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Old Timey Oregon Bikes - an album on Flickr
gallery of Oregon Historical Society's photos of bikes
photos  cycling  oregon  history 
december 2014 by mathowie
It’s been disturbing to learn of the bombs at the...
Terror incidents over the years at the Tour de France
cycling  history 
april 2013 by mathowie
The Inner Ring: Champagne Celebrations
Champagne on the podium sprayed everywhere isn't that old of a tradition as I thought
sports  history  from delicious
november 2010 by mathowie
A new tool for publishing web sites - Megnut
This is the best post ever. Meg says so much in six words.
blogger  bloggingmilestone  history  comedy 
may 2010 by mathowie
Isn’t Sinead O’Connor overdue a massive, grovelling apology from absolutely everybody? | Tripping Along The Ledge
Back when she did it, I don't even remember it being about pedophilia but damn was she ahead of her time.
religion  snl  history 
april 2010 by mathowie
Tracking Down An Address In 1939 Vienna | Ask MetaFilter
I always forget to record this highlight of perhaps the best Ask MetaFilter experience to date.
history  bestofaskmefi  bestofmefi  metafilter  wwii 
december 2009 by mathowie
Internet Archive News
I wish they started this years ago, but glad to see it here. IA does great work on all fronts.
internet  history  library 
september 2009 by mathowie
BHRA: Atlantic Avenue Tunnel
Got to check this out today. Really amazing place and story. Totally take a tour if you can.
history  nyc  subway  tours  brooklyn 
may 2009 by mathowie
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The whole "war on the rich" BS summed up in a single graph showing tax rates of the top tier over the last 100 years. Note the huge cuts before each recession.
history  finance  taxes  filetype:jpg  media:image 
march 2009 by mathowie
le grimpeur - The original grimpeurs
Great history of big climbs in the Tour de France, starting with the 1910 race.
cycling  letour  history 
june 2008 by mathowie
Eternal September - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It feels like blogs have hit the Eternal September. Everything I write these days gets one or two total jerkwads yelling at me for no reason.
internet  history  wikipedia 
september 2007 by mathowie
Apple's Garage
After seeing the HP garage in Palo Alto, I might as well check this one out someday
apple  history  stevejobs 
may 2007 by mathowie
Telstar Logistics: America's Most Perfect Ticky-Tacky Suburb
Daly City's neighborhoods were the inspiration for "Little Boxes".
architecture  history  bayarea 
april 2007 by mathowie
Ancient Flickr photos - a photoset on Flickr
I found a stash of photos taken in March of 2004, back when I visited Flickr HQ to talk about Creative Commons licenses. Hard to believe that was only 2.5 years ago.
flickr  photos  history  vancouver 
november 2006 by mathowie
"Get out the vote" Origin? | Ask MetaFilter
huh, who knew that "get out the vote" has been around since at least 1864? And here I thought MTV made it up or something...
history  election  askmefi 
november 2006 by mathowie
onfocus.com | The Former Audience in Meatspace
pb talks about taking interactivity to museums
museum  web  history 
october 2006 by mathowie
Throwing While Black | Cosmic Variance
Awesome history of Warren Moon in the NFL
football  history  race 
august 2006 by mathowie
iowahawk: Bajito Y Suavecito
awesome complete history of the lowrider and its roots in chicano culture
cars  history  culture 
may 2006 by mathowie
Who fired the first musical shot? | Ask MetaFilter
insult/dis/call-out songs go back to at least 1830, and way before. Crazy.
music  history  hiphop 
january 2006 by mathowie
My SPGM gallery
New for 89: a 20Mhz 386 w/ 2Mb of RAM for only $8499. And the mouse is extra.
compsci  computers  history 
december 2004 by mathowie
Panic - Extras - The True Story of Audion
That's Steve.. as in.. Jobs. Steve Jobs. Steven. P. Jobs. The guy.. who did the thing.. with the Apples and... in my INBOX..
history  mac  panic  shareware 
november 2004 by mathowie
Google Hardware
back when the entirety of Google fit into a single room (heck, above and below a temporary table)
google  history  nostalga 
september 2004 by mathowie

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