Tuesday , 20 February 2018

History

Historically Mind-Blowing Artifacts That Are Still Unexplained

The Codex Gigas is a massive illustrated manuscript that is said to be the written documentation of a devil’s pact with a monk. But really, no one knows exactly what it is or why it was made. Evidence shows us that people have been occupying and constructing things on Bolshoi Zayatsky Island since 3,000 B.C.E. However, the island is riddled …

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Who’d Have Predicted These Premonitions Would Actually Happen?

  Premonitions and future predictions are real guys, and these stories are evidence of that. Maybe we should listen to our gut more often.     Princess Diana was worried that she’d be in a car accident This beloved princess went through a lot towards the end of her life. Her husband had an affair, she was divorced and it …

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These Then-Normal Things From The Past Are So Crazy For Us Now

Beauty contest in Cliftonville, 1936 Suntan vending machine, USA, 1949 Water massager for breasts, 1930 A popular method of hair straightening in the 1960s Customers have their legs painted at a store in London, so they can save their coupons which would otherwise be used for stockings, 1941 Resume, USA, 1931 Toothache remedy with cocaine, 1885 Julie Desmond, a 24-year-old …

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How Boobs Evolved Since 1950’s

50’s -Headlights Oh, the sweet glorious 50’s. It was a playful decade. Though the Korean War was going on, the United States was still basking in its victory in the second world war. As such, women were finding new ways to express their sexuality and men were obviously digging it, daddy-o, because this euphoria gave rise to the baby boomers. …

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Interesting Facts About The Legions Of Ancient Rome

How did they recruit? During the peak of the Roman Empire, the legions of Rome were recruited (voluntarily) from the citizen class and mainly from rural areas, due to their more hardy nature. A letter of recommendation was needed from a noteworthy or influential figure, and bad references could lead to a citizen only able to join the (shock, horror) …

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In Middle Ages This Was Believed To Be True…

There are small people in sperm Yes, in the 17th and 18th centuries, scientists really thought this way! More than that, they thought that every baby was already formed and the only thing left to do was to grow up. And women were only seen as “incubators.” It was only later that people appeared to challenge this opinion. They thought that the origin of life was somewhere in the female …

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Jobs That Have Gone Extinct With Modern Technology

Whether we like it or not, technological innovation keeps on marching forward. And with it comes leaps in productivity and sometimes new jobs to work with that tech. Except, sometimes technology ends up making a certain set of jobs obsolete. These jobs here, employed hundreds of not thousands around the world for a good deal of time. Then, one day, …

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20 Human Errors That Changed History

No matter how bad you screwed up at work today, it pales in comparison to some of these. We all make mistakes, it’s just human nature. Kind of like the time I got blackout drunk and thought the holes in my jeans were windows on a skyscraper. After moving my leg and thinking the “skyscrapers” were falling, I got so …

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