bids have been made for it, bringing the price up to $13,200 on Wednesday.
- The device was last sold in a private transaction in 2015 for $8,000, a person familiar with the device told Business Insider.
The 1920s was an era of vibrant times and colorful characters. For the first time, we present the Roaring ’20s in color, from Ford’s assembly line to Charles Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight and from speakeasies to New York’s Wall Street.… Read Full Article
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The National Pro Grid League (NPGL) was a professional athletics organization consisting of mixed-gender teams that operated from 2014 through 2016. No NPGL events have occurred since the final matches in 2016. The teams compete in timed events in the competition space referred to as “the grid”.… Read Full Article
Watch the entire interview here: http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/201… At a What It Means to Be American event at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, legendary rocker Eddie Van Halen, in an interview with music journalist Denise Quan, explains how he came up with his unique, two-handed style of playing the guitar frets–then performs some of his signature licks.… Read Full Article
Since the beginning of time, people have wondered if leaders are born or if leaders are made. Thousands of books and thousands of research studies have addressed this question as well. I know. I’ve read them.
So what is the RIGHT answer?… Read Full Article
G.E. Smith (be)holds – and plays some prime Michael Bloomfield licks on – the ’63 Fender Telecaster used by Bloomfield in the ’60s, including when he appeared with Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Bloomfield used the guitar to record the self-titled first album by The Paul Butterfield Band and Dylan’s “Highway 61 Revisited.” For Smith’s turn, the guitar is plugged into an early-’65 Fender Concert and a Fender reverb unit.… Read Full Article