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Άνι Έντισον Τέιλορ, η πρώτη που επιβίωσε πτώσης στους καταρράκτες του Νιαγάρα μέσα σε βαρέλι, 1901.

Annie Edson Taylor - On October 1901 Annie Taylor became the first person and the first woman to go over the falls in a barrel and survive. Ms Taylor, a 63 year old school teacher from Michigan

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When a Kiss Isn't Just a Kiss

All Time FAVORITE photo-hanging in my room! Alfred Eisenstaedt’s image of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in 1945

The strange and forgotten Edwardian sport of "stacking" for a photograph, pre-photoshop! :)

The strange and forgotten Edwardian sport of "stacking" for a photograph, pre-photoshop! :) What an interesting family photo!

Helen Keller and Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood, 1919.

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet, 1919 I find this fascinating. One of the greatest stars of the silent film era learning a language from the silent and blind Helen Keller.

There are no words.

1961 - 'SPACE CHIMP LIVES - Paves way for Flight for Man' - Ham the space chimp hams it up for the camera soon after his successful space mission. (vintage lady, the sixties, space race, history, newspaper article)

There are so many photos like this that emerged during WWI. Imagery such as this is significant because these soldiers evoke a sense of carefree-ness. There was something to be said about sending your husband off to war; there was something romantic about it. I believe this perspective still exists today considering how many 'Army Wives' speak out and share their story in the media.

19 Kisses Captured At The Perfect Moment: Marlene Dietrich kisses a GI as he arrives home from World War II in this is just a heart warming beautiful photo.

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?

On this day in 1884, a young Theodore Roosevelt lost his wife and his mother over the span of a few hours, leading him to leave the journal entry. Happy Valentine's Day, right?

On this day in 1884, a young Theodore Roosevelt lost his wife and his mother over the span of a few hours, leading him to leave the journal entry. Happy Valentine's Day!

Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again. Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again.

A Jenny Haniver is the carcass of a ray or a skate which has been modified and subsequently dried, resulting in a grotesque preserved specimen. For centuries, sailors sat on the Antwerp docks and carved these "mermaids" out of dried skates. They then preserved them further with a coat of varnish. They supported themselves by selling their artistic creations to working sailors as well as to tourists visiting the docks. Jenny Hanivers have been created to look like devils, angels and…

A Jenny Haniver is the carcass of a ray or a skate which has been modified and subsequently dried, resulting in a grotesque preserved specimen. For centuries, sailors carved these “mermaids” out of.

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