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Where I See Fashion

Where I See Fashion is a Tumblr by Bianca Luini who matches fashion with pictures of art, buildings, architecture. She may even have tracked down the designer's original inspiration. ...

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Bill Murray sings House of the Rising Sun

Just when you thought you couldn't like Bill Murray any more than you do already, here he is singing House of the Rising Sun at an annual Caddyshack convention...happy Monday to you! [video width="600" id="WS7M5qFbKHc" type="youtube"]   ...

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The rules of golf when the bombs drop…

From the wonderful Shaun Usher here is a post from his Lists of Note, the sister site to his Letters of Note: As the Battle of Britain began to take hold in 1940, a bomb fell on an outbuilding belonging to Richmond Golf Club in Surrey, England. As a result, the club — rather than halt future rounds of golf — issued an incredible list of temporary golf rules to all members that took into account the potentia ...

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Other people’s shoes: tales of forgiveness and empathy

Exploring the possibilities of forgiveness through real stories: the Forgiveness Project is a UK based charity that uses the stories of victims and perpetrators to facilitate conflict resolution and promote behavioural change.  The project encourages people to consider alternatives to resentment, retaliation and revenge and central its efforts is work with ex-offenders and victims of crime. As well as colle ...

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Men made miserable by shopping

A source of fascination are those couples who manage to shop together without ending up in the divorce courts. One man decided to photograph his peers instead of spending the time sleeping or constantly looking at his mobile phone and the result is a very popular Instagram, 'Miserable men that went shopping. I felt their pain'. ...

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How to show you’ve made it in ’80s China: a tv and lots of jumpers

Television reached China in a big way in the 1980s. Part of the economic expansion of the People’s Republic, it was available to the masses for the first time and those lucky enough to own a television proudly displayed their boxes as status symbols.  These photos were  found in a market in Beijing and show a woman in an identical pose but with a different piece of knitwear in each shot. Her trousers and pi ...

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