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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,...

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,.

Albert Einstein

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving" - Albert Einstein. “I thought of that while riding my bicycle” – Einstein on Relativity

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 Their lives are quite literally in the balance. One of them doesn't even look like he is holding on to anything

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

Pig rider, 1930s. That's a BIG, ugly hog!

Farm Animal Sounds for Children! Real Animal Sounds Video for Kids! Learn real farm animal sounds and names with Old MacDonald! This funny farm animal .

– Walking Wheel Stair Climbers – Meredith Thring (It was the age of inventing futuristic gizmos)

Isaac W Sprague (1841-1887), Living Skeleton.  He was normal until age 12, when he started to lose weight.  By age 44 he was 5'6'' and weighed only 43 lbs.  He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndrome.  He ate as much as 2 normal sized men and carried a flask of sweetened milk to revive himself when he felt faint.  He married twice and had 3 average sized sons.  He died at age 46 after working in sideshows since he was 24.

Isaac W Sprague Living Skeleton. He was normal until age when he started to lose weight. By age 44 he was and weighed only 43 lbs. He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndr

FLIP ship

FLIP is an open ocean research vessel. The ship is a 108 meters long vessel designed to partially flood and pitch backward resulting in only the front 17 meters of the vessel pointing up out of the water.

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Bike

Funny pictures about Riding a bike has never been more awesome. Oh, and cool pics about Riding a bike has never been more awesome. Also, Riding a bike has never been more awesome photos.

All is pretty

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall - Retro Halloween Costume ideas - vintage Halloween idea - Crazy Costumes

bike products

25 Productos hechos sólo para los amantes de las bicicletas

The hubless Sada Bike folds to the size of an umbrella. Click image for link to the full story, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Propel Yourself' board for more savvy cycling.

Horrific Crash on a bridge!

Steve McGhee digital art Digital image by Steve McGhee. Now I’m trying to recall if there have been any real plane crashes involving a bridge…

A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the 1920s, before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - 1945. S)

Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. Limehouse Fields. London. . Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 - 1945.

A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)

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