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Soviet made Whiskey Class submarines left abandoned in Albania after the break up of the Soviet Union. .

Soviet made Whiskey Class submarines left abandoned in Albania after the break up of the Soviet Union. .


On occasion, I write pretty well.

In which young Kurt Vonnegut, still relatively obscure, volunteers his services to JFK’s presidential campaign. Pair with Vonnegut on the shapes of stories, his daily routine, and his 8 keys to the power of the written word.
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On occasion, I write pretty well.

In which young Kurt Vonnegut, still relatively obscure, volunteers his services to JFK’s presidential campaign. Pair with Vonnegut on the shapes of stories, his daily routine, and his 8 keys to the power of the written word.

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Milo Manara - Storia dell’Umanità

bominslag (bomb explosion) by Cas Oorthuys, taken in 1941 during the nazi occupation of the netherlands, overlaid with the same corner in modern day.

bominslag (bomb explosion) by Cas Oorthuys, taken in 1941 during the nazi occupation of the netherlands, overlaid with the same corner in modern day.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, wealthy British and European lovers exchanged “eye miniatures”, love tokens so clandestine that even now it is almost impossible to identify their recipients or the people they depict. They were meant to be worn inside the lapel, near the heart.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, wealthy British and European lovers exchanged “eye miniatures”, love tokens so clandestine that even now it is almost impossible to identify their recipients or the people they depict. They were meant to be worn inside the lapel, near the heart.

Grupa TOK performance, Serbia ‘73.

Public performance art, using protest signs with minimal patterns. More photos here

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1756 vs. 2010.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, View of The Campidoglio and St. Maria in Aracoeli, from Vedute di Roma (1756). And Gabriele Basilico’s version of 2010.

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L.A. Riots start 20 years ago today.
On April 29, 1992, a jury in Ven­tura County ac­quit­ted four LAPD of­ficers of beat­ing Rod­ney G. King. The beating, caught on am­a­teur video­tape, sparked a na­tion­al de­bate about po­lice bru­tal­ity and ra­cial in­justice. After the verdict, angry crowds gathered on street corners across Los Angeles. The in­ter­sec­tion of Florence and Normandie in South L.A. became the flash point, but it was a scene eer­ily re­peated in many parts of the city in the hours that fol­lowed. via | LA Times.
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L.A. Riots start 20 years ago today.

On April 29, 1992, a jury in Ven­tura County ac­quit­ted four LAPD of­ficers of beat­ing Rod­ney G. King. The beating, caught on am­a­teur video­tape, sparked a na­tion­al de­bate about po­lice bru­tal­ity and ra­cial in­justice. After the verdict, angry crowds gathered on street corners across Los Angeles. The in­ter­sec­tion of Florence and Normandie in South L.A. became the flash point, but it was a scene eer­ily re­peated in many parts of the city in the hours that fol­lowed. via | LA Times.

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Colosseo, Roma - february 4th, 2012. Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images. via | Il Post
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Colosseo, Roma - february 4th, 2012. Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images. via | Il Post

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Iconic Scenes, Revisited and Reimagined.
Tiannmen Square, 1989; original photo: Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos. In the project “Fatescapes,” the visual artist Pavel Maria Smejkal forces us to reconsider the veracity of  historical images and the photographer’s role by digitally removing the  people that made these images resonant.via | NYT
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Iconic Scenes, Revisited and Reimagined.

Tiannmen Square, 1989; original photo: Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos. In the project “Fatescapes,” the visual artist Pavel Maria Smejkal forces us to reconsider the veracity of historical images and the photographer’s role by digitally removing the people that made these images resonant.via | NYT

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