1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.
Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.
Hibakusha: That's what survivors of the nuclear bomb are called. The photo is "blind girl' taken in Hiroshima in 1963 by Christer Strömholm. Eyes that have seen a nuclear blast, brighter than a thousand suns. This girl had a hard life.
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)
The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In
Isaac W Sprague Living Skeleton. He was normal until age when he started to lose weight. By age 44 he was and weighed only 43 lbs. He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndr