1918 Georgetown University player C. Wertz. Image: National Photo Company/Library of Congress Football, or “American football” to the rest of the world, emerged from several different varieties of soccer and rugby which were played in...Show More Summary
We witnessed plenty of action in the first major event of the 2016 motorsport season, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and though it wasn’t a miracle run for Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] and its new GT supercar, another American automaker, Chevrolet, took home the top honors in the GT category. The pair of C7.Rs from Corvette Racing managed a one-two...
(Photo: Kennelgate Pet Superstores) When he was 9 months old, Clive the cat disappeared from this home Toton, Nottinghamshire, UK. Fourteen months later, he's finally home after spending the time living in a pet store company warehouse. Show More Summary
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Symantec Corp., the world's largest security software company according to Gartner, announced yesterday a $500 million strategic investment from Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing. Michael A. Show More Summary
Following Guardians of the Galaxy’s hugely successful box office run, director James Gunn and company are already hard at work at the sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Few details have been released about the new movie. However, Gunn’s recent activity on social media offered fans a first look at some of the cast... Show More Summary
Photos courtesy The Grubb Company The home at 5868 Ocean View Drive in Oakland is a quintessential example of the great Craftsman homes you find in and around that city. It's a lofty old shingle-style, it has dark interior...
A photo posted by Nitrinos (@nitrinos_helmets) on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:26pm PST Russian motorcycle helmet company Nitronos Motostudio has created an incredible line of fierce Predator themed motorcycle helmets that come complete with dreadlocks. The helmets are made in-house and are available with a wide range of airbrushing options, shield colors, and LED laser […]
Intel was all over the X-Games (Photo Credit: X-Games) You may have noticed this weekend that Intel was all over the X-Games. You couldn’t turn on the TV, web video or Twitter without seeing the company on and around the X-Games. Intel’s love affair with sports started when Brian Krzanich took [...]
1965 Buick Riviera GS. Photos by Mathieu Heurteult, courtesy Gooding & Company, unless otherwise noted. Introduced in 1963, the Buick Riviera came to market as a personal luxury coupe long on both style and comfort. In 1965, Buick upped the car’s performance ante with the introduction of the A-9 Gran Sport package, which included, among […]
If you're a 'Sharknado?' fan with access to a tow truck or flatbed... that cool RV used to blow up the latest windstorm of flesh-eating great whites is up for grabs! The Asylum, the production company responsible for the franchise,...
Post by Jenny Erikson. Why should girls have all the fun? Barbie just recently got a major makeover, with the introduction of three new body types -- curvy, tall, and petite. But what about her mancessory Ken? Clothing company Lyst asked that very question, and came up with some ideas to make Ken just a little more relatable to your average dude. Show More Summary
A corporate building for Nestle USA is shown in Glendale, California in this photo from Oct. 24, 2015. (Ken Wolter / Shutterstock) Last month the Nestle company, along with Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland, failed to get the U.S. Supreme...Show More Summary
A different type of 19th century mousetrap (Photo: The Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science/Wikimedia) When Colin Pullinger & Sons advertised a innovative, human mousetrap in the 1860s, the company promised it would "last a lifetime."...Show More Summary
An aerial view of the damage at the site of the leak at the Aliso Canyon storage site. Photo by Earthworks, courtesy Environmental Defense Fund. The legal troubles just keep coming for the Southern California Gas Company, whose natural...
Photo courtesy Ford Motor Company If you aren't already impressed with Ford's production-based racing line-up, which currently includes the Fiesta, Focus, GT, and Mustang, maybe this will bring you around: the all-new 2017 Ford Raptor will be racing in The Best in the Desert's new Factory Stock Class this year. The [...]
Takoma Park, Maryland, circa 1928. "Washington Sanitarium gymnasium." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
Apple has long been trying to push the iPad into the business market, but this use case is probably something the company never expected to see. On Twitter, AfterPad.com owner Kevin shared the above image of Apple’s Adjustable Keyboard, first introduced back in 1993 for $219, connected to an iPad and working nearly flawlessly. Just […]
(Photo: Bavaria Filmstadt) Bavaria Films is a movie production company in Germany. Like Universal Studios has its own line of theme parks and resorts, so does Bavaria Films have its own fun park available to the public. The 1984 children's...Show More Summary
photo: Kimbra at Coachella 2015 (more by Samantha Saturday) As you may know, the concert promotion company Hypnocraft puts on shows at the Manhattan Inn, and tonight (2/2) they've got a last-minute show with some cool performers. It's kind of...
A Chinese firm has purchased the rights to the Tiananmen Square “Tank Man” photo from Bill Gates Men talk more than women, even in Disney princess movies While I was hesitant to share credit card statements with a random company, … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.