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Fancy Cakes: 1910

New York circa 1910, somewhere on the Lower East Side. "Bread for the poor." 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.


Extraordinary Carving Discovered Inside Ancient Maya Pyramid

Archaeologists are calling it a "once-in-a-lifetime find" — a 1,400 year-old frieze vividly decorated with images of gods and rulers. Considered a …

Chicago skyscraper to get new life as hotel

It's good to hear the former London Guarantee Building, a gracious Beaux Arts skyscraper that has been home to a jazz club, insurance companies and a …

“M Squad”

America was treated to a real Chicago TV program on May 20, 1957. That’s when “M Squad” premiered on NBC.<p>Cop shows were popular in the 1950s. Los …

A Summer of Weiners

Sometimes a weiner is just a wiener

Domestic Cats: 1914

<i>Two things you cannot escape:</i><p>1. The Spanish Inquisition. <br>2. The costumed cats of Harry W. Frees<p>1914. "Kittens in costume preparing to make tea with …

Irish 'bog body' may be world’s oldest

8/02/2013 05:00:00 PM<p>The mummified remains of a body found in a Laois bog two years ago have been found to date back to 2,000BC, making it the oldest …


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