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    Scottish stone, perhaps depicting the deceased of an entire family.

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    The Flip Wilson Show

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    Bowie (and Lennon wearing an Elvis shirt)

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    A model combs her hair as she shows off the latest WWII-era fashion in 1943: black cotton stockings with an extra pair of garters to help prevent bagging at the knees — a design created by hose manufacturers in response to the challenge of wartime rayon restrictions.

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    Ernest Hemingway convinces his kitty to try out corn.

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    March 28, 1979: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.

    How nuclear regulators became captive to industry

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    Curious monowheel motorcycle from the 1930s.

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    Hula Hoops

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    William T. Shorey (1859 – 1919) was a late 19th Century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 13, 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the late-1880s and 1890s. He obtained his certification in 1885.

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    Italia

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    “The Antarctic Snow Cruiser was a vehicle designed from 1937 to 1939 intended to facilitate transport in the Antarctic. While having several innovative features, it generally failed to operate as hoped under the difficult conditions, and was eventually abandoned in Antarctica. Rediscovered under a deep layer of snow in 1958, it later disappeared again due to shifting ice conditions.” - Wikipedia

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    1937 Some of the first people to cross the Golden Gate Bridge. #sanfrancisco

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    Its Over...

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