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A Bar, a Bull and a Movie

1980s | June 6, 2018

Actor John Travolta and Debra Winger smile on set of the Paramount Pictures movie 'Urban Cowboy' circa 1980. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Movies and sometimes songs can start a craze...

Could Jack the Ripper Actually Have Been a Royal?

Victorian Era | June 5, 2018

Illustration shows the police discovering the body of one of Jack the Ripper's victims, probably Catherine Eddowes, London, England, late September 1888. (Photo by Hulto...

The Birth and History of the Guinness Book of World Records

People | June 4, 2018

The only book in the world that has been held in high esteem and has gained world- wide achievement recognition for recording record breaking over the years,...

Five Surprising Facts Surrounding Stonehenge

Archaeological FInds | May 31, 2018

1920: A visitor stands on a toppled standing stone at the megalithic structure of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images) England ...

Was Dick Tracey The Character Who Invented The Smart Watch?

People | May 29, 2018

Apple came out with their invention of the Apple Watch as the first Smart Watch on April 24, 2015, wowing wrists everywhere. However, the idea of wearing a t...

Tim Burton's Childhood Fascination with Fantasy & Horror

Movies | May 25, 2018

Tim Burton attends the European Premiere of 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' at Odeon Leicester Square on May 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie...

The Loch Ness Monster – Fact or Fiction

Animals in History | May 24, 2018

In Northern Scotland, there’s an area known as the Scottish Highlands in which lays a famous urban myth. The Loch Ness Monster or Nessie, as it is more commonly referred to by...

The Modern Beauty Methods of Max Factor

People | May 23, 2018

circa 1930: Make-up expert Max Factor (1904 - 1996) demonstrates the technique of applying eyeshadow, using actress Josephine Dunn (1906 - 1983) as his subject. (Photo by Clarence...

The Giants of Seville

People | May 18, 2018

circa 1870: Giant Captain Bates, husband of 8 ft 3 ins giantess Anna Swan. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Seville, Ohio is a little town that sits about 44 miles South of Cleveland, with a...

The Nautical Mystery of the SS Waratah

1900s | May 15, 2018

It may come as a surprise to some that the Bermuda Triangle is not the only area where ships can disappear without a trace. There are many reasons why ships sink and usually part...

The Infamous Mug Shot of "Bad Boy" Frank Sinatra

People | May 14, 2018

Many devoted Frank Sinatra fans are well aware of the infamous “mug shot” of 1938. This scandalous photo was first made public on December 9, 1998, when the FBI release...

THE MYSTERY OF CROP CIRCLES – Alien Calling Cards?

Weird History | May 14, 2018

Over the years, obscure and mostly meaningless formations and indentations in fields and land usually owned by farmers have been randomly discovered around the worl...

The World's First Computer With Data Storage

1950s | May 14, 2018

Technology has made major advancements since the mid 1900’s. Many consider the 1970’s to be the first time in history a computer was created and made available for purchase...

The Crazy Disco Era of the 1970s

1970s | February 27, 2018

Disco reached its peak during the mid 1970s to the early 1980s. Many viewed it as a way to ‘rock out’ against mainstream rock music of the time. Here are some photos showing how different ...

Photos of African Women and Their Stretched Lips

Vintage Photos | February 25, 2018

The tribes of Mursi, Chai and Tirma are the last groups in Africa the traditional wearing of wooden lip discs or plates is still the norm for women. One theory suggests tha...

Vintage Photos of Women Showing Their Tattoos from the 1890s to the 1960s

1800s | January 11, 2018

Check out some badass ladies of the Western world who used to walk around with tattoos on their bodies, long before it was cool.

Story Behind the Picture of a Soldier Feeding a Tiny Kitten in Korean War, 1952

1950s | January 10, 2018

In the middle of the Korean War, this kitten found herself an orphan. Luckily, she found her way into the hands of Marine Sergeant Frank Pray...