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The Blackout

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Kick-ass Illustrations by Blackout Brother

from TVLine

Revolution @ PaleyFest: Scoop on the Blackout (Answers Soon!), Georgia's 'Badass' Boss & More

The cast and crew of NBC’s Revolution gathered Sunday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in Pasadena, and they dropped some scoop about the show’s return, as well as a new tr…

from Entertainment Weekly's

'Revolution': Check out a map of North America 15 years after the blackout -- EXCLUSIVE

Revolution - a map of North America 15 years after the blackout. Texas makes me laugh. And I don't understand why the pendents weren't spread out across the republics.

The Blackout 1939-45 -- Kindle (~25 pages) -- Reports and eyewitness accounts of what it was like to live through the Blackout in Britain during WWII. #WWII #History

from Mashable

To Hide From WWII Bombs, London Goes Dark

Aug. 11, 1939 A searchlight scans the sky above Westminster. Westminster Bridge in the foreground is a river of automobile light across the Thames, while the river itself looks like a modern highway with the tracks of passing river transport. This picture, like the other images of the Blackout in this selection, had a very long exposure time of up to 15 minutes. IMAGE: AP PHOTO


On the 1st September 1939, two days before the outbreak of war, Britain was blacked out. The Blackout imposed on all civilians in all cities was absolute. No chinks of light, no see-through curtains, no car headlights. Even the red glow of a cigarette was banned. Britain was plunged into complete darkness. This photo shows the setting of the Blackout hours for a particular day.


The 'blackout tattoo' trend sweeping the internet