The silence of a thinking man

Humilibus Humana

whereangelsfear:

Her hair was black and her eyes were blue

Autochrome photographs of The Claddagh, Galway by Marguerite Mespoulet and Madeleine Mignon, 1913

Johannes van Loon. Illustrations for Harmonia Macrocosmica by Andreas Cellarius. Star Atlas. 1660.

(Source: magictransistor, via historicaltimes)

animus-inviolabilis:

Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlight
Ma Yuan
Early 13th century, Southern Song dynasty

animus-inviolabilis:

Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlight

Ma Yuan

Early 13th century, Southern Song dynasty

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Three Bad Habits Studying World War One Has Given Us

bantarleton:

I’ve noticed all of these down the years, but it’s only just clicked how much a problem they are. They can be applied to most other historical periods as well.

Modern Man’s Superiority Complex:

Hindsight is a wonderful thing, but it’s also a double-edged sword. Looking back on…

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peashooter85:

Real life historical figures who would make great Bond villains, part II.
Victoriano Huerta, President (military dictator) of Mexico from 1913 to 1914.  Overthrown during the Mexican Revolution.

peashooter85:

Real life historical figures who would make great Bond villains, part II.

Victoriano Huerta, President (military dictator) of Mexico from 1913 to 1914.  Overthrown during the Mexican Revolution.

nowyoukno:

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Well the date may be somewhat of.

nowyoukno:

Source for more facts follow NowYouKno

Well the date may be somewhat of.

historicaltimes:

Telephone Tower in Stockholm, c.1890s. The tower connected about 5000 telephone lines from 1897-1913, and the tower stood until it was deemed unsafe from fire damage in 1953

historicaltimes:

Telephone Tower in Stockholm, c.1890s. The tower connected about 5000 telephone lines from 1897-1913, and the tower stood until it was deemed unsafe from fire damage in 1953

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tryppi:

Breathtaking

tryppi:

Breathtaking

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historicaltimes:

Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him, c. 1840’s. One of the earliest examples of photobombing.

historicaltimes:

Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him, c. 1840’s. One of the earliest examples of photobombing.

mapsontheweb:

Map Posted on Twitter by Canada’s NATO Delegation with the caption “Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine”

mapsontheweb:

Map Posted on Twitter by Canada’s NATO Delegation with the caption “Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine

monetizeyourcat:

magicpottybaby:

sizvideos:

TL;DR : Watch this incredible story in video

holy fuck! so how did the penguins taste?????

this is the cutest video in the entire world. this seal is just so afraid for this dumb weird baby she thinks she’s found out in the ocean. have a bird. have another bird. no, see, eat the bird! the bird is food! why won’t this stupid baby eat. open your mouth you idiot baby i will feed you bird if it’s the last thing i do

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mapsontheweb:

The British, Roman and Mongol Empire in one map

mapsontheweb:

The British, Roman and Mongol Empire in one map

(Source: reddit.com)

thivus:

rare image of vladimir putin absorbing the life force of a small child

thivus:

rare image of vladimir putin absorbing the life force of a small child

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