Torrone Italian nougat candy ..."At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in 1441, a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous tower of Cremona known as "Torrione" ...hence the name torrone."

Torrone: Italian Nougat Candy with Almonds Info & Recipe

"At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous towe (Italian Dessert Recipes)

It's easy to forget how important a Sci Fi show can be.

WHoopi Goldberg on realizing she could be what she wanted to be. Uhura on Star Trek was a role model.

Russian ballet class during WWII.

Ballet class in a destroyed Russian town in WWII Info added by Nandor Ljubanović : ballet school in Leningrad during the period was evacuated.

Legend has it that In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine. She was apparently a suicide. A Paris pathologist ordered a plaster death mask of her face.  Ironically, in 1958 the anonymous girl’s features were used to model the first-aid mannequin Rescue Annie, on which thousands of students have practiced CPR. Though the girl’s identity remains a mystery, her face, it’s said, has become “the most kissed face of all time.”

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know?  Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

Since her death in the textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

ice box | 1919 Antique 3Door ICE BOX Wood by SouthernCalifornia on Etsy

We have similar icebox at Railroad Towne Antique Mall, 319 W. St, Grand Island, NE, We have a similar one also." Need some of the hardware for it.

A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children. and YET when he came home,...IF he came home they called him baby killer...

Vietnam War - A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children; and yet when our soldiers came home, if they came home, they were called baby killers.

Grace Kelly's Wedding to Prince Rainier III

Grace Kelly's Wedding to Prince Rainier III-how nice would it be to replicate a photo like this on your wedding day.

When 5-year-old May Pierstorff asked to visit her grandmother, her parents had no money to buy a rail ticket. So they mailed her. In 1914, May’s parents proposed mailing her from Grangeville, parcel post to Lewiston, Idaho, 75 miles away. The postmaster found the “package” was under the 50-pound weight limit, so he winked at their plan, classed May as a baby chick, and put 53 cents in stamps on her coat. May rode in the train's mail car and was delivered safely to her grandparents.

TIL after the USPS began offering parcel post, numerous poor families used the service to mail their children to relatives. One girl was mailed to her grandmother 73 miles away for just 53 cents.

ww1 sidearms by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

At the beginning of the war European armies had supplied a few types of hand grenades, and several types of bombs dropped from rifles. During the war many types of hand grenades were developed, and.

Minnie Freeman ~ teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed to a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away...PM

Minnie Freeman was a Nebraska teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed, to the safety of a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away.

This brings back memories of the   60's and 70's.

This brings back memories of the my teenage years! I LOVED my leather hair holder that was just like this!

Look at this lady - Let us never forget!   The world hasn't just become wicked...it's always been wicked. The prize doesn't always go to the most deserving.     Irena Sendler   Died  12 May 2008 (age 98)  Warsaw, Poland        During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist.     She had an 'ulterior motive'.     She KNEW what the Nazi's plans were for the Jews (being German).     Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she…

Irena Sendler Died 12 May 2008 (age Warsaw, Poland During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried.

"The Meeting on the Turret Stairs," by Frederick William Burton, 1864. The watercolor depicts the princess, Hellelil and her bodyguard, Hildebrand. The two fell in love, but her father considered the match unsuitable. Writer George Eliot praised it by saying "the face of the knight is the face of a man to whom the kiss is a sacrament." It hangs in the National Gallery of Ireland.

The Meeting on the Turret Stairs, 1864 by Frederick Burton

This is absolutely one of my favorites. "The Meeting on the Turret Stairs" 1864 -- Frederick William Burton

Margot and Anne Frank's tombstone. I have been to Bergen Belsen and seen it.

Anneliese Marie Frank (Anne Frank) Writer, 12 Jun 1929 - Mar Died probably of typhus in Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp at 15 years. Buried in a mass grave, site unknown. A memorial was erected to Anne & her sister Margot at Bergen Belson.

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