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Promoter Knew of Michael Jackson’s Fading Health Days Before His Death, Emails Show

An email sent from a stage manager to a concert executive who both worked on Michael Jackson’s ill-fated “This Is It” show run supports claims that …

Mariah Carey Nearly Exposes ‘#Beautiful’ Self on ‘Good Morning America’

Coming in hot off of <i>American Idol</i>’s apparently stab-worthy finale, Mariah Carey hit <i>Good Morning America</i> Friday (May 24) to perform her summer-ready …

Heroine To The Rescue: Jimi Hendrix Is Innocent

Dope? "I've outgrown it"<p>TORONTO — Jimi Hendrix claimed to have smoked grass four times, hash three times, dropped acid five times, and sniffed coke …

Will Smith performed the theme to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air with his son, Jaden Smith, and it'll make you feel really old. http://pnps.co/178c0p2

50 great moments in jazz: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis, a dentist's son from St Louis, came to New York in 1944 to study music, but dropped out of college when he met Charlie "Bird" Parker. …

The Last Years of Miles Davis

George Cole wrote <i>The Last Miles: The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991</i>, after interviewing nearly 100 people who worked with Davis, including band …

Miles Davis, innovative, influential, and respected jazz legend - African American Registry

Wed, 05.26.1926<p>Miles Davis<p>Miles Davis was born on this date in 1926. He was an African American trumpet player and bandleader, one of the most …

Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. <br>Widely considered one …

Artist: Charles Meryon (1821 - 1868)

<b>Artist:</b> Charles Meryon (1821 - 1868)<p><b>Title:</b> <i>L’Abside de Notre Dame de Paris</i><p><b>Medium:</b> Etching on paper<p><b>Dates:</b> 1853<p>Staten Island Museum

King Edward VIII bugged during abdication crisis

<b>King Edward VIII was bugged by the government at the height of the 1936 abdication crisis, files released by the National Archives show.</b><p>The Home Office ordered "interception of telephone communications" between royal residences and "the continent of Europe".<p>The King's divorced mistress, Wallis …

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The Art of Seduction

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Greene & Joost Elffers<p><b>From the creators of the phenomenal bestseller The 48 Laws of Power, a mesmerizing handbook on seduction: the most subtle and effective form of power</b> <br>When raised to the level of art, seduction, an indirect and subtle form of power, has toppled empires, won …

Title: Figure of A Striding Man

<b>Title:</b> <i>Figure of A Striding Man</i><p><b>Medium:</b> Wood<p><b>Dates:</b> XII Dynasty, 1991-1784 B.C.<p><b>Culture:</b> Egyptian<p>Staten Island Museum

Title: Venus Torso

<b>Title:</b> <i>Venus Torso</i><p><b>Medium:</b> Marble<p><b>Dates:</b> c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.<p><b>Culture:</b> Roman<p>Staten Island Musuem

Memorial Day-Remembering The Forgotten: Confederate Soldiers Who Died at Gettysburg

<b>Memorial Day-Remembering The Forgotten: Confederate Soldiers Who Died at Gettysburg</b><p>One of the unfortunate aspects of the Battle of Gettysburg was the way the Confederate dead were handled. Unless buried by their own, the dead were carelessly buried in a shallow graves, with just enough dirt to cover the bodies. The Confederates laid on Gettysburg battlefield for more than 10 years before being moved back to their home states in the South.<p><i>A human life, I think, should be well rooted in some area</i> …

Memorial Day History and the Civil War

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.<p>One of the first observances occurred in Columbus, Miss., April 25, 1866, when …

itle: Waterfront with Lillies

<b>itle:</b> <i>Waterfront with Lillies</i><p><b>Medium:</b> Woodcut on paper<p><b>Dimensions:</b> 9.75 in. x 14.25 in.<p><b>Signature/Inscription:</b> Two rows of black characters, top center. Black characters and red stamp, upper left.<p><b>Culture:</b> Japanese<p>Staten Island Museum

Happy 130th to the Brooklyn Bridge!

<b>Happy 130th to the Brooklyn Bridge!</b><p>When it opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Designed and built by German-born John A. Roebling and his son, Washington A. Roebling, the bridge connected New York and Brooklyn. The remarkable design used Roebling’s patented system of steel wire cable construction. Its graceful limestone and granite towers, pictured here, took 5 years to build.<p>Photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge Across the East River, …

Monumental Disagreements: Memorials in America [rebroadcast]

Afternoon Exercises of the Ladies Club for Outdoor Sports at Camp Washington, Staten Island

An image from <i>Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper</i> of women participating in various sports.<p><b>Dates:</b> September 8, 1877<p><b>Credit:</b> From the Collection of Staten Island Museum

Artist: Issac Almstaedt

<b>Artist:</b> Issac Almstaedt<p><b>Medium:</b> Photograph mounted on cardboard<p><b>Dates:</b> c. 1880 - 1900<p><b>Dimensions:</b> 4.5" H x 7" W<p><b>Signature/Inscription:</b> Staten Island Gems. Almstaedt Photographer. Publisher of Photographs of Staten Island Scenery. Tompkinsville, SI, A large stock of Staten Island Views constantly on hand. Large sizes, Stereoscopic and Cards. S.I. Athletic Yacht Club House<p>Staten Island Museum

Arch of Constantine

Detail: View of the West Face of the Arch with the Goddess Luna in a Chariot

Vaital Deul

Vaital Deul<p>Date:<p>9th century CE<p>Image View Description:<p>Exterior: South facade, detail of tower<p>Creator:<p>unknown<p>Material/Technique:<p>sandstone<p>Work Type:<p>architecture<p>Location:<p>Bhubaneswar (India)<p>Notes:<p>Goddess<p>Style/Period:<p>Kalinga<p>Columbia University

Museum of Science and Industry

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University

Catherine Zeta-Jones Returns Home from Treatment

Catherine Zeta-Jones is home from treatment for her Bipolar II disorder, after having checked herself into a facility last month for what her husband …

7 Amazing New Cookbooks to Inspire You to Eat Healthy This Spring

<i>Chloe Flavor: Saucy, Crispy, Spicy, Vegan</i> by Chloe Coscarelli<p><i>Great Tastes: Cooking (and Eating) from Morning to Midnight</i> by Danielle Kosann and Laua …

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