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Nadia Cassini, American Erotic Actress and Showgirl

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Nadia Cassini, born Gianna Lou Muller (Woodstock,  January 2 1949), is an American actress and showgirl of Italian-German decent, who starred in Italian erotic comedies in the seventies and eighty . Biography Her father was German, her mother an Italian and they were actors in vaudeville and their daughter was born during a tour . [...]

The Many Different Styles Of The Ford Model A

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Image found at LLE and the owner writes: I am always getting confused between the many different types of early Ford so was trying to find a specific body style when I came across the comprehensive guide above from MACs. I had to put it up here just so I always knew where a copy [...]

Mae Jemison – The First African American Woman In Space

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Mae Jemison was the first African American woman in space and currently leading a think tank for DARPA focusing on how to create sustainable deep space travel for humans and make it a feasible goal in the next 100 years. Image and text from “Legendary Women” Filed under: Aviation, People, Photography Tagged: Astronauts, DARPA, Mae [...]

Radio Free Europe And The Truth Dollars

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Every dollar buys 100 words of truth. That’s how hard “Truth Dollars” work. Your dollars will help 70 million people resist Kremlin. Keep the truth turned on. Send as many “Truth Dollars” as you can (if possible on for every member of your family) The need is now. Radio Free Europe started broadcasting in 1950, [...]

Two Points Of View

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Among the mass suicides that created a sensation as the third reich was crumbling, were those of Leipzig burgomaster’s family, that was captured by Margaret Bourke-White and Lee Miller. The photos showed a different approach between this two great female war-photographers. Bourke-White, a meticulous observer as always, kept her distance from the tragedy, even taking [...]

Barbara Steele – English Film Actress

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Barbara Steele (born December 29, 1937, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England) is an English film actress. She is best known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava’s Black Sunday (1960), now hailed as a classic. Steele starred in a string of horror films, including The [...]

Bill Haley – The High Priest Of Rock’n’Roll

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While do-gooders shout that he’s fulfilling sex urges with his R & R cult, Bill insists he just provides fun for the youngsters. Recreated from an article by Leonard Bennett in Cabaret Magazine No 5 from 1956 Bille Haley beats out a tune on his guitar while his saxophonist curls on the floor to blow [...]

DAF

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In 1959, seven years after the start of the DAF Truck production line, DAF started the production of passenger cars. First car that was taken into production was the "600" model. This model, also known as the "A-type", was a design of Dutch engineer Van Den Brink and incorporated some very innovative technologies. Most important [...]

Ursus Arctos Erectus (Look It Up ;-)

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  I may go out tomorrow if I can borrow a coat to wear Oh I’d step out in style with my sincere smile and my dancing bear Outrageous alarming courageous charming Oh who would think a boy and bear Could be well accepted everywhere It’s just amazing how fair people can be Seen at [...]

Mary Agnes Shanley – New York City Policewoman

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Sleuthing Mary Shanley is an historical family documentary about a renowned undercover New York City policewoman in the 1930s to the 50s. Told through interviews with her niece and namesake, Mary Shanley Mullins, as well as period book, newspaper and magazine excerpts, the documentary evokes the tension between Detective Mary Shanley’s public and private lives. [...]

Bunker That Banana

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Just admit it, you’re dying to get one – Ted  This banana-protecting device can raise some eyebrows with its admittedly phallic, but rigorously ergonomic, design. It’s certainly a conversation-starter. Gadget name: Banana Bunker Price: $6.99 It looks like: The Banana Bunker is a clear, brightly colored plastic tube shaped like a banana, with open ends [...]

Mamie van Doren Movie Clips

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I’ve posted some movie clips of the delicious Mamie van Doren  in “Tinsel Town Royalties” and you can find them here, hope you enjoy them – Ted Filed under: Actresses, Entertainment, Models & starlets, Movies Tagged: Hollywood, Mamie Van Doren, Movie clips, Tinsel Town

The Dymaxion car

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The Dymaxion car was a concept car designed by U.S. inventor and architect Buckminster Fuller in 1933. The word Dymaxion is a brand name that Fuller gave to several of his inventions, to emphasize that he considered them part of a more general project to improve humanity’s living conditions. The car had a fuel efficiency [...]

Konstantin Razumov – Russian Painter

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Konstantin Razumov studied at the studio of Ilya Glazunov at the Academy of Fine Arts of Moscow. An exciting young artist, Razumov’s works are now much in demand. Influenced by many styles, he has mastered the technique of combining both Realism and Impressionism. In most of his figural paintings, the features of hands and face [...]

Hot Toilet Water From The Most Amazing Electric Appliance

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Supreme Tecal makes tea automatically while you sleep – wakes you when brewed – tells the right time – lights attractive bedside lamp – switches off kettle and give hot toilet water – everything is automatic I see that the teapot is not included, but as far as I can see, neither is the toilet [...]

Salsbury Scooters – Welcome To Scooterville

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Article found on “El Caganer’s” photostream on Flickr Filed under: Motorcycles Tagged: American scooters, Salsbury scooters, Scooters

Rosina Revel, Britain’s Answer To Bridgette Bardot

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Recreated from an article in the men’s magazine Eve No 3 from 1962 Gentlemen, this is it! Britain’s answer to the French kitten, Bridgette Bardot. Her name is Rosina Revelle, five feet three inches of pure dynamite. Got your breath back yet? … Good. Now, we’ll get on a little further. It’s not hard to [...]

Berthold Woltze And The Irritating Gentleman

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This painting by the German painter Berthold Woltze is called “The Irritating Gentleman”, but honestly, if he is that irritating is he really a gentleman – Ted Image found at “Just An Art Dork Trying To Get By” Filed under: Art, Paintings Tagged: Berthold Woltze, German painters

Frisky Minicars

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Meadows Frisky is the name of a series of small British cars manufactured at the factory of Henry Meadows Ltd at Fallings Park in Wolverhampton between 1958 and 1961, during which time, production was under the control of a number of companies. History The Frisky car project was conceived by Captain Raymond Flower, racing driver [...]

The League Against Indecent Bathing Never Dies

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“Smokey” Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force, measuring the bathing suit of Betty Fringle on Palm Beach, to ensure that it conforms with regulations introduced by the beach censors. c.1925. For a Scandinavian it is hilarious to discover that it actually was something in the US called The Beach Censors as late as [...]