Neatorama Posts Tagged "geography history"
This Is What a Computer Looked Like in 1957...

This photo, according to a document from the government Norfolk County, UK, is a photo of the city of Norwich taking delivery of its first computer. It's an Elliott 405, a computer manufactured by Elliott Brothers, a now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/This-Is-What-a-Computer-Looked-Like-in-1957/
The Submarine That Sank a Train: The Extraordinary Raid of the USS Barb...

The USS Barb was a Gato-class submarine operated by the United States in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Under the leadership of Commander Eugene B. Fluckey, who would be awarded a Medal of Honor and 4 Navy Crosse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/12/The-Submarine-That-Sank-a-Train-The-Extraordinary-Raid-of-the-USS-Barb/
How George Washington’s Bad Teeth Helped Win the Revolutionary War...

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale)As he aged, George Washington gradually lost his teeth. Throughout his life, he consulted a variety of dentists to provide dentures for him.In 1781, General Washington commanded the army watc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/07/How-George-Washingtons-Bad-Teeth-Helped-Win-the-Revolutionary-War/
The American Monument to an Enemy Spy...

(Photo: Rolf Müller)In the village of Tappan...  ...y Condemned Him To Death Just The Same." Military History 21.2 (2004): 18. Biography Reference Bank. Web. 4...  ...ican Revolution 1775-1783: An Encyclopedia. 1985. History Study Center. Web. 4 Nov. 2014.“Andre Monum...  ...iot For Whom? Benedict Arn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/05/The-American-Monument-to-an-Enemy-Spy/
Torghatten—The Mountain with a Hole in It...

(Photo: Tristan Schmurr)This is Torghatten, a mountain in Brønnøy, Norway. There’s a hole that goes right through the center of it. The hole is 160 meters long, 20 meters wide, and 25 meters high.(Pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/31/TorghattenThe-Mountain-with-a-Hole-in-It/
The Japanese Navy's Crazy Plan to Bomb Texas...

(Photo: Max Smith)Other than a handful of submarine-mounted artillery bombings, a brief air raid by a single submarine-launched seaplane, and a few balloon-floated bombs, Japan was unable to directly attack the 48 contig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/The-Japanese-Navys-Crazy-Plan-to-Bomb-Texas/
You Can Go Trick-or-Treating at George Washington's House...

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale)Mount Vernon is the estate of George Washington. It's a historical site open to the public that features year-round events. This Halloween, children can go trick-or-treating there! Visitors c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/23/You-Can-Go-Trick-or-Treating-at-George-Washingtons-House/
A Complete List of What Every U.S. President Drank...

(Photo via Kate Shapiro)If you're the President, y...  ...Mint Juleps and with Teddy Roosevelt: A Complete History of Presidential Drinking, Mark Will-Weber describ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/20/A-Complete-List-of-What-Every-US-President-Drank/
This 1862 Board Game Was the Civil War Version of Candy Land...

Slate's Vault blog describes a fascinating board game made in the midst of the American Civil War. Charlton & Althrop, a publishing house in Philadelphia, produced the "Game of Secession, or Sketches of the Rebellion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/This-1862-Board-Game-Was-the-Civil-War-Version-of-Candy-Land/
Hiker Stumbles Upon an Abyss in Portugal...

Redditor RTWin80weeks was hiking along the beach outside of Lagos, Portugal when he came upon this amazing rock formation. It's a hole that goes deep into the earth--farther than he could see.[https://www.youtube.com/wat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/06/Hiker-Stumbles-Upon-an-Abyss-in-Portugal/




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