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The time is at hand that evil doers will meet their end and will be exposed despite their efforts to hide.

Hannah Holman by Simon Burstall for Elle France, great vintage influenced look with raffia

Hannah Holman by Simon Burstall for Elle France

"Pop Power": Hannah Holman in Palm Springs, California, by Simon Burstall for Elle France

Handshake before the 2nd game of World Chess Championship Anand-Carlsen

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Greetings are reserved and formal until a relationship has been established. The most common greeting is a brief handshake. Very close friends say hi with a light kiss on the cheeks three times, starting with the left cheek and alternating.

Fuck the Police... Quite literally in this case

Funny pictures about The horse really means it. Oh, and cool pics about The horse really means it. Also, The horse really means it photos.

The Royal Society has launched an online archive of fascinating images, including flying fish, the first illustration of a kangaroo or wallaby, a heavily tattooed Maori, and the death mask of Isaac Newton

Picture library captures Royal Society's rich history

This striking wood engraving appeared in the 1686 text "Historia Piscium" or "The History of Fishes" by John Ray and Francis Willughby.

Jan van Riebeeck became the First Dutch Commander of the "Cape" (1652-1662). He was charged, among other duties, with building a Fort initially named "Fort de Goede Hoop" (Fort of Good Hope), from the Portuguese name of the Cape, "Cabo da Boa Esperanca", name that had been given by the Portuguese Navigator, Bartolomeu Dias, who had found the Southeastern Passage to the Indian Ocean back in 1488.

On this day in Jan van Riebeeck, the founder of Cape Town, produced the first bottle of South African wine.

Concept for a chess set made by blacksmith www.travers.com

Hand forged steel chess set

The Entire Concept Of Intellectual Property Is Proof That Free Markets Aren't Perfect I Tim Worstall

The Entire Concept Of Intellectual Property Is Proof That Free Markets Aren't Perfect I Tim Worstall

the "Tabarrok curve", like the Laffer curve, but related to patents

Cane Hill Asylum, Coulsdon, England  Chess pieces by Richard-James, via Flickr

beauty in the strangest places, from abandoned hospital in England, the patients left and never finished the chess match?

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