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Orphan's Asylum Burns Down

In what was truly a sad tragedy, in 1822, January 24th, the Orphan’s Asylum on the corner Eighteenth and Cherry Streets, burned down. Twenty-three of the children perished from the fire.

Today In History

Sinister Landscapes: Firestorm, 2008.

Firestorm, from the series The Quiet of Dissolution, 2008.
For its exhibition, the Parasol unit gallery has collected together artists who uncover the weirdness beating at the heart of placid landscapes. 31 more words

'Grenfell' flammable cladding all over Britain

This video from Canada says about itself:

7 November 2017

More than four months after flammable siding was identified on a Halifax seniors’ tower, it’s still not clear who is responsible for putting it there or who will bear the cost of making the building safe.

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Human Rights

Tsunami alert for United States west coast

This 2013 video says about itself:

1964 Earthquake and Tsunami in Old Harbor by Tracy Gatter

Much of the focus of the 1964 earthquake and tsunami research is on the disaster’s impact on the larger towns and cities in…

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Super Bowl LII's Over-the-Top $475,000 Super Bowl Package

Super Bowl LII is mere weeks away, which means diehard Patriots and Eagles fans might be hard-pressed to score a solid seat at the center of the action if they haven’t already snagged a coveted ticket. 277 more words