Lost in History: 8 Photos That Shed New Light on Our PastBy Vika https://pictolic.com/en/article/lost-in-history-8-photos-that-shed-new-light-on-our-past
While many animals rely on other senses—such as smell in dogs or hearing in bats—humans depend on sight. We build our lives around visual cues and use them to find food, mates, and shelter, as well as more complex activities like parenting.
Simply put, our brain remembers images most easily. What we see has a profound effect on what we do, how we feel, and who we are. So, since visuals are essential to our learning, let's do just that, shall we?
1. In 1922, scientists entered a ward with dying children, all in comatose diabetic ketoacidosis, and injected them with a new drug (insulin). Before they had time to give an injection to the last one in the ward, the first one woke up. One by one, all the children woke up from their diabetic coma. The room of death and darkness has become a place of joy and hope.
2. She was 11 when World War I started, 36 when World War II started, 74 when Star Wars came out, and 116 when Covid-19 started. And her name is Kane Tanaka, she became the oldest person in the world at the age of 118.
3. Spanish flu, 1918 Family portrait.
4. More than 140 years ago, people took stupid pictures of their pets, in 1875.
5. A newborn lamb snuggles up to a boy, 1940.
6. Marlene Dietrich was detained at a train station in Paris in 1933 for violating the ban on women wearing trousers.
7. A dad demonstrates his skills to the surprise of his young daughter in Melbourne, Australia, in the 1940s.
8. Albert Einstein in fluffy slippers, the 1950s.