The inside of a plane in the 1930’s
The golden possum is the “Pikachu” of Australia
Petronella Chigumbura, a member of the Akashinga–a nonprofit, all-female anti-poaching unit–practices reconnaissance techniques in the Zimbabwean bush.
Jack Churchill Who Killed Nazis with a Sword and a Longbow. […] Churchill also carrried a Scottish claybeg broadsword with him at all times, and you’ve really got to love a guy who didn’t have a problem battling machin-gun-toting Nazi storm troopers with a pair of fifteeth century weapons.
Wojtek the Bear was promoted to Corporal for helping the Polish soldiers to carry crates of ammunition during WW2.
The Bridge of Immortal, Huangshan, China. Built in 1987, it is considered the ‘Highest Bridge in the World’
This phenomenon, known as “St. Elmo’s fire,” sometimes results in the flickering of lights across the windshield when an aircraft flies through heavily charged skies.
Dogs typically go to the bathroom in alignment with the north-south axis because, like many other animals, they can detect the earth’s magnetic field.
- The first photograph of a human being. The exposure time for the image was around seven minutes, and although the street would have been busy with traffic and pedestrians, it appears deserted. Everything moving was too fast to register on the plate. The exception is the man at the lower-left.
The Official Mickey Mouse Gas Mask from the 1940s. It was designed by Walt Disney to help children with the fear of using it.
The true length of fire hydrants
what people thought dolphins looked like in the 19th century
Over 11 million Getty images, forming the Bettmann Archive, is preserved inside a cold, heavily guarded limestone mine, hundreds of feet beneath the ground, near Pittsburgh.
Bull made of sand
Robert Wadlow 8 ft 11.1 in (272 cm)
Dragon blood tree, Socotra Archipelago, Arabian Sea. Shape is an adaptation to dry conditions with little soil. Has berries that birds eat and loses leaves every 4 yrs. But BEST OF ALL, the sap is red and is a stimulant. Sometimes used in ritual magic.
This tattoo is 2,500 years old
In 1850, a Farmer Found a Secret Village Older Than The Great Pyramids of Egypt, Skara Brae aka the “Scottish Pompeii” Archaeologists estimate that 50-100 people lived in the village. The houses were connected to each other by tunnels. Each house could be closed off with a stone door.
Tumour weighing 110 kg (242 pounds) removed from a man in china