Sure, color film existed in 1963. And sure, there are probably color photos of this day in history. But the vast majority of the imagery we’re used to seeing is black-and-white — such as, for example, the digitized photos in the Library of Congress (LOC).
But what if we could see them in color?
The act of colorizing photographs is as old as photography itself. Magic lanterns, autochromes, etc.: It was all done by hand. For some reason, though, my jaw dropped when a coworker directed me to a group on Reddit called Colorized History. Only a few months old, it has about 16 regular contributors — and approximately 24,000 subscribers. Their work has been circulating around the web a lot lately, and they’re not the only people doing this, but they’re really good. (The Picture Show : NPR)
Remember earlier this year when we found out that Subway’s foot-long sandwiches were not always a foot long? Then Subway said it was just a name and a metric that they “strive for.” People were furious, never ate at Subway again, and they went out of business.
No actually we kept eating tons of Subway, even though they treat us poorly, because we don’t know what else to do. But Nabisco does seem concerned that new data will shake the foundation of the good Oreo name. A spokesperson told ABC News, “I can confirm for you that our recipe for the Oreo Double Stuf Cookie has double the Stuf, or creme filling, when compared with our base, or original Oreo cookie.”
Can she, though?
Read more. [Image: Ricardo Velasquez/Flickr]
My childhood is (somewhat) ruined! -Lizzy
new sneaks from the bf for my birthday = motivation to push myself!!