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Can't. stop. laughing.

My mind is blown.

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Image detail for -Biloxi, MS (Mississippi) - Biloxi beach near casinos, before Katrina cleanup... I cannot believe how beautiful it looks now!

1945 - F.D. Roosevelt had died. Ed Clark drove to cover the news but found swarms of photographers trying to get the best view of FDR's coffin. Clark heard one of Roosevelt's favorite hymns Goin'Home being played on an accordion. He snapped a shot of Navy bandsman Gordon Jackson with tears streaming down his face as he played. No one else had seen what Clark had seen, and his dramatic photograph became the symbol of a nation in grief. This photo took up an entire page in the next issue of LIFE.

President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy just seconds after the assassination.

Although we can't see the faces of the kissers in this iconic photo, Edith Shain has long claimed to be the woman. Shain, now 90, is scheduled to be the grand marshal of New York's Veterans Day parade tomorrow. She describes this moment, caught by the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, as a spontaneous kiss with a total stranger in Times Square on VJ Day in August of 1945, the day WWII ended. Miss Shain, when pressed by a BBC interviewer, described the kiss as "wonderful."

JOB HUNTING IN THE 1930s // history repeats

coming home... powerful!

Unseen Titanic Photos in National Geographic

Wallace Hartley was the leader of the Titanic's band of eight musicians who died when the ship sank. The band played merry tunes to keep up the passengers' spirits, although legend has it that at the end they played "Nearer, my God, to Thee."

Oct 13, 1968 - Aerial view of the site where World Trade Center is to be built. DailyNewsPix

headlines announcing the horror

Anne Frank - heartbreaking image.

"The Day the Music Died", Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper all die in a plane crash in Iowa. (February 3, 1959)

One in five young Germans has no idea that Auschwitz was a Nazi death camp, a poll released Wednesday showed, two days ahead of Holocaust memorial day. (AFP Photo/Janek Skarzynski) Italian Senate President Renato Schifani holds a white rose during the international Holocaust remembrance day in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, central Germany, Friday, Jan 27, 2012. More than 250,000 people were held captive in the camp between 1937 and 1945, and more than 50,000 ...

Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who became the most highly decorated soldier of World War I.

Memorial to an unknown child whose remains were recovered after the Titanic sank. It's believed that they've finally identified him as 19-month-old Sidney Leslie Goodwin from England.

Jews arrested after Kristallnacht (the "Night of Broken Glass") await deportation to Dachau concentration camp. Baden-Baden, Germany, November 10, 1938.

A Jewish child is forced to show the scar left after SS physicians removed his lymph nodes. This child was one of 20 Jewish children injected with tuberculosis germs as part of a medical experiment. All were murdered on April 20, 1945. Neuengamme concentration camp, Germany, between December 1944 and February 1945