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This method combines the pain of physical punishment with the permanent public humiliation of being identified as a criminal. Thieves and runaway slaves were marked by the Romans, and English Medieval courts used a number of different marks: V for vagrants, S for runaway slaves, B for blasphemers and F for affray (fraymakers). Branding was outlawed in Britain in 1829 and has mostly died out across the world. © Thinkstock 1st century BCE 43 SWIMSUIT LENGTH POLICED FOR MODESTY A police officer measures the length of the female bathing fashion in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Ziegland was not fatally wounded; the bullet skimmed past and became lodged in the tree behind him. As time passed, Ziegland became known as the luckiest man in the land, having escaped his would-be killer. 20 years passed and Ziegland’s mind turned to the tree that took his bullet. He decided that it was time to get rid of it. The tree was thick, and Ziegland found that he couldn’t saw through it on his own. Instead, he surrounded the tree with explosives and blew it up. Having been concealed for two decades, the bullet soared out of the tree.
The dynamic duo of Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli walked away with nothing but red cheeks and a pile of dirt after their audacious attempt to steal the River Arno flopped. While in the employ of the nefarious Cesare Borgia, Machiavelli convinced da Vinci to aid him in Cesare’s plan to divert the river away from the city of Pisa, Florence’s closest military rival. Success would have meant Florence would have been bolstered by incoming sea trade. Despite da Vinci’s brilliant plan to reroute the river with dams and artificial inlets, the operation proved too costly and da Vinci tasted failure.