A Roman gladiator arena that dates back 1,800 years was just discovered in Turkey. This massive amphitheater, which is still partly buried, measures over 300 feet in diameter and could have once held between 15,000 and 20,000 roaring fans. It also bears striking similarities to the Colosseum of Rome, including rows of seats that areContinue reading “The amphitheatre of death and entertainment….”
Cow shoes used by moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1924
The moment captured here is Elvis comforting his father after the death of his mother. 1958.
The Hulk Danish Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife, Dagmar, in an unforgettable picture from 1947. (Photo by Irving Penn)
On November 9, 1938, Los Angeles Kindergarten teacher Helen Hulick was arrested and put in jail for wearing pants in a courtroom. The 28-year-old school teacher wore slacks during a court appearance to testify against two men. After being arrested in the courtroom, her testimony was rescheduled and Hullick was ordered by Judge Arthur S.Continue reading “Thank you Helen….”
In the early 1900s, getting drunk and riding a pig was considered one of the most extreme sports known to man.
This is how Jeeps were shipped out during World War Two.
The Statue of Liberty’s head on exhibit at the Paris World’s Fair, 1878. The statue was completed in 1884 and shipped to New York in 1885. Is it me but does Charlton Heston and Planet of the Apes slip into your thoughts??
Victorian-era radiator with built-in bread proofer. 🤗
A man browses for books in the old Public library of Cincinnati. The building was demolished in 1955. Today an office building and a parking lot stand where it used to be.
This is beyond creepy and it needs to be stopped….the music in the video is apt…. The Commander in Chief should be renamed the Child Sniffer in Chief. Anyone else bothering children this way would be signing in daily at the police station……..
and America is not doing that but rather showing a bumbling, incoherent old man instead. No wonder China, Russia, Iran and now the Taliban are in fits laughing if this is the best America has to offer.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. (Windton Churchill). Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Britain when 80 years ago, on September 15, 1940, the RAF shot down more than 50 German aircraft in what proved to be a pivotal victory over theContinue reading “Battle of Britain Day…”