From a 1906 issue of Punch magazine, as described by The Globe and Mail:
Under the headline, "Forecasts for 1907," a black and white cartoon showed a well-dressed Edwardian couple sitting in a London park. The man and woman are turned away from each other, antennae protruding from their hats. In their laps are little black boxes, spitting out ticker tape.
A caption reads: "These two figures are not communicating with one another. The lady is receiving an amatory message, and the gentleman some racing results."
As part of Vice’s new video series, Hysteria, which examines mass social panics in the U.S., here’s a 20-minute documentary about the Georgia III% Security Force — “one of America’s right-wing, pro-Trump, anti-terror militias.” Vice went to Atlanta to join Chris Hill — a.k.a General Holy War / Blood Agent — during one of their […]
At some point, it happens to everyone: Your car breaks down. Your electricity fails at home. And if it happens at night, the first tool you need is your vision. There’s a more reliable way to get it back than that nearly-dead penlight at the back of your junk drawer or glove compartment: The UltraBright […]
The key to learning any new language is feedback. When you’re immersed in conversation, it’s easy to pick up key phrases and pronunciation, but not all of us have the means to jet off to Spain, France or wherever we can learn to speak like a local. The next best thing: The Mondly app. Mondly […]
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