Hans Island Canada and Denmark are disputing over whether it belongs to Greenland or Canada No wonder Greenland has Denmark handle their border disputes

4,000 Years of World History - David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps

4,000 Years of World History - David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps

The saga of Erik the Red was written down between 1387 - 1394.  This is what it looks like -- The Flateyjarbók (The Flatley Book).  It tells an incredible story of the first Viking settlers in North America, including that of Freydis Eiriksdottir, the female Viking warrior, leader and colonist.

The saga of Erik the Red was written down between 1387 - 1394. This is what it looks like -- The Flateyjarbók (The Flatley Book). It tells an incredible story of the first Viking settlers in North America, including that of Freydis Eiriksdottir, the female Viking warrior, leader and colonist.

Faces of the men who won America's independence: Amazing early photos of heroes of the Revolutionary War in their old age.

Faces of the American revolution: Amazing early photographs which document some of the heroes of the War for Independence in their later years

Faces of the men who won America's independence: Amazing early photos of heroes of the Revolutionary War in their old age.

Scorpion. Signet ring of Horemheb, the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. Louvre Museum, Paris

Scorpion. Signet ring of Horemheb, the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. Louvre Museum, Paris

16/05/1770, Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin Louis at the chapel in Versailles. The wedding dress.

16/05/1770, Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin Louis at the chapel in Versailles. The wedding dress.

LeRoy Wilton Homer, Jr.   died September 11, 2001 at the age of 36 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. He was the First Officer of United Airlines Flight 93 - an American hero.

LeRoy Wilton Homer, Jr. died September 11, 2001 at the age of 36 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. He was the First Officer of United Airlines Flight 93 - an American hero.

Small house on "Children's Island" with the grounds of the Imperial park in Tsarskoe Selo. Built in 1830 and played in by Romanov children up to and including the children of Tsar Nicholas II who would row boats to the island.

Small house on "Children's Island" with the grounds of the Imperial park in Tsarskoe Selo. Built in 1830 and played in by Romanov children up to and including the children of Tsar Nicholas II who would row boats to the island.

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...

World War One in Colour

World War I in full colour: Restored photos show astonishing scenes of life in trenches

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