Father stares at severed hand and foot of his 5-year-old daughter, punishment for failing the daily rubber quota, Congo, 1904

A Congolese man stares at the severed hand and foot of his five-year-old daughter as punishment for failing to make the daily rubber quota, in Belgian Congo, 1904. This photo was taken by Alice Seeley Harris. The man was...

 

34 Strange Facts That Will Really Surprise You

We live in a strange world. Want more convincing? Here are some of the incredibly crazy, but true facts that you’ll want to tell people down the pub. 1. Talk about performance anxiety. viraltales 2. The real survivor man...

 

Watch What Happens When You Are Disrespectful At The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Credit: gwtoday.gwu.edu The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was first built in 1921 to honor soldiers who died in World War I but couldn’t be identified. The monument was expanded in 1931 and now honors all unknown soldiers....

 

45 Of The Most Famously Funniest Insults in History

We love gut-wrenching one-liners! We give you below some of the very best comebacks in human history that are so witty that they’ve outlived the person who delivered them. Enjoy and don’t forget to share! 1. via all-that-is-interesting...

 

The most expensive pocket watch in the world made for Marie Antoinette

The Queen never got a chance to admire the most expensive pocket watch ever made in the world. It was supposed to be a present for her. But the Breguet number 160 known as the “Marie-Antoinette” in the Queen’s...

 

The Apple Tree That Inspired Isaac Newton to Discover Gravity Is Still Alive and Well

Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643 in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, United Kingdom. He was an English mathematician, astronomer, and physicist widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time and...

 
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