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Vintage Allen Edmonds

dieworkwear:

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Step into any vintage shop today and you’ll find the surviving traces of a once-great American footwear-manufacturing sector. To sure, good shoes are still being produced in the US, but the industry isn’t what it used to be. Its last heave was in the 1940s and ‘50s, when companies were bolstered one last time through a boom in sales – first from the US government, who needed to supply troops abroad with quality shoes, and then from the growing domestic workforce in the immediate postwar period.

Since the ‘60s, however, things have gone into steep decline. The introduction of affordable synthetics and increased competition from abroad have forced many companies into producing cheap crap. Just compare anything made nowadays by firms such as Stacy Adams and Bass, to what they produced seventy-five years ago, and your mind will be blown.

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ryanmat:

simple pleasures

I want a desk like this.

ryanmat:

simple pleasures

I want a desk like this.

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theimpossiblecool:

Robin. 
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Dead at 63, Robin Wiilliams

Dead at 63, Robin Wiilliams

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cadenced:

Profile of the Col du Galibier, one of the Tour de France’s great climbs. Thanks to CyclingTips for the heads up.

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spenserstevens:

Eames (Chair by Charles & Ray Eames)

spenserstevens:

Eames (Chair by Charles & Ray Eames)

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todaysdocument:

This animation from Moonwalk One shows all the stages of the Apollo 11 mission, which launched 45 years ago on July 16, 1969.  As designed, the only component to return to Earth was the Command Module Columbia.

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

From the series: Headquarters’ Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981. Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006

via Media Matters » Stepping Stones to the Moon

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