[OC] New Carlton Burying Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland. The watchtower was meant to stop people from digging bodies to sell them to the local university, which needed ten times more cadavers than they could get from executed criminals in 1820. More interesting info in comments.

[OC] New Carlton Burying Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland. The watchtower was meant to stop people from digging bodies to sell them to the local university, which needed ten times more cadavers than they could get from executed criminals in 1820. More… Continue Reading

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica, in victory, and looking down at the ground, presumably at her fallen opponent [1200×1958]

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica,… Continue Reading

“Full pound burger” with 2x 250g ground beef, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, BBQ and Sour cream, together with fresh “Cole slaw” and potato wedges (outside of picture). I was barely able to get it down

“Full pound burger” with 2x 250g ground beef, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, BBQ and Sour cream, together with fresh “Cole slaw” and potato wedges (outside of picture). I was barely able to get it down

‘To the Rest of the World, It’s History Now’ – New York City’s MetroCards will soon feature a vivid reminder of the 9/11 attacks: photos from ground zero of firefighters, police officers and aid workers.

‘To the Rest of the World, It’s History Now’ – New York City’s MetroCards will soon feature a vivid reminder of the 9/11 attacks: photos from ground zero of firefighters, police officers and aid workers.