And this, people, is why you shouldn't beat your child (any more than you have to) ...
"She [Stalin's mother] once asked her son, 'Joseph, what exactly are you now?'
He replied, 'do you remember the ... read more
The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number.
Why was that gauge used? Because that's the way they built them in England, and Engl... read more
Things were a lot more freely-moving back then. And the kids seemed to be having fun. Reminds me of Russian traffic today, only they have slightly newer forms of transportation now. :)
via ... read more