Tag: history

Amazing photographs of historical scenes in color

We see so much of our history through photographs, mostly black and white, that are easy to distance ourselves from. Almost as if they’re not a part of reality. Seeing these photos in color brings […]

Hubble celebrates 24th anniversary with brilliant image of the Monkey Head Nebula

No matter how many images I see from the Hubble Telescope they never cease to amaze me. We are incredibly fortunate to live in a time when technology gives us the opportunity to see parts […]

Newly discovered stone tipped spear predates Humans by 85,000 years

Ancient spears found at an Ethiopian Stone Age site has uncovered stone-tipped throwing spears that predate what we know as the earliest human existence by some 85,000 years. Remains of the oldest known stone-tipped throwing […]

Less than seven years ago the first iPhone, a complete game changer, was released

It’s been a little less than a month since Apple released its iPhone 5s and the entirely new iPhone 5c. As news comes out that the iPhone 5s is outselling all other handsets on the […]

Reddit user stumbles across the most racist yearbook ever [NSFW]

Earlier tonight Reddit user BearAtlas posted a photo he took of a page he found while thumbing through his grandfather’s yearbook. This wasn’t his great-grandfather or anything so we’re not talking about all that long […]

Newly discovered photograph of Abraham Lincoln minutes before delivering Gettysburg Address

It took a few minutes for the ghostly image to actually come into focus for me but when it did I too became convinced that Christopher Oakley has uncovered a new, rare photo of Abraham […]

10 unbelievable tragedies caught on film by British Pathé

Caution: Images may be disturbing to some viewers British Pathé is one of the worlds’s oldest media companies. Founded in the 1890s by Charles Pathé, they helped pioneer the use of moving images as a […]

A House Haunted by Memories Past

Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts. Describe the ghosts that live in this house: Image credit: “love Don’t live here anymore…” – © 2009 Robb North […]

A brief tour of history through epic old photographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Some of them may even be worth a few more. For anyone that’s ever read a Mark Twain novel the above photograph is likely to arouse […]

Café de l’Enfer a hell themed cafe in Paris in the early 1900s

A couple of these people look way too happy to be in this disturbing little cafe. Café de l’Enfer literally translates to Cafe of Hell. Aside from being ghoulish and offsetting, as a tall person […]