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In a time before alarm clocks became affordable and reliable, a knocker-up was hired to wake sleeping people so that they could get to work on time.

In a time before alarm clocks became affordable and reliable, a knocker-up was hired to wake sleeping people so that they could get to work on time.

The cathedral in Salamanca (Spain) was constructed in 1102 and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th century religious…

The cathedral in Salamanca (Spain) was constructed in 1102 and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th century religious…

Shackleton: The support party for the Southern Sledging Party (L-R): John Hunter, Herbert Murphy and Charles Laseron, 1912.

Shackleton: The support party for the Southern Sledging Party (L-R): John Hunter, Herbert Murphy and Charles Laseron, 1912.

Little boy helping his thirsty dog to get a drink from the drinking fountain • (photo: National Geographic)

Little boy helping his thirsty dog to get a drink from the drinking fountain • (photo: National Geographic)

semilost: “ Lumberjacks taken around 1901… ”

semilost: Lumberjacks taken around 1901…

Ralph Lincoln - 11th generation Lincoln - Imgur

Ralph Lincoln - 11th generation Lincoln

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