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The Weerdinge Men were two naked bog bodies found in the southern part of Bourtanger Moor in Drenthe, The Netherlands in 1904. The two likely died between 160 BC and 220 AD. At first it was believed that one of them was female, which led to the name "Weerdinge couple" or, more popular "Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra ('veen' being the Dutch term for bog and "Veenstra" being a very common Dutch surname). The more complete Weerdinge man had a large wound on his chest, through which his entrails spilled out.

World War 2.

If World War I was a bar fight

If World War 2 Was A Bar Fight...Slapping Finland for no apparent reason!

One of the coolest places I visited in England, Chester. It still looks pretty much like this. Also, was fortunate enough to be there the day "Order of the Phoenix" was released.

By the age of twelve Eric already owned five longships. The favourite son of King Harald Finehair of Norway, he rapidly demonstrated his skill as a great warrior. He became king of Western Norway following his father. Seeking territories west, he raided Scotland and around the Irish Sea, and by 947 had established himself as ruler of the Viking Kingdom of Northumberland. His heroic entrance into Valhalla on his death in 954 is described in the skaldic poem Eriksmàl.

this is probably one of the most depressingly heart-wrenching photos I've ever seen. Native American children taken from their familis and put into school to assimilate them into white society. the slogan for this governmental campaign '"kill the Indian to save the man". no official apology has ever been issued. never forgotten.

Cold War underground home…

One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared...

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The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie Django Unchained is loosely based

The Slipshod Sisters, date unknown. The Sisters ran the Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children.

Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, 1945. Photo by Joe O’Donnell. This is O'Donnell's description of the older boy after the dead brother was placed on the pyre: "The boy stood there straight without moving, watching the flames. He was biting his lower lip so hard that it shone with blood. The flame burned low like the sun going down. The boy turned around and walked silently away.”

Heart breaking!! Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry for February 14th, 1884 - the day his wife Alice died from Bright’s disease. He was 25 and she was 22. Only two days before her death, Alice Lee had given birth to the couple's daughter, Alice. And his mother, Mittie died from typhoid fever on the same day x

At a lunchroom in San Francisco. This picture was taken just before the boy on the right was taken to a relocation center. (1942, Dorothea Lange)

New York City Tenament, 1910

Cephalotribe; obstetric tool, Geneva, Switzerland, 1750-1850 Credits: Science Museum London. Only used as a last resort after a fetus is dead in an attempt to save the mother.

First Test Tube Baby - 1978@A Lifetime Legacy

June 7, 1899: Carrie Nation attacks her first saloon. She was a scary woman -- 6 feet tall, about 175 pounds, and armed with several large rocks. The hatchet came later.

In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk, burns himself to death on a Saigon street to protest alleged persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government. The war ended on April 30, 1975, with the fall of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, to communist troops from the north. AP / Malcolm Browne

Burn Your Bra - a protest at the Miss America Pagent 1968 - I remember this

Walker Evans photo of Atlanta’s “Negro Quarter,” 1936