Racing On The Rooftop

Fiat’s rooftop race track in Turin, Italy. Above is a picture of the Fiat Company’s unusual final stage in production of new vehicles. Starting in 1923, the Lingotto factory located in the town of Turin, Italy, had the peculiar quirk that they had constructed a fully functioning race track on the roof in order to … Read more

A Colorful Round of Mini Golf

Cyndi Lauper and Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) playing mini golf together. Above is a photograph of pop culture icons Cyndi Lauper and Paul Reubens as they play mini golf together. Cyndi Lauper is best known for her career as a highly acclaimed musician, producing such hits as “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” as well … Read more

First Woman To Swim The English Channel

First woman to successfully swim the English Channel, Gertrude Ederle. Above is a picture from all the way back in 1926. Here we see, Gertrude Ederle standing in triumph upon the beach of Cape Griz-Nez in France. As we can see, she strikes a pose of victory because she has now officially become the first … Read more

The Skiing Elephant

Below is a photograph of a true spectacle in the history of performing circuses, an elephant with the ability to water ski. The picture was taken on March 23, 1956 at a performance by the Ringling Circus at an attraction called Sunshine Springs in the town of Sarasota, Florida. One of their most popular acts at … Read more

Coke Comes To France

This is a picture taken in April 1950 of the first time Coca Cola was ever officially served in the country of France. In the early 1900’s, the Coke Company sought to expand its profits by globalizing their product. Many different countries, especially those in Europe seemed to be prime ground for the soft drink … Read more