Monthly Archives: December 2012

Article: History of the Backpack


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

For more visit:
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/design/2012/12/backpacks_for_students_the_rise_of_the_book_bag_courtesy_of_jansport_caribou.single.html

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Article: Death By Tooth


The link below is to an article covering the story of the death of Sigurd Eysteinsson in Scottish history. He was basically killed by a tooth.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/94686


Article: Boxing Day


The link below is to an article that looks at ‘Boxing Day’ and what it actually is all about.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/157828


Article: Origin of the Word ‘Booze’


The link below is to an article that looks at the origin of the word ‘booze.’

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/156720


Article: ‘Smart Alec’ Origin


The link below is to an article that looks at the origin of the term ‘Smart Alec.’

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/157386


Article: History of the Teddy Bear


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

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/12/the-history-of-the-teddy-bear-from-wet-and-angry-to-soft-and-cuddly/


Article: Mount Rushmore


The link below is to an article that looks at some interesting history concerning Mount Rushmore.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/144545


Article: Usenet History


The link below is to an article that considers the history of Usenet.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/usenet-evolved-messages-downloads-geek-history/


Article: History of Eggnog


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

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/154902


Article: The 12 Days of Christmas


The link below is to an article that considers 12 facts about ‘The 12 Days of Christmas.’

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/157451


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