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Astronaut Food: A Brief History Of Space Food Sticks

Space Food Sticks are a living monument to golden years of the Space Age. In the formative years of space travel, food represented a major hurdle for NASA technicians. Keeping it fresh, tasty and safe was tricky business. The first brave souls who [...]

[VIDEO] The Way it Was: San Francisco Summer of 1967

Directed by Donald Shebib of CBC, an documentary of the “hippie” life in San Francisco in the summer of 1967. Guest appearance by George H. Conger. A discussion of the politics of the day surrounding marijuana use and the Freedom [...]

[VIDEO] Documentary: ‘Revolution’ (1968)

It’s hard to imagine a moment remotely similar in the history of the human race. Between 1966 and 1969, LSD was still semi-legal and becoming hugely popular, as much a middle class rage as Twitter is now, turning an entire demographic from [...]

Happy Birthday Ford Mustang, Born Today, 1963

Charles Fleming reported, in 2015, about the Mustang: In 1963, engineers at the Ford Motor Co. turned a Ford Falcon into a sporty four-door coupe. Then they took two doors off, made it sportier still and, on April 17, 1964, hit the market at the [...]

[VIDEO] The John Glenn Story, 1963

A film biography of Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. It portrays Glenn’s youth in New Concord, Ohio, his service as a combat pilot in World War II and the Korean War, and highlights of his momentous [...]

Retro Rocket: 1960 Plymouth XNR Ghia Roadster

The launch of Sputnik and the space race led to an era of optimism which influenced pop-culture in America and overseas. We imagined where we might live, the clothes we might wear and the cars we might drive. Words and phrases such as astro and [...]

[PHOTO] The Batmobile

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BackintheusaUs/posts/REccoVFNiYf via And.. Action! Batman and boy wonder in action keeping Gotham City citizens [...]