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Ernest Hemingway and his son Gregory relax during a hunting trip in Sun Valley, Idaho, 1941.<p>Photo by Robert Capa ~ called the greatest war photographer in the world by the Picture Post when he was only 25.
The thing about prices is they tend to change. But for 70 years, between 1886 and the late 1950s, the price of a Coca-Cola was a shiny nickel.<p>Think about how crazy that is: Between 1886 and the late ‘50s, you had two world wars, Prohibition and the Great Depression. But through it all, one constant in life was the nickel Coke.<p>This is the story of how two lawyers from Chattanooga struck a deal with the president of Coca-Cola that led to the company’s pricing lockdown. With re-enactments from our …
Pop Art Legend Keith Haring
Monica Bellucci 1995
Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison on January 13th, 1968
<i>Anybody can do anything, it’s up to themselves. All it takes is the right intentions.</i>
<i>“Pretty sharp,” Obama said with a grin.</i>
“My boyfriend would do all sorts of crazy things when we first met. We’d talk until four in the morning. He said he’d die to be with me. But the moment he knew that I was falling for him, he suddenly grew cold. He’d call me names. He’d disappear for days every time we argued. And he started spending time with other girls. He said they were just friends, but it bothered me. Plus he would never commit. I asked him for a commitment because my parents are trying to fix my marriage, but he just …
Look at what yall mother fuckers did. Now my dad is probably gonna ask me if im eating fucking detergent to be cool and im gonna have to say “no Dad im not that fucking stupid” fuck yall.<p>Is this modern day natural selection?
Nikola Tesla fue uno de los grandes inventores del siglo XIX... aunque nunca llegó a ser tan famoso como su archienemigo Thomas Edison, quien, además de ser su mayor rival, fue su jefe.<p>Sin embargo, el trabajo de Tesla —un ingeniero croata (entonces, el imperio astrohúngaro) de padres serbios …
Dozens of powerful men, including two at NPR, have lost their jobs and reputations in the cultural reckoning that is the #MeToo movement
Dozens of powerful men, including two at NPR, have lost their jobs and reputations in the cultural reckoning that is the #MeToo movement. Clearly, there’s tremendous momentum behind it, but where does it go from here? Do those men have a shot at redemption?<p>For those who can afford it, redemption can be a legal process. Los Angeles attorney Andrew Brettler represents several men accused of sexual misconduct. He says, these days, such allegations are “just as bad and damaging as a …
It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …Carl Sagan
When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …National Security