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Old Photos of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded...

 
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Vintage Photos of The Iranian Shah and His 84 Wives

In 1842 the 11 year-old heir to the Persian throne received a camera from Queen Victoria of England. The young heir fell in love with the magical contraption. One of Shah Qajar’s many passions was photography. In the following...

 
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Can You Solve Einstein’s Riddle?

The following riddle is claimed to have been written by Einstein as a boy. It’s also sometimes attributed to Lewis Carrol, although there’s no evidence that either of them actually wrote it. Either way, it’s...

 
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The Jonestown Massacre: One of The Most Disturbing Events in Recent History

On November 18, 1978, over 900 people from the settlement of Jonestown, Guyana, willingly died from cyanide poisoning. It was perhaps one of the most disturbing events in modern history and the site of the largest recorded...

 
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Transcripts From the 1969 Moon Mission Reveal the Toilet Trials of the Apollo Astronauts

Transcripts from NASA’s Apollo 10 mission have revealed that the astronauts came across some unexpected (and unwanted) problems during the trip. The record of conversations from the 1969 Moon mission reveal that the spacemen...

 
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Visually Arresting Native Americans Masks of the 20th Century

These masks don’t actually conceal their wearers from the world, but instead expresses both their own inner self and the culture from which they come sometimes better than their bare face ever could. From the Navajo...

 
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The Curious Case of the Woman Who Was ‘Pregnant’ for 60 Years

Huang Yijun, a 92 year-old woman from southern China arguably has the record for the longest pregnancy ever… an astonishing 60 years! Technically, she delivered a baby known as a lithopedion or ‘Stone Baby.’ Huang Yijun’s...

 
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30+ Interesting Pictures from Random Points in History

Here’s a collection of random photos from different times in history. Enjoy! The last known meeting of the few surviving members of the Civil War. December 31, 1948. This drawing was made 700 years ago by a 7-years-old...

 
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Bernice Palmer: The 17-Year-Old Girl Who Snapped Historic Photos Of The Titanic Disaster

As the tragedy of the RMS Titanic unfolded, there were only a few photographers who captured what was happening. One of them was 17-year-old Bernice Palmer who was traveling aboard RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the...

 
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The Woman Who Performed Caesarian Section On Herself (And Survived!)

On March of 2000, a 40-year-old pregnant woman named Ines Ramirez Perez, living in a rural area of southern Mexico, was alone in her one-room cabin when her labour pains started. As she could not deliver the baby normally,...

 
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