After the whale shark, the basking shark is the second largest living fish, and can grow up to 32 feet long. These sharks are often mistaken for plesiosaurs, a group of long-necked, predatory marine reptiles that lived at the time of the dinosaurs
The Alamo Cenotaph, The lead riders in a Veterans Day parade in San Antonio move past the Alamo Cenotaph, decorated on the side by sculptures of the Alamo defenders and on the front by a figure called "the Spirit of Sacrifice." Credit: James Southers/Alamy
1952, Film Title: High Noon, Director: Fred Zinnemann, Studio: Ua Stock Photo, Royalty Free Image: 90131860 - Alamy
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Women window cleaners working in Nottingham during the first world war, in 1917.
Whatever happened to Generation X?
Whatever happened to Generation X? Where has it been, that lost generation of people now aged between 35 and 55, first identified back in 1991 by author Douglas Coupland? A raver at Cream in Liverpool, 1996 (Credit: Alamy)