A sure way to get your sick baby to sleep in the 19th century! Victor’s Infant Relief contained some hard-hitting drugs like CHLOROFORM & CANNABIS. It was first introduced in the 1880s. Victor’s Infant Relief went out of circulation in the early 20th century.
Some things are worth recording for posterity, like this image of bloody diarrhea from a book by John Arderne published in 1425. The National Library in Stockholm houses the five meter long parchment script. Arderne is most famous for describing how to operate on anal fistulas.
VICTORIAN MERMAID. Forgeries like this were often made from monkey torsos & fish tails. They were displayed by showmen like P.T. Barnum to audiences who believed they were real. This one is on display at the Horniman Museum, London. It features real human hair. Disney lied to us!
More than 900 dead in Madagascar measles epidemic
Germany just launched the world's first hydrogen-powered train. It emits nothing but water and steam!
I am left. I've spent my entire adult life in progressive spaces. My husband is Jewish, born in Israel but lived in NYC since aged 6. Also of the left. It's our tribe, how we met, who our friends are, where we live. It's not where we feel welcome any longer.
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I knew some cuckoos are brood parasites and lay their eggs in other bird's nests. What I didn't know is that once the cuckoo egg hatches, the first thing it does is this.
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Beware the Brexit Monster: Dutch Businesses Get a Furry Blue Warning - The New York Times
For all those single guys out there, hangin' on the couch tonight: Happy valentine to you too! 😁
Please post the last photo that you took with your smartphone and on (Sola)
Terrorists will pay for Pulwama attack, says PM; delivers warning to Pak | india news | Hindustan Times
On this day in 1945, 40 American B-17s accidentally drop 152 tons of bombs on the city of Prague. More than 700 civilians are killed in the raid. The planes were supposed to have hit Dresden, more than 100 miles to the north. Aircrews blame the mishap on a navigation error.
Be like Bob!
Wow! Glad to see our development aid is benefiting the people of Niger. I can just feel a piece of the heavy burden of white colonial guilt lifted from my shoulders. 🤣
For future reference 😁
Thank God, help is on the way!
Ladies & Gents, I present to you “cocarettes” - CIGARETTES LACED WITH COCAINE - from the late 19th century. One company promised that they would "supply the place of food, make the coward brave, the silent eloquent and render the sufferer insensitive to pain.” Indeed. 🤪
Anyone from Montana on here? Anyone?
Another testimony about female oppression by hijab. Making the hijab a symbol of freedom is an insult to millions of women forced to wear it.
Katy Perry's 'Blackface' shoe pulled from the shelves due to backlash. 🤦♂️🤦♂️🤦♂️
This is Minnesota Women's Powerlifting State Champion. Jaycee set a new state record in women's bench and won best overall lifter. Jaycee was born male and took up weightlifting about a year ago and now dominates the state female rankings. 🤦♂️🤦♂️🤦♂️
A skull showing the effects of Syphilis. The outer and inner tables of the skull have been eroded, while the diploe – the layer in between – has become thickened.
It's been 40 years since the Islamic Revolution in #Iran. What has Iran achieved since?
Early radiologists would calibrate their X-ray machines by slowly sliding their hands through the beam in 30 sec intervals. This photo (c.1900) shows damage caused from radiation exposure - which often required finger amputation in the past.
This guy is hilarious and you might actually learn about electricity 😊
An ordinary photo of an egg just won one of the internet's most coveted titles, and it's a largely a mystery how it all happened.