Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD

Permalink Latest Image

Oct 15th, 2018: Chateau Artisan

Recent Images

Oct 14th, 2018: Whole World In Your Hands
Oct 13th, 2018: Oddly Tall Bike – Zebra
Oct 12th, 2018: British Houseboats
Oct 11th, 2018: Bee Whisperer
Oct 8, 2018: Alternative Limb Project
Oct 5, 2018: Ear Spring Geyser blows out old trash
Oct 4th, 2018: Queen’s Window

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Mental Floss
Boing Boing
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
Church of the Whale Penis
Sailor Coruscant

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!


Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   xoxoxoBruce  Saturday Jan 21 10:52 PM

Jan 22nd, 2017: Public Housing

Not the public housing the public lives in, the public housing the public pays for.
Of course top of the list is The White House, for the President.
Number two is Number One Observatory Circle where the VP lives.

Before that time, the Vice President lived in his own home, but following the John F. Kennedy assassination, Congress decided the VP needed an official residence in 1966, designating “approximately ten acres at the United States Naval Observatory” to build one. The only problem was finding the funding for such a project in the midst of the Vietnam War. So instead of building one from scratch, as a temporary solution, the Secret Service began paying for expensive security upgrades to the private homes of Vice-Presidents, which
seemed like an okay idea until President Nixon’s reign.

When Nixon’s VP, Spiro Agnew resigned in 1973, he had only lived in his house for three months, but was able to sell it for a large profit thanks to all the government-paid upgrades, which included extensions to the property as well as a new driveway. None of this sat well with the public and the minor scandal over the VP’s residence led to an immediate change of plans. Since an official residence still hadn’t been built, in 1974, the Admiral’s House at Number One Observatory Circle became the official residence.
More pictures and details.

Happy Monkey  Monday Jan 23 11:50 AM

I live near there.

I wasn't close enough for this, but apparently the direct neighbors complained about excavation noises for bunkers Cheney dug while he was there.

So the security upgrades continue, but at least the nation gets to keep them,

BigV  Wednesday Jan 25 11:55 PM

that sounds perilously close to disclosing the l o c a t i o n.

xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Jan 26 12:04 AM

It might even be very close to Number One Observatory Circle.

Happy Monkey  Thursday Jan 26 10:46 AM

That only gives you the latitude and longitude. Cheney was working on the altitude.

xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Jan 26 01:24 PM

Use Bunker Busters and it won't matter.

Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.