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Archive for November 24, 2013

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The Russian imperial family in 1913. Five years later, all of them would be shot at the hands of the Bolsheviks

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand with hunting party, circa 1890s

Is that sabertooth on the bottom right?

Is that sabertooth on the bottom right?

 

His assassination was when the world lost it’s innocence.

No wait, that was Lincoln’s assassination.

No wait, I mean the assassination of Henry IV of France.

Oh wait, I mean when Julius Caesar was knifed.

Meh. Never mind.


Annie Edson Taylor: the first person to survive going over the Niagara Falls in a barrel, and she did it on her 63rd birthday in 1901.

Hi, I'm Annie Taylor: Welcome to Jackass!!

Hi, I’m Annie Taylor: Welcome to Jackass!!