IONTW – June 25, 2017

Draw a circle. Which way did you go?

Fascinating photos from 1942: Making the New York Times

This month marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX. Although most people, if they are aware of it at all, think Title IX has to do with high school and college athletics, since that is perhaps where the most visible impact was, the statute actually makes no explicit mention of sports: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Here are some Unsung Heroines of Sports History

Alphabet books – from Shel Silverstein, for adults(!) who knew? and the Child’s ABC of the War – WWI that would be. Some might argue about which is actually more suitable for kids…

Awesome thermochromic ink eclipse stamp!

News to me – a period (the punctuation mark) isn’t what it used to be. Or at least it might not mean what I think it does.

Angry Asian Man

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