Jack Churchill Who Killed Nazis with a Sword and a Longbow. [...] Churchill also carrried a Scottish claybeg broadsword with him at all times, and you've really got to love a guy who didn't have a problem battling machin-gun-toting Nazi storm troopers with a pair of fifteenth century weapons.
Dragon blood tree, Socotra Archipelago, Arabian Sea. Shape is an adaptation to dry conditions with little soil. Has berries that birds eat and loses leaves every 4 yrs. But BEST OF ALL, the sap is red and is a stimulant. Sometimes used in ritual magic.
In 1850, a Farmer Found a Secret Village Older Than The Great Pyramids of Egypt, Skara Brae aka the “Scottish Pompeii” Archaeologists estimate that 50-100 people lived in the village. The houses were connected to each other by tunnels. Each house could be closed off with a stone door.
1838. The first photograph of a human being. The exposure time for the image was around seven minutes, and although the street would have been busy with traffic and pedestrians, it appears deserted. Everything moving was too fast to register on the plate. The exception is the man at the lower-left.