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Woolworth Building, New York, 1926. That guy waving his hat is literally in the air,crazy!

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Ralph C. Lincoln, 11th generation Lincoln, 3rd cousin of Abraham

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Among the Titanic survivors is the most famous Margaret Tobin Brown. Known as the "Unsinkable Molly Brown" the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety. Mrs. Brown was on her way home to America when disaster struck. She did her best to help others into the lifeboats before boarding herself. Once in the water, Mrs. Brown fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused Mrs. Brown threatened to throw him overboard & took control via…

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When Tinsel Town was citrus groves: 100 years of Hollywood

The Hollywood sign originally said "Hollywoodland" when it was installed in 1923. The last four letters were deleted when the sign was refurbished in 1949

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I get asked a lot... what does "removed" mean? How do you know your exact relationship to someone in your family? Here's a handy 8-generation Genealogy Relationship Chart. Start with your common ancestor and move through the chart to figure out your relationship.

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The Boob Washer

The Boob Washer - Here we have a strange gizmo for women, who for some reason incomprehensible for the rest of us, wanted to wash their breasts without the inconvenience of washing the rest of the body.

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Sergeant Stubby (1916 or 1917 – March 16, 1926), was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

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Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx. The…

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Everything on the internet is true (28 photos)

Cool facts...

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Survivors of the Titanic, photographed from the Carpathia. 100 years after the tragedy, we are taking a look back at the Titanic sinking, in an article by Jeff Nilsson entitled, "The Inevitable Tragedy of the Titanic."

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The Inevitable Tragedy of the Titanic

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