In a horrific series of experiments, Nazis at Ravensbruck concentration camp amputated limbs from prisoners in useless attempts to transplant them onto other inmates. Many of the victims perished as a result.
A young JFK, on a tour of Europe just before the outbreak of war, where he bought "a dachshund of great beauty" in Germany. The dog became a mascot on the journey. We aren't aware that JFK had dachshunds while President however. SO AWESOME!
Coca-Cola, originally the ideal brain tonic. Coca-Cola is created by John Pemberton in Atlanta, GA, as a hangover cure and a stomach ache/headache remedy. Cocaine was an ingredient of Coke until 1904 when Congress banned it.
Picture of the Day: Waterspouts Over the AdriaticIn this phenomenal capture by Roberto Giudici, we see four waterspouts over the Adriatic Sea. The photograph was recently featured as the Earth Science Picture of the Day.
Scientists discover new exoplanets. This graphic depicts HD the first exoplanet caught passing in front of its parent star in X-rays. The inset contains the Chandra image of HD Alien Planet Eclipse Seen In X-Ray Light: A Cosmic First
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.