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Google creates snowfall over San Francisco coast.

Google creates snowfall over San Francisco coast.

SFO Takeoff

SFO Takeoff

Sun bears find sanctuary in Borneo

Sun bears find sanctuary in Borneo

The world’s smallest bear – the sun bear – lives in the dense remote forests of South East Asia.

But the population of this elusive animal is suspected to have declined with loss of habitat and poaching probable major causes.

Henry Golding visits the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre to find out how it’s helping protect the future of these shy animals.

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Departing SFO

Departing SFO

sfgiants:

Here we go #SFGiants fans….#BeatLA

sfgiants:

Here we go #SFGiants fans….#BeatLA

calumet412:

Looking west from Buckingham Fountain, 1973, Chicago.

calumet412:

Looking west from Buckingham Fountain, 1973, Chicago.

Southwest Airlines preventing United Airlines from departing SFO.

Southwest Airlines preventing United Airlines from departing SFO.

nprmusic:

Quetzal has spent two decades playing the soundtrack of its East L.A. neighborhoods: an evolving mash-up of Mexican son jarocho, low-rider oldies, cumbia, boleros, rock and blues.
Stream Quetzanimales from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

nprmusic:

Quetzal has spent two decades playing the soundtrack of its East L.A. neighborhoods: an evolving mash-up of Mexican son jarocho, low-rider oldies, cumbia, boleros, rock and blues.

Stream Quetzanimales from NPR Music’s First Listen

todaysdocument:

On the run in Chicago, gangster John Dillinger was cornered by Federal agents outside a theater and killed eighty years ago on July 22, 1934.  

This dramatic re-enactment is courtesy of the film “Your FBI,” from the series: Motion Picture Films and Video RecordingsRecords of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Don’t care for re-enactments? See Dillinger’s actual personal effects in our previous post, from the Universal Newsreel of July 23, 1934.

singingonpavements:

Daniel Radcliffe walking 12 dogs while smoking a cigarette

singingonpavements:

Daniel Radcliffe walking 12 dogs while smoking a cigarette

sfgiants:

Buster Posey homers and notches 4 hits as the Giants come back to beat the Phillies in 14 innings. 

sfgiants:

Buster Posey homers and notches 4 hits as the Giants come back to beat the Phillies in 14 innings. 

ourpresidents:

President Truman - Just Stopping By
On this day in 1947, President Harry S. Truman stopped by the U.S. Capitol unannounced.  According to the President’s appointment calendar for the day:

"While at the Capitol, the President visited the Senate Chamber, took his old seat, was recognized by the President of the Senate and made a brief impromptu speech."

Addressing the senators around him, he said, “I get homesick for this seat.  I spent the best 10 years of my life in this seat.”
More - Search Truman’s White House Appointment Book from the Truman Library
Photo: Senator Harry S. Truman on the Capitol Steps, circa 1940.

ourpresidents:

President Truman - Just Stopping By

On this day in 1947, President Harry S. Truman stopped by the U.S. Capitol unannounced.  According to the President’s appointment calendar for the day:

"While at the Capitol, the President visited the Senate Chamber, took his old seat, was recognized by the President of the Senate and made a brief impromptu speech."

Addressing the senators around him, he said, “I get homesick for this seat.  I spent the best 10 years of my life in this seat.”

More - Search Truman’s White House Appointment Book from the Truman Library

Photo: Senator Harry S. Truman on the Capitol Steps, circa 1940.

calumet412:

The south east corner of Clark and Randolph, pre-fire,1865, Chicago.

calumet412:

The south east corner of Clark and Randolph, pre-fire,1865, Chicago.

calumet412:

Looking north across the river from what is now Lake and Wells, 1871, Chicago.

calumet412:

Looking north across the river from what is now Lake and Wells, 1871, Chicago.

calumet412:

State Street, north from Madison, 1880, Chicago.

calumet412:

State Street, north from Madison, 1880, Chicago.