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Naples: Passion and death in Italy's underrated gem

Vibrant, chaotic and gloriously dilapidated, Naples is a place where life, romance and death are passionately entwined. Stanley Stewart falls in love


Rear-admiral - Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1812 - National Maritime Museum made 1822


If you are reading this, thank this woman. Her name is Grace Hopper, and she is one of the most under appreciated computer scientists ever. You think Gates and Jobs were cool? THIS WOMEN WORKED ON COMPUTERS WHEN THEY TOOK UP ROOMS. She invented the first compiler, which is a program that translates a computer language like Java or C++ into machine code, called assembly, that can be read by a processor. Every single program you use, every OS and server, was made possible by her first…


"Rear-Admiral Richard Tyrrell", Thomas Hudson, ca. 1761; National Maritime Museum BHC3064


34ème jour de captivité, toujours encerclé par l'eau, je pense à me jeté par-dessus bord; il ya plein de poisson.

Royal Naval Uniform, 1795-1812 pattern I wish I had this to wear for this season. Royal Navy is responsible for an incredible amount of lasting, classical style.


Rear-Admiral Richard Kempenfelt (1718–1782), 1782, by Tilly Kettle. Wearing a flag officer's undress uniform of c.1774–1783. A fighting sword is by his left side and he leans on a long telescope that rests on his left foot. Kempenfelt was also the inventor of a numeral signal code that helped to revolutionize naval tactics. The portrait was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1782.National Maritime Museum


USA: Grace Hopper - The inventor of the COBOL computer language - Instrumental to the development of our current digital lifestyle. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory


Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Inglefield (1861–1945)


Rear-Admiral Sir George Cockburn, 1772-1853 . As a captain he was present at the battle of Cape St Vincent in February 1797 during the French Revolutionary Wars and commanded the naval support at the reduction of Martinique in February 1809 during the Napoleonic Wars. He also directed the capture and burning of Washington on 24 August 1814 as an advisor to Major General Robert Ross during the War of 1812. He went on to be First Naval Lord