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5th May '17 1 1073

Hate Mail For A Dirty Queen: Mr Bingo's Illustrated Envelopes And Vintage Postcards

We love Mr Bingo' envelopes and cards. The art of handwriting and sending cards and letters is not dead, it just needs reinvigorating.

1st May '17 0 1364

The Lost Photos of Barcelona Give Up Their Secrets (1961)

Fervor: Discovering Milagros Caturla in an envelope of flea market negatives

1st May '17 0 1164

Mysterious Photographs Of The Man From The Ministry Who Demolished Old Montreal (1967)

In 1960s Montreal there was pressing need to improve housing. Many older areas of the city were deteriorating into slums.

30th April '17 0 1729

Beautiful Nude Food Portraits And Other Dishes From The Futurist Cookbook (1932)

In 1932, Italian futurist Filippo Marinetti (1876–1944) published Marinetti’s Futurist Cookbook, a work that would trigger a "revolution of cuisine"

29th April '17 0 538

Young Carl Sagan’s Reading List Celebrates The Power Of Books

Among the papers Carl Sagan (1934-1996) housed at The Library of Congress is his 1954 reading list from when he was a student at the University of Chicago.

27th April '17 1 1136

Chicago's South Side April 1941: Life In 'The Black Belt'

In Easter 1941 photographers on the Farm Security Administration's mission arrived in Chicago's "black belt".

27th April '17 0 690

Cat Shots: Demonic Glowing Eyed Cats And How To Photograph A Feline

When a flash is taken of a cat, the lens of their eyes glows such that they looked possessed.

26th April '17 2 1587

Cab Calloway's Hepster's Dictionary: A Guide To The Language Of Jive (1938)

Cab Calloway's Hepster's Dictionary (1938) is an introduction musician slang in New York's Harlem.

25th April '17 0 623

John Coltrane Pictures Einstein's Mathematics of Music

The Coltrane Circle, named after John Coltrane, was the jazz musician's gift to saxophonist and professor Yusef Lateef in 1967.

24th April '17 0 1879

"What’s Your Worst Nightmare?" Screw Magazine Interviews The Rich And Famous (1979)

"Success may fill the day with dreamlike dame and fortune, but does it help anyone to sleep better?" To find out, Jeff Goldberg made the calls.