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In Imperial China it was customary for individuals of high social standing to grow their fingernails to excessive lengths. The impractical length of the fingernails demonstrated that they had no functional use for their hands i.e. manual work. Women of the Imperial court would often adorn their fingernails with protective, ornate guards.

Li Ching-Yuen or Li Ching-Yun was a Chinese herbalist, martial artist and tactical advisor, known for his supposed extreme longevity. He claimed to be born in while disputed records suggest (Source: Wiki)

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Odessa’s Lenin statue has been officially transformed into Darth Vader - Quartz

Cantonese pirate Ching Shih (1775-1844) left prostitution to terrorize the China Sea with a fleet of 1,800 ships & more than 80,000 pirates. She was so powerful that the Chinese emperor offered her amnesty. So she took her loot, opened a gambling house & lived happily for a further 34 years.

Ching Shih was a nineteenth century woman pirate who expected strict discipline from her buccaneers and imposed upon them a code of behavior expected strict discipline from her buccaneers and imposed upon them a code of behavior.

1953. Sergeant Frank Prayton takes care of a two weeks old cat during the War of Korea

Vintage photo-soldier feeding tiny kitten Vintage Kitty - Korea, ca 1953 - Sergeant Frank Praytor adopts Miss Hap, an abandoned kitten. Sergeant Praytor named her Miss Hap "Because she was born in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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18 Giant Skeletons And Pyramids Found In Wisconsin-Scientists are remaining stubbornly silent about a lost race of giants found in burial mounds near Lake Delavan, Wisconsin, in May

This eye opening truth about long hair may surprise you

An eye-opening truth about long hair which may surprise you.(not me-the only time Native Americans cut their hair-in my family anyway-is when someone close to them dies)

12 year old survivor, Ruth Becker...died in 1990 and had her ashes scattered at sea, directly over the Titanic wreck.

12 year old survivor, Ruth Becker.died in 1990 and had her ashes scattered at sea, directly over the Titanic wreck. the-unsinkable-ship

A rescue worker comforting a very small child amid air raid damage - WWII England

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, [[MORE]] Sweetest picture! Soldier comforting a very small child. I just broke down.

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In 1945, 18-year-old Princess Elizabeth convinced her father that she should be allowed to contribute directly to the war effort. She joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) where she was known as Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor, trained as a driver, and drove a military truck while she served.

Princess Elizabeth II in the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) where she trained as a military truck driver. This training was the first time she had been taught together with other students.

"Do you realize the magnitude of the miracle?” Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, 80, bears B14594; Anshel Udd Sharezky, 81, was B14595; and Jacob Zabetzky, 83, was B14597. “We were strangers standing in line in Auschwitz, we all survived different paths of hell, and we met in Israel,” Mr. Sharezky said. "We stand here together now after 65 years."

A Tattoo to Remember

“Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, bears Anshel Udd Sharezky, was and Jacob Zabetzky, was “We were strangers standing in line in.

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