Sunday, July 5, 2009

Completely modern, 1823 edition

Mercury and lead, manufactured in various forms, are unhappily too common ingredients in many of our modern cosmetics...

--From A Modern System of Domestic Cookery--

Everyone who has ever lived, has lived in modern times.

Here's some modern music:

It turns out "Home, Sweet Home" is from an opera. The song became a pop hit, and all those needlepoints with the words "Home Sweet Home" on them are actually homemade memorabilia!

1 comment:

Trooper York said...

Dude, NYC just decided to post 200 signs at the shoreline to tell people not to eat the fish they catch because of the high mercury level and the pcb's.

I think they are going to get Jeremy Piven (the actor) to make a public service announcement.