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A Brief and Incomplete Timeline of T-Shirt History

1913 The First T-Shirt Models White cotton, crewneck T-shirts became regulation underwear for the U.S. Navy. Two decades later, at the University of Southern California, football players don similar shirts to prevent chafing from heavy shoulder pads. The tees became so fashionable that students start pilfering them for casual wear. In response, the school began stenciling [...]

The Quick 10: 10 First Magazine Covers

Some magazines have been around so long, we tend to forget there was a time when they were just fledgling start-ups. Check out who appeared on the first covers of these 10 popular magazines still going strong today – some of them are rather surprising. 1. People: Mia Farrow, whose movie The Great Gatsby was coming [...]