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How the Canadian Provinces and Territories Got Their Names

Here’s a little more Canadian history on this Canada Day. Alberta Named in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the wife of the Marquess of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. Lake Louise, the village of Caroline, and Mount Alberta are also named after her. British Columbia The name refers to the Columbia District, the [...]

Bead Sprite Presidents

As a gift to his girlfriend the history teacher, redditor omnes took Andy Rash’s pixel presidents pattern and made each Commander-in-Chief out of bead sprites! Click the Imgur image to super-enlarge it if you want to get a close look. Link