Five-storied Pagoda, Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo
Sunny and nearly 70° in DC when I captured this image on a lunchtime stroll. It won’t last, but I’m enjoying the heck out of it while it does.
On this day in 1985, the Chicago Bears released the famous “Super Bowl Shuffle,” a memorable song about their hopes of winning the NFL championship. The song proved to be true as the Bears would roll through the playoffs, culminating in a 46-10 victory over New England in Super Bowl XX. (Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of the 1985 Bears
I had this in both vinyl and VHS. Good times!
When two hundred thirty-seven years old you reach, look as good, you will not, hmmm?
Lance Cpl. Donovan Lee holds a birthday cake in honor of the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga)
The Daily Show’s “Election Night 2012: This Ends Now” and The Colbert Report Presents “Election 2012: A Nation Votes, Ohio Decides; The Re-Presidenting of America: Who Will Replace Obama? ‘012!” will both air live on Comedy Central from 11:00-11:30 p.m. ET (8:00-8:30 p.m. PT) and 11:30-midnight ET (8:30-9:00 p.m. PT) respectively, and will be simulcast on MTV’s Times Square JumboTron.
Getting the latest, up-to-the-minute election night hilarity while you poop* has never been easier!
*Please don’t poop in Times Square.
Today is a good day.
The abbreviation “OMG” is almost 100 years old — thanks to the British military!
The earliest known usage of “O.M.G.” has been discovered in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill from British Admiral Lord John Arbuthnot Fisher.
Further proof that there is nothing new under the sun!
Should I be bitter that the National Archives didn’t post my birth certificate? After all, that, too happened 7/24/69.
0658 RECOVERED 2 HELOS. ASTRONAUTS, N.A. ARMSTRONG, LCOL M. COLLINS USAF, AND COL E.E. ALDRIN JR USAF
Deck Log of the USS Hornet, 07/24/1969
Documenting in rather matter-of-fact terms both the arrival of the President of the United States and successful recovery of the Apollo 11 astronauts.
It is odd, but I like how the water looks like it is covered in oil.
Every day should be international day against homophobia.