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Los Caprichos: Hobgoblins, 1799

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes<p>Spanish, 1746-1828<br>Etching<br>plate: 21.5 x 15 cm. (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in); sheet: 27.6 x 20.3 cm. (10 7/8 x 8 in)<br>Norton Simon Art Foundation

“Don’t wish to disturb you”On the afternoon of April 14, 1865, just hours before he assassinated President Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth lef…

<b>“Don’t wish to disturb you”</b><p>On the afternoon of April 14, 1865, just hours before he assassinated President Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth left this calling card for Vice President Andrew Johnson at his Washington D.C. hotel. Booth’s co-conspirator, George Atzerodt was to kill Johnson that night, but he lost his nerve and did not make an attempt. Historians continue to debate why Booth left his card with Johnson.<p>Calling card left by John Wilkes Booth. National Archives, Records of the Office of the …

Women And The Civil War- Daring Confederate Women Hid Supplies In Their Hoop Skirts

<b>Women And The Civil War- Daring Confederate Women Hid Supplies In Their Hoop Skirts</b><p><b>The climate of war that framed the journey of Elizabeth White, Kate and Betsie Ball, and Annie Hempstone into Union territory to obtain supplies was one of increasing desperation for the Confederacy.</b><p>In July 1864, four women risked charges of treason to smuggle supplies for Confederate soldiers across the Potomac River. Their story begins on the Maryland-Virginia border in northern Loudoun County, a place of …

Assassination of JFK: historians explore the conspiracy theories

More than 50 years after the assassination of US president John F Kennedy, speculation about his death shows no sign of abating. While some say Lee …

Stylish young girl from Kentucky

That’s a stylish little girl! Charley Harris with his family from Kentucky. Any ideas when this might have been taken? [ More: Charley Harris Family History Kentucky ]

Remembering JFK

<b>Remembering JFK</b><p>Tomorrow you will read a lot about the death of President John F. Kennedy, here at Today’s Document we’d like to celebrate his life. Take a moment to search our online catalog for your favorite image or document of President Kennedy and <b>share it with us</b>. We will feature them on Friday.<p>News Conference. President Kennedy. State Dept. Auditorium, Washington, D.C., 11/20/1962. Abbie Rowe, photographer.<p><b>What’s your favorite image or memory of JFK?</b>

Calling All Civil War Buffs ! Please Help Me Solve This Mystery: Is This Colonel Robert Gould Shaw? Or William Cogswell? Or Someone Else?…

<b>Calling All Civil War Buffs ! Please Help Me Solve This Mystery: Is This Colonel Robert Gould Shaw? Or William Cogswell? Or Someone Else? (4th man from the left)</b><p><b>I have been looking at this photo for over a year now, and decided to look for help, I contacted the Massachusetts Historical Society and never received an answer. I cannot find a way to contact the author of Blue Eyed Child Of Fortune. (Shaws letters published)</b><p>This photo is from the Massachusetts Historical Society and it states the …

DIY String Art Deer Head Is Our New Favorite Craft Project (PHOTO)

We have to admit, we haven't really dabbled in the world of string art. But after seeing this adorable yet chic DIY deer head plaque from Delightful Deets, we think we may just have found a new hobby.<p>The best part about this craft is, even though it might be a little time consuming, you definitely …

Air Plants + String Art = Living Wall Art!

One of our all-time favorite DIY basics here at Brit + Co. was making string art signs. We decided it was time for a new take on the classic, and what better way to upgrade than by adding air plants? We love the way they look nestled into these designs.<p>Do you have air plants in your home yet? They …

Wall Art

Thread and nails – 16 string art for original interiors

String art has become very popular lately and it now takes all sorts of forms. It ranges from simple designs like monograms to more complex creations …

Autumn String Art

Little ones will need to have a collaborator for this<br>autumn string art, but that makes it a perfect project<br>for side-by-side crafting. This would be a …

10 of the World's Largest Pets

If you haven't heard, we here at Neatorama love fat cats, but even if you aren't a big fan of giant cats, this great list of the 10 largest pets is …

The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

In the time of Halloween, the serious and not-so-serious often turn to parlor games that verge on the occult, in trying to contact ghosts and spirits …

How to Incubate Baby Cuttlefish With a Soda Bottle

Bret Grasse, an aquarist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, has developed a clever DIY system for incubating cuttlefish eggs using ordinary …

Eggs

The Most Popular Girls' Names, State by State, from 1960 to the Present

It’s like those animated maps showing the rise and fall of empires. A swarm of Jennifers consume the country, only for their star to fall and that of …

"Joking Bad" - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Late Night

The Most Memorable Facial Hair in Sporting History

The 20 best beards and 'staches from the annals of athletics<p>The 20 best beards and 'staches from the annals of athletics

Men's Fashion

Timelapse of the Moon rising. Made by Dan... - Exploring Space

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology

Big Pic: Sunrise Over A Dark Earth, As Seen From The ISS

Plus, some cool clouds that form only high above the Earth over polar regions<p>Here's what the land of the midnight sun actually looked like at 12:15 am local time, August 4. Astronauts in the International Space Station snapped this photo as they crossed over the Aleutian Islands. If the foreground …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Personal Hygiene

10 Essential Camping Items you shouldn't leave home without!

After more than 40 years of camping experience, and fresh from 2 weeks of camping in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges, I got thinking about what camping …

30 + Camping Recipes!

You all knew it was only a matter of time before I put together this insane list of <b>30+ Camping Recipes</b>, right? No? Well take a good look around …

Best travel locations for families

Latest Posts<p>San Francisco has many opportunities to help you gain your business. No matter who you are if you want to increase your website company, …