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Posted on: Oct 23, 2023
"For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence--on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system that has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.
"Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, and no secret is revealed." -- John F Kennedy, Speech April 27, 1961
Get ready to embark on a visual journey through the annals of music history, as we unveil a collection of the most iconic album covers ever created. These timeless works of art have become inseparable from the albums, forever imprinted in our memories and associated with the songs that shaped our lives. In this captivating slideshow, we'll not only celebrate the visual masterpieces that grace these records, but also delve into the stories behind them, uncovering the secrets and secrets that have made them stand the test of time. Have done.
In the summer of 1911, American archaeologist Hiram Bingham arrived in Peru with a small team of explorers, hoping to find Vilcabamba, the last Inca citadel to fall into the hands of the Spanish.
Traveling on foot and by mule, Bingham and his team made their way from Cuzco to the Urubamba Valley, where a local farmer told them of some ruins located on a nearby mountain peak. The farmer called the mountain Machu Picchu, which translates to "old peak" in the native Quechua language.
Bingham and his team made a six-day trek with excavators and camera equipment from the city of Cuzco to the city of Aguas Calientes, where they inquired at an inn about local ruin sites.
Welcome to our gallery showcasing some of the most disturbing scenes in film history. For many of us, movies have been a way to escape reality and be transported into new and exciting worlds. However, there are some films that take us to places we never wanted to go, showing us the darkest corners of humanity and the human psyche.
This gallery is not for the faint of heart. No, dear friends, this is a front-row ticket to the wildest, most controversial and mind-boggling conversation in radio history. Prepare yourself to squirm, gasp, and maybe even laugh as you descend into the belly of the beast. These are Howard Stern's most controversial interviews – brace yourself, because discretion is definitely not Stern's forte!
Welcome to our captivating slideshow exploring the dedication of renowned actors who fearlessly embrace the demands of their craft, plunging into challenging roles that push the boundaries of vulnerability and authenticity. Throughout cinematic history, actors like Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, and Daniel Radcliffe have enthralled audiences with their unwavering commitment to their characters.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) believes that taxation could decrease traffic congestion in New York. Vehicles will be charged an additional $15 daily to enter Manhattan from 60th Street or below, while trucks will face a fine between $24 and $36. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul strongly backs the measure as she believes it will help to clean up New York.
Kushner would literally follow Trump to the bathroom when he had immigration restrictionists at the White House and refused to allow Trump to meet with his anti- immigration colleagues in private without him because he was so vehemently opposed to Trump’s America First immigration agenda.
The Battle of Cable Street was a conflict on Sunday 4 October 1936 between anti-fascist protesters and the British Union of Fascists. The BUF was an organization inspired by Mussolini's Blackshirts, and reportedly consisted of 50,000 members at its height before being banned in 1940.
According to police, the Gilgo Beach murders are one of Long Island's most significant criminal investigations. A search begins for Shannon Gilbert, a missing sex worker, leading to a grim discovery – 10 bodies found on a beach along the south coast of the island. The discovery comes nearly 13 years after the initial victim was found. Recently a suspect has been arrested in connection with the case. Rex Heuerman, a 59-year-old New York City architect and married father of two, has been charged with the murders of Melissa Barthelemy, Megan Waterman and Amber Costello. According to court records, these three victims were discovered in December 2010, their bodies wrapped in burlap.
Here's a collection of groovy photos you may not have seen before. It features snapshots of some of your favorite artists from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, many of which were taken before they became big stars. It features some of the trendy fashions of the sixties and seventies as well as memorable moments and events. Step back, relax and take a trip down memory lane as you scroll through these photos.
When I was a kid, I could never imagine Santa Claus without reindeer. They were as much a part of his character as his bushy white beard, his red coat, or his sack of gifts. After all, how else would he get there if they weren't there to pull his sleigh? Before going to bed on Christmas Eve, I would take care to leave a carrot for Rudolph – and the next morning, I would swear blind that I heard the sound of hooves on the roof before I went to sleep. I had not the slightest doubt how recently Santa had arrived on his reindeer – or how much his nighttime sleigh rides were due to religious reform, migration and cultural exchange.
During World War II, German U-boats wreaked havoc on Allied supply lines and commercial shipping, causing heavy losses to merchant convoys. Hiding secretly beneath the waves, these deadly submarines operated with great secrecy and surprise, using torpedoes and sometimes surface guns to attack merchant ships and warships, resulting in considerable economic and military losses to the Allies. used to have.
Step back in time and get ready to uncover unknown pieces of history that have been hidden for too long. These old photographs will take you on a journey to a time that was full of mystery and wonder, uncovering stories that many people think they know, but in reality, have no idea about.
In the quiet frames of the past, a kaleidoscope of ordinary moments opens up, revealing a vivid panorama of life in 1940s America.
Brought to life through the stunning colors of Kodachrome film, these snapshots take us to a time when the country stood on the cusp of change, painting a vivid backdrop of the challenges and triumphs of the era.
The streets of cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles pulsed with the energy of a working nation, even as the war effort was in the foreground.
A major donor to the University of Pennsylvania is withdrawing a nearly $100 million donation in protest over the college's handling of anti-Semitism on campus and the UPenn president's controversial testimony on the subject.
Ross Stevens, founder and CEO of Stone Ridge Asset Management, donated to Penn in 2017, a gift that included partnership units in the firm, now worth about $100 million, to help the university establish a center for financial innovation.
Stevens' attorneys sent a letter to the university indicating that the school had violated Stone Ridge's limited partnership agreement through its failure to follow anti-discrimination and anti-harassment rules.
The story of curling begins in medieval Scotland, where the game was born on frozen lakes using stones and brooms. Over time, the rules were formalized, turning a casual activity into a structured game.
In 1838, the Grand Caledonian Curling Club established standardized rules, laying the foundation for the modern game we know today.
The word curling first appeared in print in 1620 in Perth, Scotland, in the prologue and stanzas of a poem by Henry Adamson.
During his 27-year reign, King Frederick William I of Prussia greatly expanded the size of the Prussian army, turning it into one of the largest and best-equipped and trained armies in Europe. Frederick William I was particularly focused on creating a well-trained and efficient military force to protect and advance the interests of the Prussian state. The military reforms initiated by Frederick William I laid the foundation for Prussia's later successes under the leadership of his son Frederick II, who transformed the state from a small German kingdom into a great European power.