Wednesday’s ad for Ballantine Ale, from 1945. Anticipating the post-war boom in home construction, it shows a couple looking over the blueprints for their new home, although the salesman holding them looks a little sleazy to me.
Archives for July 10, 2013
Today’s infographic is part one of three, created by Floating Sheep in 2010, using data collected in 2008. It’s from a post entitled the Beer Belly of America. The first map shows geographic references to bars vs. grocery stores, and where (in red) the bars are mentioned more frequently (and then they compared census data, which corroborated their findings).
My brother-in-law sent me this video this morning. There are a million ways to open a beer bottle, and this video includes a lot of different ones, including a few that seem pretty impractical (rendering the beer undrinkable) and some that look downright dangerous, but then there also some clever and funny ones, too. Enjoy.