Secret historical meaning of Mercedes – Benz logo

…had created a car in 1900 called Mercedes. When he joined forces with Daimler’s DMG (Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft) and Benz’s company, they came to be known as Mercedes-Benz. The logo originally was a four-point star. In 1909, both a three-point and a four-point star were registered as company trademarks and legally protected; however, since 1910, only the three-point star has been used. While in use since 1910, there have been many…

Stonehenge was rebuilt in XX century

…t much of what we see at Stonehenge hasn’t been touched in some way”. And historical research student Brian Edwards, who recently revealed that the nearby Avebury Monument had been totally rebuilt, has found rare pictures of Stonehenge being restored. He said: “It has been as if Stonehenge had been historically cleansed”. A million visitors a year are awe-struck as they look back in time into another age and marvel at the…

The Mugshot of Hermann Goering

…or a Parliament or a Communist dictatorship. Gilbert: There is one difference. In a democracy, the people have some say in the matter through their elected representatives, and in the United States only Congress can declare wars. Göring: Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the…

During the Holocaust an 11 year old Moshe Peer survived at least 6 times in gas chambers!

…of bread and some coloured water. After the war, Peer was reunited with his father in Paris and the family moved to Israel. Peer’s four children were born in Israel, but after serving in the Israeli army in a number of wars, Peer moved to Montreal in 1974. But what he is most bitter about is the way the rest of world stood by and let it happen. “No one told the Germans not to do it. They had the permission of world,” he said….

Soviet Union Marshal commissioned “White Coke” because he was embarrassed to be seen drinking real coke in public

…een drinking Coca-Cola in public, as it was regarded in the Soviet Union as a symbol of American imperialism. The colorless version of Coca-Cola was bottled using straight, clear glass bottles sporting a white cap with a red star in the middle. The bottle and the cap were produced by the Crown Cork and Seal Company in Brussels. The first shipment of White Coke consisted of 50 cases. A practical consequence of White Coke was circumvention of the…

The most bizarre deaths of Victorian age

…for a considerable time without much air has long been a popular belief and was unfortunately proved to be a fact in the present instance,” noted the Manchester Evening News, “for the mouse began to tear and bite inside the man’s throat and chest, and the result was that the unfortunate fellow died after a little time in horrible agony.” Crushed by his own invention Sam Wardell couldn’t afford to oversleep. He was…