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What We Loved This Week, Feb. 21 – 27

What We Loved This Week, Feb. 21 – 27

...or thrice
Then And Now: The Shocking Aftermath Of The Largest Volcanic Eruption In U.S. History

Then And Now: The Shocking Aftermath Of The Largest Volcanic Eruption In U.S. History

Can you guess when it might erupt next?
Photo Of The Day: The Russian Doctor Who Performed Emergency Surgery On Himself

Photo Of The Day: The Russian Doctor Who Performed Emergency Surgery On Himself

Trapped in the Antarctic with his appendix close to rupturing, he did the unthinkable.
Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

P.B.S. Pinchback's tale is complicated, but there's more to the story of why it's been largely forgotten.
Photo Of The Day: The Man With The Three-Foot Rod Through His Head Who Changed The World

Photo Of The Day: The Man With The Three-Foot Rod Through His Head Who Changed The World

And what happened next is the truly amazing part.
You Only Think You Know The Story Behind History’s Most Infamous Act Of Mass Cannibalism

You Only Think You Know The Story Behind History’s Most Infamous Act Of Mass Cannibalism

Everyone knows what the Donner party did, but just how did they get to that point?
What We Loved This Week, Feb. 14 -20

What We Loved This Week, Feb. 14 -20

How did Hannibal Lecter not do this first?
Five Hauntingly Beautiful Places Reclaimed By Nature — All A Stone’s Throw From New York City

Five Hauntingly Beautiful Places Reclaimed By Nature — All A Stone’s Throw From New York City

Did you know you can visit an abandoned castle on the Hudson?
Photo Of The Day: The True Story Behind That Picture Of Teddy Roosevelt Riding A Moose

Photo Of The Day: The True Story Behind That Picture Of Teddy Roosevelt Riding A Moose

Believe it or not, there was an elephant and a donkey involved, too.
Then And Now: America’s Busiest, Ugliest Train Station Used To Be Gorgeous

Then And Now: America’s Busiest, Ugliest Train Station Used To Be Gorgeous

It used to be the fourth largest building in the world — now it's a windowless pit.
The Mad Men Era: When Fashion Was Classy

The Mad Men Era: When Fashion Was Classy

And probably resent the '70s a little more, too.