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Jeffrey Rogers Hummel Reviews Loathing Lincoln

3 hours agoNews : Reason

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

Anonymous bidder purchases lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair for $25,000

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Extensive private collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia auctioned off in Texas

23 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Lincoln's hair, other memorabilia to be sold at auction

A lock of President Abraham Lincoln’s hair will be among several pieces of memorabilia expected to be auctioned in Dallas on Saturday.

President Lincoln memorabilia up for auction in Texas

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

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

10 Beautifully Bitter, Down-With-Valentine's Day Cards

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 »

7 historical figures who wrestled with depression (and how they eased their suffering)

Abraham Lincoln liked to tell jokes and funny stories, while Franz Kafka relied on a rigorous exercise routine

Boehner's Political Revenge: Did He Forget Lessons From Jesus, GOP Icon Abraham Lincoln?

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.

Hyper-Realistic Sculptures by Kazuhiro Tsuji

last weekOdd : Neatorama

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

25 Words That Have Different Meanings Across the United States

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...

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. in American Memory

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

Relax, Everyone. The 'Ben-Hur' Remake Is Going To Be GREAT!

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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 N

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...

The New BEN-HUR Film Finds Jesus…

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

Gov. Christie's State of the State Address

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

The problem with Romney nostalgia

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....

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2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

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

Hollywood's Hottest Author-Screenwriter Spills Secrets on 'Beetlejuice' Sequel, 'Lego Batman'

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

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