A special kind of fundraiser was held at Bill Bateman’s Bistro in Havre de Grace on Saturday, for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Participants had their heads shaved to support the foundation, which works to find cures for childhood cancers.
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At the turn of the century, Baltimore’s street sweepers were called White Wings because of the fancy white uniforms they wore, complete with coats and ties and matching pith helmets.
China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president at the end of this month, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. In a broad-ranging deal that could help reset trade relations between China and Europe after a bumpy year, China is expected to buy more A330 passenger jets as talks advance to open Airbus’s second major factory in the country. Text and archived photos of Airbus by Reuters.
Constructed from 10,581 pictures, scientists, using cameras aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have created the largest high resolution mosaic of our moon’s north polar region. The mosaic provides enough detail to see textures and subtle shading of the lunar terrain and consistent lighting throughout the images makes it easy to compare different regions.
1982: It was Sunday in downtown Baltimore, Ireland, and a couple of visitors from Baltimore, Md., the city that got its name from family in the tiny Irish town, couldn’t help making comparisons.
There were some distinct similarities. The habits of the townfolk, for instance. In the harbor, sailboat captains were fussing over their craft. On shore, the locals were paging through the Sunday papers. And in the street, tourists were taking all the legal parking spaces.
As the Paralympics come to a close, we take a look at some of the best photographs from the games in Sochi. The Paralympics follow the February 7-23 Sochi Winter Olympic Games for which Russia spent more than $50 billion on hosting and related infrastructure in the Black Sea resort.
With the winter high school 2013-14 sports season wrapping up this weekend, The Darkroom is taking a look back at some of the best photographs from the season. These images demonstrate the fierce competitive nature of these young athletes as they battle it out in basketball, track and wrestling.
Friday’s photo brief includes a migration of Ukraine protests to London, a smog warning in Paris and a speech by David Cameron protesting Scots’ desire for independence.