‘The arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty in Madison Square Park, New York. These portions of the Statue were exhibited to raise funds for the completion of the statue and its pedestal. The arm and torch remained in the park from 1876 until 1882. ‘Members of the public could pay fifty cents to [...]
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A member of Reddit.com uploaded this snap of a school assignment done by their friend’s daughter. The assignment was to write one sentence about a family member and draw a picture about it. This is what the kid came up with… This is probably why parents should check their kids’ homework more often. Not for mistakes [...]
Matt Groening is the American cartoonist behind the successful television series, The Simpsons. A recent article in a Portland, Oregon obituary for a certain Margaret Ruth Groening has revealed a few familiar names, including her husband Homer and her children, Matt, Lisa and Maggie. via Reddit ::: YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: .
These three incredible photographs were taken by LIFE photographer Ralph Morse at a Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado. You can find more pictures taken at the sanctuary here. ::: YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: .
A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. Via imgur ::: YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: .
In 1914, sixteen year old Salvatore undertook the long journey to the United States to live with one of his brothers who worked at a cowboy boot factory in Boston (a cowboy boot factory in Boston?!). The eager young Ferragamo went to the factory to learn more about the art of making footwear. The modern [...]
I just spent a wonderful weekend back in my hometown of London, England, where I enjoyed finding my way again through little mews streets and admiring the quaint houses painted in pastels. This unusual house in Windsor, just outside of London is a tea room, appropriately known as the “Crooked House”. Built in 1592, the house [...]
Red pepper drying in Hungary, 1968 A little info about Hungarian peppers from Garden.org: A visit to the grocer in Budapest, Hungary, puts an American shopper in a vastly different world of peppers. The typical Hungarian shopper could hardly pass a grocery store without stopping to pick up several of these white peppers to take [...]
“La Cabande du Sucre”, built by Richard Greaves in Quebec. “I don’t like concrete. A tree moves and also I’m silent. With a nail or a saw. you’d know I was there. I am like a raccoon” – Richard Greaves Greaves makes inhabitable structures out of garbage that look pretty impressive if not confusing. Having [...]
(c) Bettmann/Corbis. The New Yorker magazine put together a slideshow of historical exercise photos. The bizarre line-up includes this underwater ping pong match (being observed by a sand shark at the marine studios in Orlando, Florida, 1947), playing golf in medieval armour and making the bed on one leg. See the full slideshow here. ::: YOU MIGHT ALSO [...]
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