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Horace Roye And The Scottish Maid

Horace Roye (born Horace Roye-Narberth, 4 March 1906 – 11 June 2002) was one of the 20th century’s pioneering British  photographers. Flamboyant, famous for his nudes and pictures of starlets – and for...

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Bathing In Hitler’s Tub

War correspondent Lee Miller taking a bath in Hitler’s own bathtub, inside his abandoned apartment. The photo was taken on the same day that Hitler committed suicide. Munich, Germany – April 30, 1945 –...

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Go Get’im Jimi

Image found at “Blackadder” Filed under: Music, People, Photography Tagged: Beiber, Jimi Hendrix

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1938 Ariel Red Hunter

The Ariel Red Hunter was the name used for a range of Ariel single-cylinder motorcycles. They were designed by the firm’s chief designer Val Page in 1932 around an overhead-valve single-cylinder engine...

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Heidi Brühl – German Actress & Singer

Heidi Rosemarie Brühl (30 January 1942, Gräfelfing, Upper Bavaria – 8 June 1991, Starnberg) was a German singer and actress who came to prominence as a young teenager and had a prolific career in film...

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Beatle Tail Lights 1949 – 1972

Image found at “Farbror Sid” Filed under: Advertising, Automobiles Tagged: Beatle, Tail lights, VolksWagen, VW

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Nina Leen (1914- 1995) – LIFE Magazine Photographer

Nina Leen was one of the first women photographers for LIFE. She was born in Russia but grew up in Germany, Switzerland and Italy. She always wanted to be a photographer and her first camera, bought in...

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Horace Roye And The Irish Maid

Second out of Horace Roye’s studies of British maids is “The Irish Maid”. As a noted photographer of nudes, he successfully contested the obscenity laws of his day. The Irish Maid: Filed under: Models...

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Elga Andersen – German Actress

Elga Andersen slender, blonde German actress Elga Andersen (1935) starred in international films of the 1950’s and 1960’s. She was also a popular recording artist during the 1960’s, known for singing...

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Standard Ten

In 1954 the Ten was introduced as a larger engined (and less basic) version of the Standard Eight, though sharing a similar frame and transmission. Overdrive (from March 1957) or a temperamental...

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Collapsible Bike Trailer

Filed under: Holidays, Traveling Tagged: Bike trailer, Colapsible trailer

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Retro DIY Project – Gingerbread Wren House

There is a touch of fairyland to this unusual designed wren house, yet it is simple to build – You’ll find plans and work description both in jpg and pdf format here  Plans found in a Popular Mechanix...

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Rumi Sport 125

If someone told you they were introducing a 10hp, 125cc 2-stroke twin-cylinder machine like the 1952 Rumi Sport 125, would you be even remotely impressed? Probably not. These days, we’re spoiled by...

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Good Basic Thinking

Image found at “MICHIGANUPSWAMPMONKEY” Filed under: Facts, Retro technology Tagged: Hemp, Paper production, U S Dep of Agriculture

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The Real Thanksgiving Story!

Video found at “MICHIGANUPSWAMPMONKEY” Filed under: Believes, Facts Tagged: Genocide, Thanksgiving, The real story

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Early Electric Cars

The electric car was just as popular as its gasoline counterpart when it first went into production around the turn of the 20th century. People loved it because it was much less messy than an internal...

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Old Brylcreem Ad

Found at “Soppatankar” Filed under: Advertisments, Retro Tagged: Brylcreem

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What Ever Blows You Skirt Up

A lot of PhotoShop jobs featuring this tear gas happy cop has turned up on the net in the last few days, this one is one of the better ones – TedImage found at “Steroge will do” Filed under: Humour,...

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Ralph Burke Tyree – American Painter

Ralph Burke Tyree (1921–1979) was born June 30, 1921 in Irvine, Kentucky and moved to Delhi, California as an infant. He was awarded a scholarship to the California College of the Arts (Oakland) for a...

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Not Around Here Mate

Image found at “Premiere Guerre Mondiale Et Deux” Filed under: Music, Tackieness Tagged: Accordion, Pleasure, Popularity

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