The Bank is Being Robbed
Kitco commentary - In 1903, the desperado in the image above appeared in an early film about a robbery. He was the classic guy in a black hat and, of course, he was eventually foiled by the guys in the white hats.
Picking Up the UK Tab
Back in the late 90â??s, I began saying, â??Iâ??ll give the EU twenty years.â? At that point, the EU seemed to be going great guns, but I believed that it was an ill-conceived concept that wouldnâ??t stand the test of time.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road
For over a hundred years, itâ??s been theorised that author L. Frank Baum wrote his 1900 book
There Might Be Dragons (the Fear of Internationalisation)
In the early sixteenth century, the Hunt-Lenox globe was drawn, showing uncharted (and presumably dangerous) areas, marked with the warning: â??HIC SVNT DRACONESâ? â?? â??Here are Dragons.â?
Chang and Eng / The US and Canada
Chang and Eng were the first internationally known â??Siamese twinsâ?, as a result of their having been exhibited worldwide. Although each had a complete body, they were joined together at the sternum.
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