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this is jeanne calment, was anyway. she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. she learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. at 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. lets all raise a glass for jeanne calment :) for living one of the longest lifetimes in documented history

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old! She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost An amazing and well documented life-Wikipedia her!

Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922 - Imgur

Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922

Here's a clever photo from the past! Prohibition bootleggers wanting to disguise the location of secret distilleries would wear these "cow shoes" to hide their tracks - instead of footprints they would leave cow hoofprints behind!

The Most Beautiful Suicide: The Story and Picture of Evelyn McHale After Jumping From the Empire State Building, 1947 ~ vintage everyday

A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)

Wolf trail

Winter Snow: Pembroke Welsh Corgis in it up to their ears.I can't wait until I move to a ranch where we can get snow and I finally adopt a corgi. There will be little corgi snow paths everywhere!

Radiographer during the First World War: Is a doctor who wears an outfit made of lead during  sessions of x-ray-ing  the wounded.  Doctors spent their days in the halls of radios and was the radio chain and at the time they knew already the risk of overexposure to radiation.

[Mystère #9] Radiographe pendant la première guerre mondiale

guns-gas-trenches: “ Radiology Nurse Technician in protective gear WWI France 1918 ” Not a gas mask, but PPE is PPE.

Silver City, Idaho Ghost Town Google Image Result for http://www.ednapurviance.org/silvercity/images/silverchurchlw_.jpg

Silver City Church - Silver City, Idaho is an old Mining Town that did not get burned down or become modernized.

we suffer for beauty, dammit

It is a perm machine! not a Gallia Hair-dryer. My mother was a beautician during this time and in the early I remember seeing her use this machine. If you left it on the hair too long, it could actually burn the hair off.

To protect the precious bulk of Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber. was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta. Churchill was warned by his doctors that it was dangerous for a man of his age and physical condition to fly above 8,000 feet. The solution was a pressure chamber complete with ash trays, telephone and an air-circulation system

“To protect the precious bulk of Winston Churchill in wartime a special one-man pressure chamber was built for the personal plane which carried him many times across the Atlantic and to Casablanca, Moscow and Yalta." - LIFE 1947 This is for you Johnston

The Blizzard of 1978 dropped an all-time record 27 inches of snow on Boston. Here, residents of Farragut Road in South Boston are digging out their cars from snowdrifts. (AP)

The Blizzard of 1978 dropped an all-time record 27 inches of snow on Boston. Here, residents of Farragut Road in South Boston are digging out their cars from snowdrifts. (AP) I was in Parris Island and missed the biggest snowstorm of my life, lol !

Young Mother Teresa

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

Ставим цели - добиваемся их!

Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "

Bonny and clyde 1933

The real Bonnie & Clyde - Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Clyde Barrow was from Oak Cliff in West Dallas.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+    Adorable boy and his dog ever faithful sitting in the toy train.

Can't get over this kids face! XD +~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Adorable boy and his dog ever faithful sitting in the toy train.

Scary bicycle built for two!

Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

♂ Aged with beauty abandoned old truck Just missing Jethro at the wheel

♂ Aged with beauty abandoned old truck Just missing Jethro at the wheel.barn also

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