The Air at the Top of the Bottle

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November 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

In 1923, the USSR was established; the earworm “Yes, we have no bananas” was released; Firestone began selling inflatable tires; a ‘talkie’ made its first public debut; New York revoked Prohibition; insulin became widely available; the Walt Disney Company was founded; the first planetarium opened in Munich; the first electric shaver was patented (by Jacob Schick), as was the first electric traffic signal; the first transatlantic voice radio broadcast was made; the KKK destroyed the town of Rosewood, Florida; Mount Aetna erupted; Yankee Stadium was opened for business; Hitler mounted a failed coup d’etat; and Sarah Bernhardt died.

Also, it was the last time anyone saw a pygmy tarsier.

Until this summer.

Read more from the horse’s mouth – the recent announcement on Texas A&M’s website – or peruse the article on CNN.com for a more animatronic-centric take …

(posted by Lisa Hirschfield)

Tags: Ancient History · Animals · Bulletins · Education · Places

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  • 1 mamie // Nov 26, 2008 at 1:42 am

    It’s kind of scary in appearance.

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