David Spade Mannequin Challenge – Fish

This is David Spade’s Mannequin Challenge – Fish in an aquarium!

This one fish f….d up the mannequin challenge. Not cool.

A video posted by David Spade (@davidspade) on

Endurance Test: Johanna – Diving Under The Ice

This is a fascinating video, Johanna diving while holding her breath. She started diving because of her leg injury. I wonder how many people would be brave enough to dive under the ice.

Christmas Video of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2016

Christmas video of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2016. Two Canadian Pacific trains travel through the United States and Canada in November and December. For 18 years they have been running the trains for charity raising money for food, and awareness for local food banks and food shelves.

10 Nostalgic Vintage Christmas Photos

This is a collection of 10 vintage Christmas photos. Memories from around the web that will tug at your heart if you love Christmas.

A Scandinavian Christmas:

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A vintage Christmas photo via vintagephoto.livejournal.com

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Vintage window shopping Christmas photo via Lipstick and Curls:

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Empty street buried in snow at Christmas time:

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Christmas tree via the National Archives of Norway on Flickr

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Vintage Christmas with music and a Christmas tree

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Vintage 1946 Christmas day – 2 sisters with their toys

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Vintage car on a snow filled street stuffed with a Christmas tree

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One-year-old Paramount child star Baby LeRoy plays with his new toys under the Christmas tree. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1933 via: vintage.es

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Little boy carrying a Christmas tree

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100 Photographs That Are The Most Influential Images of All Time

“It was this incredible moment of spontaneity that I will never forget. And thanks to the selfie, neither will anyone else.”

Ellen DeGeneres

See the stories behind 100 photos that changed the world

Also 20 Documentaries on some of the 100 photos in the collection.

Included with each picture is a story behind it.  The pictures are chosen by expert curators, historians and photo editors from around the world contacted by TIME Magazine.

Without pictures history would would be left to the imagination.

Here are 3 favorites:

Oscars Selfie 2014:

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Dovima with elephants, evening dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, August 1955:

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Lunch Atop a Skyscraper 1932:

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It’s so great to learn the story behind the familiar pictures plus many more.

Story behind “Lunch Atop a Skyscraper 1932”

Source: 100 Photographs | The Most Influential Images of All Time

4 DARK HISTORICAL PRINTS FROM THE 1500’s

Looking through the New York Public Library Collection I found these dark historical prints that make you wonder why they are so deep and dark and were they a representation of how everyone used there imagination.

1.Ornamental Design with a Bat in the Center

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-ca. 1561) (Printmaker)

Created 1550

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From The New York Public Library

2. Descent Into Limbo

Albrecht Altdorfer (German, ca. 1480-1538) (Printmaker)

Created 1515

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From The New York Public Library

3. The Rich Man Transported to Hell

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-ca. 1561) (Printmaker)

Created 1554

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From The New York Public Library

4. Frieze with Children Fighting Bears

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-ca. 1561) (Printmaker)

Created 1535

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From The New York Public Library

14 Photos from 1976 Roy Colmer New York City Doors Photograph Collection

On January 6th, 2016 when The New York Public Library made 187000 digital downloads available included was the 1976 Roy Colmer New York City doors photograph collection. The 3122 doorway photos in the collection are a glimpse into the past. 1976 was  a simpler time before the technology we have today and you can almost feel it when you browse through the photos. The doorways with people in them are perfect examples of the styles and feeling of that year. From the hair cuts to the style of the jeans, jackets, and shoes.

Included are a few examples of the doorways but there are many, many more at:

The New York Public Library

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  1. first West 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue. Odd Numbers.
  2. 2nd Avenue between East 7th Street and East 8th Street Odd numbers
  3. 8th Avenue between West 43rd Street and West 44th Street Even numbers

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4. Thompson Street between Grand Street and Watts Street Even numbers                              5. Bowery between Spring Street and Prince Street Even numbers                                              6. 2nd Avenue between East 105th Street and East 106th Street. Even numbers

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7. Canal Street between Church Street and West Broadway. Even Numbers                              8. Madison Avenue between East 68th Street and East 69th Street. Even Numbers                9. Madison Avenue between East 70th Street and East 71st Street. Even Numbers

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10. Madison Avenue between East 70th Street and East 71st Street. Even Numbers                11. Madison Avenue between East 73rd Street and East 74th Street. Even Numbers               12. West 14th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue. Even numbers

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13. East 89th Street between 2nd Avenue and 1st Avenue. Odd numbers                                    14. West 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. Odd numbers