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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike in Iceland

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

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from The Independent

Caught on camera: 150 years of life in Britain

An ice cream vendor and his customers on the streets of London - 3 January 1921 #history #twitterstorians

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Chief Flying Horse, the older brother of the minor Sitting Bull charged into Captain Henry Jackson's men, knowing full well he would be killed but his actions permitted enough time for women and children to get further away.

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from digitalinformationworld.com

Vintage Social Media - Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn Then And Now #infographic

Social Media Now and Then - Vintage Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn Instagram - #infographic

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Perchick's Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - theretailpractice.com, www.facebook.com/shoppedinternational and www.twitter.com/shopped

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from Mail Online

How the Queen's brooches and earrings have a glittering history

This glittering gem of a brooch is made from the third and fourth-largest stones cut from the Cullinan diamond, known as the Lesser Stars Of Africa

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