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Wintry Wanderings Among Chelsea’s Ghosts.

December 29, 2013 – Wintry Wanderings Among Chelsea’s Ghosts: I’ve lived in some historic places over the years — Paris, Greenwich Village, Washington — but it wasn’t until I spent a winter in Chelsea a year ago that I felt … Continue reading

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Follow Your Dream.

November 11, 2013 – Follow Your Dream: If it weren’t true, you wouldn’t believe it. John Fairfax, died on February 8th at 74, rowed across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. He was a jungle adventurer, pirate, a mink farm … Continue reading

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Hurricane-force Gusts Batter UK, Europe, 13 Dead.

October 29, 2013 – Hurricane-force gusts batter UK, Europe; 13 dead: A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, felling trees, flooding lowlands and snarling traffic in the air, at … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Chase to Pay a Combined Fine of One Billion Dollars to the SEC and U.K. Regulators.

September 20, 2013 – J.P. Morgan Chase Pays a $1 Billion Fine to the SEC and U.K Regulators: This story is important because the biggest bank in the world, J. P. Morgan Chase, paid a combined one billion dollar fine … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – The Beatles, London, 1968.

March 17, 2013 – Picture of the Day: The Beatles, London, 1968. The Master of Disaster

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Picture of the Day – Sunrise over London’s Tower Bridge.

March 15, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Sunrise over London’s Tower Bridge. The Master of Disaster

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“Whale” Swallows Half of Dimon’s Pay at J. P. Morgan.

January 17, 2013 – “Whale” Swallows Half of Dimon’s Pay: Pictured above, J. P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. A report on J.P. Morgan’s London Whale debacle, which cost the firm billions in losses and resulted in the slashing of … Continue reading

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A Powerful 7.7 Magnitdue Earthquake Struck Near Edna Bay Alaska.

January 5, 2013 – A 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Edna Bay Alaska: The very powerful quake was located 335 kilometers (188 miles) south of Juneau, Alaska and was not expected to generate significant tsunamis. ***********************     Update Begins    ***************************** Update January … Continue reading

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London Riots Spread to Rest of Country.

August 16, 2011 – – London Riots Spread to Rest of Country: It was fascinating, and a little worrying, to follow this week’s news on Twitter. The timeline can be observed via the trending hash tags – we went from … Continue reading

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