In early 1970 President Richard Nixon introduced new uniforms for the guards at the White House - European-style suits that Americans thought looked better for movie ushers or marching bands.
A Guy Who Snagged Richard Nixon’s Half-Eaten Sandwich Still Has It 60 Years Later (Cool Weird Awesome 388)
This week in 1960, Richard Nixon campaigned at a cookout in Sullivan, Illinois, eating some of a Buffalo barbecue sandwich before giving his speech. A young Boy Scout, Steve Jenne, took the rest of Nixon's sandwich home and has kept it in the freezer for the last 60 years! Plus: if you're missing cubicles and conference tables these days, there's a new soundscape, Calm Office, that might help.
Let's get to it on this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
A leader named Lincoln is aspiring to greatness, and may yet achieve it - if, like Honest Abe, she can clean up the big mess in front of her. She's the new mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont: Lincoln the goat.
With the big Game of Thrones finale ahead, Facebook has a new photo filter that can turn any face into The Night King. Oh, any face?
I came to South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore, but that wasn't all I saw. Here are a few other favorites.
Rumors he will return, "Futurama"-style, in 2999 are thus far unsubstantiated.
"The Walking Dead" is about dead people, and yet all the actors are alive? That's totally unfair.
"Stylin'" isn't the word that comes to mind when one thinks of Richard Milhous Nixon, but this is one lovely gravesite.
The misplaced horns make it look like Nixon's got his hair in cornrows.