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The 5 Best Viral Videos of August

This month, the viral videos that caused us to click most were the ones that made us look twice. It was all about that pesky bait-and-switch principle — terrible at your bank or with your cell phone company, but as it turns out, not so bad on the Internet. 284 more words


WATCH: Comedians Punk Fans in New Mumford & Sons Music Video

Mumford & Sons released a new video Sunday, and it’s filled with banjos, barns and beards — but the band itself is nowhere to be seen. 176 more words


Fidardo Landi - Looking for information on S.A. MacFarland & Co

I may never find every piece of statuary that my great grandfather Fidardo Landi, designed, carved or consulted on. I may walk through parks and cemeteries and suddenly feel his warmth, only to gaze at a piece and wonder if he had his hands on it. 496 more words

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Finding Fidardo Landi - My privacy policy for the blogging universe

If we have met online, because of our mutual interest in artwork designed, created, started, carved, polished or consulted on by my great grandfather Fidardo Landi (1866-1918) of Carrara, Italy and New York City, I immediately considered you a friend. 732 more words

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Finding Fidardo Landi: A court decision shows how he gained recognition in the US

I always wondered how my great grandfather’s work as a sculpture earned recognition here in the United States. Fidardo Landi was an Italian sculptor whose work in Italy and the United States was just beginning to recognized prominently when he passed away on January 1, 1918. 938 more words

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Finding Fidardo Landi: Being patient with research

My daughter, Alexandra, and my niece, Casey, recently took the trip of their lifetime to Italy.  They flew to Rome, traveled to Carrara, met a distant relative who gave them a private tour of the city, the marble quarry and even the family cemetery. 707 more words

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America, Meet Samantha Cameron

Samantha Cameron made her debut on the world stage Tuesday as she accompanied her husband, British Prime Minister David Cameron, to the U.S. for a three-day official visit with the Obamas. 348 more words