Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924 [781 x 1,253]
Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924 [781 x 1,253] - Imgur
George Washington's dentures - One set can be seen at the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland. Despite legends, none of them would be made from wood. They were carved from hippopotamus and elephant ivory. Sometimes the teeth were set in gold. His dentures had gold springs to hold the upper and lower teeth together. #deltadental
The mystery of what happened to the Sodder children on Christmas Eve is still questioned by amateur sleuths trying to get to the bottom of this tragic story.
Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis
Nancy Wake - the White Mouse - Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis - Europe - World - The Independent
Upon his return to the surface, little Joshua told an elaborate story about a temple-like cavern that he saw. He mentioned that the entire thing was covered in seashells.
Cecilia Payne - the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.