For the Love of History
"Chief Raoni crying when he learned that the President of Brazil approved the Belo Monte dam project on the Xingu indigenous lands. Belo Monte will be bigger than the Panama Canal, flooding nearly a million acres of rainforest & indigenous lands. 40,000 indigenous and local people will be forced off their native lands (as well as millions of unknown species & plants) In the name of "progress""
16th Century Gothic bronze monument for St. Sebaldus, made by the sculptor Peter Vischer and his sons (1508-19), surrounds the 14th Century silver reliquary casket in the Church of St Sebaldus, Nuremburg
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10 Things That Have Changed Since 1791
The Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle, United Kingdom. This is the skull of Joan Wytte, she was born in 1775 in Bodmin, Cornwall. She was sometimes called the “Fighting Fairy Woman” or the “Wytte (White) Witch”. Her bones were disinterred and used for séances and various pranks, then later displayed at the Witchcraft Museum in Boscastle, Cornwall. In 1990 the museum was put in the hands of Graham King, who organized a burial for the skeleton of Joan Wytte.
The Museum of Witchcraft
"'Titanic' fans disappointed after facing the fact that Jack and Rose didn't exist... Doesn't care because old couple lying together in bed scene was based on real couple." History Major Heraldic Beast ~ So cool to find the characters based on real people in the movie!