History always gathers mixed reactions from around the world. Albert Einstein hated it for his own reasons while many defended history as a subject of enough importance.
People and their taste might differ but what can not differ is humans' curiosity for anything that is truly breathtaking.
This woman got stabbed from behind. The shock of the injury was so sudden that she did not even realise that the attack just missed her spinal cord until she was taken to the hospital.
These are the Madame Tussaud wax statues which got distorted due to fire.
August 6, 1945, was the dark day when Americans dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The explosive power was to such extent that some of the people got vaporised instantly and only their imprints were permanently left behind.
The photojournalist won many awards for this extraordinary capture in World Press Photo in 2011. The image depicted a man throwing dead bodies of children at the general hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sudan's 1993 famine brought enormously bad condition for the people. This photo was clicked around a feeding centre.
The photo shows people of China giving punishment to a criminal in which they cut the skin layer by layer. This practice carried on for years after getting banned!
This execution took place in Peking, China where the head of a man was chopped off and kept between his legs.
The journalist Huynh Cong Ut took this picture when America bombarded Vietnam in an aerial napalm attack. This picture also won a Pulitzer prize.
Muammar Gaddafi's forces backed off from Benghazi, and this woman started celebrating by firing up in the air!