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Charles Spencer: " it is a point to remember that of all the ironies about Diana, perhaps the greatest was this---a girl given the name of the ancient goddess of hunting was, in the end the most hunted person of the modern age."

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Vintage Ads Promote Weight Gain

It’s amazing how beauty standards have changed! These 50s ads era ads promote weight gain for skinny women. Ladies, what do you think about the shifting beauty standard?

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When Pirates of the Caribbean first came out my mom told me she could see me ending up with a Jack Sparrow type. I met my husband at a renaissance fair, dressed as a pirate.

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Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite

Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite on Instructables - Possibly as part of the centerpieces, possibly on the bar??

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The Lion of Babylon, a 2600 yr-old black basalt statue of a lion trampling a man, and is among the most celebrated archaeological artifacts in the history of modern Mesopotamia since its discovery by local villagers in Iraq in the early 20th century. The irony is that the basalt statue does not seem to be of Mesopotamian or Babylonian origin. Most archaeologists believe that the statue is a leftover from the Hittites' presence in Babylon when they sacked the city in the 2nd millennium BC.