Duke University grad student Julia Gaffield found the only known printed copy of Haiti's Declaration of Independence in the British Archives while doing research for her doctoral dissertation.
hat tip Holy Kaw!
1,800 years before the Swiss Army Knife there was the Roman Army Knife. This knife was probably made between 200-300AD.
Daily Mail - The Roman Army Knife: Or how the ingenuity of the Swiss was beaten by 1,800 years
Flickr: Okinawa Soba - T. ENAMI STEREOVIEWS of JAPAN
Pink Tentacle - Animated stereoviews of old Japan
WebUrbanist - Stunning Stereoviews: Historical Photos Show Past in 3D
Jamie Spencer has made a series of historical LEGO mini-figures. They were created using only official LEGO pieces.
WebUrbanist - LEGOs Bring Historical Figures to (Miniature Toy) Life
Jamie Spencer - Flickr