How Long Did Famous Structures Take to Build? INTRIGUING ARCHITECTURE long pin full of information about history of famous buildings across the centuries. #DdO:) - https://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/intriguing-architecture/ - DATES and names of ARCHITECTS included, as well as less known fascinating info some people call #trivia. Pinned via Montbiz.. Source: infografía

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.

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Skeleton of a woman and foetus/baby who both died during the mother's pregnancy

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 Queen"'by Hazel Crampton, is about a 7 year old English girl who washed up  on the Wild Coast of South Africa  in the 1730's & was adopted by her rescuers. She grew to be a woman of astounding beauty & wisdom,  becoming the Great Wife of a prince. So starting a dynasty that extends to many of today’s Xhosa royal families.  Because of her recessive gene in the blood line, every now & then, a child in the area is born with bright blue eyes.

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

ARTICLE: The world's oldest cosmetic face cream, complete with the finger marks of its last user 2,000 years ago, has been found by archaeologists excavating a Roman temple.

Ancient roman makeup - Cosmetic face cream found at a Roman temple in London, UK, century BC. Look at the lid - those are the finger marks the last user made 2000 years ago!

People have been finding strange holes in Russian forests.  This has been occurring since the end of the 1980s. This strange phenomenon consists of deep holes that appear suddenly in the dense forests, in those places that no truck or car can get to, let alone drill anything. If these holes are being dug, there is no soil around these holes that indicate that they have been drilled. People who have gone down these holes haven’t found anything, and there is no answer on how these holes are…

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.

This ancient olive tree on Crete is one of seven olive trees in the Mediterranean believed to be at least 2,000 to 3,000 years old. The Olive Tree of Vouves might be the oldest among them, estimated at over 3,000 years old. It still produces highly prized olives.

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. Its incidence is 1 in 16,000 in born animals, and 1 in 250 in embryos, one in 2,500 that end in miscarriage.

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.

5 Insane Asylums And The Horrors That Happened There

Creepy History: 5 Insane Asylums And The Horrors That Happened There

10 World’s Oldest Examples Of Ordinary Things

10 World’s Oldest Examples Of Ordinary Things

Funny pictures about 10 World's Oldest Examples Of Ordinary Things. Oh, and cool pics about 10 World's Oldest Examples Of Ordinary Things. Also, 10 World's Oldest Examples Of Ordinary Things photos.

The death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was condemned by her cousin Elizabeth for treason and beheaded in 1587 at the age of forty-four. The mask has been kept by the family since then. Lennoxlove Castle, the home of the Duke of Hamilton.

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.

This is a “cow shoe” worn by moonshiners during Prohibition to disguise one’s footprints.

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!

Boy with device to detect whether he is a "fake cripple" 1934

Boy with device to detect whether he is a "fake cripple" Really, really? OMG, what for a little boy fake to be cripple.

18 Elongated Skulls of Paracas Peru [VIDEO] | Raising Miro on the Road of Life - Travel Podcast

18 Elongated Skulls of Paracas Peru [VIDEO] - Raising Miro on the Road of Life

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.

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 was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.720 m) in height and weighed 439 lb (199 kg) at his death at age 22 in 1940.

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 ~

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