19th-Century ‘Lover’s Eye’ Jewelry Was the Perfect Accessory for Secret Affairs

Lover’s eye jewelry was the best accessory for secret affairs in the 19th century. Eye miniatures were a very popular piece of jewelry in the Georgian era. The eye jewelry was very popular among people and it was one of the most fashionable items of the time. These were all produced in the 1700’s and the 1800’s. 19th-Century ‘Lover’s...

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McCord Park’s Komodo Dragon in Tallahassee, Florida

In Tallahassee, Florida, there is a park with some sculptures by artist W. Stanley “Sandy” Proctor, including one of a large Komodo dragon. While there is not clear reasoning behind the statue being there, the Komodo dragon can grow as large as an alligator and there are many Nile monitor lizards in the state, which are related to the Komodo dragon. Key...

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Nudists strip at new zone in Paris park

Did you know France is home to 2.6 million nudists? And now they are enjoying their time in a newly zoned Paris park. Everything from hanging out in the park, swimming in the pool and doing aerobics is out your disposable, but only if you are willing to bare it all. The area is protected from those seeking to get a glimpse of those enjoying their ‘free’...

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Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

One ad in particular drawing the most ire seems to passive-aggressively tell the city to allocate hotel tax funds to the public library. “Dear Dear Public Library System,” it reads, “We hope you use some of the $12 million in hotel taxes to keep the library open later.” Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

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The Codger Pole in Colfax, Washington

The “pole” is actually a fagot of five separate cedar logs with the heads of all of the golden-aged players carved into them, topped by a sculpture of a ponderosa pine and a generic bearded “codger.” It’s claimed that the pole is both the world’s largest chainsaw sculpture of human likenesses and the world’s largest...

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Qantas CEO’s $20 Million Pay Is Highest for an Airline Boss in Asia-Pacific

Named CEO in November 2008, Joyce struggled with surging crude oil prices and a capacity rivalry with Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. amid calls for his firing. Since he unveiled the revival plan in February 2014 to freeze wages and deliver about A$2 billion in savings in three years, shares of the carrier have quadrupled. The stock, which fell below A$1 in June...

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Why You Can’t Always Trademark a Color

General Mills failed its second attempt at securing its special shade of yellow for it’s cheerios boxes. It is indeed possible to place a patent on a color if it directly represents a brand such as Tiffany’s blue or Coca-cola’s red. The judge ruled against their motion to secure yellow because its too broad of a request stating that yellow...

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The Holy Grail of Video Game History Is Probably an Office Memo

Rare video games have always captured the imagination of collectors everywhere. One man has worked to preserve video game history on his own. It is important to track down people who were actually in the industry itself. That provides a first hand look at the video games they designed. Fans are waiting for the classics to be made available however possible. Key...

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Trump Travel Ban Gets Tweet Support From the President After London Attack

Trump tweets a lot. He is doing so about his travel ban now. The terrorist attacks in London have made this ban come back into the spotlight. He is tweeting his support for it because he feels keeping certain nationalities away will make American safer. Others feel this is unfair and prejudiced. There are many arguments about this. Trump Travel Ban Gets Tweet...

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