In a film clip from THE Telephone Company (AT&T) a woman teaches us how to use this newfangled rotary dial to make our phone calls. Most instructions are in the first 2 minutes. After that, she explains how the Central Office dial equipment works and what a ringing or busy phone signal sounds like. Then grandpa makes a call using the rotary dial!Continue reading →
What did it take for 67-year-old Charlotte Guttenberg to get into the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition? She has covered 91.5% of her body with tattoos – all done in the past 10 years. It seems her husband was always opposed to her having tattoos – but then he died in 2001. A few years later, Charlotte decided to give herself a tattoo as a birthday gift. And the ink kept rolling on from there.Continue reading →
Paul Smith, who died in 2007, was known as the typewriter artist. Although he suffered from cerebral palsy his entire life he discovered that he could express himself through his typewriter. Keystroke by keystroke, As seen in this YouTube video, Paul created amazingly detailed paintings.Continue reading →
Tim Hawkins says he can do comedy and still age. But he thinks that when rockers age they should update the songs they sing. In this YouTube musical comedy routine he updates the songs of “old” rockers such as Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, the Who, the Eagles, Neil Diamond, and more.
This video has been around a while with close to 2 million views, but it still works.
Joe Milspa is a 92-year-old WWII veteran. A robber, armed with an ax, broke a window trying to get into his home. As Joe tells it in this YouTube video, when he heard the glass shattering he grabbed his .45 caliber handgun and fired off a round to scare the robber. Joe said he didn’t want to shoot the robber, just scare him off. After the shot was fired, the burglar took off running. Way to go, Joe!Continue reading →