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Time-travel

Time Travel Investigation

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A study has been done to check the internet for signs of time travelers. Robert Nemiroff, physicist from Michigan Technical University, authored the study that checked a number of social media sites for posts mentioning events before they occurred. They found nothing but did say that is not conclusive. I guess it could just indicate that time travelers are discrete.

Posted By: patty - Wed Jan 08, 2014 - Comments (16)
Category: Time-travel

Follies of the Madmen #208



Where to begin with this long ad? The surrealism of a Corvette on the Bonanza set? The notion that a sexy spy like Napolean Solo would drive a Corvair? The mashup of Bewitched with Bonanza characters, including the ultra-campy Agnes Moorehead? It's a commercial that just keeps on giving in the weirdness department.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 13, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Business, Advertising, Television, Surrealism, Crossovers and Mashups, Fantasy, 1960s, Time-travel, Cars

Blind Man Spontaneously Regains Sight After 30 Years

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Here's a unique twist on the Rip-van-Winkle phenomenon.

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Posted By: Paul - Wed Aug 01, 2012 - Comments (9)
Category: 1930s, Time-travel, Natural Wonders, Eyes and Vision

Follies of the Mad Men #44

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[From Life magazine for September 30 1940.]

Either a 20th-century man's shoe has been transported through time back to pre-Columbian America, confounding the primitive redksins, or else some 20th-century Native Americans on some especially traditional and cloistered reservation somewhere are incredibly ignorant.

Or, some Madison Avenue genius thought this was brilliant.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Nov 17, 2008 - Comments (4)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Fashion, Shoes, Anthropology, 1940s, Time-travel, Native Americans

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