Discover and save creative ideas

    More to explore:


    In 1906, British Parliament member Sir Gilbert Parker was attending a debate when he spotted Sir Frederick Carne Rasch, a fellow Parliament member, sitting nearby. This greatly surprised Sir Gilbert, as Sir Frederick was severely ill with influenza at the time. Still, he politely greeted Sir Frederick and told him,

    2y Saved to Londen
    • FitzRoy

      As part of Parliament Week, there will be an accessible Question Time event for people with learning disabilities and autism. The event is on 20th November at 2pm and is FREE to attend. It's at Portcullis House in Westminster, London.

    • Leisure Group Travel Magazine

      British Houses of Parliament #London #England #Britain #GreatBritain #UnitedKingdom #UK

    • Kelli Terry

      Big Ben & the Houses of Parliament in England.. Even prettier in person :)

    • Charles Russell

      The Houses of Parliament with the towers of Wesminster Abbey on the right.

    • Rene McKale

      Houses of Parliament from the South Bank of the Thames

    • Kelly Suppes

      Big Ben and house of Parliament, London England

    • Katie Mech

      My favorite place in the world.

    • Lilian Turcios

      Travel to London, England

    People also love

    Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

    June 27, 1890 – Canadian-born boxer George Dixon defeats the British bantamweight champion in London, giving him claim to be the first black world champion in any sport.

    The Scold's Bridle, a British invention, possibly originating in Scotland, used between the 16th and 19th Century. It was a device used to control, humiliate and punish gossiping, troublesome women by effectively gagging them. Scold comes from the 'common scold': a public nuisance, more often than not women, who habitually gossiped and quarreled with their neighbors, while the name bridle describes the part that fitted into the mouth.

    Yogi Levitates In Front Of 150 Witnesses, No Props Or Tricks Discovered Yogi Pullavar, also known as Subbayah Pullavar, was an Indian man who on 6 June 1936 was reported to have levitated into the air for four minutes in front of a crowd of 150 witnesses. Yogi’s feat was publicly observed and photographed in an exhibition that occurred in South India. The feat was executed around noon on a sunny, cloudless day and in an area where visibility was not obscured.

    British Dress (Ball Gown) 1842 silk, cotton

    Sir Winston Churchill's funeral cortege on Ludgate Hill, London - 1965.

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with psychic extra, c.1922. Gelatin silver photograph, Barlow Collection, British Library London

    The Paris Time Capsule Apartment~ A woman left her Paris apartment during WWII,,and continued to pay the rent. It was recently opened up, and the contents, frozen in time, give an incredible insight to the period.

    Frederick MaCart, 1905

    What the hell is this animal it was spotted in New Jersey

    It is claimed that the Flatwoods Monster is some form of extraterrestrial, as this creature was spotted in the vicinity of a large UFO that either hovered above or rested on the ground in the town of Flatwoods, in Braxton County, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952. According to the reports, this creature was huge, at least 10 feet tall. its face gave off a reddish glow, and its body was green in colour. Its head was shaped like a heart or Ace of Spades, and out of this strangely shaped head bu

    Chuchunya is a hominid cryptid rumoured to exist in Siberia, Russia. It has been described as 6-7 ft tall & covered with dark hair. Some cryptozoologists including Bernard Heuvelmans have speculated that Chuchunya may be a relict population of Neanderthal. Mark Hall, another cryptozoologist, has suggested surviving members of Homo gardarensis.

    Walt and Ruth Disney. Marceline, Missouri. ca 1906.

    The shoemaker (late 19th century) | shoes | history | how times have changed | www.republicofyou...

    U.S. Nickel from 2067? proof that time travel exists

    Poveglia, Venice -small island where plague victims & leper colonies were sent during the middle ages, in 1922 a mental hospital was built where a doctor was attacked by patients and thrown off the tower - over 160,000 people perished here - locals say it's steeped in ghosts

    Medical clothing worn during time of plague, 1819, Marseille. Plague Doctors would carry a stick or staff as part of their uniform to fend off any infected person who came to close.

    No one knows who the boy is, and no one saw him at the time this was taken

    Women Coal Miners, 1890.

    Shadow People What are shadow people? No one seems to know for sure, even as sightings of these entities continue to be reported. Generally they appear as dark, silhouette figures, usually male, who suddenly walk across hallways, through walls, appear in rooms only to disappear again, and sometimes stand looking at a sleeping person only to eventually vanish once the sleeper has awakened. They have no purpose; don’t seem to be harbingers of any sort.