missedinhistory:

In the mid-20th century, Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong launched an ambitious plan to revolutionize Chinese agriculture and industry, build up the economy and turn China into a communist utopia.It was called the Great Leap Forward.

This episode is the first of a four-part miniseries on China under the leadership of Chairman Mao.

Here’s a link to our notes and research.

fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

100 years ago today, Martha the last Passenger Pigeon passed away at Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. It is amazing to think that an animal once so abundant could so quickly go extinct.
 © The Field Museum, GN85465_13, Photographer John Weinstein.
Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) diorama. Standing free case. Hall 21, Individual bird exhibit in case before dismantling. Documentation for Animal Kingdom exhibit preparation.
120 negative film
1990

fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

100 years ago today, Martha the last Passenger Pigeon passed away at Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. It is amazing to think that an animal once so abundant could so quickly go extinct.


© The Field Museum, GN85465_13, Photographer John Weinstein.

Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) diorama. Standing free case. Hall 21, Individual bird exhibit in case before dismantling. Documentation for Animal Kingdom exhibit preparation.

120 negative film

1990

brainstuffshow:

Our very own Lauren Vogelbaum baked in the Atlanta heat to bring you these 73 photos from the #DragonCon 2014 parade!

Dragon Con’s Most Eye-Popping Sights

Enjoy some of our favorite mind-blowing sights from Dragon Con 2014!

brainstuffshow:

#dragoncon may be over, but we’ve got this year’s 10 Best Star Wars costumes to tide you over until next year!

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

More photos from the #DragonCon parade by BrainStuff.

BrainStuff was at the Dragon Con costume parade yesterday. Were you there?

BrainStuff was at the Dragon Con costume parade yesterday. Were you there?