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    The Hole Book: This Delightful Children's Book Teaching Kids Gun Safety in 1908

    Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

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    While fooling with a gun, little Tom Potts shoots a bullet that seems to be unstoppable. A literal hole on each page traces the bullet’s path as it wreaks havoc across various scenes until it meets its match in a particularly sturdy cake. Peter Newell built a reputation in the 1880s and 1890s for his humorous drawings and poems, which appeared in Harper’s Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, Scribner’s Magazine, The Saturday Evening Post, Judge, and other publications.

    He later wrote and illustrated several popular children’s books, such as Topsys and Turvys (1893), a collection of poems and images which could be viewed upside-down or right-side-up; The Hole Book (1908) and The Slant Book (1910), which took the shape of a rhomboid and told the story of a baby carriage careening down a hill.

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    Hokey-Pokey Everywhere – 20 Interesting Vintage Photos Show Mobile Ice Cream Vendors Over the Years

    'Hokey-pokey' was a slang term for ice cream in general in the 19th and early 20th centuries in several areas, including New York City and parts of Great Britain, specifically for the ice cream sold by street vendors, or 'hokey-pokey' men.

    Take a look these vintage photos to see how the mobile ice cream vendors have changed over the years.


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    An old London ice cream cart in 1876

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    Ice cream vendor in Turkey, 1898

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    A mobile ice cream vendor in the 1900s

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    Man with his ice cream cart, New Mexico, 1912

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    Ice cream seller with horse in the 1920s

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    Pure Ice Cream vendor, ca. 1920s

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    Walls Ice Cream vendor, ca. 1920s.

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    Walls Ice Cream vendor, ca. 1920s.

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    Noaker's Ice Cream, 1925

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    People posing in front of a Dreyer's Ice Cream truck, ca. 1930s

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    A young cyclist buys some refreshment at an ice cream stall during the 1932 heatwave

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    Ice-cream truck during the Feast of Mt Carmel, at the corner of 114th and 1st Avenue, New York, on 16 July 1934

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    Dixie Ice Cream trucks, 1936

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    Colville Ice Cream truck being loaded in 1937

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    An ice cream vendor wearing waders sells Bailey's ice cream to two women bathing in the sea at Brighton, 7th August 1939

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    A Sharpless Mack Ice Cream truck departing the plant, Allentown, PA, 1942

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    Ice cream break for the North High School band, West Springfield, Massachusetts, spring of 1947


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    Ice cream wagon, Reading, PA, 1949

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    Good Humor ice-cream truck, Los Angeles, ca. 1949-1954

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    Swell Time ice-cream, East Fresno, 1950

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    14 Fascinating and Unusual Vintage Circus Posters from between the 1910s and 1930s

    Creepy clowns, flying acrobats, performing cats: circuses were big business at the turn of the 20th century. These posters, drawn from the Circus Museum in the Netherlands, demonstrate some of the wide-ranging themes used by European circuses across the 20th century.


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    1910. "Circus Corty-Althoff — The Banola Family. Known as the greatest gymnasts in the world. The flying family."

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    1913. "Circus Busch. Peter Alupka. The first ever talking cat."

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    1913. "The Ring of the Nibelung. Circus Busch."

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    1915. "Circus Strassburger"

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    1916. "Circus Busch. Saxon, the strongest Man in the World."

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    c. 1920s. "Cirque Bureau presents. The plane of hell. The 3 antarès. An acrobatic trio flying and spinning in the big top pulled by a plane."

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    1923. "Circus Busch. Aero-star. The Mexican Circus Sensation."

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    1923. "Circus Busch. The Sensational! Marino, Destroyer of cars. The strongest driver in the world."

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    1923. "Arthur Klein-family."

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    1926. "Circus Maxo — The Carre Building. Omikron. The living gasometer."

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    1927. "The Urmann's Circus Knie. 2 ladies. 5 gentlemen."

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    1932. "Looping the loop in the open ring. Laughing in the face of death! The World Champion Nic. Diavolo. Circus Maxo."

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    1935

    (Images: The Circus Museum/Europeana, via Mashable/Retronaut)

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    Touching image of graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, separated by a wall in Roermond, Netherlands, 1888

    Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. On the Protestant part of this cemetery J.W.C van Gorcum, colonel of the Dutch Cavalry and militia commissioner in Limburg is buried. His wife, lady J.C.P.H van Aefferden is buried in the Catholic part. They were married in 1842,the lady was 22 and the colonel 33, he was a protestant and didn’t belong to the nobility.

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    This caused quite a commotion in Roermond. After being married for 38 years the colonel died in 1880 and was buried on the protestant part of the cemetery against the wall. His wife died in 1888 and had decided not to be buried in the family tomb but on the other side of the wall, the closest she could get to her husband. Two clasped hands connect the graves across the wall.

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    20 Rare Photos from the Aftermath of the 1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor

    President Franklin Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941 — when Japan launched more than 350 fighters, bombers, and torpedo planes against the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii — a “date which will live in infamy.” Below is a collection of rare photos taken by LIFE photographer Bob Landry from Hawaii and the mainland in the aftermath of the 1941 attack.


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    Exposed wreckage of the American battleship U.S.S. Arizona, most of which is now resting at the bottom of Pearl Harbor following a surprise Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941.

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    B-17 Bomber planes soaring through the sky, December 1941.

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    Vice Admiral Joseph "Bull" Reeves, Waikiki Beach, December 1941.

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    A rally at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, December 1941.

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    A poster at the Brooklyn Navy Yard calls for vigilance, December 1941.

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    The Brooklyn Navy Yard by night, 1941.

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    A Naval officer — dwarfed by the vessel in his view — gazes at a cruiser's propeller at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1941.

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    A worker on break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1941.

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    One of the earliest vessels on display at the Brooklyn Navy Yard: the Intelligent Whale, a 19th-century hand-cranked submarine.

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    A hastily constructed defense bunker, Hawaii, early 1942.

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    Training with gas masks in Hawaii, early 1942.

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    American troops in Hawaii, days after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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    Troops in Hawaii, early 1942.

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    Men dig a post-Pearl Harbor defensive trench in Hawaii, December 1941.

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    Troops shore up defenses in Hawaii in the weeks after Pearl Harbor.

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    Young defenders beside a mounted machine gun, Hawaii, December 1941.

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    Aboard an American warship, Pearl Harbor, early 1942.

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    A sailor chalks a message to America's fighting men from the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations on a warship at Pearl Harbor. "Your conduct and action have been splendid. While you have suffered from a treacherous attack, your commander-in-chief has informed me that your courage and stamina remain magnificent. You know you will have your revenge. Recruiting stations are jammed with men eager to join you."

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    An American warship's crew shows its spirit, Pearl Harbor, early 1942.

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    38 Lovely Vintage Snapshots Captured Everyday Life of Huskies in the Early 20th Century

    In the early 20th century, when transportation was poor and rudimentary in Alaska, and other snowy and icy environments, these Huskies help people to pull boat to shore through broken ice, pull school house to new location; transport cargo, mails, letters...

    Today, Huskies are considered as pets and be loving, caring carefully, but take a look to see their everyday life from the 1900s to 1920s through these lovely vintage snapshots.


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    Subject: DEAR ABBY BASS FISHING


    Dear Abby,

    I have been so blessed in my life. Great parents, great wife and kids,
    great job, and great education.

    When I finally retired, I could hardly wait to spend time enjoying my
    favorite pastime -- bass fishing. I got my own little fishing boat and
    tried to get my wife to join me, but she just never liked fishing.
    Finally, one day at the Bait &Tackle Shop, I got to talking to Sam the
    shop owner who it turned out loves bass fishing as much as I do. We
    quickly became fishing buddies. As I said the wife doesn't care about
    fishing; she not only refuses to join us she always complains that I
    spend too much time fishing.

    A few weeks ago Sam and I had the best fishing trip ever. Not only did I
    catch the most beautiful bass you've ever seen, only a few minutes later
    Sam must have caught his twin brother! So I took a picture of Sam
    holding up the two nice bass that we caught and showed the picture to
    the wife hoping that maybe she'd get interested. Instead she says she
    doesn't want me to go fishing at all anymore! And she wants me to sell
    the boat! I think she just doesn't like to see me enjoying myself.

    What would you do? Tell the wife to forget it and continue my hobby or
    quit fishing and sell the boat as she insists?

    Thanks, A fisherman
    PS I have enclosed the picture of Sam showing off the bass we caught.








    Dear Fisherman,
    Get rid of that narrow minded wife.
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    Dear Tech Support:

    Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed
    that the new program began unexpected child processing that took up a
    lot of space and valuable resources. In addition, Wife 1.0 installed
    itself into all other programs and now monitors all other system
    activity. Applications such as PokerNight 10.3, Football 5.0, Hunting
    and Fishing 7.5, and Racing 3.6 no longer run, crashing the system
    whenever selected.
    I can't seem to keep Wife 1.0 in the background while attempting to run
    my favorite applications. I'm thinking about going back to Girlfriend
    7.0, but the uninstall doesn't work on Wife 1.0. Please help!
    Thanks,
    A TroubledUser
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    REPLY:
    Dear Troubled User:

    This is a very common problem about which men are complaining.
    Many people upgrade from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0, thinking that it is
    just a Utilities and Entertainment program. Wife 1.0 is an OPERATING
    SYSTEM and is designed by its Creator to run EVERYTHING!!! It is also
    impossible to delete Wife 1.0 and to return to Girlfriend 7.0. It is
    impossible to uninstall, or purge the program files from the system once
    installed.
    You cannot go back to Girlfriend 7.0 because Wife 1.0 is designed to not
    allow this. Look in your Wife 1.0 manual under
    Warnings-Alimony/Child-Support. I recommend that you keep Wife1.0 and
    work on improving the situation. I suggest installing the background
    application "Yes Dear 1.0" to alleviate software augmentation.
    The best course of action is to enter the command C:\APOLOGIZE.EXE
    because ultimately you will have to give the APOLOGIZE command before
    the system will return to normal anyway.
    Wife 1.0 is a great program, but it tends to be very high maintenance.
    Wife 1.0 comes with several support programs, such as Clean and Sweep
    3.0, Cook It 1.5 and Do Bills 4.2.
    However, be very careful how you use these programs. Improper use will
    cause the system to launch the program NagNag Nag 9.5. Once this
    happens, the only way to improve the performance of Wife 1.0 is to
    purchase additional software. I recommend Flowers 2.1 and Diamonds 5.0!
    WARNING!!! DO NOT, under any circumstance, install Secretary With Short
    Skirt 3.3. This application is not supported by Wife 1.0 and will cause
    irreversible damage to the operating system.
    Best of luck,
    Tech Support
     
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    16 Incredible Photos Show Daily Life of British Women War Workers during World War One

    These incredible vintage photos captured everyday life of British female war workers during World War One.


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    Women war workers, including the distinctively white-capped and aproned VAD nurses, parade outside Buckingham Palace in 1918.

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    Members of the Women's Royal Air Force arrive at Buckingham Palace, London, to attend a party for war workers in 1919.

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    Female ambulance workers, such as this group photographed in November 1915, served both at home and on the front line.

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    While some women became nurses, others worked in hospital workshops, such as this one at the Kensington War Hospital, making prosthetic limbs.

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    950,000 female workers were employed in British factories, including this worker, pictured making shell cases in a Vickers factory in January 1915 .

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    400 women died in munitions factories, between 1914 (when this image was taken) and 1918, when the war ended.

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    Exposure to toxic sulphur left many workers with yellowed skin, while others were killed in explosions. One 1917 incident killed 73 and flattened 900 homes

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    Despite being paid less than their male counterparts, many of the female munitionettes undertook dangerous and fiddly work.

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    Members of the Women's Fire Brigade with their Chief Officer photographed in their uniforms beside an extinguished fire in March 1916.

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    Members of the Women's Fire Brigade are put through their paces during a fire drill with hoses and extinguishers at full force in March 1916.

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    A member of the Women Porters At Marylebone Station Group, pictured in 1914 giving a Great Central Railways carriage a thorough clean.

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    Women employed in the transport industry increased by 555 per cent during the war, and included this pair of female porters at Marylebone Station in 1915.

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    As this 1917 photograph shows, female war workers didn't just run trains and buses - they fixed and maintained them too.

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    As part of the war effort, old paper had to be reused. These women are pulling apart old ledgers belonging to the London & South West Railway.

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    The paper, as this photo taken on the 16th April 1917 shows, then had to be sorted into piles and stored.

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    Women even took on tough, physical roles such as moving rubble, as seen in this photograph taken in Coventry during 1917.

    (via Daily Mail Online)

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    30 Medium Format Color Photos Captured Everyday Life of Bern, Switzerland in Winter of 1959

    Medium format has traditionally referred to a film format in still photography and the related cameras and equipment that use film. Generally, the term applies to film and digital cameras that record images on media larger than 24 by 36 mm (full-frame) (used in 35 mm photography), but smaller than 4 by 5 inches (which is considered to be large-format photography).

    This set includes 30 wonderful medium format color photos taken by UK-based photographer Martin Snelling. They documented everyday life in Switzerland's villages as Wengen and Grindlewald in winter of 1959.

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    ‘Stay away from New York City if you possibly can’ – An Anti-Tourist Guide to NYC in 1975

    Travelers arriving at New York City’s airports in June 1975 were greeted with possibly the strangest object ever handed out at the portal to a great city: pamphlets with a hooded death’s head on the cover, warning them, “Until things change, stay away from New York City if you possibly can.”

    Welcome to Fear City: A Survival Guide for Visitors to the City of New York (1975) was published by the Council for Public Safety—police, firefighters and other unions. New York City was in dire financial straits and Mayor Abraham Beame had proposed heavy cuts in municipal services.

    The pamphlet—with a skull on the cover—was aimed to discourage tourists from visiting New York City. The pamphlet had received such negative publicity that it was not distributed, although the unions distributed other pamphlets to get their message out. Inside was a list of nine “guidelines” that might allow you to get out of the city alive, and with your personal property intact.
    • Stay off the streets after 6 p.m. — “Muggings and occasional murders are on the increase during the early evening hours.”
    • Do not walk — “Try not to go out alone.”
    • Avoid public transportation — “Subway crime is so high that the City recently had to close off the rear half of each train in the evening so that the passengers could huddle together and be better protected..”
    • Remain in Manhattan — “Restrict your travel to daylight hours.”
    • Protect your property — “The city is urging everyone to engrave identifying numbers on all property.”
    • Safeguard your handbag — “Never let it out of your hands; above all, never let it out of your sight.”
    • Conceal property in automobiles — “Remember too that auto thefts have increased this year.”
    • Do not leave valuables in your hotel room, and do not depot them in hotel vault — “Hotel robberies have become virtually uncontrollable.”
    • Be aware of fire hazards — “Try to avoid buildings that are not completely fireproof.”
    Negative nicknames for New York City during this economic crisis period included “Default City,” “Fear City” (by the police and fire unions), “Stink City” (sanitation unions), and “Stupid City” (teachers unions).

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    The Russian Protectorate of Mongolia: 17 Incredible Color Photos of Mongolia in 1913

    Here's a series of photographs from the collection of Albert Kahn devoted to Mongolia visited by a photographer Stefan Passe in 1913.

    Mongolia declared independence from China in 1911. It was under protectorate of the Russian Empire at the time of Passe’s journey, with full autonomy and own theocratic leaders. But, after only 1 year of protectorate, Russian Empire recognized suzerainty of China over Mongolia. The country from the point of view of a civilized European was a shocking feodalic reservation.


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    Mongol hunter near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

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    "Two Cossack soldiers in Urga, 1913" - representatives of a minor contingent as the symbol of the Russian protectorate.

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    Mongolian capital - Urga (Ulan Bator today), 23 June 1913.

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    25 Rare and Fascinating Photos of Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, best known for his development of alternating current electrical systems. He also made extraordinary contributions to the fields of electromagnetism and wireless radio communications. He was a child prodigy and possessed an eidetic memory with a futuristic vision for the mankind which is evident from most of his discoveries and researches. He was a trained electrical and mechanical engineer whose discoveries and inventions included the modern electric motor, wireless transmission of energy, basic laser and radar technology, the first neon and fluorescent illumination and the Tesla coil (widely used in radio, television sets, and other electronic equipment).

    Despite being a great inventor, his life was mostly shadowed by poverty because he was a terrible businessman. He was impractical with his money and had nobody to pass on his legacy to since he never got involved in a relationship with anyone. Although he was regarded as a generous and polite person by his friends, he had very limited social interaction with them because of his firm daily routine. He was a loner all his life and died penniless without the accolades that he would ultimately earn after his death. He was undoubtedly one of the most influential inventors of the 20th century whose discoveries in the field of electricity were way ahead of his time and continue to influence technology even today.

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    Nikola Tesla, with Roger Boskovich's book, “Theoria Philosophiae Naturalis,” in front of the spiral coil of his high-frequency transformer at East Houston St. 46, New York.

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    Photograph of the experimenter standing in the middle of the laboratory and lighting a vacuum bulb by waves from a distant oscillator — His body is, in this case, subjected to great electrical pressure.

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    Lighting a disconnected vacuum bulb of 1,500 candle power by high-frequency currents — Photograph taken by the light of the bulb itself, exposure about two seconds.

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    First photograph ever taken by phosphorescent light. The face is that of Mr. Tesla, and the source of light is one of his phosphorescent bulbs. The time of exposure, eight minutes. Date of photograph January, 1894.

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    Dr. Nikola Tesla — This immigrant from Yugoslavia invented a.c. motors and radio. A 1943 Supreme Court decision invalidated Marconi radio patents because of Tesla's prior work.

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    Nikola Tesla in his forties.

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    The hand of Nikola Tesla, taken by his wonderful artificial daylight, just perfected. This is the first photograph made by the light of the future.

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    A glow of nitrogen fills the atmosphere. Tesla is photographed sitting in front of his generator. This photograph was taken in 1899.

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    Photograph showing an incandescent lamp lighted by means of waves transmitted through space to a coil without a condenser.

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    Publicity photo taken of Tesla by a reporter during his annual birthday press event.

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    Tesla working in his office at 8 West 40th Street.

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    Tesla demonstrates “wireless” power transmission in his Houston Street laboratory in March 1899.

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    Experiment illustrating the action of a synchronized circuit energized by waves transmitted from a distant oscillator - The energy received is transferred upon another unresponsive circuit, lighting the incandescent lamp attached to the same.

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    John T. Morris, Victor Beam and Tesla pose with the alternator that had been discovered.

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    Tesla holding a gas-filled phosphor coated wireless light bulb which he developed in the 1890's, half a century before fluorescent lamps come into use. Published on the cover of the Electrical Experimenter in 1919.

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    Tesla is seen in his New York City office in 1916. The inventor often crossed the street to Bryant Park to feed the pigeons there. The drawings behind Tesla depict his steam engine design.

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    Tesla in 1879 at age twenty-three.

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    Tesla receives the Order of the White Lion from the Czechoslovak governments, July, 11, 1937.

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    Nikola Tesla photographed working in his office at 8 West 40th Street. The image was taken in 1916.

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    Tesla experiments with currents of High Voltage and High Frequency in 1899.

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    Tesla near his transmitter in Colorado Springs. The device was capable of transmitting millions of volts of electricity over great distances without wires. The image was taken in 1899.

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    Tesla looks out the door of his laboratory in Colorado Springs. The image was taken in 1899.

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    Amazing Pictures of an Underwater Fashion Show in 1947

    Back in 1947 people were apparently sick and tired of all those boring, unoriginal locations for fashion shoots. Sam Shere decided to use the Marineland mammal park in Florida for an actual underwater-photoshoot. Midget golf and ping-pong amongst sharks were apparently considered high fashion back then. At least now we know what to wear to our next underwater-picnic.

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    17 Amazing Vintage Photographs Show People Camping in the 1920s

    Every summer more than 42 million Americans turn to the wilderness seeking escape, however temporary, from the drudgery and stress of everyday life. They go camping. Fortunately, not all at the same time.

    Camping is a long-standing American tradition! Camping became quite popular in the U.S. in the late 19th century, but of course it started much earlier. Since time immemorial people have camped by necessity as they explored new areas or traveled between established settlements. However, this was separate from the practice of camping for the pure sport of it.

    The idea of camping as recreation came along in the 1800s. It was initially taken up by people who wanted to share their passion for this specific way of travel and living, and their advocacy boosted the popularity greatly. It was particularly seen as a good pastime for children, allowing them to experience adventure within the benign confines of an organized nature expedition.

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