150 Year Old Victorian Prosthetic Hand - Imgur...looks like from the Terminator...
Silver vinaigrette, Europe, 1701-1900 | "Like pomanders, vinaigrettes could be used as a vessel to hold strong smelling substances to be sniffed should the user be passing through a particularly smelly area. At a time when miasma theories of disease – the idea that disease was carried by foul air – were dominant, carrying a vinaigrette was considered a protective measure."
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"Well try it if you must, Gladys! But I tell you, you'll never get ME up in one of those things!"
Teddy Roosevelt's diary entry from the day his wife died. He never spoke of her death again. #archives #archivists #Roosevelt
"In December 1998, a common octopus was captured in Matoya Bay, Japan, which had a whopping 96 tentacles. The unusual octopus had the normal 8 appendages attached to the body, but each one of those branched out to form the extra tentacles. The specimen survived for five months after its capture, and even laid eggs, which hatched into normal 8 tentacled octopi. Upon its death, the 96-tentacled octopus was preserved and now remains on permanent display at the Shima Marineland Aquarium in…
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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered u...