Human history on earth has spanned over one million years, and along the way there have been some amazing developments that have helped shape the landscape of human health, enlightenment and longevity.
Image 9 of 29 from gallery of Fort Worth Museum of Science and History / LEGORRETA. Photograph by Lourdes Legorreta
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Historia Plantarum (On plants) is a natural science encyclopedia, in which animals, plants, and minerals are illustrated and described for their medicinal properties, in keeping with the medieval tradition of the tacuina medievali (medieval health handbooks), and from which the codex derives its most common name, Tacuinum sanitatis. The work was first compiled as Taqwim al-Sihhah (The maintenance of health) by the 11th-century Baghdad physician Ibn Buṭlān, and chief among his Greek sources…
This Brave, Stubby-Tailed Pit Bull Was America's First War Dog
Meet America’s first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.