Abraham Lincoln is widely considered the greatest president in American history, yet there have always been dissenters from this prevailing veneration. In Loathing Lincoln, Lone Star College historian John McKee Barr offers a comprehensive...Show More Summary
A lock of slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s hair and items connected to his assassin were top sellers on Saturday at an auction that fetched $803,889 in the sale of a top private collection of Lincoln memorabilia. Fetching $25,000 was the lock of hair removed by Surgeon General Joseph...
DALLAS (Reuters) – A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, including a lock of the 16th U.S president’s hair, will be up for auction in Dallas on Saturday, months before the United States marks 150 years since the end of the Civil War and Lincoln’s assassination. The...
A lock of President Abraham Lincoln’s hair will be among several pieces of memorabilia expected to be auctioned in Dallas on Saturday.
By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, including a lock of the 16th U.S president's hair, will be up for auction in Dallas on Saturday, months before the United States marks 150 years since the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's assassination. Show More Summary
Unlucky in love? Unhappily single? Madly in love but still think Valentine's Day is stupid? Mr. T, Abraham Lincoln, and Voldemort have got just the cards for you... READ MORE »
Abraham Lincoln liked to tell jokes and funny stories, while Franz Kafka relied on a rigorous exercise routine
Certainly most would agree that revenge or retaliation, even when perceptibly justifiable, is not a treasured American value. Nevertheless, you wouldn't know that by John Boehner's response to the congressmen who voted against him as Speaker.
This sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln is almost unnerving in its realism. Kyoto-based artist Kazuhiro Tsuji certainly knows how to catch people off guard with his creations. Before working as a sculptor, Tsuji worked for many years as a renowned makeup artist for feature films. Show More Summary
Even though the United States are united (thanks Abraham Lincoln!), there are still regional differences in the way they speak. Some of... The post 25 Words That Have Different Meanings Across the United States appeared first on Lifehack.
The Department of Astounding Hyperrealism has previously featured the jaw-dropping work of Los Angeles-based Japanese hyperrealist sculptor Kazuhiro Tsuji because of his astonishingly lifelike bust of Abraham Lincoln. Today our minds have been blown once again by two more of Tsuji’s sculptures, portraits of artists Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. Show More Summary
Martin Luther King Jr. conquered the challenge Abraham Lincoln outlined in his second inaugural address in 1865. No two human beings have defined freedom and the struggle for its achievement better. Lincoln remains the preeminent symbol of American exceptionalism. Show More Summary
With the director of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, what could possibly go wrong?
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., is coming out for the 3DS on March 13th, Nintendo just announced during its Nintendo Direct stream. It's a turn-based strategy game that pits Abraham Lincoln against space aliens, because why the fuck not? They also said that it will work with the Fire Emblem Amiibos being made for Smash Bros. Read more...
Casting for the 2016 release continues. Read the full article on AICN Rodrigo Santoro (Xerxes in the 300 movies) will play Jesus in the BEN-HUR re-adaptation from Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH, DAY WATCH, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER,...Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address said, "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here," but we do remember. With Gov. Christie's address today, not so likely. In previous such addresses Christie said, "The State of our State is improving - getting better every day" - sounds good but has proven untrue. Show More Summary
In 2007, when President Obama announced that he was thinking of running for president, he did it in Springfield, Ill., to highlight his supposed connection to Abraham Lincoln. He brought in his biggest fans to cheer him on. When George W. Bush announced in 1999, he did it in Cedar Rapids, Iowa....
AllTwitter: Good news for people who think they make good videos but actually don’t — Twitter’s new video product is launching soon. GalleyCat: Fans of Ol’ Abe will likely enjoy the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum’s “Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865? exhibit. Show More Summary
After the success of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' and 'Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter' (and its new sequel), Seth Grahame-Smith is leveraging cross-genre cred as Hollywood’s all-purpose It boy read more