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Learning basic alchemy, 1509

Learning basic alchemy, 1509

Otzi, the Ice Man of the Alps who was discovered in 1991.  His mummy, created by having been covered with glacial ice shortly after his death, is the oldest known human skin ever discovered – 5,300 years old – and it is tattooed.  Otzi has 59 separate tattoos

Otzi, the Ice Man of the Alps who was discovered in 1991. His mummy, created by having been covered with glacial ice shortly after his death, is the oldest known human skin ever discovered – 5,300 years old – and it is tattooed. Otzi has 59 separate tattoos

Bog bodies, which are also known as bog people, are the naturally preserved human corpses found in the sphagnum bogs in Northern Europe. Unlike most ancient human remains, bog bodies have retained their skin and internal organs due to the unusual conditions of the surrounding area.

Bog bodies, which are also known as bog people, are the naturally preserved human corpses found in the sphagnum bogs in Northern Europe. Unlike most ancient human remains, bog bodies have retained their skin and internal organs due to the unusual conditions of the surrounding area.

You never would’ve guessed these happened around the same time… - http://limk.com/news/you-never-wouldve-guessed-these-happened-around-the-same-time-071365931/

You never would’ve guessed these happened around the same time… - http://limk.com/news/you-never-wouldve-guessed-these-happened-around-the-same-time-071365931/

Alchemical text from Arnold of Villanova, 1509

Alchemical text from Arnold of Villanova, 1509

A man stands near a utility pole in North Dakota, March 9, 1966.  A spring blizzard produced snow so deep that it nearly buried the utility poles.

A man stands near a utility pole in North Dakota, March 9, 1966. A spring blizzard produced snow so deep that it nearly buried the utility poles.

Allure bust developer

The Allure bust developer was supposed to increase the size of one's breasts. The cups went in the obvious location, and a foot pump would be used to produce a vacuum in the cups.

Allure bust developer The Allure bust developer was supposed to increase the size of one's breasts. The cups went in the obvious location, and a foot pump would be used to produce a vacuum in the cups.

Learning basic alchemy, 1509

Learning basic alchemy, 1509

Use of melancholy thistle, 1710: "It ought not to be given to such as are of a very hot Constitution, unless by a Skillful Hand. It is good against Convulsions and Palsies in cold Habits of Body; potently provokes the Terms, cleanses the Reins and and Womb, causes Conception, and at the time of Travel easie Delivery."

Use of melancholy thistle, 1710: "It ought not to be given to such as are of a very hot Constitution, unless by a Skillful Hand. It is good against Convulsions and Palsies in cold Habits of Body; potently provokes the Terms, cleanses the Reins and and Womb, causes Conception, and at the time of Travel easie Delivery."

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