Radu Alexander

Radu Alexander

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Freelance writer interested in history, science and nature. When you're not pinning, you'll see my work on Listverse, IFLScience, Cracked, WhatCulture and more.
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Annie Oakley, one of the best sharpshooters of the Old West.

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Loveland Potato Hoax

The Mammoth Potato Hoax of Loveland, Colorado, B. Swan was a proud potato farmer who claimed to have grown a potato that was 13 pounds and 8 ounces. Thorndyke, editor of the Loveland.

The Hindenburg in 1936. People forget that before its infamous demise, the Hindenburg had 17 successful transatlantic flights between Nazi Germany and America - 10 Images from the History of Flight

LZ 129 Hindenburg was a large German commercial passenger-carrying rigid airship, the lead ship of the Hindenburg class, the longest class .

British sailors posing in front of the Palace of the Sultanate of Zanzibar. It took place after the Anglo-Zanzibar War of 1896, the shortest war in history lasting roughly 40 minutes.

British sailors posing in front of the Palace of the Sultanate of Zanzibar. It took place after the Anglo-Zanzibar War of the shortest war in history lasting roughly 40 minutes.

The Javan tiger went extinct in the 20th century.

The Javan tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica) is an extinct tiger subspecies that inhabited the Indonesian island of Java until the It was one of the three subspecies limited to islands.

"Fight of the Century" Between first black Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson and former champion James J. Jeffries.

July 1910 - Jack Johnson, aged stopped former champion James J. Jeffries in a technical knockout in their world heavyweight championship fight in Reno, Nevada. Jeffries, aged had come out of retirement in an attempt to dethrone Johnson.

The Sun as it is now compared to how big it will get when it turns into a red giant.

Dwarf Star -- Just about every star is a dwarf star! Because most stars are on the main sequence (which means almost all have luminosities below sols), and only a tiny handful of main sequence stars are more massive than 20 sols.

Roald Amundsen and his team becoming the first to reach the South Pole.

First expedition to the South Pole: 5 things you probably didn't know about Roald Amundsen's trip to the Antarctic