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Bathing Machine

Bathing Machine

Bathing Machines, at the beach…

Hitler

Hitler's bunker (Führerbunker)

One of the first photos that was taken inside of Hitler's bunker…

Last Public Execution

Last Public Execution

The United States has a long history of so-called "legal" public executions. The last one was carried out in Owensboro, Kentucky, in 1936…

Chinese Militia

Chinese Militia

Chinese militia armed with clubs and shields stand ready for battle in 1860 during the Second Opium War against Britain and France…

Aircraft Detection

Aircraft Detection

How incoming enemy aircraft were detected before the invention of radar…

Baby Cage

Baby Cage

Baby Cage in the 1930s...

Cabanatuan

Cabanatuan

It’s known as the most epic and complex mission of World War II. In January, 1945…

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571

This gory plane crash has all the trappings of your worst nightmare, save for the miraculous ending…

Saigon Execution

Saigon Execution

After Nguyen Ngoc Loan raised his sidearm and shot Vietcong operative Nguyen Van Lem in the head…

Jonestown Massacre

Jonestown Massacre

Perhaps one of the most disturbing events in modern history, the Jonestown Massacre was…

The steamboat Sultana

The steamboat Sultana

The steamboat Sultana was a Mississippi River paddlewheeler, destroyed in an explosion on 27 April, 1865…

Boston marathon

Boston marathon

Get the hell ot of my race and give me those numbers…

March 1924: Hippo cart

March 1924: Hippo cart

After considerable coaching at the hands of an animal trainer, “Lotus,” a circus hippopotamus…

Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan

Captain Morgan Actually Existed…

Tunguska Explosion

Tunguska Explosion

On June 30, 1908, an explosion that was equal to more than 2,000 atomic bombs…

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

View of the Eiffel Tower from the Jardins des Tuileries, in Paris

Tesla transmitter

Tesla transmitter

Tesla sitting near his transmitter in Colorado Springs…

Old Photography

Old Photography

This is one of the, if not the, oldest known photograph of…

The Maharani of Nepal

The Maharani of Nepal

The Maharani of Nepal and her ladies-in-waiting, Nepal (1885-1894)

Tsarists Russia convicts

Tsarists Russia convicts

The exiles and convicts of Tsarists Russia, 1885

James Forten

James Forten

Born to a poor family of American sailmakers, James Forten volunteered to join the fight for independence when he was just 14.

Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus

According to Roman mythology, the story of these twin brothers tells of the origins of Rome.

Egyptians Pets

Egyptians Pets

Egyptians kept many animals as pets

Shona People

Shona People

They are a tribe part of Bantu and a very powerful tribe

Atlantis

Atlantis

Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, wrote of a great civilization called Atlantis

Alexander the Great Cities

Alexander the Great Cities

He named more than 70 cities after himself—and one after his horse

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