Gas Masks. Part II

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 3865, Appealing
    Gas Masks. Part II



    Three workers demonstrating the different types of gas masks used in mine rescue work. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). December 1925...

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    Soldiers From The Foot Guards Of The Household Division Prepare Ahead Of The Royal Wedding

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    Soldiers From The Foot Guards Of The Household Division Prepare Ahead Of The Royal Wedding



    Lance Sergent Martin Mitchell (R) pins medals to Coldstream Guardsman Martin Hughes in the Tailor Shop in Wellington Barracks on April 20, 2011 in London, England. Soldiers involved in the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton are preparing their ceremonial duties ahead of the day. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)...

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    Spring Clean At Sydney Aquarium

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    Spring Clean At Sydney Aquarium



    A Sydney Aquarium diver uses a vacuum to clean the gravel in the Great Barrier Reef tank as a Ray Shark swims by September 26, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. The Aquarium is undergoing its annual spring clean to prepare for the school holidays using vacuums, along with sea creatures like Sea Cucumbers, Sea Urchins, Cleaner Wrasse Fish and Sea Stars to help complete the job. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)...

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    Actors Perform The Easter Passion Of Jesus In Trafalgar Square

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    Actors Perform The Easter Passion Of Jesus In Trafalgar Square



    Actors perform [The Passion of Jesus] to crowds in Trafalgar Square on April 22, 2011 in London, England. The actors come from the Wintershall Estate in Surrey where they also perform a Nativity play in and around the farm buildings at Christmas. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)...

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    Volkswagen Bulli

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    Volkswagen Bulli



    [The Volkswagen Microbus Concept Car (also known as the Volkswagen New Microbus and Volkswagen Microbus Concept) was a concept car recalling the original Volkswagen Microbus and first presented at the 2001 North American International Auto Show. The new Microbus was completely modern compared to its predecessor, featuring a 7-inch screen in the center console and a second ceiling-located 7-inch screen that allowed the driver to see behind the vehicle]. – Wikipedia

    Photo: A Volkswagen Bulli concept vehicle is displayed during the New York International Auto Show April 21,...

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    Aye-aye

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    Aye-aye



    [The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a lemur, a strepsirrhine primate native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth and a special thin middle finger to fill the same ecological niche as a woodpecker. It is the world's largest nocturnal primate, and is characterized by its unusual method of finding food; it taps on trees to find grubs, then gnaws holes in the wood and inserts its narrow middle finger to pull the grubs out. The only other animal species known to find food in this way is the striped possum. From an ecological point of view the aye-aye fills the niche...

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    Tattoo. Part II

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    Tattoo. Part II



    Paul Doherty of Australia with tatoo against Timothy Mareke of Solomon Island during the mens 75kg class at the Sydney International Invitation Boxing held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia....

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    Calls Made For Gormley Statues To Be Scrapped Over Annual Up Keep Costs

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    Calls Made For Gormley Statues To Be Scrapped Over Annual Up Keep Costs



    Life-sized body cast statues of [Another Place] created by the artist Antony Gormley look out to sea on April 12, 2011 in Crosby, England. Prospective Liberal Democrat candidiate Jack Colbert says the upkeep of the statues costs GBP 250,00 annually and they should be scrapped with the money being spent on frontline services. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)...

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    US Army Unveils Electric Vehicle Fleet

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    US Army Unveils Electric Vehicle Fleet



    Two of the first six [neighborhood electric vehicles] (NEV) to be leased by the U.S. Army are on display during an introductory ceremony at Fort Myer January 12, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. The Army has leased 800 of the non-tactical NEVs with a goal of 4,000 vehicles by 2011. These NEVs are manufactured by the Global Electric Motorcars division of Chrysler Corporation. With a full eight-hour charge, the NEVs can traverse 30 miles at a top speed of 25-miles-per-hour. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)...

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    Women Children And Cigarettes. Part I

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    Women Children And Cigarettes. Part I



    Two women lighting cigarettes on a tennis court in Essex, England circa 1930s. (Photo by Keystone View/FPG/Getty Images)...

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