THE Vest…..

THE Vest…..

I ran across an old picture of bulletproof vest testing.  The guy in the vest is either really brave or…….well kind of insane in my opinion.  This spurred me on to take a look at the history of the projectile proof vest which naturally led to the history of fire arms.  I had absolutely no … Continue reading

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Pulled by…….wait, WHAT??

Pulled by…….wait, WHAT??

I was so excited to have found all of these images.  This collection spans quite a bit of time, but the photos are all uniquely interesting. My favorite would have to be the lion pulling the children in the cart, that is awesome!  It is really neat to see the ingenuity of some people in … Continue reading

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Circus is coming to town…..

Circus is coming to town…..

We all know the names of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.  They have been one of the biggest Circus troupes of all time.  They truly have an amazing history, particularly if you have a chance to read it in detail. From Wikipedia: “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is an American … Continue reading

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Over the falls…..

Over the falls…..

There have been many people that have dared Niagara falls.  Some went over and survived, many did not.  Here are some of the first to go over, they all made it. On Sunday, July11th, 1886 Graham Carlisle, a barrel maker from Philadelphia became the first person ever to shoot the Great Gorge Rapids in a … Continue reading

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Baby Stroller

Baby Stroller

It is actually pretty amazing to see the evolution of the stroller thru old photos. From spring, to wartime to winter, there is, apparently a stroller for everything! Related articles Baby Stroller Reviews… What to Look For

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The Baby Cage

The Baby Cage

I could never use this, but it does make for an interesting post! In the 1930s, London nannies lacking space for their young ones resorted to the baby cage. It’s exactly what it sounds like: a wire contraption, patented in the U.S. in 1922, that lets you claim that space outside your city window for … Continue reading

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