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Historic Battlefields Then And Now

Historic Battlefields Stalingrad Comparison

The setting of the Battle Of Stalingrad, then and now. Source: NNM (left) and LiveJournal (right)

Battles are actually unusual in military history. It’s far more common for one side to be willing or able to fight and for the other side to collapse at once or wage a guerrilla war than it is for rival armies to roll the dice on a few confrontations. Battles are what happen when both sides actually show up armed and looking for trouble.

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The Earth Strikes Back: Five Places Reclaimed by Nature

Reclaimed By Nature Pakistan Spiders

Sindh, Pakistan. Image Source: Flickr

The world is brimming with more than seven billion people. As the human population continues to rise, land and resources are increasingly engorged and it’s starting to look as if nature has a grim future. But, even on a planet blanketed by concrete and steel, plants and animals still find a way to survive and, in some cases, thrive. Be it because of natural disaster of hasty decisions, these places demonstrate what happens when the earth is reclaimed by nature.

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Soldiers Gaze At The “Riches” Of War In 1917

Battle Of Arras

In just over a month, the Battle of Arras claimed nearly 300,000 lives. In April 1917, British, Canadian, South African, New Zealand, Newfoundland and Australian troops head to the French city of Arras, where they attacked German defenses. Following initial gains on behalf of the British, the battle quickly collapsed into a stalemate – a defining feature of War War One – where it remained until the middle of May.

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Back To School: 50+ Vintage School Photos Of Your Favorite Entertainers

The end of summer has arrived, and kids are packing up their Ninja Turtle lunch boxes (do they still have those?) and L.L. Bean embroidered backpacks and heading back to school. To celebrate the season, we’re throwing it back—waaaay back—with these celebrity school photos.

Everyone from the stars of The X-Files to late night comedians and popstars appears in the gallery below. You’ll probably recognize a few of them, but for others, you’ll have to squint:

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Johnny Depp School

Johnny Depp Image Source: BuzzFeed

Tina Fey School

Tina Fey Image Source: Celebrity Childhood Photo

Steve Carrell School

Steve Carrell Image Source: Tumblr

Conan Obrien School

Conan O’Brien Image Source: Tumblr

Meryl Streep School

Meryl Streep Image Source: The Meryl Streep Forum

Kurt Cobain School

Kurt Cobain Image Source: Vintage Everyday

Diane Keaton School

Diane Keaton Image Source: WhoSay

Kate Winslet School

Kate Winslet Image Source: Virgin Media

Lady Gaga School

Lady Gaga Image Source: Celebrity Childhood Photo

Katy Perry School

Katy Perry Image Source: Buzzfeed

Ariana Grande School

Ariana Grande Image Source: Garotas 4ever

Kelly Clarkson School

Kelly Clarkson Image Source: People

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman Image Source: Snakkle

George Clooney School

George Clooney Image Source: usmagazine.com

Sigourney Weaver School

Sigourney Weaver Image Source: Tumblr

Bruno Mars School

Bruno Mars Image Source: Wikipedia

Tyra Banks School

Tyra Banks Image Source: Fan Pop

Andy Samberg School

Andy Samberg Image Source: Celebrity Childhood Photo

Jason Sudeikis School

Jason Sudeikis Image Source: celebrity-childhood-photo.com

Bryan Cranston School

Bryan Cranston Image Source: BuzzFeed

Bruce Willis School

Bruce Willis Image Source: MoonlightingMagic

Jimmy Fallon School

Jimmy Fallon Image Source: Celebuzz

Tom Hanks School

Tom Hanks Image Source: WhoSay

Anthony Hopkins School

Anthony Hopkins Image Source: Unreality Mag

Kelsey Grammar School

Kelsey Grammar Image Source: Snakkle

David Duchovny School

David Duchovny Image Source: Celebrity Childhood Photos

Ralph Fiennes School

Ralph Fiennes Image Source: Tumblr

Gillian Anderson School

Gillian Anderson Image Source: Snakkle

Angelina Jolie School

Angelina Jolie Image Source: Mail Online

Danny Devito School

Image Source: Celebrity School Pics

Deschanels School

Emily and Zoey Deschanel Image Source: Tumblr

Catherine Zeta Jones School

Catherine Zeta Jones Image Source: mom.me

Jude Law School

Jude Law Image Source: PEOPLE.com

David Schwimmer School

David Schwimmer Image Source: Topito

Harrison Ford School

Harrison Ford Image Source: Snakkle

Iggy Azalea School

Iggy Azalea Image Source: undefined

Jim Parsons School

Jim Parsons Image Source: Личности

Whoopi Goldberg School

Whoopi Goldberg Image Source: New York Magazine

Jessica Biel School

Jessica Biel Image Source: WhoSay

John Stamos School

John Stamos Image Source: Tumblr

Julianne Hough School

Julianne Hough Image Source: Tumblr

Julie Andrews School

Julie Andrews Image Source: Celebrity Childhood Photo

Kate Middleton School

Kate Middleton Image Source: Tumblr

Katie Holmes School

Katie Holmes Image Source: Tumblr

Keanu Reeves School

Keanu Reeves Image Source: Blogspot

Meg Ryan School

Meg Ryan Image Source: Just Find It 4 U

Paula Abdul School

Paula Abdul Image Source: Snakkle

Renee Zellweger School

Renee Zellweger

Simon Baker School

Simon Baker Image Source: Blogspot

Winona Ryder School

Winona Ryder Image Source: Tumblr

Tom Selleck School

Tom Selleck Image Source: Buzzfeed

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