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Phil Romano, the New York Cop Who Saved Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life

Just the letter opener might have changed history if Romano had not stopped a panicked onlooker who was reaching to pull it from King’s chest when the cops ran up. Howard told King not to cough or sneeze or even speak as they lifted him onto a chair and began to carry him out through a back exit.


The miniature by the Limbourgs illustrates a verse from Psalm XXIII: Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in.

The Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules) is the most famous and the largest of the rhinoceros beetles. It is native to the rainforests of Central America, South America, and the Lesser Antilles. The Hercules beetle being able to carry up to 850 times its body!


Bike Lift and Carry by Aleksandr Mukomelov - A bicycle shoulder strap designed to help transport bikes up hills or stairs.