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1918: Salvaging a U-Boat

The photographs shown here are of U-Boat 110, a German Submarine that was sunk and risen in 1918.  They are taken from an album of photographs found in the Swan Hunter shipbuilders collection at Tyne & Wear Archives. The album is from 1918 and documents the U.B. 110 before she was scrapped on the dry docks of Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend. The twin-screw German submarine U.B. 110 was built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. On the 19th July 1918, when attacking a convoy of merchant ships near Hartlepool, she herself was attacked by H.M. Motor-Launch No. 263 and......

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1978: The AX-3 Spacesuit

This is the third AX (Ames Experimental) hard suit developed by NASA, following two between 1964 and 1968. California's Ames Research Center (ARC), founded in 1939, is a primary NASA research center. Unlike the soft-shell suit, hard-shell space suits like the AX-3 enable movement by using ball bearings and wedges at the joints. The suits also hold their position without effort from the wearer, and can function at higher pressures, meaning the wearer does not need to pre-breathe oxygen in order to adjust their internal pressure moving from cabin to suit. The man inside the suit is Vic Vykukal, the NASA engineer responsible......

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A Wasted Life

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Black Coffee in Bed

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Beautifully Broken

We are a small yet dynamic team of web designers and developers that specialize in premium WordPress themes and plugins. We use the latest coding standards with a modern design aesthetic to create high-quality WordPress themes that work for just about any industry or purpose. What sets us apart is our ability to understand our users and create the best WordPress themes suited for their needs. Our themes are made simple and functional right out of the box, yet offer high customization for more advanced users....

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Find Your Way

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