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Metal Mickey

Metal Mickey. - Unbeknownst to many of his fans, Metal Mickey was actually already a minor showbiz personality before his eponymously titled series was first broadcast. In 1978 he released a novelty record, ‘Lollipop’, on the EMI label and on the back of this started making appearances on some of the most popular television shows of the time: TISWAS, The Generation Game, Jim’ll Fix It and Game for a Laugh to name a few.

Black German Soldier in WW1 A group of articles describing numerous contributions by black American, French colonial, Scottish, British, African, and Asian soldiers in military service around the world.

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The Story of Money #infographic

from Autonomous Mutations

Yasutaro Mitsui with his own steel humanoid, early ’30s.

I have a feeling this was a real-life robot that someone once built, rather than something from a movie. I could be wrong though. Wasn't it found dismantled in a shed and then restored, a couple of years back?

from Telegraph.co.uk

Princess Charlotte: namesakes to inspire the Royal baby

african queens and princesses | The supposedly African features of Queen Charlotte of Great Britain ...

HMS Nottingham Type 42 destroyer ©Crown Copyright http://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/wordpress/reflecting-on-the-life-and-times-of-the-type-42-destroyers Reflecting on the life and times of the Type 42 destroyers