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why medieval japanese people dye their teeth black

Why medieval Japanese people dye their teeth black - WTF fun facts

This is one of the most haunting pictures I have ever seen. Schoolgirls in gas masks, WWII. And all I can think of is "are you my mummy? Old Photos, Vintage Photos, John Thomas, Interesting History, Vintage Photography, People Photography, Photography Courses, Historical Photos, World War

Masao Horino Photography Exhibit in Tokyo

Gas Mask Parade, Tokyo, by Masao Horino Image Source: http://www.55museum.com/?p=16105 Back on March 23, I wrote about a couple of exhibits at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, which I hoped to visit on my trip to Tokyo. Well, it just so happened that I found the perfect day to go - typhoon rain and winds were headed for Tokyo, and people were warned to leave work early to avoid the weather. So, I took the Hibiya subway line to Ebisu Station, and viewed the Masao Horino exhibit…

This also happened to you in America Black people! I'm not talking about Native Americans! Look up Queen Califa! This did happen to Native Americans. What do you think a reservation is? Black History Facts, Black History Month, Black Power, African Diaspora, African American History, World History, Black People, Black Is Beautiful, Just In Case

10 Dark Secrets Australia Doesn't Want You To Know

When you think of dream destinations and places you would like to live, many people think of Australia! A beautiful country indeed with a clean image, no wars and a stable society. But scratch the surface and what you will find will shock you. Here is just 10 of Australia's darkest secrets! Please support the fight for justice and Aboriginal Independence at BLACKFULLA REVOLUTION on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ourcountryourchoice

It was also reported on by well-known individuals at the time. The eruption of Kakatao - WTF fun facts Wtf Fun Facts, True Facts, Funny Facts, Random Facts, Crazy Facts, Strange Facts, Random Things, Random Stuff, The More You Know

the eruption of kakatao wtf fun facts

The eruption of Kakatao - WTF fun facts

17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu has been the foremost leader in the effort to democratize the Southeast Asian nation as well as a courageous advocate for human rights and peaceful revolu Great Women, Amazing Women, Badass Women, People, Before Us, Women In History, Famous Women, Ladies Day, Powerful Women

17 Photos of History's Most Rebellious Women

In honor of International Women's Day, TIME looks at some unlikely revolutionaries, from Joan of Arc and Harriet Tubman to Russian punk-rockers.

Geisha 1910 - a maiko and her older sister sit for a photo. The maiko who is standing is making her debut We Are The World, People Of The World, Japanese Geisha, Vintage Japanese, Japan Art, Interesting History, Look At You, Studio Portraits, Japanese Culture

Geisha Number 2 and 3

A Beautiful dress being worn by the girl on the left. It may have been a bought tourist photo but nothing was marked on the back. It is not from a postcard and is printed of photographic paper. From a U.S. Soldiers estate picked up on eBay a few years ago. He served in the Caribbean and the South Pacific.

Second World War Allied prisoners working on the notorious Burma-Siam railway. Many thousands died during their ordeal Us Marines, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Bataan Death March, Prisoners Of War, Iwo Jima, Historical Pictures, Vietnam War, Pearl Harbor

WW2: Allied prisoners working on the notorious Burma-Siam railway. Many thousands died during their ordeal.

The leader of the Republic of China General Chiang Kai-shek standing next to the leader of the People’s Republic of China Mao Zedong, 1945 World History, World War Ii, Mao Zedong, Historia Universal, Asian History, World Leaders, The Republic, Taiwan, Laos

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong-(1893-1976) was a great Marxist, proletarian revolutionary, strategist and theorist, and the main founder and leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the People's Republic of China. Born into a peasant family on December 26, 1893, in Xiangtan, Hunan Province, he served in the insurgent Republican Army for half a year following the outbreak of the Revolution of 1911. Then he studied at Hunan First Teachers College from 1914 to…