Graphic Chatter
Graphic Channel Yaquina Coast Capitol view from the Museum of the American Indian in DC I95 Superhighway bridge construction Washington DC traffic night H Street and 17th Street NW, Washington DC at night In Bakersfield California

Archive Page 7 – Graphic Chatter

News and information culled from the internet

January 2020


Sources for public domain historical videos

  1. The Prelinger Archives: Prelinger has a collection of over 60,000 public domain films, videos, and other ephemera, all available for free download and reuse. The archive features a wide range of historical footage, including educational films, government propaganda, and old newsreels.

  2. The National Archives: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has a large collection of public domain videos, including historical newsreels, military films, and other government-produced content. These videos are available for free download for use. There is also a NARA YouTube channel.

  3. Internet Archive: The Internet Archive is a digital library that offers a wide range of public domain content, including historical videos. The archive includes newsreels, documentaries, and other historical footage, as well as a large collection of public domain movies and TV shows.

  4. Library of Congress: The Library of Congress collects everything and has a collection of public domain videos and other multimedia content, including historical footage, interviews, and lectures. The videos can be accessed through the Library's website or on its YouTube channel.

Though most materials are public domain content, some videos may have usage restrictions, such as requiring attribution or prohibiting commercial use. Be sure to check the terms of use for each video before using it in your own projects.


Message in a bottle floats from Nova Scotia to Bahamas beach - Accuweather-UPI


Bob Kane, the co-creator of Batman, died on November 3, 1998. He was born on October 24, 1915, in New York City, and began working in the comic book industry in the 1930s. Kane is best known for his work on Batman, which he co-created with writer Bill Finger in 1939, with some assist from Jerry Robinson.

Kane worked on various Batman comics throughout his career, and was also involved in numerous Batman-related television shows, movies, and merchandise. Kane was inducted into the Eisner Awards Hall of Fame in 1996, and though has become a controversial figure in recent decades because of arguments over the true percentage of creative input between Finger and Kane on the creation of the multi-billion-collar earning Batman character, Kane is nonetheless widely regarded as one of the most influential and important figures in the history of comic books. Bob Kane was born on October 24, 1915, in New York City, New York, United States. His birth name was Robert Kahn, and he was the son of Eastern European Jewish immigrants.


Schools banning ChatGPT for the obvious reasonsWRAL


Younger and younger people are getting cosmetic surgery procedures in order to look more like their filtered profile images used on social mediaKathimerini [Greek]

Isn't this just a radical extension of the concept of using makeup in general?


Food Hazards: Link seen between processed foods and cancer

Article at UPI MSN

200,000 adults, part of a ten year "observation" by the Imperial College London's School of Public Health, were found to have higher risks on brain and ovarian cancers, linked to consuming over-processed foods. Other health issues are described in the article at UPI which also points out the percentages for increase risk from "ultra-processed" foods. The article doesn't distinguish between "over-processed" and "ultra-processed" and it appears to mean the same thing.

Tashen - Feb 2, 2023: the Art book publisher (perhaps more accurately they're a coffee table book and fat mini-coffee table book publisher ) is having a very large sale – Tashen Sale Page

What will this mean later in tech design? Apple is losing its top designerSeeking Alpha


1960 Loondon International Stamp Exhibition with Henry Bishop

Apparently issued June 20, 1960 in anticipation of the July 9–16, 1960 London International Stamp Exhibition. Stamps like these were issued as souvenirs and for purchase at the events.

This stamp celebrates the Tercentenary of the appointment of Colonel Henry Bishop as the UK's very first Postmaster General.

The stamps show "Bishop's Mark" which are the world's first hand-stamped dating system for marking when a postal item entered the system. This idea (in 1661) was to help facilitate speedy delivery through the system.

Fire through the Windshield - Erik Weems
Older Archive Pages

Original page March 2023

About Graphic Chatter

Home | Public Domain Source List | Archive Pages 1