Spanish flu, the pandemic that killed 50 million, started in China - but may have spread via Canada. The flu from China spread via trainloads of labourers passing through Canada to Europe, historian Humphries argues.
The 1912 photograph of a boy who injured his hand working in a textile factory by social reformer Lewis Hine made the boy, Giles Edmund Newsom, the face of child labor in the U.S. Sympathy for his circumstances spurred efforts to safeguard children from such work.
7 reasons why having sex during pregnancy is great for your health Here is why having sex during pregnancy is a good idea. For most women (and some men too) sex and pregnancy dont go together. This is because right from the start there have been a lot of myths harboured among expectant couples about pregnancy-sex. However one should know that sex during pregnancy isnt off-limits and in no way can cause any damage to the baby or the mother. In reality sex during pregnancy has a host of…
Heinrich Himmler visits the Mauthausen concentration camp in April 1941. Obsessed with "efficiency" of the killing business, Himmler was interested in every minute detail during such visits. Always surrounded by a throng of SS officers, he insisted on getting an answer immediately -- and thus every commandant would mobilize his entire staff for a Himmler visit. The apotheosis of organized mass murder.
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