It's the third week of January, which means that most of those New Year's fitness resolutions have already gone by the wayside, and you're ready for a little fun fashion history. Even if you're still heading off to the gym five days a week, you'll find this week's short video entertaining. While the video features the specialized clothing that American women have worn over the last century for exercising, it highlights some of the more foolish fads in exercise as well. Thighmaster, anyone?
There’s a big difference in how we use history. But we’re equally nuts about it. To us, the everyday details of life in the past are things to talk about, ponder, make fun of -- much in the way normal people talk about their favorite reality show.
We talk about who’s wearing what and who’s sleeping with whom. We try to sort out rumor or myth from fact. We thought there must be at least three other people out there who think history’s fascinating and fun, too. This blog is for them.