News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • January 19, 2014 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news John Lennon in Havana. Donating orgasms to science. A 1950s guide to hooking up. Shakespeare’s 10 dirtiest jokes. 40 vintage ads that shame women. Is Alcoholics Anonymous outdated? Vibrant anatomy drawings circa 1959. Deadly viruses look beautiful close up. An undertaker’s business card from 1745. The curious tale of Sigmund Freud’s ashes. Meet America’s lesser known Benedict Arnolds. Delightful 19th-century Australian slang terms. Beasts, comets, and other signs of the end times. Diaries of British WWI soldiers now available online. Suggestions for a victorious Montgomery bus boycott.
I was really interested in the link you posted about the portrayal of women in vintage ads. It came in handy for the English class I’m taking that focuses on the social, cultural and economic expectations placed upon women across time.
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