The Search for the National Geographic Afghan Girl
This October marks the 125th anniversary of National Geographic. To celebrate, we take a look at the most famous photographs of the 20th century: the National Geographic Afghan Girl. This story was originally published in Uncle John's Slightly Irregu...
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RIP Betty Ford
Former First Lady Betty Ford has passed away. The newspaper of the city of her birth, the Chicago Tribune, has a nice piece on a truly unique individual:
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Happy Birthday, Bob
Seems like pretty much the whole world is going out of their way to send a birthday wish to The Most Interesting Man In the World, Mr. Bob Dylan, today.
We hate to do what everyone else is doing, but we can't help it this time: Happy Birthday, Bob. ...
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RIP Charlie Louvin
Yesterday we lost one of the greats in the history of country and pop music, Alabama-born Charlie Louvin (LOO vin), best known for being one of the Louvin Brothers with his brother Ira starting in the 1940s. Here's a nice little video bio. An especia...
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RIP Mr. Jack LaLanne
The undauntable Jack LaLanne has left for the big exercise room in the sky:
"I have not only lost my husband and a great American icon, but the best friend and most loving partner anyone could ever hope for," Elaine LaLanne, Lalanne's wife of 51 year...
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