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Pics That Are So Poignant and Fascinating (42 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting   4 Apr 2017   / 6368 views

The Oldest Recorded Recipe (5,000 years old)

This is a recipe for Sumerian beer, dated to 3,000 BC. The beer is said to be very strong, with pieces of bread floating in it.

Scientists lit a hole filled with natural gas on fire in 1971, thinking it would burn for only a few days. The hole has been burning for the past 46 years and is called “The Door to Hell”

The speech that would have been given if the moon landings failed

A woman enjoys the Rijksmuseum one last time

Steve Aoki’s amazing studio

National Library of China

A map of all the pubs in the UK

Stephen King standing at the gate of his house in Bangor, Maine

The Undertaker retires from WWE after nearly 27 years following Roman Reigns defeat….30 Minutes After Wrestlemania Ended

“My biggest worry in life, as far as wrestling is concerned, is that I’m in the ring and some father who watched me for years takes his son and he goes, ‘You know son, this is The Undertaker here; wow, I wish you could have seen him when…’

That means it’s time for me to hang it up.

Hopefully the guys that I work with, they would tell me, ‘You know what, Take’? You might need to think about something…’ You know? Because I would hate to know that anybody ever [held] back to protect me. Because that’s not what I’m about. I’ve made my money and I’ve done well and all that. Why I wrestle now is because I enjoy this.

As long as I can go out and I can hang with our top guys, I got no reason to leave.”

500 year old Wreckage of the Swedish Warship Mars

The Mars sank on May 31, 1564, off the coast of a Swedish island called Öland. She came to rest on the seafloor tilted to her starboard, or right, side. Low levels of sediment, slow currents, brackish water, and the absence of a mollusk called a shipworm—responsible for breaking down wooden wrecks in other oceans in as little as five years—combined to keep the warship in remarkable condition.

Will Smith on Facebook: Lunch with my BFF’s… I missed my Uncle Phil today

You can now hang out in a replica of the bedroom from 2001: A Space Odyssey

Artist Simon Birch and architect Paul Kember have recreated the famous bedroom from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey as part of a larger art project called The 14th Factory in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Kember revealed that his uncles had worked on the actual set for Kubrick.

The Biggest Non-Government Employer in Each State

Cueva de los Cristales (Cave of Crystals), Mexico By Oscar Necoechea

The Secret of Success from the Perspective of the Rich, Middle Class & Poor

The Feet Of A Ballerina

A VPN provider, takes out a full page ad in The New York Time calling out 50 senators

Room full of male lawmakers, discussing taking away maternity coverage

Vanta black spray paint on a basket ball

1320 ton statue of the Chinese god of war; Guan Yu

Face of Fleeing Iraqi refugee girl

Gonzaga basketball players and the news anchor who interviewed them….I know what all of you are thinking

The other half of a theatre

Marble quarry in Turkey

Plans for a boobytrap whistle

In 1731 king Frederick I of Sweden set a taxidermist to work on his recently deceased lion. The problem – the taxidermist had never seen a lion before

Frederick I of Sweden received a lion as a gift from the Bey of Algiers, and was so enamored with the beast that when it died he tried to have the beast taxidermied.

The only trouble was that for whatever reason, the taxidermist was only given the pelt and the bones of the beast to work from. The story goes that the poor taxidermist, lacking the modern conveniences of Wikipedia and Google image search just didn’t have the find understanding of large feline bone structure to put together a convincing facsimile. What you see below is the result.

Newly proposed skyscraper in NYC

A young Conan O’Brien

Where tectonic plates meet in Iceland

Log of who’s paying for the wall

Iron Mike

In Brazil a woman threatened to commit suicide so the bus drivers did this to prevent her

Wilt Chamberlain working as a bellhop at Kutsher’s Country Club in the Catskills, NY 1954

A copy of the Mona Lisa painted along side Da Vinci by his apprentice. Unlike the original, however, the paint was preserved showing what the famous painting would have looked like in 1517

This is Maggie, the worlds oldest dog, and her owner. She passed away today at the age of 30

Ken Doll Prison Shank confiscated by London Metropolitan Police

325mm and 405mm rims used in Formula 1

Cristiano Ronaldo is getting an airport named after him in his native Madeira Islands, and to commemorate the ceremony, a bust was unveiled of the Real Madrid star

Rugby player Sam Whitelock  6′ 8″ 269 llbs

Formula 1 Steering Wheel













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#20 because men don't know anything about how insurance coverage works, just like women don't know anything about science and mathematics or presidenting which is why there are no women presidents! See, it all makes sense!
       











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