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In 1955 a crash between a Mercedes and a Jaguar during the Le Mans race left 84 people dead. The endurance race continued and Mercedes withdrew from the race. They asked Jaguar to do the same. Jaguar refused and their driver (who caused the crash) went on to win the race.

In 1955 a crash between a Mercedes and a Jaguar during the Le Mans race left 84 people dead. The endurance race continued and Mercedes withdrew from the race. They asked Jaguar to do the same. Jaguar refused and their driver (who caused the crash) went on to win the race.

EGYPTIANS: La parrucca era un elemento fondamentale per le donne dell’Antico Egitto e nel corso della storia ha assunto diverse fogge: lunghe o corte, lisce o ricce, con minute trecce o decorate da...

History of Hairstyles (parte 1)

DIY History of Hairstyles Infographic from Enerie Part Here are more Populular Style Infographics I’ve posted:

Man's silk satin damask banyan, English, c1760; the Spitalfields silk c1742–3 Love the style, just not the color

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Bal du moulin de la Galette (Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette) 1876. Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Day 5 (free time): Musee d' Orsay, the place I'd most like to go during free time. One of the best places on Earth to see impressionist works. Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Bal du moulin de la Galette (Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette) Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

old Nokia phones. I had the one from 98. It was my first phone. Remember this guys ? :)

Vintage Nokias: my first phone was the Nokia 5110 the standard in cool with interchangeable faceplates and sweet polyphonic ringtones. Ah, memories!

Liberty Leading the People, painting by Eugene Delacroix, 1830, oil on canvas, in Louvre, Paris, France

A Brief History of the Early Modern Era

Liberty Leading the People (La Liberté guidant le peuple) Eugène Delacroix 1830

(detail of Louis XIV) at the Académie de Sciences, 1666 in the large group portrait painting by Testelin.

64 (detail of Louis XIV) at the Académie de Sciences, 1666 in the large group portrait painting by Testelin.

The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, southern France; it is one of the best preserved Roman temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. It was built c. 16 BC.

museum-of-artifacts: “ Maison Carrée - the only completely preserved temple of the ancient roman world. Built in year 16 AD, Nîmes, France ”

1906 Postcard Of English Actress Hilda Trevelyan (1877-1959)

Miss Hilda Trevelyan wearing a black arm band. A famous English actress, most remembered now for her role as Wendy in Peter Pan. This photo postcard is dated If the photo of her was taken in 1906 she was already 26 years old. She played a young girl.

A massive, well-preserved 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Discovered During City Sewer Construction Project

Lod, Israel: A massive, well-preserved year-old Roman mosaic, just part of a Roman villa, was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

1926 evening dress- beautiful cloth, but gawd, I just don't like shapeless sacks used as dresses.?..

1926 evening dress- beautiful cloth, but gawd, I just don't like shapeless sacks used as dresses.