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The Eruption of Mount St. Helens 36 Years Ago

On May 18th, 1980, at 8:32 a.m., the ground shook beneath Mount St. Helens in Washington state as a magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck, setting off one of the largest landslides in recorded history – the entire north slope...

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Moving a 7,600 Ton Apartment Building to Create a Boulevard, 1987

During the Communist Era in Romania massive soviet-style apartment buildings were built everywhere. In the city of Alba Iulia they were building a majestic boulevard but realized one of the buildings got in their way. The...


Photos of the Titanic Wreck When It Was First Discovered in 1985

The Titanic sank in 191, yet it took decades before the wreckage was discovered. It wasn’t until Sept. 1, 1985 that scientists, after years and years of searching, found what they were looking for. Two of Titanic’s...


23 Photos From The Past That Require A Second Look…

Below are photos from the turbulent 1860s, a period marked by revolution and the fight against slavery, through the 1980s, a decade in which technology and globalization started to take off like never before. It’s incredible...


Vintage Class Pictures of Pupils During the Victorian Era

Here’s a small collection of vintage photos of school children in England before the 1900s. School in Swaton, Lincolnshire, ca. 1887 School in Swaton, Lincolnshire, ca. 1897 Children at a school in England, ca. 1860s...


A Canadian Ghost Town That Stood Frozen in Time

In Canada the small town of Kitsault lies frozen in time, completely abandoned by it’s once 1,200 strong community. Kitsault has been left a ghost town for 30 years now and despite being brought in 2004 it still remains...


A Mouthwatering Look At What In-Flight Meals Used To Be Like in the 1950s – 1980s

Today, meals served up during a long-haul flight are admittedly not the same as they were before. You can now travel back in time to the golden age of flying when airline food was actually first class.


25 Timeless Fashion Lessons from Audrey Hepburn Every Woman Needs to Know

Audrey Hepburn is one of the 20th Century’s most heralded style icons, and for good reason! She had consistent, classic style throughout her life, sticking to simple ensembles that ooze class. Here are 25 timeless fashion...


1980s: The Boom of the Women Rock Hairstyle

The 1980s era produced a lot of hairstyles which were very funk and odd in some stylish ways. You can say that it is considered the perfect example of how fashion and hairstyles can get bigger.


The Story Behind The One Powerful Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

In November 1990 LIFE magazine published a photograph of David Kirby — his young body wasted by AIDS, his gaze focusing on something beyond this world — surrounded by anguished family members as he took his last breaths....

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