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What Happened to the Star Dust?

In 1947, the British South American Airways plane Star Dust took off from Buenos Aires, Argentina, with eleven people aboard, destined for Santiago, Chile. But it never arrived. The passenger list certainly does its part to set the stage for conspiracy theories: A Palestinian returning to Chile from visiting a dying relative, two British businessmen, a [...]

The Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

This ain’t your neighborhood Barnes & Noble, that’s for sure! Flavorwire has the gallery of 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world. (The one above is the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Take a look, before Amazon puts [...]

Puppet Puppy

(YouTube link) If you didn’t see the strings, you’d just think this was a skinny dog. This talented puppeteer was spotted on the streets of Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bonus: “Stormy Weather.” -via Arbroath

Now and Then Photography

Irina Werning, a photographer from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has taken a series of old photos and then recreated them with the same persons, clothing and scenery today. I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated [...]

El Ateneo libreria Grand Splendid Bookstore In The World

El Ateneo Grand Splendid is one of the Most Magnificent best known bookshops in Buenos Aires, Argentina. photos And Videos Situated at 1860 Santa Fe Avenue in Barrio Norte, the building was designed by the architects Peró and Torres Armengol for the empresario Max Glucksman (1875-1946), and opened as a theatre named Teatro Gran Splendid in [...]