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7 More Tips to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Sorry no image but great tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. I learned a couple good things..

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Named for the area of Europe that features this beautiful tile work, the Seville collection is as elegant as its namesake. Hand-knotted of 100% over-twisted wool, these rugs feature an abrash effect that gives them an old-world feel in a modern day color palette. <br /><br /> <br /><br />

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: A German Jewish Girl Who Was Part of the Kindertransport (1939)

Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: A German Jewish Girl Who Was Part of the Kindertransport (1939) Posted on March 10, 2009 This German Jewish girl (age 7) was part of the Kindertransport that, in 1939, got 10,000 Jewish children out of Nazi-controlled areas of Europe. Her name: Dorrith Oppenheim. She ended up in Scotland. Her parents died at Auschwitz in 1944.

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Territories of the Republic of Genoa (economic influence areas shown in pink) #Genoa #Mediterranean #Europe

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The term Viking (from Old Norse víkingr) is customarily used to refer to the Norse (Scandinavian) explorers, warriors, merchants, and pirates who raided, traded, explored and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th century.[1]

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This tiny home on wheels is a modern take on those wonderful gypsy wagon one still sees in parts of Europe. Take a tour by viewing the full gallery on our site at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/ogq3 It can be used as a tiny home, a weekend cabin, or even as a home office if you choose to set it in your own yard. Could you live in a gypsy wagon?

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bourgeois.bohemianism. — (via fuzz, feathers, fins and whatnot… / Paul...

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German photographer Killian Schoenberger has utilized moody landscape and old stories of his childhood homeland to create a series of photographic illustrations inspired by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Shot in remote rural areas of Middle Europe dominated by images of haunting fog, gnarled trees and dark homes you hope are abandoned. His exemplary work as a photographer is made even more impressive by the fact that he is colorblind.
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Haunting Photographic Illustrations of the Brothers Grimm

German photographer Killian Schoenberger has utilized moody landscape and old stories of his childhood homeland to create a series of photographic illustrations inspired by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Shot in remote rural areas of Middle Europe dominated by images of haunting fog, gnarled trees and dark homes you hope are abandoned. His exemplary work as a photographer is made even more impressive by the fact that he is colorblind.

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Lake Como - in Lombardy, northern Italy - Lago di Como in Italian, also known as Lario, after the Latin name of the lake; is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. - It has an area of 56 sq miles, making it the third largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. At over 1,300 feet deep, it is one of the deepest lakes in Europe, and the bottom of the lake is more than 660 feet below sea-level. - Wikipedia

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The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as a rare winter visitor) the far north of Africa. It is also an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name 'mute' derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. The mute swan is found naturally mainly in temperate areas of Europe across western Asia, as far east as the Russian Maritimes, near…

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