LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands (AP) — A century ago on Sunday, an exotic dancer named Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad, condemned as a sultry Dutch double agent who supposedly caused the deaths of thousands of soldiers during World War I.
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Decades ago — and for some, over a century ago — magazines like Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Vogue, and GQ were already on newsstands, but you wouldn’t recognize them. Blogger Karen X. Cheng and graphic designer Jerry Gabra recently compiled magazine covers across each decade — as far back as the 1900s — giving us a succinct summary of how some of our favorite periodicals have evolved over time. Cosmopolitan was actually founded as a family magazine in 1866, re-emerged as a literary journal in the 1900s, and became a women’s magazine in the 1960s.
By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/Mike Mozart Unless you now have children of your own, are an amazing aunt or uncle, have a side-gig in robot-mouse mechanics, or are extremely creepy, you probably haven’t been to a Chuck E. Cheese’s in decades. Turns out the kiddie empire has some highly unexpected cameos in its past, including Elvis and even Steve Jobs. The founder also created Atari and Pong You might’ve thought Bill Nye or your “dad” was the most important man in your childhood, but it was actually Nolan Bushnell. He even mentored Steve Jobs In the ‘70s, Bushnell hired some young scamp named Steve Jobs to work on video games for Atari.