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1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

Uniformed Letter Carrier with Child in Mailbag

Description: This city letter carrier posed for a humorous photograph with a young boy in his mailbag. After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples. Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer…

Twin born before and after her brother - WTF fun facts

twin born before and after her brother

Twin born before and after her brother - WTF fun facts

Grasshopper shot near Miles City Mont 1937.

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Ground Zero. How come I've never seen this photo? In any case it still makes me sad.

WTC 9/11

Ground Zero, New York City, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2001) -- An aerial view shows only a small portion of the crime scene where the World Trade Center collapsed following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. Surrounding buildings were heavily damaged by the debris and massive force of the falling twin towers. Clean-up efforts are expected to continue for months. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Eric J. Tilford. (RELEASED)

In 1705,Margorie McCall died  was buried after a LONG wake. That night, grave robbers exhumed her. They attempted to cut her finger off to remove a ring but while cutting into her finger, Marge came to  they bounced. She got out of the coffin  walked home.She knocked on the door just as her family gathered at her home.  Deep in grief, her hubby said “if your mother were still alive, I’d swear that was her knock.” He opened the door  she was there, very much alive. He fainted dead away.

10 Horrifying Premature Burials - Listverse

Being buried prematurely is one of the most terrifying of all fears. Edgar Allan Poe wrote about it and it has been the subject matter of many horror movies. Surprisingly real life cases of this terrible mistake are more common than one might think. Years ago when embalming wasn’t as common and because of inferior

The Sword in the Stone at Montesiepi Chapel #history #legend

The Sword in the Stone at Montesiepi Chapel

This sword isn't waiting for a king to pull it out. It was placed there by a saint.

some facts about the 1500s: Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell… Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married.

1500's Fun Facts & Popular Sayings -

Fun Facts About the 1500's - Popular Sayings Explained Below we have some fun facts about the 150...

On Monday, December 13, 1920, it’s reported that brothers Jason and Jimmy Garret found a “treasure map” stuck to a tree with a knife. Based on their parent’s account, the boys weren’t believed and were promptly sent outside. The above picture was slipped under the front door of the Garret farmhouse one year later. No map was ever found and neither boy was ever seen again.

On Monday, December 13, 1920, it’s reported that brothers Jason and Jimmy Garret found a “treasure map” stuck to a tree with a knife. Based on their parent’s account, the boys weren’t believed and were promptly sent outside. The above picture was slipped under the front door of the Garret farmhouse one year later. No map was ever found and neither boy was ever seen again.

The Bell Witch Cave - The Legend of the Bell Witch is probably the most well verified haunting in the history of the USA. Even U.S. President Andrew Jackson experienced this entity in person. Said after the encounter - he would rather fight the entire British Army than fight the Bell Witch! (Adams, Tennessee)

10 Creepy Places in America

There are just too many creepy places in America for this list to be the top 10, but these 10 destinations are all near the top of the list in terms of all-in-all creep factor. With Halloween fast approaching this list is appropriate and if you live near any of the places you may want to take a visit and see what you have been missing. From an axe murder's home to a witch's cave and a ghostly cemetery you are sure to find something to send chills up your spine. Doing research I came across…

WTF fun facts

how poisonous is the newt

How poisonous is the Newt? - WTF fun facts

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

Odd History (23 photos) | KLYKER.COM

A collection of interesting, mostly morbid things to ponder.

Fishing in Hawk’s Lake near Clarkson, Minnesota in 1971, Jim Hughes, 16, landed what he thought was a ‘really big, ugly fish.’ He dropped it after unhooking it when it said, ‘Hurts! Hurts!’ in a clear, deep voice. It then slid back into the lake. Pic taken by his brother, Bill Hughes, 19, who said he heard it too. Both claimed it had ‘man-like hands with fingers—and blue eyes.’ It scared the 'holy crap’ out of them.

Fishing in Hawk’s Lake near Clarkson, Minnesota in 1971, Jim Hughes, 16, landed what he thought was a ‘really big, ugly fish.’ He dropped it after unhooking it when it said, ‘Hurts! Hurts!’ in a clear, deep voice. It then slid back into the lake. Pic taken by his brother, Bill Hughes, 19, who said he heard it too. Both claimed it had ‘man-like hands with fingers—and blue eyes.’ It scared the 'holy crap’ out of them.

These 16 Famous Photos Are Not What You Thought. The Real Versions Show The Truth.

These 16 Famous Photos Are Not What You Thought. The Real Versions Show The Truth.

16,953 points • 230 comments - These 16 Famous Photos Are Not What You Thought. The Real Versions Show The Truth. - 9GAG has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food, memes, cute, fail, wtf photos on the internet!

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A pediatric brain surgeon in Colorado removed a small foot growing inside the brain of a 3-day old.

I Never Metatarsal I Didn't Like

A pediatric brain surgeon in Colorado removed a small foot growing inside the brain of a 3-day old. The cause was possibly thought to be from a fetal twin that began to form within another. The baby...