INTRIGUING ARCHITECTURE long pin full of information about history of famous buildings across the centuries. DATES and names of ARCHITECTS included, as well as less known fascinating info some people call Pinned via Montbiz.
Skeleton of mother and baby, who both died during birth. My mother's mother died giving birth to her 8 th child so I guess her skeleton must look like this because the baby died inside of her. How very sad for my Mom to grow up without a mother.
The book, The Sunburnt Queenby Hazel Crampton, is about a 7 year old English girl who washed up on the Wild Coast of South Africa in the was adopted by her rescuers. She grew to be a woman of astounding beauty wisdom, becoming the Great Wife of a pr
People have been finding strange holes in Russian forests. This has been occurring since the end of the These deep holes that appear suddenly in the dense forests, in those places that no truck or car can get to, let alone drill anything.
Ancient OLIVE TREE on island of CRETE. 1 of 7 olive trees in the Mediterranean believed 2 b @ least 2 -> yrs old! The Olive Tree of Vouves might b the oldest among them, est. 2 b over years old. & it still produces highly prized olives!
Cyclopia (also cyclocephaly or synophthalmia) is a rare form of holoprosencephaly and is a congenital disorder (birth defect) characterized by the failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities.
The death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was executed by her cousin Elizabeth for treason. It is actually in Lennoxlove Castle, the home of the Duke of Hamilton. Mary Queen of Scots, was beheaded in 1587 at the age of forty-four.
Here's a clever photo from the past! Prohibition bootleggers wanting to disguise the location of secret distilleries would wear these "cow shoes" to hide their tracks - instead of footprints they would leave cow hoofprints behind!
Plaster cast of a victim of the eruption of Vesuvius at Pompeii. The casts were obtained by filling with liquid plaster the hollow shapes left by the hardening of the lava around the corpses. I have always been fascinated with Pompeii!
Robert Wadlow (Aka: The Alton Giant-Alton, IL) was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft in m) in height and weighed 439 lb kg) at his death at age 22 in 1940 ~