Rare Discoveries Show A Different Side To History Than You Already Know 

By Sophia Maddox | August 3, 2023

An ornate piece of the Fukang meteorite that was found in the mountains near Fukang, China

Forget what you learned in the history books. More often than not they only tell one side of a story filled with nuance. The rare discoveries that have been collected here show a side of history that we rarely get to see. They peel back the layers of stories that we think we know to expose little known facts that make history all the more fascinating. If you are ready to see a different side to history than you already know, then click ahead...the truth awaits!

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Discovered in China in 2000, the Fukang Meteorite is one of the most beautiful interstellar bodies that’s been found on Earth. An anonymous hitchhiker found the meteorite outside the town of Fukang in Xinjiang, a region in the northwestern part of China. The beautiful space rock is made of Pallasite, recognizable for its pieces of olivine crystals embedded in an iron-nickel matrix. When slices of this meteorite are lit from the back they take on the look of a stained glass window. Scientists aren’t sure about the origins of Pallasite, and it’s believed that the meteorite formed approximately 4.5 billion years ago.

A sugary timeline of Pepsi cans

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If there’s one thing that’s true, designs and tastes change and that includes soda can designs. Pepsi has had some of the coolest looks of the 20th century, but it’s designs from the 1970s are absolutely iconic, specifically the can from 1978. The most fascinating thing about Pepsi’s design is how the design has changed so drastically since its first version.

Initially Pepsi came in strange little bottles that looked more like oil cans than anything, but that all changed in 1959 when the can took on something that’s more similar to a ribbon candy. Still, the cans from the '70s are undeniable.