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The Most Prolific Serial Killer in Each State — Infographic

The Most Prolific Serial Killer in Each State

Taking a turn to the dark side today, we look at serial killers, or mass murderers.  If you’ve ever seen, or heard of, Criminal Minds, then you know that at any time there is suspected to be a bevy of killers roaming the country. Not to say that everyone you meet is a potential serial killer, but there is a great deal of evil running around out there, and as today’s infographic shows — no state is immune! [VIA]

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Posted by on December 13, 2018 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/12/18 (“Urban Cabin”, 1910)

Daily Photo — “Urban Cabin, 1910”

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Washington, D.C., circa 1910. “Ambassador White at Poet Miller Cabin, Meridian Hill.” This is the former home of poet Joaquin Miller, “Poet of the Sierras,” relocated to Rock Creek Park in 1911 to make room for Henry White’s mansion. It remains the only example of a late 19th century wooden cabin in Washington DC, and is a US Historic District Contributing Property.   [WIKIPEDIA]

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Posted by on December 12, 2018 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/11/18 (“Broadway Advertising”, 1937)

Daily Photo — “”Broadway Advertising”, 1937″

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Here is a fun “then and now” photo, showing a Manhattan storefront in 1937 with the plethora of accompanying signage and distinctive architecture.  Today it is a very non-descript, generic Starbucks (See below) [GOOGLE MAPS]

May 7, 1937. “William Goldberg, 771 Broadway, Manhattan.” 8×10 gelatin silver print by Berenice Abbott for the Federal Art Project. 

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Posted by on December 11, 2018 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 011/22/17 (“Bathing Hour”, 1908)

Daily Photo — “Bathing Hour, 1908”

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The Jersey Shore circa 1908. “The bathing hour, Atlantic City.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. 

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Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/21/17 (“Little Shucker”, 1912)

Daily Photo — “Little Shucker, 1912”

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February 1912. “Tiny, a seven-year-old oyster shucker, does not go to school. Works steady. Been at it one year. Maggioni Canning Co. Port Royal, South Carolina.” Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

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Posted by on November 21, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Thanksgiving NFL Football — Infographic

Thanksgiving NFL Football

One long standing Thanksgiving tradition, in addition to the food, is NFL football.  historically, you will always be able to catch a Cowboys and Lions home game, but in 2006, the NFL added a third game to the mix, with no “traditional” team playing at night.  Today’s infographic looks not only at the history of these games, but also some of the more interesting statistics that come from the Thanksgiving games. [VIA]

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Posted by on November 21, 2017 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/20/17 (“March Organizers”, 1963)

Daily Photo — “March Organizers, 1963”

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The March on Washington in August, 1963 was a landmark event in the history of the Civil Rights movement, and probably best known for the keynote “I Have a Dream” speech by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.  Pictured here are many of the speakers, and men behind the scenes in organizing this historical event.

August 1963. “Group portrait of several of the organizers of the March on Washington, among them: Mathew Ahmann, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, John Lewis, the Rev. Eugene Carson Blake, Whitney Young, A. Philip Randolph, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Roy Wilkins.” Photo by Stanley Tetrick for the Look magazine assignment “Negro march on Washington, D.C.”. 

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Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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