Our favorite finds from the internet this past week.
Dot (AtticandBarnTreasures.com) –While I was sorting through some inventory the other day I ran across a child’s kaleidoscope from the 70’s. You remember those tubes of colorful wonder don’t you? So I thought to research the invention of this gadget…. hope you enjoy what I found in this article of The Forgotten Kaleidoscope.
JayDee (ThirdShiftVintage.com) – I love the steampunk style, and think it would be fun to visit these steampunk inspired places.
Laurie (NextStageVintage.com) -In this age of texting and email and social media, I wondered: is there was such a thing as a telegram anymore? Imagine all the pivotal movies in books and movies that wouldn’t exist without telegrams. Spoiler alert: you can. Count on Atlas Obscura to get to the bottom of it.
Linda (SelectiveSalvage.com) – How’s this for a place to get away from it all? La Maison Picassiette, a cottage on the outskirts of Chartres, France that was completely covered in mosaics scavenged by a cemetery caretaker named Raymond Isidore.
Mary Ellen (AuntHattiesAtticVintage.com) – This post contains several of my favorite things – photography, women’s history and fashion history. 10+ Vintage Photos Of Women That Stirred Controversy
Pam (VintageRenude.com) – Now that we all carry smartphones and have access to the world at our fingertips: here are some new ways to use the camera besides just taking selfies and cute pics of the grandkids. 5 incredible ways to use your smartphone camera.
Tina (GirlPickers.com) – It’s no secret I am an animal lover so when I saw this three-part special on PBS where the animals are equipped with cameras, I set the DVR. It’s called Animals With Cameras.
Have you found something on the internet this week that you would like to share? Post the link in a comment below!