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historical-nonfiction: “ A girl with a teddy bear at a runestone in Söderby, Sweden, in The inscription reads, “Sibbe and Tjarve had the stone raised in memory of Torkel, their father. Ancient Runes, Rare Historical Photos, Rune Stones, Old Norse, Viking Art, Viking Woman, 11th Century, Norse Mythology, Ancient History

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

Picture stone nr I from Hunninge on the island of Gotland. "The Hunninge stone", from the century A.D, is today in The Gotland Museum in Visby. Viking Art, Viking Ship, Viking Runes, Viking Woman, Viking Dragon, Norse Runes, Ancient Runes, Ancient Art, Ancient History

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

Hedy Lamarr In addition to being a fine actress, she was instrumental in developing an early version of spread spectrum communication. She basically invented WiFi communications. Old Hollywood Glamour, Golden Age Of Hollywood, Vintage Glamour, Vintage Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Vintage Beauty, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Fashion, Divas

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Behold the National Pork Queen! Vintage photos of bizarre beauty contests & queens Internship Fashion, Beauty Contest, Women Names, Beauty Pageant, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Style, Beauty Queens, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs

Behold the National Pork Queen! Vintage photos of bizarre beauty contests & queens

Elmira Humphries, Miss Radio Queen - 1939 From “Miss Beautiful Ape” to “The Diaper Queen” of Chicago in 1947, there there are a seemingly endless variety of strange beauty contests that have been crowning queens since early 1900s. Miss Beautiful Ape contest, Century City, California - 1972 Take for instance the “Miss Beautiful Ape” contest that was held in Los Angeles back in the early 70s. Put on by disc jockey and television personality Gary Owens (whose golden pipes announced the comedy…

Behold the National Pork Queen! Vintage photos of bizarre beauty contests & queens Internship Fashion, Beauty Contest, Women Names, Beauty Pageant, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Style, Beauty Queens, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs

Behold the National Pork Queen! Vintage photos of bizarre beauty contests & queens

Elmira Humphries, Miss Radio Queen - 1939 From “Miss Beautiful Ape” to “The Diaper Queen” of Chicago in 1947, there there are a seemingly endless variety of strange beauty contests that have been crowning queens since early 1900s. Miss Beautiful Ape contest, Century City, California - 1972 Take for instance the “Miss Beautiful Ape” contest that was held in Los Angeles back in the early 70s. Put on by disc jockey and television personality Gary Owens (whose golden pipes announced the comedy…

A runestone in Ledberg, Östergötland. The stone has mythological images, possibly from the Ragnarök myth, with the Fenris wolf devouring Odin. Viking Runes, Viking Age, Sweden Cities, Rune Stones, Old Norse, Sweden Travel, 11th Century, Stone Carving, Mythology

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

Why 'Moonlight' Is One of This Season's Most Talked-About—and Most Powerful—Movies Barry Jenkins Moonlight, Hooray For Hollywood, Most Powerful, Film Director, Black Art, Cinematography, Riding Helmets, Movies, Nifty

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The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside Younger Futhark, Rune Stones, Old Norse, 11th Century, Viking Age, Stone Carving, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Sweden

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

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David Bowie and the Indestructible Metaphors of Mirror Scenes

A video essay examines our most private moments. Strap on your thinking caps for this one, film fans, because it’s a doozy. According to director Nicolas Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth, Don’t Look Now, The Witches), mirrors are cinema in all its glory and in fact the essence of the medium. See, mirrors are the

1936 A runestone next to a house in Herrestad. The inscription reads, "Gudmund made these monuments in memory of Ormar, his son. Younger Futhark, Marriage Images, Father Images, Rune Stones, Old Norse, Girl Standing, Stone Carving, Wood Carving, 11th Century

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

universalmonsterstribute: “Ben Chapman (The land creature) and Julie Adams behind the scenes of Creature From The Black Lagoon ” Julie Adams, Tv Movie, Movie Club, Famous Monsters, Scary Monsters, She Wolf, Classic Horror Movies, Black Lagoon, Classic Monsters

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Fallen runestone (Sö at Korpbron (the Ravens' Bridge) in Juresta, Sweden. The inscription says: "Sandar raised the stone in memory of Joar (or Ivar), his kinsman. No-one will bear a more able son. May Tor(? Statues, Rune Alphabet, Ancient Runes, Rune Stones, Memorial Stones, Old Norse, Sun And Stars, 11th Century, Old Photographs

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.