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Marijuana activists fly De Blasio 420 banner one day too late

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Hats off to Animal New York and Josh Simenhoff for flying a pro-marijuana banner over Manhattan.  The legend referenced New Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose own history of toking weed never did his career any harm, and a banner … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, April 2015 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photos Of The Day: 24 Sept 2014

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Posted: 24th, September 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photos Of The Day: 23 Sept 2014

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Posted: 23rd, September 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Faces of The Day: Bridget Mulread And Mona Venables Enjoy The Kildare World Cup Party

FACES of the week: Bridget Mulread (left) and Mona Venables, residents of Curragh Lawn nursing home in Kildare were treated to a world cup party and BBQ on Tuesday June 17, 2014. Niall Carson/PA Wire.

 

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Posted: 21st, June 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Face of the Day: Russians Holiday On The Crimea’s Seized Beaches

WHAT did you do in the war, dad?

Russian tourists enjoy a Black Sea beach about 35 kms (22 miles) from Yalta, Crimea, Sunday, June 15, 2014. When Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea earlier this year, it

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Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1959: A Nurse Injects A Dummy At The Nursing & Health Exhibition

FLASHBACK to March 2 959:

Nursing & Health Exhibition at County Hall: A nursing sister shows how an injection is given. The exhibition was organised by the London County Council.

(Because dummies are terrifying.)

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Posted: 18th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1969: KFC’s Colonel Harlan Sanders In Las Vegas

FLASHBACK to  21/01/1969:

Col. Harlan Sanders, who operates Kentucky Fried Chicken stands across the country, meets employees on visit to the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas, Jan. 21, 1969. Sanders was in town for the company’s convention.

 

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And, … READ ON

Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1930: The Mechanical Hen Demonstrates The Anatomy Of A Chicken

FLASHBACK to 1930:

The hen with the mechanical internal organs, who surprised visitors at the World’s Poultry Congress in London by giving a brief lecture on how she utilized her food to make eggs. The exhibit was prepared by the

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Posted: 16th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1970: US Soldiers In Vietnam Smoking Marijuana Through A Shotgun Barrel

FLASHBACK to November 13, 1970:

Soldiers in fire support base Aries, a small clearing in the jungles of War Zone D, 50 miles from Saigon, smoke marijuana using the barrel of a shotgun they nicknamed “Ralph” to get high.

 

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Posted: 11th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Epic Failed Political Photo-Ops

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DAVID Cameron is facing ridicule once again. His latest gaffe was to tweet a picture of himself looking serious and statesmanlike while having a serious statesmanlike phone call with Barak Obama. The problem, aside from the typically … READ ON

Posted: 10th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1943: Olive McDonald Brands The Casting Of A 3-inch Mortar-Bomb

FLASHBACK to May 5th 1943:

Olive McDonald, branding the casing of a 3-inch mortar-bomb, at a factory somewhere in England, on May 4, 1943.

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Posted: 9th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Classic Photo: April 29th 1962 – Norwich City Celebrate Winning The Second Division Championship

FOOTBALL flashback to April 29th 1972: Norwich City celebrate winning the Second Division Championship in the dressing room: (l-r) Graham Paddon, trainer, Doug Livermore, Kevin Keelan, Terry Anderson, Duncan Forbes, manager Ron Saunders, Trevor Howard

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Paper plate: model’s own.… READ ON

Posted: 5th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1972: Jennie Jaconello From Weybridge Relaxes In A Peter Banks Stereo Chair

FLASHBACK to February 5 1972: the Stereo Chair.

Jennie Jaconello from Weybridge relaxes in a Stereo Chair on show at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, Feb. 5, 1972. The chair designed by Peter Banks is the theme of the

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Posted: 4th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1945: ‘“Popeye The Sailor’” Poses At The US Naval Headquarters In The Pacific

FLASHBACK to 23/06/1945:

 

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Hollywood experience could be responsible for this “Popeye the sailor” pose of Edward R. Baker, Phom 3/c, of North Hollywood, Calif. Baker is a former film industry employee stationed at advance naval headquarters in … READ ON

Posted: 4th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1968: Posters Go Up For Birmingham City V Arsenal, Spurs And The Mighty Orient

FLASHBACK to 09/02/1968: (L-R) Birmingham City’s George Moore and Tommy Bell prepare to paste up a poster advertising the forthcoming fixtures taking place at St Andrew’s.

 

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Posted: 3rd, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1916 Crimea Photo: Sergeant James Mustard Last Survivor Of The Charge Of The Light Brigade at The Battle of Balaclava

FLASHBACK to January 1 1912:

Sergeant James Mustard (80), formerly of the 17th Lancers, flanked by two serving members of the regiment. Mustard (who died on 4th Feb 1916) was the last survivor of the 17th Lancers who took part … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


November 30, 1962: The International Communications Fair’s Spy Van

FLASHBACK to November 30, 1962:

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This mobile communications laboratory designed for demonstrating, checking and testing equipment, is demonstrated by Peter Robins, president of electronics communications, Inc., Mount Vernon, N.Y., which developed the traveling lab, at the International Communications Fair

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Posted: 2nd, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1944: Lt. J.B. Keeley of Houston, Texas, Is Raised By Ukrainian Girls In Celebration of Their Liberation From German Slavery

FLASHBACK:  20/12/1944: Lt. J.B. Keeley of Houston, Texas, is raised by Ukrainian girls in celebration of their liberation from forced labor in a German factory in Schirmeck by American troops of the 6th Army on Dec. 20, 1944. The girls … READ ON

Posted: 1st, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


May Day 1937: The Red Army Rolls Through Principal Square, Kharkov, Ukraine

FLASHBACK to 01/05/1937: In a mass May Day demonstration of military might, the Red Army rolled a legion of tanks through the Principal Square, in Kharkov, Ukraine.

 

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Posted: 1st, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Photojournalism | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Finally! A Cure For President Yoweri Museveni Of Uganda’s Gay Worms

AS President Yoweri Museveni taught us and the people of Uganda, the wrong kinds of sex gives you worms.

One of the cultures that we detest is oral sex. The mouth is for picking food, not for sex. We know

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Posted: 26th, February 2014 | In: Photojournalism | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


November 1972: Liverpool’s Steve Heighway And Brian Hall Read A Greek newspaper in Athens

FLASHBACK to November 1 1972: Liverpool’s Steve Heighway (left) and Brian Hall (right) read a Greek newspaper in Athens ahead of their UEFA Cup second round second leg match against AEK Athens.

 

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Liverpool won the tie 6-1 … READ ON

Posted: 25th, February 2014 | In: Flashback, Liverpool, Photojournalism, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0