History In Pictures
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Even as medicine was rapidly improving, these downright scary or dangerous treatments were still lingering.
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The treatments prescribed by Simon Forman and Richard Napier were weird, ineffective, and often dangerous. Now you can read hundreds of their case notes online.
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In 1900, cocaine wasn’t just a drug – it was the drug that could cure anything that ailed a patient. Here’s how it came to be Americans’ medicine of choice in the first decade of the 20th century.
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London used to really stink—but cleaning it up made a world of difference in public health.
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"Ratto di Proserpina" is a large Baroque marble sculpture by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, made between 1621 and 1622. He was 23 when he completed this sculpture https://t.co/PIh8HrO9Tm
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'The West Wing' rose above early doubts to become one of most celebrated shows of its era, winning four consecutive Outstanding Drama Series Emmys.

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Thinker/scientist/activist W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard.

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The Poison Garden is full of things people shouldn’t even smell, let alone touch or eat.

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One of the most common early pranks was to send potential “fools” on impossible tasks—literally, on a fool’s errand—to look for a bucket of striped paint, for example. Here are seven other great historical pranks.
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With his gravelly baritone and colorful lyrics, Johnny Cash became one of the 1960s’ most prolific crossover artists, bridging the gap between country and early rock ‘n’ roll with a moody, bluesy flair.
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For April Fools' Day in 1957, the BBC convinced its viewers that spaghetti grows on trees.
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Watch as ruins across Europe transform back into the formidable forts and turreted castles they used to be, courtesy of a little modern-day magic.

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