American Experience . Around the World in 72 Days . Nellie Bly | PBS

The remarkable Nellie Bly.


sailupontheocean:

sailupontheocean:

mccartneymadness:

John having hair trouble before boarding the plane for Australia, 1964

!!!!!!!!!!

HE’S SO CUTE I DIE

hE’S PRESSED HIS HAIR OVER HIS EYES AND HE’S STILL WAVING

I CAN’T TAKE IT


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soundsof71:

On January 27, 1971, David Bowie arrived in America for the first time…wearing this dress. He was detained by security for over an hour.

These photos were taken in LA in February. (My edits. Sorry I don’t have credits for the photos or scans. Lemme know and I’ll add ‘em.)


"Well, it would involve talking about Boko Haram [militant Islamic anti-Western-education group.] Some on the hard left would have to acknowledge that radical Islam is not conducive to the good of a country without engaging in whataboutery."

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I love that, “whataboutery” lol. It gives it a name.


"Many, many innocent people will die first. There is scant interest in nuance, no serious debate about what the rest of the world could do to help. That is the real cost of global inattention."

Anne Perkins, “200 girls are missing in Nigeria - so why doesn’t anybody care?” in The Guardian (x)


TheGuardian - 200 girls are missing in Nigeria – so why doesn't anybody care?


penaltybox:

IM JEALOUS OF COUNTRIES THAT TEACH LANGUAGES TO CHILDREN FROM A YOUNG AGE SO BY THE TIME THEYRE LIKE 18 THEYRE BILINGUAL . IN MY ELEVEN YEARS OF AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLING I CAN NAME YOU LIKE 5 COLORS IN SPANISH


TheGuardian - Parents of kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria plead for mercy


beatlesneveroutofstyle:

Eagle Eyewear /// John Lennon Double Fantasy Collection. [X]