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USING COWS TO EXPLAIN ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

This infographic uses two cows as a medium for explaining the various types of socio-economic systems.

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Source: Econintersect

PICTURES FROM HISTORICAL MOMENTS 12

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Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961.

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TLBSPEDIA: PULITZER PRIZE

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In the latter years of the 19th century, Joseph Pulitzer stood out as the very embodiment of American journalism. Hungarian-born, an intense indomitable figure, Pulitzer was the most skillful of newspaper publishers, a passionate crusader against dishonest government, a fierce, hawk-like competitor who did not shrink from sensationalism in circulation struggles, and a visionary who richly endowed his profession.

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TLBSPEDIA: GRAHAM BELL

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Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The second son of Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Bell, he was named for his paternal grandfather. The middle name “Graham” was added when he was 10 years old. He had two brothers, Melville James Bell and Edward Charles Bell, both of whom died from tuberculosis.

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TLBSPEDIA: 1976

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Here you can see some things that happened in the year of 1976.

– IMPORTANT EVENTS:

Earthquake in Tabgshan China on July 28th kills 655,000.

Earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale strikes in North Eastern Italy.

Tidal Wave in Philippines kills 5,000.

The First Commercial Concorde Flights take off in UK.

Worst Drought on record hits Britain forcing the use of Standpipes.

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TLBSPEDIA: OPPENHEIMER

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Julius Robert Oppenheimer was born in New York City on April 22 1904. His parents, Julius S. Oppenheimer, a wealthy German textile merchant, and Ella Friedman, an artist, were of Jewish descent but did not observe the religious traditions. He studied at the Ethical Culture Society School, whose physics laboratory has since been named for him, and entered Harvard in 1922, intending to become a chemist, but soon switching to physics. He graduated summa cum laude in 1925 and went to England to conduct research at Cambridge University’s Cavendish Laboratory, working under J.J. Thomson.

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THE 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL CARS FROM THE 30’S

In this post you can see the 10 most beautiful cars from the 30’s, who show some amazing designs for the period.

1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57SC

This is one of the most recognisable Bugattis ever, thanks in no small part to its curvaceous front fenders and rear split window. The Type 57SC’s supercharged engine pumped out an impressive 200bhp, making it one of the quickest cars of the era.

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VALENTINE’S DAY FACTS OF LOVE

Here you can see an infographic showing some cool things about love and Valentine’s Day.

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Source: Picovico

TLBSPEDIA: TATTOOS

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It is arguably claimed that tattooing has existed since 12,000 years BC. The purpose of tattooing has varies from culture to culture and its place on the time line. But there are commonalties that prevail form the earliest known tattoos to those being done on college students on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley.

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