Monthly Archives: September 2012

USA: Proposed States That Didn’t Happen


The link below is to an article that looks at 12 proposed states for the USA that didn’t happen.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143276

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Article: US Politicians on Game Shows


The link below is to an article (with photos and videos) that looks at US politicians who have appeared on game shows.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143207


WWI: Austria-Hungary and the Balkans


The link below is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I. In this article the focus is on Austria-Hungary and the Balkans region.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143569


Article: Historical Attempts to Ban Coffee


The link below is to an article that looks at five attempts in history to ban coffee.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143678


Article: History of Challenge Coins


The link below is to an article offering a brief history of challenge coins.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143144


Article: Brief History of Headphones


The link below is to an article that offers a brief history of headphones.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2012/09/26/headphones/


Article: 40 Vintage Computer Ads


The link below is to an article featuring 40 vintage computer advertisements.

For more visit:
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/vintage-tech-ads/


Article: Poland – Vistula River Reveals Sunken Treasures


The link below is to an article reporting on interesting discoveries being found in the Vistula River during a drought.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/17/sunken-treasures-400-year_n_1889944.html


Article & Photos: Beautiful Vintage Theatre Posters


The link below is to an article featuring a number of vintage theatre posters.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/142769


Article: The History of Emoticons


The link below is to an article that looks at the history of emoticons.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2012/09/19/emoticons/


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