The Iconic Jacqueline Kennedy in 25 Photos

Jacqueline Kennedy was an undeniable role model to women in the 1960s. She was not an heiress, as some believe, nor was she a stranger to hard work. She was a style icon to be sure – but what women of the era related most...

 

The Story of The Luckiest Unlucky Man To Ever Live

Frane Selak is called the world’s luckiest unlucky man. The Croatian music teacher has cheated death seven times. He’s been in a train wreck, an airplane crash, a bus crash, his car blew up a few times, he was hit by...

 

The Futuristic Holden Hurricane Concept Car, 1969

‘Concept cars’ are unveiled by car makers to show off new technologies. Sometimes they evolve into production vehicles, sometimes they don’t – but very occasionally, they offer a vision of the future....

 

NASA Displayed Apollo 1 Capsule 50 Years After It Tragically Burst into Flames

We know all about the Apollo 1 mission and how it ended. Last January 27, 50 years after the fire that occurred during a rehearsal launch — killing Gus Grissom, Edward H. White, and Roger B. Chaffee — NASA honored the...

 

Transcripts From the 1969 Moon Mission Reveal the Toilet Trials of the Apollo Astronauts

Transcripts from NASA’s Apollo 10 mission have revealed that the astronauts came across some unexpected (and unwanted) problems during the trip. The record of conversations from the 1969 Moon mission reveal that the spacemen...

 

Photos of Remains of the Twin Towers in Hangar 17

In an airplane hangar at New York’s Kennedy Airport, fewer than 30 pieces of steel remain from the debris recovered after terrorists flew hijacked planes into the World Trade Center’s twin towers on Sept. 11,...

 

Twin Towers Under Construction (19 Photos)

Since they had first risen in the 1880s, skyscrapers had been supported by an interior skeleton of steel columns placed every 20 feet or so. The exterior walls of the building, which were hung from the steel frame (and thus...

 

President Nixon Visiting the Apollo 11 Crew in Quarantine, 1969

Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, carrying the astronauts into an initial Earth-orbit of 114 by 116 miles. An estimated 530 million people watched Armstrong’s televised image and heard his voice describe...

 

The Rotor Ride: A Spinning Human Blender from the Past Looks Like a Very Bad Idea

The Rotor, also known as the “Devil’s Hole”, was designed by German engineer Ernst Hoffmeister in the late 1940s. The photo below was taken at Coney Island in the 1950s. Everyone looks relatively calm and still as they...

 

Marine Veterans Recreate Photo They Took 50 Years Ago

One Saturday morning last May, four U.S. Marine veterans made their way to Cinnamon Beach in Florida to recreate a photo they took 50 years ago. Bob Falk, 71, Bob DeVenezia, 70, Dennis Puleo, 69, and Tom Hanks, 69, served...

 
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