Posts tagged history

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pre-code hollywood (by Dominique Guerra)

If you think all films made before the 1950s we’re conservative and bland, this short video will prove you wrong. This student’s documentary short covers Pre-Code Hollywood, the time period (1930-1934) after the Hayes Code was created and before it was enforced.

The history of Capital Punishment in the United States in an animated map.

The history of Capital Punishment in the United States in an animated map.

BLDG BLOK is a new mobile app revealing the cultural history of New York City

Garbage is the best kind of time capsule, because it doesn’t idealize our own history (by minuteearth)

How Aspect Ratios Have Changed Over Time Because of Movies

Changes: the career of David Bowie in this excellent HTML5 timeline, which includes Spotify links to listen along while reading the interactive timeline.

Changes: the career of David Bowie in this excellent HTML5 timeline, which includes Spotify links to listen along while reading the interactive timeline.

Rise of the Wu-tang: visualizing the history of the most famous rap group in the world in this timeline infographic.

Rise of the Wu-tang: visualizing the history of the most famous rap group in the world in this timeline infographic.

Happy Black History month!

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maelarm:

In which Louis C.K. explains white privilege without actually saying “white privilege”.

You’re not allowed to say “ew” to bubblegum flavored medicine.

You’re not allowed to just waste milk. 

Statistics guru Nate Silver’s pick in this year’s Super Bowl: the San Francisco 49ers.  By running an analysis of the best Super Bowl teams, he found that the best defensive teams usually win the big game.  And while the analysis isn’t nearly as scientific as his polling data, you have to like his odds…

Statistics guru Nate Silver’s pick in this year’s Super Bowl: the San Francisco 49ers.  By running an analysis of the best Super Bowl teams, he found that the best defensive teams usually win the big game.  And while the analysis isn’t nearly as scientific as his polling data, you have to like his odds…