Sampson, a Shire horse gelding foaled in 1846 in Toddington Mills, Bedfordshire, England, is the tallest horse ever recorded. Sampson, owned by Mr Thomas Cleaver, stood 21.2½ hands high (i.e. 7 ft 2½in or approx 2.2m at his withers) by the time he was a four year old, when he was re-named Mammoth. His peak weight was estimated at 3,360 lb (1,520 kg).[
When Jim Henson died, Disney artists Joe Lanzisero and Tim Kirk drew this tribute of Mickey Mouse consoling Kermit the Frog, which appeared in the Summer 1990 issue of WD Eye, Walt Disney Imagineering’s employee magazine.
Anthony Roberts was walking through a Hollywood parking lot in the afternoon when he heard the screams of a woman. He found a man on top of her. Roberts was unarmed except for his camera, he shouted to the man that his picture had just been taken. The man continued wrestling with the woman, who was screaming for her life; a security guard leveled his pistol across the roof of a car and shot the man in the head, killing him. The photograph shows the instant before the guard pulled the…
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2290879/I-lost-hope-Startling-interview-unearthed-woman-iconic-Great-Depression-image-talking-just-years-death-1983.html#ixzz3ClyaAXnU Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
Once You See These Rare Historical Photos, You’ll Never Forget Them, Especially #14. Wow.
An estimated 95% or more of the original old-growth redwood forest has been cut. In 1850, old-growth redwood forest covered more than 2,000,000 acres...down to 8,100 acres by 1968, by which time nearly 90% of the original redwood trees had been logged