The last of the women with bound feet: Chinese women with the smallest feet were given the greatest chance of living a life of luxury and wealth but the process and results were agonising and dangerous.
When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids
The oldest REAL knitting (formed on two sticks by pulling loops through loops) we've got is 'Coptic socks' from Egypt, dating to around the year 1000 CE, done in shades of white and indigo, in stockinette, knit out of cotton
An article about the death of Marilyn Monroe, published in the Greensboro Daily News newspaper (Greensboro, North Carolina), 6 August 1962. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “On This Day in History: Marilyn Monroe Found Dead.” https://blog.genealogybank.com/on-this-day-in-history-marilyn-monroe-found-dead.html
'Oh, Kylie! What did you do? Next time, please don’t...': What mother told Military Cross hero daughter who twice braved hails of bullets to tend war wounded
Lance Corporal Kylie Watson, is one of only four women in history to have been awarded the Military Cross. Just she showed exceptionally bravery as a medic in Helmand Province. (Ty for your service Lance Corporal!
The LaLaurie House. A house of horrors and haunts. a macabre history of cruelty. Madame LaLaurie tortured and killed her slaves and possibly others. She was featured as a character in American Horror Story: Coven.