from The Boat Galley

American Press Coffee Maker

The American Press Coffee Maker -- no electricity need, no glass to break, no filters to buy or throw away -- just delicious coffee! via @TheBoatGalley

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Gwen Ifill: In Memorium, poem by Michael McClintock.

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Have been increasingly appalled by the number of people indifferent to this story... not enough cute, kidnapped blonde white hausfraus to hold Americans' attention, I guess. #NoDAPL

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Although he survived the disaster, J. Bruce Ismay was absolutely destroyed by the American press, especially William Randolph Hearst (a reputed Anglophobe who disliked Ismay intensely after meeting him a few years earlier). Hearst labeled him “J. Brute Ismay”, “Coward of the Titanic”. Ismay was one of the few men who didn’t perish that night

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from 1000Museums.com

Piksohkomi - "Calling-bird" - Piegan (The North American Indian, v. XVIII. Norwood, MA, The Plimpton Press)

Piksohkomi - "Calling-bird" - Piegan (The North American Indian, v. XVIII. Norwood, MA, The Plimpton Press, 1928) by Edward Sheriff Curtis from University of Southern California Libraries

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from Generation Exorcist

United Monsters Of America: Infographic Reveals... - generationexorcist

01/25/2015 - United Monsters Of America: Infographic Reveals The Strange Beasts That Have Captured The Nation’s Imagination. From the Jersey Devil to the Mothman, the US is filled with fictional creatures that have come to life in the nation ’s imagination. Now one artist has ruled to draw these cryptids by hand, revealing the beasts that are feared the most in each state.Source: The Daily Mail

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Charles Sidney Gilpin, an actor, singer, and vaudevillian dancer, was the most successful African American stage performer in the early 20th Century. He is best known for his portrayal of Brutus Jones in Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones. A Richmond, Virginia, native, Gilpin attended St. Francis S...Charles Sidney Gilpin, an actor, singer, and vaudevillian dancer, was the most successful African American stage performer in the early 20th Century. He is best known for his portrayal of…

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