Tsunami Stud

In 2011, Japan was faced with a huge earthquake and the following devastating tsunami. Hideaki Akaiwa (b 1968) found out that his house (including his wife trapped in an air bubble) is below 3 meters (10 ft) of water.

The Bloody Code

In Victorian England (during the mid to late 1800s), there were 222 crimes which could get you hanged.

Black Ottoman Fighter Pilot

Captain Ahmet Ali Çelikten (1883–1969) was arguably the World’s first black fighter pilot. He was born in Izmir (now Turkey) and flew missions in World War 1 for the Ottoman Empire from 1916 to 1918. We are not responsible for the contents of external links. Full disclaimer can be found here. Information sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmet_Ali_%C3%87elikten Photo Credits / Sources: By NA …

Vasa: Long before the Titanic

In 1625, King Gustav II Adolph of Sweden ordered his people to build the greatest warship ever. Three years later, the  set sail.