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Wonder Woman by Eamon ODonoghue...I wanted to be Wonder Woman so bad when I was a little girl *sigh*

Please don't squeeze the Charmin! Mr. Whipple!

Emperor of Russia-On August 12, 1904, Nicholas' wife bore him their fifth child, a son, Alexei, who became Tsarevich (heir apparent). Unfortunately, the young child was afflicted with hemophilia, a disorder that prevented his blood from clotting properly. The gene was reportedly carried by Nicholas' wife, Alexandra, who had received it from Queen Victoria. Nicholas did not reveal that his son carried the illness to the public for fear of further weakening his royal house's influence in Russia.

In 1972, eight remarkably preserved mummies were discovered at an abandoned Inuit settlement called Qilakitsoq, in Greenland. The "Greenland Mummies" consisted of a six-month old baby, a four year old boy, and six women of various ages, who died around 500 years ago. Their bodies were naturally mummified by the sub-zero temperatures and dry winds in the cave in which they were found.

Dying Is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. - Sylvia Plath On February 10, 1963 Sylvia Plath was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in her kitchen. Plath had placed her head in the oven, while the gas was turned on and the pilot light unlit. She was 30.

The Great Temple, Abu Simbel (archaeological site) on Lake Nasser, Egypt

Portrait of Hopi Snake Clan priest. The Hopi people never once went to war! What secrets does this man know?

Lisa Frank! I had a journal with this exact picture on it.

This guy needs to be posted on My Daguerreotype Boyfriend. Wow.

I still don't understand how, but yes, little girls in the 70's were given female empowerment by the always giggly Jill, Kelly, and Sabrina. "This is the story of three little girls..."

JILL SEAMAN has spent decades exploring the most effective way to bring modern medicine to the beleaguered people of South Sudan. "The thing is, it’s not that I’m taking risks. Everybody’s taking risks. Life is a risk. Everybody who lives there, they know that life could be gone in an hour. And yet they live. And they are happy. And I get to touch millions of people and hopefully help them. How could I be more lucky?"

1948 STETSON HATS vintage magazine advertisement "Ray Milland" ~ How many Ray Millands are there? - Ray Milland is currently starred in Paramount's "The Big Clock." ... Dressed for a Hollywood party, Ray's wearing ... The Stetsonian - And heading ...

Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa 1479-1425 B.C. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Roman Theater Ruins, Leptis Magna, Libya