1. npr:

    Ambrose! —Wright

    Ambrose!

    (Source: balnibarbi)

     

  2. The St. Anthony Falls bridge in Minneapolis right now.

    via the Minnesota Department of Transportation

     


  3. New Das Racist (What?)

    and it’s great.

     

  4. unypl:

    “The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America,” by Don Lattin
    Borrow I Read

     


  5. Newark Teachers Union Head Used to Shoot out the School Chief’s Windows When He Was Pissed Off

    From the Star-Ledger, about 65-year-old Joe Del Grosso, the current head of the Newark teachers union:

    [Del Grosso] remembers his militant days as young man, when he began the climb that landed him at the top of the teachers union in Newark.

    “I was in jail for three months,” he says.

    His crime was joining a strike in 1970. But he was never caught for shooting out the car windows of the school board president, something he did over and over to vent his rage.

    “I saw him later at a bar,” Del Grosso says. “And I said, ‘You’re the son of a bitch who sent me to jail.’ And he said, ‘You’re the son of a bitch who blew my windows out.’ So we decided to have a drink, us two sons of bitches. And we became friends.”

     

  6. Malibou Beach, California, 1972 (photo: National Archives)

     

  7. Last one. (National Archives)

     

  8. Caption: Jet Roars over Bicycle Path near Washington’s Nation Airport. Noise-Decibel Level from Aircraft at This Altitude Can Cause Permanent Ear Damage. 11/1972 (National Archives flikr)

     

  9. Caption: This “Broadway Local” Subway Car, Like Many Others, Has Been Decorated by Vandals. 05/1973 (National Archives)

     

  10. Wonderful National Archives photos that I found while sick in bed today.