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Kitty Genovese who was beaten & stabbed in two attacks near her home in  Queens on March 13, 1964. After her death newspapers reported 38 neighbors heard the attacks but did nothing to help leading to the social psychological phenomenon named after her: the Genovese syndrome.

Kitty Genovese who was beaten & stabbed in two attacks near her home in Queens on March 13, 1964. After her death newspapers reported 38 neighbors heard the attacks but did nothing to help leading to the social psychological phenomenon named after her: the Genovese syndrome.

I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption.  For real?!  .  Via weirdvintage:    Sending a child through the post, 1900  “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.”  - Smithsonian

I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption. For real?! . Via weirdvintage: Sending a child through the post, 1900 “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.” - Smithsonian

Why Mischa Barton Was Our Ultimate Style Icon in the 2000's

Why Mischa Barton Was Our Ultimate Style Icon in the 2000's

HRH Victoria and her Royal Consort, Albert...

HRH Victoria and her Royal Consort, Albert...

That Pulitzer prize winning 1972 AP photo shows a 9 year old girl running away from her village in Vietnam that had just been napalmed. The napalm burned off her clothes. The girl, Kim Phuc, survived and is shown 40 years later.  She now lives with her family in Canada, and helps young victims of war.

Friday, it's 40 years since one of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century was taken. This is her, then and now.

That Pulitzer prize winning 1972 AP photo shows a 9 year old girl running away from her village in Vietnam that had just been napalmed. The napalm burned off her clothes. The girl, Kim Phuc, survived and is shown 40 years later. She now lives with her family in Canada, and helps young victims of war.

Mary Todd Lincoln 1818-1882, Wife of Abraham.   Lovely color added to her CDV.

Mary Todd Lincoln 1818-1882, Wife Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Mary Todd Lincoln 1818-1882, Wife of Abraham. Lovely color added to her CDV.

The last empress of China, Wanrong and her brother Runqi ca. 1920s...

The last empress of China, Wanrong and her brother Runqi ca. 1920s...

elvira and the party monsters pinball machine

elvira and the party monsters pinball machine

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