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Silk stocking and Spitfires: The dark reality of the girls who flew dangerous wartime missions

Captain Joan Hughes (1944). By the time she was 22, Joan Hughes, one of the first and the youngest to join - she had started flying at 15 - had clocked up 600 hours ferrying everything from light trainers to heavy four-engine bombers. Hughes used her skills after the war teaching airline pilots and in 1965 starred in the film Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines flying a replica of a 1909 Demoiselle. She died in 1992, aged 74, with 11,800 hours in her logbook...

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"Oldest Restaurant In Seattle" I'll have to investigate that quote, however I know it's haunted and they've filmed all sorts of paranormal shows there.

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Favourite Spaces // Dream Office

Take a look at some of my favourite spaces that are inspiring me and my dream office ~~ Click to see more!

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A new photo purporting to show Billy the Kid (left) has emerged. The only verified picture of the Western outlaw was sold to billionaire William Koch in 2011 for $2.3m

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Martha Graham (46) photo taken by Barbara Morgan (1940). Martha danced until she was 76 and choreographed until her death at 96.

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The Incredible Photography Portfolio of Robert Doisneau

robert doisneau ‘at the cafe, chez fraysse. rue de seine, paris’ (1958)

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"Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. Not only is she almost unbelievably beautiful, she was also exceedingly clever. She was the co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed shortwave radio communications on the field. She gave the invention, for no compensation, to the US Government. the Germans did not yet have this capability."

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Country Style Eggs Benedict

Country Style Eggs Benedict ❊

I really enjoy the creativity chalkboards can add to the atmosphere. Coffee shop chalk designs: in kitchen next to coffee, tea, and syrups

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Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Pioneer woman~ Pasta with Tomato Cream - Fettuccine, topped with parmesan & chopped fresh basil. Recipe included

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Oven-Roasted Asparagus | The Pioneer Woman...Preheat oven to 425; Rinse asparagus; chop off bottom inch or so (tough white part); spread out on single layer on rimmed baking sheet and pat dry. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper. Roast in oven for 10 mins.

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Pioneers The Female Dispatch Riders of World War II motorcycles

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Today in Black History, 12/2/2013 - Gail Fisher was the first African American to win an Emmy Award on June 7, 1970. For more info, check out today's notes!

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Duchess Potatoes

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We love this image of James B. “Jim” Hawkins, a charter member of Company D of the Texas Rangers, because he definitely looks like he’s loaded for bear.

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