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This was before my time, but why is it gone!!!

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. bring back the office whiskey dispenser!

"Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared..."

Time travel will be invented in the year How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve she simply disappeared.

In years long passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

You know you're a history fan when You walk past a field and wonder what happened there in the past 200 years.

You Know You're A History Fan When: You walk past a field and wonder what happened there in the past 200 years. This goes for house, buildings, people, streets etc.

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Funny pictures about 27 insane inventions from the past. Oh, and cool pics about 27 insane inventions from the past. Also, 27 insane inventions from the past.

This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

A deaf boy hears sound for the 1st time

A deaf boy hears sound for the 1st time

Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment when this boy hears for the very first time.

The Statue of Liberty in Paris 1886, before it was disassembled and crated for its voyage to New York.  #Paris

Architecture, Statue Of Liberty In Paris, 1886, history

La statue de la liberté à Paris en 1886 prior to departure to the USA

Reducing distractions at work ADHD - "The author at work in his private study aided by the Isolator. Outside noises being eliminated, the worker can concentrate with ease upon the subject at hand." (View only)

1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.

50s, alcool, america, beer, beer!, black and white - inspiring picture on Favim.com | We Heart It

The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.

A burlesque dancer named Zorita walks her pet snake in the 1930′s.

burlesque dancer, zorita, walks her pet snake. I need to see if there's a picture of my Pinkerton detective aunt walking her pet prairie dog :)

1927- Christopher Robin Milne and his teddy bear inspired his father A. A. Milne to write the Winnie-the-Pooh stories.

 The real life Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh Christopher Robin Milne was the son of author A.A. Milne who based the Winnie the Pooh book series on Christopher’s stuffed bear.

RFID = This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. Remind you of anything?

Tattooed arms from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps. They were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

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