Circa 1910. "Surf bathers at beach, possibly Atlantic City." Bathing-stockings optional! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
In November of 1792, the great Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, then 46 years old, was afflicted with a severe illness that almost claimed his sanity if not his life. Symptoms included deafness, dizziness to the point of being unable to stand and vision loss. He spent six months, the first half of 1793, convalescing [...]
For the past three years, Xie Xu, an 18-year old student at the Daxu High School in Xuzhou City, China, has selflessly taken it upon himself to help out his friend Zhang Chi, a classmate with muscular dystrophy whom he piggybacked to and from class every day because he was concerned that Zhang would miss […]
25 year old Jozy Altidore stole the show as Toronto FC beat Kaka’s Orlando City 2-0 last night. A massive flop at Sunderland, Jozy Altidore has immediately found his goalscoring boots back in the MLS with Toronto FC. Both of his goals last nights were fantastic, although his first would’ve certainly been saved in the […]
If you’re slowly getting tired of the same old Texans’ mock drafts, you’re in luck - this one is way, way different. Over the past two week’s Bleacher Report’s NFL draft correspondents have been working hard, each playing the role of...Show More Summary
Everywhere in the world, people are living longer. Studies show the average age of the human population is rising. By the year 2050, an estimated two billion people will be aged 60 or older. And the number of people 80 years or older will have almost quadrupled to 395 million. Show More Summary
Freddie gets familiar with an old flame in the next episode of the steamy series
April 27 is National Babe Ruth Day, which is a great excuse to look at some fantastic old photos from the Babe's days in the Bronx.
An old woman is drumming up contributions for the SPCA. Young Man: Good luck! Old Woman: We don’t need luck, we need cooperation. Does Bush say good luck to the soldiers? No, he just sends in more troops! Come on! Don’t be a phony. –Kinko’s, 20th St. and 6th Ave. Overheard by: Lucian Piane
The 27-year old has yet to get back to police.
Have you ever taken a look around your garage, spotted an old automatic clutch, and thought “Man, that would make a nice lamp”? If not, perhaps you need to get on the level of creativity of the Romanian designers at Tablo. These creations are far of
Haiti international Wilde-Donald Guerrier scored a jaw-dropping goal during Wisla Krakow’s 2-0 win over Korona Kielce this weekend. The 26 year old versatile defender cum midfielder has now netted 5 times in his last 4 games for 4th placed Wisla. Guerrier broke the deadlock in yesterday’s Ekstraklasa match with a stunning left footed strike from […]
There’s an old adage about most sports car crashes happening within minutes of their leaving the showroom for the first time, and apparently the same is true of clumsy (or unfortunate) Apple fans enjoying their first weekend with a brand … Read more ›
The discussion of leaving a legacy has come up in conversation lately among my friends and family. Most of my friends are almost or just past mid-century age, and my sons- and daughters-in-law are almost 40 years old or older. ThereShow More Summary
Two weeks ago I wrote about American’s new lounge design. American, today, has finally announced it and it looks very much like their old new lounge design, which is to say it’s quite similar to the most recently-opened lounges suchShow More Summary
There are great movies of the '80s and '80s movies that are great. And then there are some we still love for some other reason. That includes Just One of the Guys, which turns 30 years old this week.Just One of the Guys, released April 26, 1985, was somewhat of a modern spin on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. It …
That's all the time that 17-year old Collin Burns needed to solve a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube. He did so at a competition at Central Bucks West High School in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This broke a previous world record of 5.55 seconds. It's a very casual scene. Show More Summary
When Bill Yates passed away in January, many people wondered what would become of the band he had created, billed as Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. He had assembled the group to perform the old songs the Gentlemen had recorded during his […]
In A Song of Ice and Fire, Tommen Baratheon is 8 years old. Possibly due to the time-warped years and seasons in Westeros, he's now about 12, estimates Dean-Charles Chapman, the 17-year-old who portrays the young king. "Tommen's so young, I try to do a higher-pitched voice," the actor said... More »