Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Archive for February, 2015

Feb

25

2015

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A soldier who loved his sweetie to the bone

Tweet Here’s a delightful anecdote: A Civil War soldier had his leg amputated, and while he recovered in the hospital, he carved this pin for his sweetheart out of his own leg bone. Who’s this lucky gal Lizzie, you ask? Well, we will never know, because he died of infection before he could tell the […]

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Feb

24

2015

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The world’s most expensive selfie surfaces after four centuries

It's Van Dyck's self-portrait, from the late 1630s. Now the world's most expensive selfie is one of its oldest.

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Feb

10

2015

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“But how do you pay for your travels?”

There are steadily tweeting travelers who are quick to count the countries they have seen and flout their upgrades, but who confesses the dollars that made it happen? Sure, we all want to visit Yap and Bhutan, and it's very nice to see that Instagram shot from that Grenada all-inclusive, but be honest: Do I really stand a chance of seeing it, too?

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