Wikiquote (Aldous Huxley (Aldous Leonard Huxley (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. Huxley spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death..)
Wikipedia Photo: ● Ancient roman statue ● Detail of Head from Roman Statue of Antinous, credit Corbis ● Statue of Neptune, Trevi Fountain, Rome ● International Sand Sculpture Festival, FIESA 7 ancient Rome.
Great Fire of Rome; The Torches of Nero, by Henryk Siemiradzki. According to Tacitus, Nero targeted Christians as those responsible for the fire.
Wikipedia Image: Lithuania (Republic of Lithuania) is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. ● Trakai Island Castle Photo: ● Hill of Crosses (more than 50,000 crosses, not a cemetery) ● Vilnius ● Battle of Grunwald and Vytautas the Great in the centre.
Wikipedia Photo: Pastoral beauty of the Swiss Alps invites visitors to explore its fields and crag, by James P. Blairs / Bohemian Switzerland National Park is part of a larger geological formation known as the Elbe Sandstones, by Alexander Borais
Wikipedia Painting: "Examination of a Witch" in Salem; Salem Witchcraft Trials 1692
Wikipedia Photo: Nathan Hale, City Hall Park, New York
Wikipedia Image: Samuel Osgood - Post Office and the Constitution
Wikipedia Painting: First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln by Francis Bicknell Carpenter
Wikipedia Photo: Sharbat Gula in the front cover of the June 1985 issue of the magazine.
Wikipedia Painting: Queen Victoria's family in 1846 left to right: Prince Alfred and the Prince of Wales; the Queen and Prince Albert; Princesses Alice, Helena and Victoria, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Wikipedia Photo: 1919 Cleveland had eighteen steel mills in operation. Sixteen of those mills ceased operation once the steel strike began in September of 1919.
Wikipedia Photo: Jack Dempsey / Gene Tunney wearing his evening best. Library of Congress.
Wikipedia Photo: The Royal Castle in Warsaw on fire after being shelled by the Germans
Wikipedia Photo: World War II, The Holocaust. Sources: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum USHMM, History 1900s, Internet Masters of Education Technology IMET, Techno Friends, Veterans Today, Concern.
Wikipedia Photo: Ninth-highest: Nanga Parbat, a dangerous mountain to climb, is in the Kashmiri region of Gilgit–Baltistan in Pakistan
Wikipedia Photo: Iran–Iraq War (also known as the First Persian Gulf War and by various other names) was an armed conflict between the armed forces of Iraq and Iran, lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it the longest conventional war of the 20th century.
Wikipedia Photo: Qumran cave 4, in which ninety percent of the scrolls were found / Dead Sea Scrolls
Wikipedia Photo: ● Pan AM 747 ● U.S. Airways flight 1549 also known as the "Miracle on the Hudson" navigates an exit ramp near Burlington, New Jersey, June 5, 2011 ● Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane as a ferry pulls up to it after it landed in the Hudson River in New York, Reuters ● US Airways plane crashes into New York Hudson River, Photo: AP
Wikipedia Photo: Tamil school children.
Wikipedia Photo: Hadron Collider, Boston Globe.
Wikipedia Photo: Middle East satellite image, NASA. ● Camels are seen early morning on a beach in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. (Steve Crisp, Reuters) ● A portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad burns during clashes between rebels and Syrian troops in Selehattin, near Aleppo, on July 23, 2012. (Bulent Kilic, AFP / GettyImages) ● Egyptians gather in their thousands in Tahrir Square to mark the one year anniversary of the revolution on Jan. 25, 2012 in Cairo Egypt. Tens of thousands have gathered in the square on the first anniversary of the Arab uprising which toppled President Hosni Mubarak. (Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images) ● Black smoke rises above the Tehran skyline as supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi burn tires and other material in the streets as they fight running battles with police to protest the declared results of the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 13, 2009. (Ben Curtis, AP) ● The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. (Tsafrir Abayov, AP)