Amazing Finds (20 pics)

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This is what Albert Einstein's desk looked like the day he died:

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Specifically on April 18, 1955.

This is how incredibly small a hummingbird feather is:

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This picture, taken in 1925, shows the passengers on an Imperial Airways flight watching one of the first in-flight movies ever:

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They're watching a silent film called The Lost World

This is Stephen Taylor, the man with the world's longest tongue:

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On Feb. 7, 1984, Bruce McCandless II performed the first-ever untethered space walk, and folks, it looks absolutely terrifying:

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Before you could just put everything into the Notes app on your iPhone, some people used metal grocery lists to do their shopping:

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Some chickens lay eggs with white yolks:

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This is what a $1,000 bill looks like:

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It was first put into circulation in 1928. That's Grover Cleveland's big mug on the front.

This is the safety net that was installed under the Golden Gate Bridge during its construction in the 1930s. The net saved 19 people through the duration of the work:

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The 19 men who were saved by the net became known as the "Halfway to Hell Club."

This is what a baby pigeon looks like:

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This is the pistol Gavrilo Princip used to kill Archduke Franz Ferdinand and set off World War I:

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This pistol led to the deaths of over 16 million people.

This colorized picture of Ramses II's Great Temple at Abu Simbel in Egypt, taken circa 1865, shows just how enormous the colossal statues in front of the entrance are:

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From Wonders of the Past, Volume II, 1933–34.

Here's another angle:

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While we're on the subject of incredible Egyptian art, this is a 3,000-year-old ancient Egyptian painter's palette, complete with six different colors:

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It's from the reign of Amenhotep III, circa 1390 BCE.

This X-ray, taken by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, is the first X-ray ever:

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This is Steven Spielberg on top of Bruce, the animatronic shark that, well, played Jaws in Jaws:

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This is Emma Morano, the last living person to have been born in the 1800s:

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Emma, born in 1899, died at the age of 117 in 2017 after a short reign as the oldest person alive. She's also, obviously, the last person to have lived in three different centuries.

This is what Chicago's Eureka Building looked like after a winter fire was put out by the Fire Department:

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Cars in Canada's Northwest Territories have polar bear license plates:

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This is a REAL picture of the moon crossing in front of the Earth:

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