The Ice-Skating Cocktail Waiters of at the Grand Hotel les Bains

In the 1920s and 30s at the Grand Hotel les Bains in St. Moritz, Switzerland, they had the right idea: serve drinks on its ice terrace by skating waiters. It took some practice getting the rest of the staff serve cocktails...

 

How Tootsie Rolls Saved the Lives of Soldiers During the Korean War

The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir During the Korean War, American Troops stationed at Chang Jin mountain reservoir or Chosin reservoir, experienced extreme weather conditions. The reservoir temperatures ranged -5 degrees...

 
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The Solvay Conference: Gathering of Some of the Most Intelligent People on the Planet

The Solvay Conference was founded in 1912 by Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay. It was considered a turning point in the physics world. Held in Brussels, the conferences were devoted to preeminent open problems in both...

 
Lonely tree of Tenere

The Story of the Lonely Tree of Tenere

It’s difficult to be certain which individual tree is the most remote, but for several decades that distinction belonged to the Tree of Ténéré, a lone acacia tree standing in the vast, hostile expanse of the Sahara Desert....

 

Declassified Cold War Footages Of Some Of History’s Largest Nuclear Tests

This week, the federally funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California released 62 newly declassified and restored films of U.S. nuclear testing conducted in conjunction with the lab between 1945 and...

 

Abandoned Ship Has Been Roaming the Arctic Waters for 38 Years!

The SS Baychimo, a 1,322-ton, 230-foot long cargo ship launched in 1914 was was built at the Lindholmens shipyard in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was originally called the Ångermanelfven. It was used for trade between Hamburg...

 

You Can Now Visit The Wreck Of The Titanic — For A Huge Price

For the first time since 2012, History.com reports, civilian tourists will soon be able to visit the remains of the ship 2.5 miles below the surface of the North Atlantic, about 400 miles east of Newfoundland. Back in 2012,...

 

Photos of Old Kitchens from 1860 to 1970

The notion of a ‘kitchen’ as we know it today came about due to a book by the Beecher sisters, Catherine and her sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe. In 1869, the two sisters published a revised version of The American...

 

Photos of Old Kitchens from 1860 – 1970

The notion of a ‘kitchen’ as we know it today came about due to a book by the Beecher sisters, Catherine and her sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe. In 1869, the two sisters published a revised version of The American...

 

A Tour INSIDE The Titanic in Black and White Photos

The Titanic was one of the most ambitious ship projects in history at the time. It attracted and intrigued passengers from all walks of life. These photos take you on a tour inside the great ship… The RMS Titanic departing...

 
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