This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. In 1922, at the University of Toronto, scientists went to a hospital ward with children who were comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. Imagine a room full of parents sitting at the bedside waiting for the inevitable death of their child. The scientists went fromContinue reading “A medical miracle…”
The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water, 1936.
A Peruvian elongated skull with metal surgically implanted after returning from battle, estimated to be from about 2000 years ago. The broken bone surrounding the repair is tightly fused together indicating it was a successful surgery.
What is now the Las Vegas strip, 1955
The first photo was taken in the early 1900s, the second photo was taken in the early 2000s The Arctic then and now.
Actual photograph of United States Army Medic Desmond T. Doss standing on top of Hacksaw Ridge during World War II, Okinawa, 1945Incredibly, Doss single-handedly saved the lives of 75 wounded infantrymen while under heavy fire. He is also the inspiration for the film “Hacksaw Ridge”
Eugene Bullard was born in Columbus, Georgia, in 1895, the seventh child of a Black father and a Native American mother. By his teens, tired of racial discrimination and having witnessed his father’s near lynching, he stowed away on a ship bound for Europe, where he settled in Paris and became a boxer. When WorldContinue reading “Lets celebrate a hero…”