Elizabeth Alvarez

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In Love For More Than 50 Years: Photographer Captures Elderly Couples’ Love

Mainstream media is saturated with images of young and beautiful lovers – but what about the timeless and fathomless bonds shared between old couples …

Relationships

A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover': http://t.co/Idz5tdcQxX

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

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Samsung reveals Galaxy Camera 2 ahead of CES 2014

Jumping the gun before CES this year, Samsung has showed off two new cameras in preparation for the gadget show.<p><b>Jumping the gun before CES this year,</b> …

Magnificent Photos of the Entire Grand Canyon Overflowing with Dense Fog

Not too long ago, on Friday, November 29 one natural wonder of the world was engulfed by another spectacle. To be specific, the Grand Canyon was the …

Did the Romans Invent Christmas?

It was a public holiday celebrated around December 25th in the family home. A time for feasting, goodwill, generosity to the poor, the exchange of …

Theology

Northern Lights Dance Across Night Sky in this New Timelapse Photography Project

As part of the “Experience Aurora” project, photographer Richard Gottardo recently compiled a timelapse video composed of more than 1,500 individual …

World War II History

Dec 07, 1941 - [#PearlHarbor] 12:30 Honolulu police raid Japanese embassy. find them burning documents. Blackout to begin at night ordered by Army.

World War II History

Dec 07, 1941 - [#PearlHarbor] 13:30 Signal flags on carrier AKAGI orders Japanese task force to withdraw. Territorial director of civil defense …

World War II History

Dec 07, 1941 - [#PearlHarbor] 14:58 Tadao Fuchikami delivers message from Washington. message decoded and given to General Short regarding ultimatum …

CIVIL WAR QUOTES- Lincoln …

CIVIL WAR QUOTES- Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation<p>“In a thousand years that action of yours will make the Angels sing I know it.”<p>Hannah Johnson, mother of a black soldier,<br>to President Lincoln<br>July 13, 1863

The 13th Amendment

The 13th Amendment completed what tent cities and the Emancipation Proclamation set in motion. On December 6, 1865, the U.S. government abolished slavery by amending the Constitution to state.<p>“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”<p>A limited number of signed commemorative copies of the 13th Amendment were produced. Only a …

The Breathtaking Beauty of the Western US Captured in Time-Lapse

It’s getting harder and harder for photographers who shoot time-lapse to get our attention. You see, they’re getting too darn good, and so gorgeous …

Landscape Photography at Twilight

There are various phases of sunrise and sunset, however each phase repeats itself twice a day – once during sunrise and once again at sunset. All …

Landscape Photography

Dr. Who Through the Years

<i>All images via The British Broadcasting Corporation</i><p>We’re getting pretty excited for the <b>Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special</b>! A television cult classic and the longest-running science-fiction T.V. show in the world, for the past 50 years the Doctor has been adventuring through space and time in his …

Salt Water Leather Sandal in Red

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20 Uncomfortably Sexual Disney Moments

Were these on purpose or are we all just perverts? Little from column A, little from column B.

Comet ISON over the Canary Islands (Taken Thursday, 2013 November 21) Copyright: Juan Carlos Casado (IAC)

Infant galaxies merging near cosmic dawn

“Exceedingly rare triple system, seen when universe was 800 million years old, provides insights into the earliest stages of galaxy formation.” – …

The Magic of Disney Parks Storytelling: Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Park

<i>“All we ever intended for him or expected of him was that he should continue to make people chuckle with him and at him.” – Walt Disney</i><p>Eighty-five …

Heavy atoms help give black hole jets their power

Jets of a black hole known as 4U1630-47 contains heavy particles, such as iron and nickel. It helps explain why black hole jets pack such a …

Black Holes

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

The Actor Inside R2-D2 Is Not a Fan of C-3PO

Kenny Baker was the actor inside R2-D2 in the six <i>Star Wars</i> films. Turns out he doesn’t have a ton of affection for his fellow droid.<p>On a number of …

Sunday Sweets: Dia de los Muertos

You may <i>think</i> Halloween marked the end of all the fun, but not if you celebrate Dia de los Muertos!<p>Yep, Day of the Dead actually spans <i>three</i> days, …