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What Are the Most Insanely Daring Stunts Since Evel Knievel?

What Are the Most Insanely Daring Stunts Since Evel Knievel?

Ask almost any daredevil, stunt performer or extreme-sports athlete since the 1970s who provided their greatest inspiration and the name Evel Knievel inevitably leaps to mind. In his career as a motorcycle-jumping daredevil, Knievel dreamed big, performed fearlessly—and had the 433 broken bones to prove it.

Side view of SMS Scharnhorst

Side view of SMS Scharnhorst

Side view of SMS Scharnhorst SMS Scharnhorst was a modern armoured cruiser used as the flagship of Admiral von Spee at the battles of Coronel and the Falklands.

This Day In History: 04/27/4977 BC - Kepler's Creation Date

This Day In History: 04/27/4977 BC - Kepler's Creation Date

The first Social Security check was mailed, Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant was born, the Universe was supposedly created, and Vladimir Putin visits Israel during the Middle East crisis in This Day in History video. The date is April 27th. Ida May Fuller received the first Social Security check for no other reason than her name was first on the list.

108 Stupas

108 Stupas

The monument of The One Hundred and Eight Stupas in Ningxia, China, was begun during the time of the Western Xia Kingdom (1038-1227 CE) with construction continuing afterwards, and additions made at...

Historical color photographs of Germany from 1900

Historical color photographs of Germany from 1900

Using the photochrome technique, used to bring out color in black and white photographs, art curator and author Karin Lelonek, documentary filmmaker Sabine Arquéla and designer Mark Walter, created "Germany around 1900", a book that takes us through a colorful journey through Germany before the world wars.

Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana: A Treasure Trove of Ancient Manuscripts

Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana: A Treasure Trove of Ancient Manuscripts

The main public square of the Italian city of Venice is the Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square). Around this square are some of the most recognizable buildings in Venice.