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Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

The day before you are planning to make your Toad In The Hole make your Yorkshire batter in advance, so it has a chance to rest. In a bowl whisk the eggs and milk together, then whisk this into the flour. If you have a few lumps, that's OK as they will break down overnight. Place in the fridge.

Tom's all-time favourites: Toad in the hole

The day before you are planning to make your Toad In The Hole make your Yorkshire batter in advance, so it has a chance to rest. In a bowl whisk the eggs and milk together, then whisk this into the flour. If you have a few lumps, that's OK as they will break down overnight. Place in the fridge.

This is the "Ink Calendar" by Oscar Diaz. It uses ink that slowly spreads, and fills each number according to the appropriate day.

Ink calendar: Colors the days as the time passes

This is the "Ink Calendar" by Oscar Diaz. It uses ink that slowly spreads, and fills each number according to the appropriate day.

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles."  Hedy Lamarr

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles." Hedy Lamarr

Amazing solar-powered fridge invented by British student in a potting shed helps poverty-stricken Africans. This was invented by Emily Cummins from South Craven School, North Yorkshire.

Amazing solar-powered fridge invented by British student in a potting shed helps poverty-stricken Africans

Amazing solar-powered fridge invented by British student in a potting shed helps poverty-stricken Africans. This was invented by Emily Cummins from South Craven School, North Yorkshire.

hopscotch ... we only had one pair of shoes to last an entire school year, so we were in trouble if we wore the soles out from hopscotch

hopscotch ... we only had one pair of shoes to last an entire school year, so we were in trouble if we wore the soles out from hopscotch

This 1830s day dress is made of challis printed with a realistic design of wild strawberries, bamboo, pinks and anemones. Technical improvements to the printing process and advances in dye chemistry meant that floral prints could be mass-produced at low prices, and the repeal of excise duty on printed textiles in 1831 helped to reduce costs.

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This 1830s day dress is made of challis printed with a realistic design of wild strawberries, bamboo, pinks and anemones. Technical improvements to the printing process and advances in dye chemistry meant that floral prints could be mass-produced at low prices, and the repeal of excise duty on printed textiles in 1831 helped to reduce costs.

Blooming Bath.... Will be using one of these some day, it is cute and better then the baby bath tubes.

Blooming Bath.... Will be using one of these some day, it is cute and better then the baby bath tubes.

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Use these adorable FREE PRINTABLE BOOKMARK COLORING PAGES to get the kids interested in reading and keep their place while they are reading a book from day to day. There are two set of coloring page bookmarks available: cute little monsters and fun adorable owls. Download and print one or both sets!

Printable Bookmark Coloring Pages for Kids

Use these adorable FREE PRINTABLE BOOKMARK COLORING PAGES to get the kids interested in reading and keep their place while they are reading a book from day to day. There are two set of coloring page bookmarks available: cute little monsters and fun adorable owls. Download and print one or both sets!

PICS: 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain .....................Please save this pin. .............................. Because for vintage collectibles - Click on the following link!.. http://www.ebay.com/usr/prestige_online

PICS: 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain

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BLAST FROM PAST highly skilled game treasured by many before invention of electronic gadgets

BLAST FROM PAST highly skilled game treasured by many before invention of electronic gadgets

This week, we analyze inventors who later came to regret their inventions. Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. Other times it's because of the way their product was used. And in most cases, the creators simply lost control of their creations. We'll look at why the inventor of the K-Cup doesn't own a Keurig machine, why the creator of Mother's Day later tried to have it rescinded and how the Wright Brothers lost control of the airplane. It's one o...

Summer Series - The Frankenstein Factor: Inventors Who Regret Their Inventions

This week, we analyze inventors who later came to regret their inventions. Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. Other times it's because of the way their product was used. And in most cases, the creators simply lost control of their creations. We'll look at why the inventor of the K-Cup doesn't own a Keurig machine, why the creator of Mother's Day later tried to have it rescinded and how the Wright Brothers lost control of the airplane. It's one o...