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A little known fact… The first testicular guard “cup” was used in hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. That means it took 100 years for men to realize that their brain is also important. Sphere: Related Content

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100 Years Old Photos of Madina

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100 Years Old Photos of Madina

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ANTIQUE TYPEWRITERS

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ANTIQUE TYPEWRITERS

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Photo from the Archives

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Photo from the Archives

An East End crowd gathers to witness the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi), in Canning Town, East London, as he calls upon Charlie Chaplin. Gandhi was in England in his capacity as leader of the Indian National Congress attending the London Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform, 22 September 1931. Photo by [...]

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Treasures Of The Worlds Cultures

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Treasures Of The Worlds Cultures

Exhibition center “Centro Exposiciones Arte Canal” (Madrid, Spain), before the end of May 2010 for a collection of works of art typical of several cultures of the world collected efforts the British Museum in London. Exhibited in chronological order, also shows a split in accordance with its territorial continuity with Africa, the Middle East, Europe, [...]

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Go See The Titanic, In Tennessee

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Go See The Titanic, In Tennessee

Just because it sank almost 100 years ago, doesn’t mean you can’t visit the famous Titanic. One of the best way to do it is to travel to the Titanic Museum, in rural Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The world’s largest museum attraction, this 50% scale replica of the Titanic is actually just the front bow of [...]

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Ads from the 50s

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Ads from the 50s

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Beautiful Currencies Of The World

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Beautiful Currencies Of The World

The world’s most beautiful currencies A Costa Rican banknote for five colones. It shows Rafael Yglesia Castro, president of Costa Rica from 1894 to 1902 and a Guaria Morada orchid, Costa Rica’s national flower. The current series of banknotes is being replaced throughout 2010. A Canadian banknote for five dollars, depicting children playing ice hockey. [...]

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Old Glory of Bombay (now Mumbai), India

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Old Glory of Bombay (now Mumbai), India

Parsi Fire Temple, Bombay Zoroastrianism is the religion and philosophy based on the teachings ascribed to the prophet Zoroaster. Zoroastrians worship Fire, in temples such as this one. Zoroastrianism was once the dominant religion of much of Greater Iran. However, as of 2007 the faith is practiced by fewer than 200,000 worldwide, with its largest [...]

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World Cup Memories

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World Cup Memories

If you are a football fan – here’s a brush-up of your memory… And if not have a look at biggest SHOW on earth happening for 81 years !!! World Cup 1930 Winners Uruguay Teams 13 Teams in qualifiers N/A Notable absentees Of the major European countries, only France took part Surprises USA, who finished [...]

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Gas Tank City, Vienna

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Gas Tank City, Vienna

Constructed in1896, and used to store the gas that supplied Vienna, these four giant gasometers are now used as modern and original living spaces. Remnants of the industrial age, gasometers all over the world have been demolished, or simply abandoned and left at the mercy of the elements. But the people of Vienna thought it [...]

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Ephesus: The Charm of History

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Ephesus: The Charm of History

Efes (Turkish) or Ephesus (or –OS) is one of the most well known classical cities along the West coast Of Turkey. It is quite large, part of it stretching out into the Meander plain, part of it along a hill, where among other things a large theatre is built, that is still in use and [...]

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