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scarecrow effigy

​Scarecrow genealogy is rooted in a rural life style. The Egyptians used the first scarecrows in recorded history to use to protect wheat fields along the Nile River from flocks of quail. 326 more words


Today in History: Oct. 23

Dumbo, the animated film about an elephant who could fly, premiered in American movie theaters 75 years ago today.

Only 64 minutes long, the film is the shortest of the Walt Disney Studios’ animated features. 442 more words


this day in crime history: october 22, 1934

On this date in 1934, notorious outlaw Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd was shot and killed in eastern Ohio.  According to the FBI version of the incident, Floyd was shot by agents as he jumped from a car and drew a .45 pistol.  79 more words

True Crime

Wittenberg 360 Luther 1517

Today a gigantic 360 degree panorama was opened to the public in Wittenberg, Germany.

The panorama shows Wittenberg at the time of Martin Luther.

The panorama is the work of Yadegar Asisi who has completed other giant panoramas of both natural and historic themes. 277 more words


Introducing the Past

Today I walked my son through Worthing town centre, along the sea front and to the end of the pier, which looked stunning in the sunlight.   279 more words