History In Pictures
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It's worth millions, but George Raveling has no plans to sell it.
For one contender, 116 out of 116 critics hated it.
The blueprints for his "Murder Castle" included 51 doorways that opened to brick walls.
Well, at least the ones that were vocal about their phobia (and made plans to avoid being buried alive.)
The most startling memorial to the Holocaust may also be the easiest to miss.
Make it stop!
You can find beauty and fashion tips almost anywhere, but few compare to those from the Queen of Style herself—Marie Antoinette. Many of her beauty secrets were so effective, they’re still used by women today. https://t.co/eMsY4gI4bZ
How many other treasure troves are sitting behind locked doors and bricked-up walls, just waiting to be discovered?https://t.co/wuViTQlUCt
William C. Minor was a surgeon, a veteran, and a murderer. He was a sex addict, a reformed deist, and (most likely) a paranoid schizophrenic. He was also one of the greatest outside contributors to the Oxford English Dictionary.
You don't want to find out the hard way.
Einstein at the Grand Canyon, 1922. Photo by Eugene Omar Goldbeck. https://t.co/XrLCVjawNv
The Cobains, early 90s. https://t.co/2OQpN7ofPq
Love a good novel-ty toliet. https://t.co/HMVqYscOUl
England’s royal past is full of rule-breakers and convention-changers.
In 1958, doctors told him that a single sneeze could have ended his life.
Unknown man with afro, 1973 https://t.co/f32V2kTeOm
Aerial view of Woodstock, 1969 https://t.co/qfN1nS3yuk
On January 15, 1919—101 years ago today—Boston suffered one of history’s strangest disasters: a devastating flood of molasses.
One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading—and that doesn't stop after you've been published. https://t.co/5ZwuIJpVnh
Back in the day, if a man’s loop was missing, it meant he was dating someone.
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