a Canadian's ass is like a Play-doh Fun Factory

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

How William H.H. Murray accidental bestseller launched the country?s first outdoor craze

quote [ Suummer 1868 passed as an unremarkable season at Saranac Lake in New York?s Adirondack Mountains. The weather was fine, the scenery delightful, and the usual array of 200 to 300 recreational hunters and anglers passed through the small settlement on their way into the wild lands beyond. ]

I got my gear in my pack
I got my pack on my back
Today's the day I'm going camping
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Sunday, 22 October 2017

These plane crash pictures show one photographer?s quest to chronicle early aviation failures

quote [ Leslie Jones documented the growing pains of air travel ]

I fly like paper, get high like planes
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Today We Celebrate the Time Canada Burned Down the White House

quote [ Two hundred years ago today, a 36-year old America declared war, for the second time, against Great Britainn. The plan was to conquer Canada and wrest North America for the United States once and for all. But, by pretty much all measures, the war was a total mess?

It began in confusion, with the United States declaring hostilities unaware that one of its major war aims was already addressed. And it ended that way, too, with a last, pointless battle fought weeks after a peace treaty was signed. Civilians on both sides suffered, there were horrible massacres, and even more bungling by generals than is customary in warfare. ]

Do we need to come down there again?
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Monday, 16 October 2017

The Forgotten White City Amusement Parks

quote [ They called it the city of dreams, a series of white stucco buildings that surrounded a pool of glistening water. As the sun rose above the sky, the buildings would be illuminated in hues of peach, gold, and lavender. ]

Let's take your car and mess around at the park all day

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Sunday, 15 October 2017

These gritty pictures show Times Square?s journey from porn mecca to family friendly

quote [ 42nd Street went from ?The Deuce? to the dud in 20 years ]

Take a walk around times square
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Saturday, 14 October 2017

An unlikely triumph

quote [ In its first century the American higher-education system was a messy, disorganised joke. How did it rise to world dominance? ]

The student body got a bad reputation
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Thursday, 12 October 2017

A Night At The Garden

quote [ In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York?s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism ? an event largely forgotten from American history. A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN uses striking archival fragments recorded that night to transport modern audiences into this gathering and shine a light on the disturbing fallibility of seemingly decent people. ]

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Race and the White Elephant War of 1884

quote [ Feuding impresarios, a white-but-not-white-enough elephant, and racist ads for soap ? Ross Bullen on how a bizarre episode in circus history became an unlikely forum for discussing 19th-century theories of race, and inadvertently laid bare the ideological constructions at their heart. ]

With tiny eyes, and great big trunk
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

How a network of citizen-spies foiled Nazi plots to exterminate Jews in 1930s L.A.

quote [ A Jewish-led resistance disrupted Nazi plans to murder Hollywood stars and exterminate Jewish families in Boyle Heights. ]

Nazi punks, fuck off!
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Sunday, 8 October 2017

Howard Johnson?s, Host of the Bygone Ways

quote [ For more than seven decades American roads were dotted with the familiar orange roof and blue cupola of the ubiquitous Howard Johnson?s restaurants and Motor Lodges. ]

But he was bangin' Mrs. Prixy at the Motor Lodge
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