Science meets beauty: discover the history of shampoo from the emergence of #hairstyling in 4000 BC to a dry shampoo that actually cleans hair in 2015.

Science meets beauty: discover the history of shampoo from the emergence of #hairstyling in 4000 BC to a dry shampoo that actually cleans hair in 2015.

Coca-Cola: Cocaine was removed from the drink in 1903.

9 Facts About Coca-Cola's History That'll Make You Go "Whoa"

Ella Fitzgerald wanted to play at Mocambo, a very popular club in the 50’s but they wouldn’t book her because she was black. Marilyn Monroe called the owner & said she would sit at the front table every night Ella sang. And she did.

Ella Fitzgerald wanted to play at Mocambo, a very popular club in the 50’s but they wouldn’t book her because she was black. Marilyn Monroe called the owner & said she would sit at the front table every night Ella sang. And she did.

Women picketed the White House in 1917 to try to get President Wilson to support woman suffrage

Women picketed the White House in 1917 to try to get President Wilson to support woman suffrage

Audrey Hepburn was still a young teenager when she began to help the Dutch resistance during WWII. An accomplished ballerina by age 14, she started out helping the resistance by dancing. She danced in secret productions to raise money for the resistance.  Hepburn also occasionally ran messages for the resistance. Had she been discovered doing either of these things, a swift execution would have followed.

Audrey Hepburn was still a young teenager when she began to help the Dutch resistance during WWII. An accomplished ballerina by age 14, she started out helping the resistance by dancing. She danced in secret productions to raise money for the resistance. Hepburn also occasionally ran messages for the resistance. Had she been discovered doing either of these things, a swift execution would have followed.

Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905.  Red Cross Nurses were a symbol of modernity and of Japan’s commitment to humanitarian ideals, during the Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905). Postcards reflected this by updating the age old tradition of Bijin-e (pictures of beautiful women). This postcard is from the “Thousand Contemporary Figures” series. S)

Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905. Red Cross Nurses were a symbol of modernity and of Japan’s commitment to humanitarian ideals, during the Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905). Postcards reflected this by updating the age old tradition of Bijin-e (pictures of beautiful women). This postcard is from the “Thousand Contemporary Figures” series. S)

Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907. She was arrested for indecency.

Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907. She was arrested for indecency.

The Hunger Winter. In the Hongerwinter, Dutch rail workers went on strike to stop the Germans, who punished them by putting a hold on all maritime transport. This cut off all their food and fuel. Many Dutch went to the countryside to trade with farmers, the Allied forces dropped food from the air, but many still starved to death. (This boy, Henkie, survived.)

The Hunger Winter. In the Hongerwinter, Dutch rail workers went on strike to stop the Germans, who punished them by putting a hold on all maritime transport. This cut off all their food and fuel. Many Dutch went to the countryside to trade with farmers, the Allied forces dropped food from the air, but many still starved to death. (This boy, Henkie, survived.)

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