From the recently released high quality GARF albums: Grand Duchess Maria
An ancient Egyptian “griffin” with the body of a leopard, head of a hawk, wings, and a human head on its back (because… Why not?).
From the tomb of the Middle Kingdom provincial governor Khnumhotep at Beni Hassan.
The Jewish Community in Ansbach, Germany gathers for a wedding. The bride and groom had both been recently liberated from the camps. Germany, 1946.
21st July 2007 - The last Harry Potter novel is published.
'GERMS make nerous and physicl wrecks of normal women'
- Interesting advert from the 1920’s.
April Fools Day: World War 1 - 1915.
On April 1, 1915, in the midst of World War I, a French aviator flew over a German camp and dropped what appeared to be a huge bomb. The German soldiers immediately scattered in all directions, but no explosion followed. After some time, the soldiers crept back and gingerly approached the bomb. They discovered it was actually a large football with a note tied to it that read, “April Fool!”
I’ve got a doctors appointment at 4.20. Blaze it.
Apparantly Monica and Rachel were aged 23 in Season 1 of Friends. I’m 24, still living with my parents and playing the Mulan soundtrack on repeat. christ.
Frankly, our ancestors don’t seem much to brag about. I mean, look at the state they left us in, with the wars and broken planet. Clearly, they didn’t care about what would happen to the people who came after them.
—most under appreciated quote in Mockingjay (via leftgreatperhapsless)