swinging ... brings back memories of doing such dangerously fun things...

Remember swinging so high you thought you could make the swing go over the top of the swingset? And then you'd slow down a little bit so you weren't going so high and jump off the swing and fly through the air.

I remember these windows!

This was called a vent window, sometimes a wing. Its purpose was to deflect the wind when you had the window down. Perhaps to influence more car buyers to select the A/C option, auto makers phased out the vent window in

The 80's

These were the soundtracks to your life: 50 Things Only Kids Can Understand

teeter totter

I fell off of these several times that I remember. My sister is two years older than me, thus weighed more when we were kids, and would keep me trapped up in the air like an even seesaw villain.

tandem bike-interesting

Are they having fun? Maybe it's a first date. :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

So much fun... Sad that most playgrounds don't have these anymore.

Remember those good ol' days of holding on for dear life as this death-trap was spun at hurdling speeds towards ever impending doom? Yeah, those were good times at the Nike-playground.

Your mom dropping you off at the mall arcade with a roll of quarters to play the latest and greatest video games so she could shop in peace

Community Post: 80 Totally Awesome Things From The '80s

Tall Ship "Batavia" - Dutch Pride

Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam in and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons. A twentieth century replica of the ship is also called the Batavia and can be visited in Lelystad, Netherlands.

The oldest surviving manuscript of the Lord's Prayer, with fragments from the Gospels of Luke and John. Written in Egypt in Alexandrian-style text. It was donated to the Vatican Library in March 2007.

The oldest surviving manuscript of the Lord's Prayer, with fragments from the Gospels of Luke and John. Written in Egypt in Alexandrian-style text. It was donated to the Vatican Library in March APOSTOLIC-PENTECOSTAL-CHRISTIAN

The Treasury of the Athenians, Sanctuary of Apollo, Delphi, Greece

The Treasury of the Athenians, Sanctuary of Apollo, Delphi, Greece - Doric style

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