Friday, May 6, 2016
Challenger Exhaust Trail, 1986The destruction of the space shuttle Challenger 73 seconds after liftoff on January 28, 1986. An image that is instantly recognizable to millions who saw the event played over and over again on television.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Ladies makeup compact fashioned in the shape of a pistol – complete with powder, cheek rouge and lipstick in the shape of a bullet, ca.1920
Colombian police say they have arrested a Toronto woman who simulated pregnancy to try to smuggle cocaine. Esteban Arias says 28-year-old Tabitha Leah Ritchie was stopped while trying to board an Air Canada flight in Bogota after an inspector noted that her belly was unusually cold and hard. He says police discovered a false belly made of latex taped to her body and they found 2 kilograms of cocaine. (Source)