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27 Glamorous Photos That Show Hollywood Beauties in Wedding Dresses in the 1930s

The 1930s was the golden age for women's fashion. Wedding dresses in this era were also glamorous. Sleek silky satin gowns, long beaded dresses, backless bias cut gowns in white, ivory, jewel tones or pastels... all those had their own...Show More Summary

Rare Photos of Martin Laurello, the Man Who Could Turn His Head Around Backwards

Martin Joe Laurello (1885-1955), aka "The Man with the Revolving Head," "The Human Owl," or "Bobby, The Boy with the Revolving Head," was born in May 1885 in Nuremburg, Germany. He was born with a twisted spine that allowed his head to turn a complete 180°. Show More Summary

Fascinating Then and Now Photos That Show How Norway’s Gorgeous Landscapes Have Changed Over the Past Century

Here's a collection of 12 fascinating then and now photos that show how Norway’s gorgeous landscapes have changed over the past century. Decades-old photos are faithfully re-captured by figuring out exactly where the original photographer...Show More Summary

A Book From the 1970s Offers Some Tips for How to Make Love to a Single Man

How to meet him, understand him, and love him... Evidently, it is a LOT of work to get men interested in sex. These skills and tricks you can use to get a man interested in you. Advice includes how to seduce a man, one night stands,Show More Summary

55 Impressive Photos That Capture Street Scenes of Paris in the 1950s

Here is an impressive collection of color photos from dianp that captured street scenes of Paris in the 1950s. Cafe? de la Paix and l’Ope?ra,, May 12, 1950 Arc de Triomphe, from Ave. Foch, May 28, 1950 Arc de Triomphe, May 12, 1950 Av de la Grande Arme?e - Bois de Boulogne, May 12, 1950 Av de la Grande Arme?e - Bois de Boulogne, May 12, 1950 See more »

51 Amazing Photos That Capture Everyday Life of the First Lady-Mrs. Grace Coolidge with Her Family in the 1920s

Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge (1879-1957) was the wife of the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. She was the First Lady from 1923 to 1929. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 1902 with a bachelor of artsShow More Summary

The 10 Wackiest British Inventions

A bicycle with wings and a Land Rover that turns into a hovercraft are just a couple of British inventions that failed to take off – but there are many more. An archive of weird and wacky innovations has been unearthed by an amateurShow More Summary

28 Lovely Found Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Japanese Kids in the 1950s

A bunch of scans of found slides from Vintage Japan-esque that capture everyday life of Japanese kids in the 1950s. Random stuff like kids fashion, kids toys, the seashore, cars, trains, signs, etc. Two boys playing ice hockey Two boys...Show More Summary

41 Amazing Photos That Capture Rollerskates at Venice Beach, Los Angeles in 1979

These amazing color photos were taken by Mark that captured everyday life of young rollerskaters at Venice Beach, Los Angeles sometime in 1979. See more »

51 Color Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Nigeria in the 1960s

These pictures were taken by Eric Chicago while he was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ibadan, and make a trip to Lagos, as well as other cities: Asaba, Onitsha, Kano, Bauchi,... in 1963 and 1964. See more »

Ghosts, Monstrous Faces and Strange Creatures: The Eerie Beauty of Bad Vintage Photographs

“Bad” photographs, that is pictures poorly framed, blurred by movement, or over exposed by light, are sometimes like the best illustrations to weird tales of horror and nightmare. The woman who happily sat in her garden waiting for her...Show More Summary

Testing Condoms in 1935, and Other Old Forms of Birth Control

When people think of birth control, they often think of the modern pill. But there are many types of contraception, and they’ve been around for a very long time. According to National Geographic Society, people have been trying to control reproduction literally as long as there have been human societies. Show More Summary

25 Hilarious Photographs of Old-Timey Strongmen

At the turn of the 20th century, the world saw the rise of a new kind of public hero: the professional strongman. Strongmen emerged from the physical culture movement that had been building during the 1800s, and was itself a response to the Industrial Revolution. Show More Summary

Pantsuit: The Elegant Fashion Style For Women From the 1940s

A pantsuit or pant suit, also known as a trouser suit is a woman's suit of clothing consisting of pants and a matching or coordinating coat or jacket. It was introduced in the 1920s, when a small number of women adopted a masculine style, including pantsuits, hats, canes and monocles. Show More Summary

14 of the Worst Metal Band Promo Photos of All Time

Rock stars are supposed to be charismatic. The gig requires being able to get up in front of people and perform convincingly, create compelling songs that evoke emotions, have a sense of style your fans would want to emulate, and, of course, be sexy. That’s a lot of requirements, and some bands understandably fall a bit short. See more »

The Faces of Domestic Human Trafficking: Hand-Colored Photos of Caged Prostitutes in Japan From the Late 19th Century

Welcome to the world of Japanese domestic human trafficking of young girls and women for the sole purpose of sexual slavery. Many documents of the day simply call them "inmates" or "prisoners" of the red-light districts where they worked...Show More Summary

This Couple Did a Rad ’80s Themed Photoshoot to Celebrate Their 10th Wedding Anniversary

The 1980s were a magical time. It brought us cult classics like The Goonies, Growing Pains, and The Breakfast Club. It’s when our parents let us run wild, more or less unsupervised. But the most memorable part of the ’80s? The fashion. Show More Summary

45 Color Class Photos That Capture Children of Primary Schools From Between the 1960s and 1970s

In the pre-1970s, most children attending Council Schools came in what was deemed "School Clothes", this could vary from school to school. Some schools did have a uniform, which in some cases did include a blazer, however most schools settled for a blue or grey jumper, grey or white shirt or similar requests. Show More Summary

57 Lovely Photos That Capture People Posing with Their Dogs From Victorian Time

These lovely photos that show the reason why dogs have always been our best friends since a long time ago. See more »

14 Historical Photos That Show the Evolution of Television From the 1920s Through the 1970s

Despite its status as a device that defines the modern age, the television has its roots in the 19th century, when scientists found ways to transmit images and sound. Even the word "television," combining Greek and Latin roots to mean...Show More Summary

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