“…[W]hen Richard was killed at Bosworth it was not only his body that took a battering. Dying with his loyal friends, but betrayed by his more powerful enemies, Richard’s reputation died with him. Stripped on the battlefield and flung over a horse to be taken to Leicester for public display, Richard’s bloody, mud-spattered body, shattered and broken, cold and lifeless, carried his hopes and ideals into oblivion. Not only had his kingship come to an untimely end and his dynasty been destroyed, but his reputation was also about to disintegrate and decompose.”—David Hipshon, Richard III (via peremadeleine)
Yes, Russia’s Lost Princesses is really shitty in terms of information (no new information and they’re basically making it seem like Nicky and Alix loathed the girls which is disgustingly wrong) but PLEASE DEAR GOD watch it for the amazing footage of the girls. Good quality and u g h.
I really need to see the film footage already! lol
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A study led by University of Utah scientists is the first to find a genetic cause for the adaptation – a single DNA base pair change that dates…