On this day in 1900, the Board of Regents declared the colors of the University to be orange and white.
Here’s a copy of the minutes from that meeting. Read more about this tradition.
Also on this day in 1946, the UT chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honors society, was established.
This is why I love BookPeople. =]
Crash Course: History: Indus Valley Civilization
In which John Green teaches you about the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest of the ancient civilizations. John teaches you the who, how, when, where and why of the Indus Valley Civilization, and dispenses advice on how to be more successful in your romantic relationships.
Empires of the Indus - http://dft.ba/-1Kwn
Indus Valley on Wikipedia - http://dft.ba/-1Kwp
Lots of Indus Valley Civ. photos - http://dft.ba/-1Kwq
Reblogging because Crash Course is awesome.
Richard Nixon’s Never-Used 1969 Speech In Case of Apollo 11 Disaster
Thankfully, not needed.
IN THE EVENT OF MOON DISASTER:
Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will stay on the moon to rest in peace.
These brave men, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin,…