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The Jonestown Massacre: One of The Most Disturbing Events in Recent History

On November 18, 1978, over 900 people from the settlement of Jonestown, Guyana, willingly died from cyanide poisoning. It was perhaps one of the most disturbing events in modern history and the site of the largest recorded...

 
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The Story Behind the Semi-nude FBI Agent Delivering $1 Million Ransom to Skyjackers, 1972

In 1972, Wright held a gun to the head of a pilot on a plane packed with 86 passengers. He received a million dollars in cash – the largest ransom ever paid in an airplane hijacking in the United States – and forced the...

 
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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,...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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Then and Now: What Happened to the People in Microsoft’s Iconic Company Photo, 1978

In 1978, Microsoft’s founding employees gathered to take a portrait before the company moved to Washington. Front row (left to right): Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, and Paul Allen. Middle row: Bob O’Rear, Bob...

 
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Incredible Vintage Color Photos of New York Street Scenes in the 1970s

5th Avenue and 58th Street, 1970 7th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City, 1970 9th Avenue and 40th Street, 1970 34th street between 5th and 6th, 1979 42nd Street, 1975 57th Street, 1979 59th Street and 5th Avenue, 1977...

 
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Romantic Men’s Hairstyle from the 1960s – 1970s

Men’s hair in the 60’s and 70’s was a big thing. From blow drying to bobbing to sideburns – they did it all! Just take a look at the collection below… Most of the photos were taken from the book...

 
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Photos of Philippe Petit’s Twin Towers Tightrope Walk, 1974

Whether you take Philippe Petit’s tightrope walk between the Twin Towers as art, daredevilry, or madness, it’s hard to deny the awe it inspired. The French stuntman’s larger-than-life story has already made it to the...

 
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Herbert K. Pililaau: The Knife-Wielding Badass from History

As part of the 23rd regiment, Piliaau and his company played a key role in the now famous Battle of Bloody Ridge, in August of 1971. However, it was about a month later at the so-called Battle of Heartbreak Ridge that Pililaau...

 
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