Category Archives: History

World History and History of the Middle-east

Kurdistan: Referrundum” Give Them Back Their Land”

Kurdistan (Kurdish: “Homeland of the Kurds” or “Land of the Kurds”; also formerly spelled “Curdistan”; ancient name: Corduene or Greater Kurdistan, is a roughly defined geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population, and Kurdish culture, languages, … Continue reading

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Montauk, New York

Montauk Lighthouse (2012) Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. … Continue reading

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LaSalle (Automobile)

1935 LaSalle advertisement, showing the distinctive Harley Earl body design. LaSalle was an American brand of luxury automobiles manufactured and marketed by General Motors’ Cadillac division from 1927 through 1940. Alfred P. Sloan developed the concept for LaSalle and certain … Continue reading

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Rare Ferrari Daytona Found After 40 years In Japanese Barn

By Jacopo Prisco, CNN Many thought this car didn’t even exist. Ferrari had, in fact, only ever commissioned one street version of its Daytona with a full aluminum body. But for the last 40 years, this one-off was nowhere to … Continue reading

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Before and After: Images Show How Hurricane Harvey Swamped Houston

The overpass With Houston downtown in the background View over Buffalo Bayou Taken from high-rise in Memorial Heights Target Outside a shopping centre in southeast Houston Tidwell Road Northeast Houston The overpass With graffiti hurricane harvey before and after. Share

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1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Aerodynamic Coupe

Custom coachbuilding of the 1920s and 1930s was the ultimate form of self-expression for the rich and famous. Whether it was a Waterhouse-bodied Packard, a Figoni & Falaschi-bodied Delahaye or a Murphy-bodied Duesenberg, the affluent could essentially own a one-of-a-kind … Continue reading

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Svengali

Svengali Definition :A person who exercises a controlling or mesmeric influence on another, especially for a sinister purpose. Origin Early 20th century: the name of a musician in George du Maurier’s novel Trilby (1894), who controls Trilby’s stage singing hypnotically. … Continue reading

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The 12 Rarest Cars In The World

By: Jack SackmanFriday, Rare cars can be invaluable to collectors around the world. Whether they are rare because only a few models were built, their age, or because they have a unique design, cars that are hard to come by … Continue reading

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John Lennon’s Original Rolls-Royce Hitting London in Honor of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ 50th Anniversary

By Clifford Atiyeh Lennon had the car customized with a little help from his friends. Lennon had the car customized with a little help from his friends. (Rolls-Royce Motor Cars) John Lennon’s psychedelic Rolls-Royce is back on tour in London. … Continue reading

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