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Franz Reichelt realizando desde la Torre Eiffel en 1912 el primer salto BASE que se haya documentado en la historia; el capítulo termino trágicamente pero su osado espíritu quedó registrado

Franz Reichelt (d. attempted to use this contraption as a parachute. Reichelt died after he jumped off the Eiffel Tower wearing his invention, which failed to operate properly as a parachute.


Four prize winners in the 1922 beauty show at Washington Bathing Beach, Washington, D.I think if they knew what we think is 'beauty' now, they would be appalled.


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-Online Browsing-: America's Children 1850-1930

boy on left is 10 and has worked 5 years. boy on right, works nights. Dan Biggerstaff and John Erwin by Lewis Hine

Kaatje en Christiaan jr. muzikale familie van vroeger

Street musicians of Amsterdam, Kaatje and Christiaan Britting - Professionally colored photograph


This memento mori photo contains not a single deceased person, yet it feels more powerful than many of the postmortem images. The stark simplicity is breathtaking, and that little boy’s determined face, wearing his father’s uniform cap

Bassmen : Photo

humanoidhistory: “ “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.

We’re spoiled today in that there are a ton of new “genius” inventions that are presented to us on a daily basis. But as far as we’ve come — you’re reading this on a computer the size of your hand,…

30 Vintage Inventions That Will Make You Shake Your Head