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Adolf Hitler Had This Photo Of Himself Banned

Banned Picture Of Hitler

Even génocidaires have standards, apparently. In the 1930s, Adolf Hitler had publication of this photo (and others like it) banned because he considered it “beneath one’s dignity.”

How did these photos surface, then? In 1945, an Allied soldier named Alf Robinson found a tattered, coverless book in a bomb-blasted house in Germany, and added it to his collection of Nazi relics, according to reports. It turns out that the book was more or less a propagandistic Nazi party “fanzine” called Deutschland Erwache (Germany Awaken), and written by Baldur von Schirach in the 1930s.

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Your World This Week, Volume X

Flooding In New Orleans The Day After Hurricane Katrina Struck The Area.

Flooding in New Orleans the day after hurricane Katrina struck the area. Image Source: Neon Sky Manage

Ten Years After Katrina, Is New Orleans On Its Way To Becoming Atlantis?

Ten years ago this month, Hurricane Katrina tore through one of the South’s premiere cities–New Orleans–killing thousands and racking up an astonishing $60 billion tab.

A decade later, what’s in store for the Gulf city? Could it be that the very infrastructure and storm protection systems the city is putting in motion are changing natural topography in such a way that renders the area even more vulnerable to future floods? Is it true that levees are actually sinking the city, to the point that it might one day disappear? It might seem counterintuitive, but that is what some experts are predicting. Read more at The Guardian.

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The Future Is Now: Cyborgs Among Us

real life cyborgs sullivan checkup

Source: Anne Ryan

Once upon a time, Cyborgs only existed in the imaginaries created by our favorite science fiction writers and directors. That can no longer be said today. Indeed, sophisticated part-human, part-machine configurations are no longer confined to the page or film reel: they’re here now.

While real-life “cyborgs” are admittedly rare, we can only anticipate that over time technological enhancements will become more commonplace. Without further ado, here are some of the “cyborgs” living today and those pioneering the movement.

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