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  • Rare/Unusual Historical Photographs

    08/12/2014 3:28:01 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 18 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 12 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    F-22 Raptor breaks sound barrier at 2009 Miramar Air Show More at Reaganite Republican...
  • More Rare Historical Photos

    08/05/2014 3:17:19 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 24 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 05 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Salisbury, Rhodesia (now the impoverished toilet of Harare, Zimbabwe) - 1960s  (photo: RhodesiaRemembered ) More at Reaganite Republican...
  • More Obscure Historical Photos

    07/08/2014 4:20:06 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 08 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Ronaldus Maximus meets King Richard!            -photo Wikipedia More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Drunk in Love - Vintage Big Band / Swing Beyonce Cover ft. Cristina Gatti

    05/11/2014 5:39:39 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 18MAR2014 | Post Modern Jukebox
    This girl has pipes!
  • Obscure Historical Photos II

    04/22/2014 3:10:37 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 April 2014 | Reaganite Republican
                                            Paris Air Show, 1909 More at Reaganite Republican...
  • 1967 Corvette with 2,996 miles to be offered at auction

    03/21/2014 10:39:13 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 83 replies
    autoweek.com ^ | 2-26-2014 | Jay Ramey
    People generally buy a Chevrolet Corvette planning to drive the wheels off it, but examples with absurdly low mileage have to come from somewhere. Cars suffer a small breakdown and are parked for years, owners suddenly pass away and their children don't know what to do with the cars, vehicles get donated to museums... the list of usual suspects for something like this is pretty limited. But the story of this unrestored and completely original 1967 Chevrolet Corvette with just 2,996 miles on the clock is a new one for us. Here's what we know: Don McNamara turned 30 in...
  • The people who are STILL living like it's 1951: Captivating portraits take a look inside America's..

    01/22/2014 12:01:34 PM PST · by C19fan · 93 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 22, 2014 | Olivia Fleming
    t may be 2014 to the rest of us, but for the subjects in Jennifer Greenburg’s photographs, it is still 1951. The assistant professor of photography at Indiana University Northwest has been photographing America's Rockabilly community for more than ten years; people that not only dress like it’s the Fifties, but also drive perfectly preserved Cadillacs and decorate their homes with furniture to rival the retro sets of Mad Men. 'At first I thought the culture was about fashion,' the 36-year-old photographer told MailOnline. 'Then I realized it was much, much, more than that. I realized that this was a...
  • OK what "vintage" TV Show(or Movie) would you like to be seen re-made and why, who should Star?

    05/30/2013 12:43:52 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 235 replies
    30 May 2013 | US Navy Vet
    Ok I'll start: I would like to see a re-make of the TV Series "Emergency".
  • The Collings Foundation..Wings of Freedom Tour

    08/17/2012 6:34:03 AM PDT · by Doogle · 14 replies
    The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour ^ | 1/20/12 | The Collings Foundation
    The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour is going to arrive at Morristown, NJ on Aug.22nd for a three day show and display. They offer close up tour of their aircraft....and flights *grins* My understanding, "rides" ARE available in all three aircraft..B-17G Flying Fortress,"Nine O Nine"...B-24J Liberator,"Witchcraft"....TP-51C,"Betty Jane" a training model....Schedules AT THE SITE. Do you have $2200 that you happen to find in an old jacket pocket? *smiles* If so, you get "instructions" and flight time in the TP-51C (around half hour) and YOU fly during your trip.
  • Vintage Young Democrats

    04/10/2012 4:29:44 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-10-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Stand-up Comedy Greats: Bob Newhart 1969

    03/02/2011 12:53:38 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 56 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 02, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    "This stammer got me a home in Beverly Hills...I'm not about to screw with it now!" Bob Newhart (Oak Park, Illinois 9.25.1929) is an American comedian, author, and TV/film actor known for a deadpan style and trademark stammering and hesitant delivery. His hugely successful career spans over four decades, and the man is nothing less than an American comedy legend... Bob Newhart's career was launched by his 1960 comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart -which acutally went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and remains to this day the 20th best-selling LP of any kind... in history.  Not...
  • Bill Clinton’s German Paymasters

    04/14/2008 4:46:11 AM PDT · by Renfield · 7 replies · 46+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 4-14-08 | John Rosenthal
    Apart from the sheer mass of the Clintons’ earnings, perhaps the most intriguing revelation contained in the release of the Clinton tax data last week was that Bill Clinton received a whopping $15 million advance in 2001 for what would become his autobiography, My Life. As even the New York Times noticed, this was significantly “larger than previously thought” — or, more exactly, than previously reported. For example, an August 7, 2001 article in the Times puts the figure vaguely at “over $10 million.” A Wall Street Journal report from the following day cites a more concrete figure of “close...
  • New London Antique Car Run (MN)

    08/13/2010 3:36:27 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 2 replies
    Antique Car Run, Inc. ^ | 8-13-10 | wobbly bob
    How it all began....... The New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run began in 1987 during New Brighton’s Centennial Celebration. The City added the Run to its calendar of events that year as a way of strengthening its namesake ties to Brighton, England. Complete with a visit by the Mayor of Brighton and other English guests, the 1st Annual Antique Car Run was held with 17 participants. The Antique Car Run is an American version of the prestigious London to Brighton Commemorative Run held annually in England. This grand daddy of runs began in 1896 to celebrate the repeal...
  • 25 Horribly Sexist Vintage Ads

    06/03/2010 7:00:20 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 117 replies · 3,210+ views
    The Best Article Every Day ^ | May 27, 2010 | Oral Adams
    25 Horribly Sexist Vintage Ads by Oral Adams Since the 50’s, a lot has changed in way of women’s rights and their duties in and out of the house. I highly doubt any company could get away with phrases like “The Chef [mixer] does everything but cook – that’s what wives are for!” nowadays. Or how about an ad agency pitching a company an idea of a wife bent over her husband’s knee as he prepares to spank her.
  • Lost Charlie Chaplin film bought on eBay for $5

    11/07/2009 12:40:44 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies · 1,421+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 06 Nov 2009 | Telegraph.co.uk
    Lost Charlie Chaplin film bought on eBay for $5 A lost Charlie Chaplin film has been discovered in a can of nitrate film bought on eBay for £3.20 ($5). Morale Park from Henham, Essex, purchased the tin simply because he liked the look of it. He was amazed to discover its fragile contents: a previously unknown seven-minute film Chaplin film called Zepped. His interest was piqued, he said, when he could not find any mention of it on the internet. The film features footage of Zeppelin airships flying over England during the First World War, and out-takes from three pictures...
  • Time Warp Wives: Meet the women who really do live in the past

    08/08/2008 3:40:15 PM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies · 9,204+ views
    [UK] Daily Mail ^ | Aug 8, 2008 | Diana Appleyard
    The credit crunch, a knife crime epidemic - no wonder so many of us are sick of the 21st century. Most of us just grumble, but some women have taken radical action to escape what they see as the soulless grind of modern life. Meet the 'Time Warp Wives', who believe that life, especially marriage, was far more straightforward in the Thirties, Forties and Fifties.
  • American car show opens in Västerås

    07/05/2008 9:55:59 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 11 replies · 190+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 07/04/2008 | Peter Vinthagen Simpson
    The 'biggest American car show in the world' opened in Västerås in central Sweden on Thursday. More than 10,000 cars are expected for the Big Meet 2008 show. The annual event started 31 years ago and was founded by Kjell Gustafsson who has seen it grow from the humble beginnings of 40-80 cars in a parking lot in Anderstorp. "Just to keep the show going over three days costs 1.5 million kronor ($252,000). 160 officials work with this. That is around the same as the Hultsfred festival," Gustafsson said to Di.se. The Big Meet 2008 show will take place over...
  • Man buys abandoned farm, discovers large barn filled with vintage cars

    02/17/2007 12:43:02 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 158 replies · 11,514+ views
    Tons of pictures at the link: http://www.geenstijl.nl/paginas/mirror/20070215-pritt-mazda/index.html
  • A little holiday good cheer

    12/30/2006 6:38:31 AM PST · by Cplus · 1 replies · 441+ views
    netscape.com ^ | Dec. 19, 2006 | Joshua Held
    This song may bring a little holiday good cheer. Click play
  • New World Wins Again In A Vintage Rematch (Wine-Tasting)

    05/24/2006 7:39:00 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 655+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-25-2006 | Sally Pook
    New World wins again in a vintage rematch By Sally Pook (Filed: 25/05/2006) At the time it was unthinkable. French wine, surely the finest in the world, was put to a blind taste test against the best California could offer. It was 1976, the tasting was in Paris, and wine from the New World was considered no better than cheap Retsina. Imagine the heart-stopping moment, then, when nine experts, all French, ruled that Californian wine was superior. Steven Spurrier at the London tasting yesterday "You cannot underestimate how much the 1976 tasting shocked, and then revolutionised, the wine industry," said...
  • Hip to Be Square: Why Young Buyers Covet 'Grandpa' Cars

    05/10/2006 4:48:01 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 248 replies · 9,620+ views
    WSJ ^ | 05/09/2006 | By JENNIFER SARANOW
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jabari Bryant didn't go to a car dealership to buy his new car last fall. The 28-year-old went to a retirement community in Tybee Island, Ga., where for $2,000 he bought a navy blue 1988 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham from a man who was "at least 83." The seller said "his eyesight was going and he had no use for the car," recalls Mr. Bryant, an automobile glass installer from Savannah. Young people today don't want their father's Oldsmobile -- they want their grandfather's. Some of the hippest wheels for under-30 drivers today are models commonly identified...
  • Car Buried in 1957 to Be Unearthed in '07

    12/12/2005 6:33:15 PM PST · by neal1960 · 36 replies · 803+ views
    A Plymouth Belvedere that was buried in a concrete vault nearly 50 years ago as part of the state's golden anniversary celebration will be unearthed in 2007 as part of the Oklahoma centennial festivities.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Christmas with our Commander-in-Chief ~ 13 Dec 2005

    12/12/2005 6:04:24 PM PST · by GummyIII · 1,062 replies · 5,324+ views
    www.whitehouse.gov ^ | Thank You For Your Service! | We Support Our Troops!
    A White House Christmas 2005All information taken from http://www.whitehouse.gov .WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! This year’s theme has been chosen to highlight the beauty to be found in nature. Our emphasis for this holiday season is on some of the many ways that plants, trees, fruit and flowers can be the stars of holiday decorating. The members of the White House Executive Residence staff and floral designers from across the country have worked tirelessly and creatively to make the White House reflect the wonders of nature’s bounty. Our thanks go to all whose deft hands...
  • Renowned Wine Cellar Goes From Vintage to Vinegar

    12/10/2005 8:15:42 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 15 replies · 963+ views
    AOL | AP ^ | 12/10/05 | Mary Foster
    NEW ORLEANS (Dec. 10) - In the dark, dank recesses of what was once one of the great wine cellars of the world, the fabled bottles sit. The 1870 Lafite Rothschild, the Chateau Moutons, Chateau Magaux - fine wines with enormous price tags, or at least they were. The wine cellar at Brennan's Restaurant, winner since 1983 of Wine Spectator magazine's Grand Award as one of the 85 top cellars in the world, has 35,000 bottles that since Hurricane Katrina have gone from vintage to vinegar. "They may be drinkable, but they're probably better for salads," said Ted Brennan, whose...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ An Old-Timey Christmas~ 06 Dec 2005

    12/05/2005 5:59:08 PM PST · by GummyIII · 1,522 replies · 7,940+ views
    Thank You For Your Service | We Support Our Troops!
        What memories do you have from Christmases past?  What recipes have been handed down through the years in your family?  Do you have a tradition to share?  A Christmas craft to show?  Is there something that you think of while you are away from home that gives you those warm fuzzy feelings?  Share with us!  We'd love to hear it! Grandma's Old-Fashioned Stack Cake(A Christmas Favorite in Gummy's Family)3/4 cups shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup molasses 3 eggs 6 cups all-purpose flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t soda 1 t salt 2 t ginger (ground)...
  • Vintage World War II Footlocker Serves in Iraq (Passed from Father to Son)

    08/20/2005 3:45:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies · 743+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Aug 20, 2005 | unattributed
    The army-issue footlocker had not been to combat since World War II. Now it serves his son in Operation Iraqi Freedom 3. CAMP TAJI, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2005 — The old footlocker had been semi-retired for nearly 50 years. Oh sure, it had been used for storage. It had even seen a few Army National Guard annual training sessions. But retired Master Sgt. Robert M. Rawls’ army-issue footlocker had not been to combat since World War II. Now it serves his son in Operation Iraqi Freedom 3. “He had several,” said U.S. Army Capt. Charles R. Rawls, referring to his...
  • ATTENTION SPACESHIP ONE AND WAR BIRD FANS

    07/12/2004 7:40:58 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 30 replies · 1,439+ views
    The Grand Internet ^ | 07-12-04 | PeteePie
    First Flight of SpaceShipOne into Space This is from a guy who has a rich obsession with aviation. I wish it were me but I'm not nearly rich enough to make the rounds like him... First Flight of SpaceShipOne into Space On June 21, 2004, I joined twenty seven thousand other people to watch the launch of SpaceShipOne, the first private-venture craft to attempt to leave the earth's atmosphere and enter space, defined as an altitude of 100 kilometers (62 miles). I and the other afflicted technophiles gathered in the pitch blackness of Mojave airport in California sometime after 3...
  • French Winemakers Harvest a Hot Vintage

    08/25/2003 6:30:44 PM PDT · by bicycle thug · 28 replies · 247+ views
    NY Times ^ | August 24, 2003 | By CRAIG S. SMITH
    Marc François, cellar master of Château Grand Mayne, with merlot grapes in St.-Émilion, near Bordeaux. ARIS, Aug. 23 — The blazingly hot summer has been brutal on Europe, particularly its elderly, but it may leave a more positive legacy behind — vineyards are hauling in their most promising crop in years. Vintners are busy with an early vendange, the annual grape harvest that normally does not start until mid-September. As a rule, hot summers and early harvests produce great wines, winemakers say. "It is the earliest harvest since 1893," said Bernard Hervet, who runs Bouchard Père et Fils in Burgundy....
  • Vintage Skulls

    02/22/2003 9:06:38 AM PST · by blam · 132 replies · 4,437+ views
    Archaeology Magazine ^ | March/April 2003 | Colleen P. Popson
    VINTAGE SKULLS Researcher Silvia Gonzalez examines a 13,000-year-old skull. (Liverpool John Moores University) The oldest human remains found in the Americas were recently "discovered" in the storeroom of Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology. Found in central Mexico in 1959, the five skulls were radiocarbon dated by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom and Mexico and found to be 13,000 years old. They pre-date the Clovis culture by a couple thousand years, adding to the growing evidence against the Clovis-first model for the first peopling of the Americas. Of additional significance is the shape of the skulls, which are...
  • Vintage F-4U Corsair Crashes At Airshow

    11/10/2002 4:09:24 PM PST · by Robe · 25 replies · 831+ views
    Self | 11/10/02 | Self
    I just came back from a Airshow at Owens Field in Columbia SC. I had the sickening experience of witnessing the fatal crash of a veteran pilot and an historical aircraft. Shortly after taking off and joining in the formation flyby circuit of the airfield the F4U Corsair began smoking, the pilot made a 90* right turn at the midfield point then a left turn in a apparent attempt to return to the runway. The aircraft disappeared behind tall trees and a moment later a thick black smoke column rose into the sky. A rescue helo broke off a repelling...
  • Vintage Boeing Plane Ditches in Elliot Bay (Seattle)

    03/28/2002 5:19:30 PM PST · by Washington-Husky · 20 replies · 583+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | March 28, 2002 | Seattle Times Staff
    A vintage, four-engine Boeing airplane made an emergency landing in Elliott Bay across from an Alki restaurant in West Seattle early this afternoon. All four people aboard got out safely. The Boeing 307 Stratoliner, one of only 10 such planes built by Boeing and the only one remaining, hit the water shortly after 1 p.m. today. Witnesses said they heard the plane's engines sputtering before it made a hard turn and then landed on the water less than 100 yards from Salty's restaurant. Those on board were a 43-year-old man from Puyallup, a 46-year-old man from Graham, a 43-year-old man...