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The James A. Lindner Digital Archive Summer Fellowship

Posted on behalf of the HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers is pleased to announce The James A. Lindner Digital Archive Summer Fellowship, in honor of James A. Lindner, for his leadership role in the moving image archival profession, as well as his role in having the Library of Congress serve as the permanent repository for The HistoryMakers Collection. 670 more words

USA

ice-climbing Niagara Falls

I had missed these news that a frozen portion of the Niagara Falls had been ice-climbed. By Will Gadd on Jan. 27. This is obviously quite impressive given the weird and dangerous nature of the ice there, which is mostly frozen foam from the nearby waterfall. 67 more words

Pictures

Landing in San Juan Puerto Rico...Better tight your seatbelt on this amazing view!

Most probably due to the wind or airport location I always got trouble remaining relax for the landing in San Juan PR…I Must say I always flying with a small aircraft… 92 more words

Caraib Connexion

Happy Fri-aturday

Today is Saturday. For me it is Friday. My weekend starts officially in half an hour! Hooray!Today I’m going to go across the border despite the terribleness of the Canadian Dollar. 197 more words

Boris Nemtsov murder..thousands pay tribute in Moscow

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-31677506

Thousands of people have paid tribute with candles and flowers at the site in Moscow where leading Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead. 500 more words

World News

Trump says he is serious about a 2016 bid..oh dear..

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-says-he-is-serious-about-2016-bid-is-hiring-staff-and-delaying-tv-gig/2015/02/25/4e9d3804-bd07-11e4-8668-4e7ba8439ca6_story.html

This time, Donald J. Trump says, he really means it.

The billionaire real-estate mogul — long amounting to a one-man sideshow in GOP presidential politics — said in an interview Wednesday that he is “more serious” than ever about pursuing a run for the White House in 2016. 329 more words

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