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Hen's Teeth!

As in, rare.  This week, our gorgeous set of Ercol supper tables hit the site.  Model number 515 and 516, this set is designed to offer maximum versatility – coffee table, end tables, supper trays – arrange them however you wish.  264 more words


Woman kills 5 of her children, husband, self

June 17, 1963
Prospect, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Gregor, “despondent over ill health,” shoots 5 of her children, her husband, and herself

The oldest of the children slain — Joseph Jr. 120 more words

Newspaper Clippings

Sachs-Hercules moped ad 1967

An advert for Sachs-Hercules mopeds in a Bravo in June 1967. On a Hedrcules, evben wil girls become tender, apparently.

(h/t www.bravo-archiv.de)


Without Cold War, US Interventions in 2 Dozen Countries Probably Wouldn't Have Happened

The Cold War between US and the USSR caused both countries to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, in anticipation of proxy wars. The pretext for aggression — “we have to stop the communists/capitalists from obtaining a beachhead and winning an ally” — some call imperialism.  225 more words


Parking Palace

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of parking in the city? Parallel parking? Pay-to-park lots? Dark cement parking garages? 300 more words

June 17 — ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER, Jimi Hendrix (1968)

A couple of years ago, my friend Paul told me today at the College World Series, he was in Boston for a conference. It happened that the Yankees were in town playing the Red Sox at Fenway Park. 125 more words


Remembering the Counterculture

Although many may say that the the Counterculture of the 1960’s was all drugs, hippies, and sex, the revolution can truly be remembered as one of the most politically and socially influential movements in all of American history. 1,888 more words

American And National Identity