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Man Bought This Tintype in an Antique Shop for Only $2,...

October 9, 2017

Seven years ago, antiques collector Randy Guijarro laid his eyes upon a dusty old tintype photograph at a junk shop in Fresno, California. He bought the picture f...

Rare Footage of Some Extinct Animal Species

October 4, 2017

Once they're gone, there's no bringing them back. Full Report Here

Massive Emerald Weighing More Than 700 Pounds Unearthed...

August 8, 2017

A massive emerald rock, estimated to worth £238million, was discovered in a gem mining field in Brazil and is currently being kept under heavy security in a secre...

Photos Of An Uncontacted Amazon Tribe That Doesn’t Know...

June 19, 2017

Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert had to reroute his helicopter flight because of a storm, but this detour led to a series of incredible photos of a remot...

Cowboy Kid: Sharpshooter of the Wild West

January 31, 2017

In Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West; Johnny Baker, otherwise known as the Cowboy Kid, exhibited his one of a kind skill with a rifle. As shown in the clip below; during the early day...

29 Incredible Colorized Historical Photos. #8 Is Terrif...

January 19, 2017

Indeed, it's fascinating how color can change your perspective of a photo. Check out these famous 29 black and white pictures from the past that were recolored an...

Bonsai Tree Planted In 1625 Has Survived Hiroshima Bomb...

December 29, 2016

Planted in 1625, this bonsai tree is currently 391-years-old and has survived the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima. The tree belonged to the Yamaki family, who in...

Contents of Time Capsule Buried By Samuel Adams and Pau...

November 12, 2016

Back on July 4, 1795, Samuel Adams, the Governor of Massachusetts at the time, and Paul Revere put a time capsule inside the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Stat...

Rare Photo of Abraham Lincoln’s First Inauguration Sell...

October 9, 2016

The historic photo below was captured in 1861, on a day when the United States teetered on the brink of Civil War and Abraham Lincoln was being sworn in as the ...

34 Photos Show How College-Dorm Life Has Changed Over 1...

September 20, 2016

When it comes to college dorms, some things never change. It may have modernized over time (WiFi, TV, air-conditioning, etc.), but when you see these college dorm...

The Beatles’ Final Photo Session, Tittenhurst Park on A...

August 21, 2016

The Beatles walked to an overgrown cricket pitch with high grass, where George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Ringo Starr stood in a row while being ...

More Interesting Photos From The Past

August 17, 2016

Let's skip through history with this collection of interesting photos from the past. Enjoy and share, folks!   Customers line up outside the first McDonald’s hamburger stand whic...

Captured Moments Just Before These 10 Iconic Photos In ...

August 4, 2016

These incredible snapshots somehow gives us a new perspective in 10 of history's most unforgettable moments... H/T MEN'S DEN

When You Find Out Who The Artist Of These Paintings Is,...

July 29, 2016

This artist produced hundreds of artworks. He usually sells them to support himself when he lived in Vienna from 1908 until 1913. He applied for the Academy of F...

45 Vintage Photos of People Looking Cool

July 29, 2016

There’s cool, and then there’s “old school cool.” Sure, we’ve come a long way in the past decades, but sometimes we forget what it’s like to be really classy and cool. Let’s take a...

A Look At The World’s Oldest and Most Ancient Trees

July 28, 2016

Beth Moon, a San Francisco-based photographer, embarked on a fourteen-year mission to photograph the world’s oldest and most ancient trees. Her quest took her all over...

Chernobyl Was Once a Beautiful City in Ukraine. How It ...

July 27, 2016

On April 26, 1986, the worst and costliest accident in the history of the world happened in Chernobyl, Ukraine. It was a catastrophic nuclear accident with an est...

25 Incredible Black and White World War II Photos Aroun...

July 27, 2016

AP Photo AP Photo AP Photo AP Photo AP Photo AP Photo Photo by AP Photo/British Official Air Ministry AP Photo AP Photo Photo by AP Photo/John Lindsay ...

50 Vintage Photos Of People Having The Best Time At The...

July 16, 2016

Let's take you back in the 1900s with these 50 vintage photographs of people loving the sun, sea, and sand. Because, sometimes, life's a beach! Enjoy! 1. Ostend,...

A Look at 34 Historical Artifacts That Capture Moments,...

July 13, 2016

Artifacts — the things we make and use — are part of our history. If we know how to look at them, they can be sources for better understanding our past. Artifact...

100-Year-Old Footage of Legendary Artists Working and W...

June 30, 2016

Check out these rare clips from 1915 and one from 1919 showing legendary artists Monet, Renoir, Rodin, and Degas working and walking within their celebrated envir...

In Color: 20 Amazing Rare Photos Of Tutankhamun's Disco...

June 25, 2016

After years of extensive search, British Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter finally found the steps to the burial chamber of Tutankhamun (alternatively ...

The Original “Victoria’s Secret” Beauties of the 1920s

June 13, 2016

When I see black and white portraits of women from the 1920s or early 19th century I always find them unflattering. Maybe it's the melodramatic make-up, or thei...

Soldiers Making a Home Out of Dugouts and Trenches Duri...

June 11, 2016

Amidst the unimaginable horrors of war, soldiers try to customize their dreary dugouts and trenches with make-shift furniture, flower pots, decorative accents and...

Revealing The Contents Of A 100-Year-Old Time Capsule

June 7, 2016

In 1913, in an effort to help the Oklahoma City’s First Lutheran Church buy a new pipe organ, a group of people organized a fundraiser called the “Century Chest” - a t...

These Rare Historical Photos Of A Soldier And His Foldi...

June 1, 2016

In 1890s, French soldiers used bicycles for scouting, skirmish and carrying dispatches. The French military formed cyclist detachment with trained soldiers on bik...

They Had No Idea Of Their Nanny's Special Talent. When ...

May 31, 2016

Vivian Dorothea Maier was a nanny for forty years. Unknown to her family, friends and employers, even the kids she had babysat, Vivian was an amazing street photo...

16 Rare Vintage Photos Of Tattooed Women

May 30, 2016

During ancient times tattoos were a sign of ownership, tribe, strength, devotion, and personal liberty among many others. They carry historical and cultural significance. But it wa...

10 Vintage Versions of Modern Technology

May 27, 2016

Sometime people comes up with ideas and inventions that are just way ahead of their time. Like these familiar but curious designs from the past that were actually early prototypes ...

Old Photos of Young Cotton Workers From the Early 1900s

May 27, 2016

Children as young as five were put to work in some mills, doing the most boring, repetitive and tiring tasks. A child worker could spend all day cleaning fluff from ...

They Found These Inside a 150-Year-Old Sunken Steamboat...

May 27, 2016

Loaded with around 200 tons of supplies for 16 towns, the Steamboat Arabia left Kansas up the Missouri River in 1856 on one of her routine trips... and what’s goi...

24 Old Photos Of Detroit That Will Take You Back In Tim...

May 27, 2016

For the last 60 years, Detroit has lost its steam and almost 70% of its population, and remains a mere shadow of its former glory for the most part of the 21st ce...

These Old Photos Of Daredevils Doing Stunts On Top Of F...

May 20, 2016

It wasn't long after the Wright brothers made their historic first flight that daredevils began doing death-defying stunts on, over, and below flying airplanes. ...

Old Photos of Unclaimed Lost and Found Items Left On Ra...

May 19, 2016

Countless number of things have been left on stations and trains by passengers. Normally, these items are collected by railway attendants and surrendered to the l...

The Diaper Derbies of the 1950s: Where Babies Became Cr...

May 19, 2016

Between 1946 and 1955, the Diaper Derby was America’s most loved sports event. The race is a cutthroat competition among future triathletes as they bear crawl pas...

16 Oldest Surviving Examples of Things We Use Today

May 18, 2016

Ancient humans may not have the technology we enjoy today, but they have things like flushable toilets, chewing gum and nice purses just like we do. In fact, much more o...

This Soldier’s 31 Rolls of Film Were Finally Discovered...

May 14, 2016

In 2014, photographer Levi Bettweiser, the man behind the Rescued Film Project, stumbled upon a collection of 31 undeveloped film rolls at an auction in Ohio. ...

38 Colorized Historic Photos That Are Just Beyond Amazi...

May 14, 2016

Take a look at this incredible collection of some of the most outstanding images in history that were colorized and brought back to life. Enjoy! Cherry Blossoms i...

This Small Town In Sicily is Giving Away Houses… For Fr...

May 10, 2016

Between 1892 and 1924, the small town of Gangi in Sicily lost about 1,700 of its residents to the American dream. People left the town in hope of finding better...

Extremely Rare 16th Century Book Everyone Should See

May 9, 2016

What makes this small old book extremely special, aside from the fact that it's a 16th century relic, is that it's a marvelous example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, a t...

Photographer Discovers Vintage Photos Of Motherhood Fro...

May 8, 2016

83-year-old renowned photographer Ken Heyman discovered a forgotten treasure while going through his storage boxes. Inside a box labeled “Mothers” are beautiful p...

Captured Images of The Last Surviving Tribes on Earth

May 5, 2016

British photographer Jimmy Nelson published the book "Before They Passed Away" which is an incredible collection of portraits of some of the last surviving tribes on e...

Documenting Madness: Vintage Photos of Female Patients ...

May 3, 2016

Among the early pioneers of photography in the 1800s was an English doctor called Hugh Welch Diamond. He believed photography could be somehow used in the diagnos...

A Dying Tradition: The Last Living Women With "Lotus Fe...

April 29, 2016

Hong Kong-based photographer Jo Farell has spent the last 10 years documenting the dying tradition of foot binding - the practice of crushing a young girl’s feet ...

25 Photos From The Past That’ll Show You What It’s Like...

April 28, 2016

Once again we give you a rare fascinating look at some of the most interesting moments from the history. Some of them may surprise you,others may even make yo...

The Embarrassing Secret Photos of Adolf Hitler He Never...

April 27, 2016

Even a monster like Hitler was embarrassed by these secret photos. He didn't want the world to see them. Some of these photos were taken by his personal photograp...

28 Amazing Historical Artifacts That Will Blow Your Min...

April 24, 2016

The world is full of incredible artifacts that have served to shed light on previously unknown aspects of our history. Here are 28 of them below that stand out fo...

200-Year-Old Cabinet Has Incredible Secrets. Just Wait ...

April 22, 2016

King Frederick William II once owned this antique cabinet, which is now displayed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The cabinet's over 200 years old and boasts o...

25 Staggering Before And After Photos of Famous Cities

April 22, 2016

The images below drive home just how much has changed in these 25 cities around the world. The changes in some cities in just a few decades are pretty incredible. Eve...

30 Rare Photos Taken 85 Years Ago During the American G...

April 20, 2016

On October 29, 1929, known as the infamous Black Tuesday, the stock market collapsed, marking the start of the Great Depression -- a period of hardship, fear, and...

These Morbidly Beautiful Photos Reveal The Horror Of Su...

April 20, 2016

From eye surgeries to finger amputations, the book Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles and Practice of 19th-Century Surgery gives us ...

33 Historical Photos That Give Us An Interesting Glimps...

April 19, 2016

Like all photographs from the past, these completely random yet interesting historical photos give us a quick and interesting glimpse at the times the pictures we...

21 Vintage Photos Of Nuns Letting Their Habits Down

March 1, 2016

Nuns live under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience so it's not uncommon for us to see them always prim and proper. As someone who went to a Catholic school, I'd of...

28 Weirdest Looking Aircrafts In History

February 15, 2016

Well, I had no idea aircraft could look this weird. But it's easy to love them funny-looking flying machines just for their sheer weirdness. Many of them were designed to advance t...

See How These 'Virtually Unknown' Men and Women Affecte...

February 8, 2016

I am sure we all have seen those men and women, with a large Red Cross on their helmets or wide armbands prominently displaying the Red Cross, evading bullets, gr...

30 Vintage Ads So Unbelievably Sexist They'd NEVER Be P...

February 8, 2016

The fact that these ads, blatantly displayed in mainstream forms of media, were once considered acceptable will give you a major piss-off today.   1. Where?...

18 Photos From the Past That Made Big History

February 1, 2016

H/T Ebaumsworld

40 Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechles...

January 27, 2016

Crowded ship bringing American troops back to New York harbor after V-Day, 1945 Stalin in an off-record photo captured by his bodyguard Vlasik Federal ironclad ...

28 Historical Photos of Things Famous and Obscure

November 24, 2015

It's time for another journey back in time with these historical images of things famous and obscure you probably haven't seen yet. Enjoy!   Bonnie and Clyde's car a...

Rare and Unseen Color Photos of America’s Hippie Commun...

November 14, 2015

In the 1970s, scores of young people began springing up all over the country. They build their own homes, share the work and money, and legislate their own laws...

This Couple Takes Their Christmas Portrait for 40 Years...

November 12, 2015

Just like many families today, Richard and Anna Wagner took annual holiday portraits. Taken every Christmas Eve, from the year they were married in 1900 until jus...

Dozens of Century-Old Documents Discovered In Birds' Ne...

November 10, 2015

During the restoration of 15th century Assumption Cathedral in Russia, workers stumbled upon several birds’ nest built throughout the building’s decaying roof. A...

Amazing Vintage 3D Photos Showing Us a More Real Glimps...

October 28, 2015

In a world before radio and TV, people entertain themselves with stereographs - images taken using the Lenticular Steroscope invented in 1851 by Sir David Brewste...

Photos From The Past: A Look At Children's P.E. Classes...

October 24, 2015

Children's P.E. classes used to be elaborate.   German children exercise in the snow, 1927 Photo: A. & E. FRANKL/ULLSTEIN BILD/GETTY IMAGES   Boys w...

21 Photos of Prohibition Agents Destroying Perfectly Go...

October 22, 2015

On January 16, 1920, hundreds of booze-loving Americans took to the streets to buy their last legal drinks from liquor stores and bars. The United States official...

26 Incredible Photos From The Past Most People Have Nev...

October 19, 2015

Here's another collection of photos from history you probably haven't seen before. Enjoy!   “This CD-ROM can hold more information than all the paper that’s ...

19 Wonderful Color Photos Of Ireland From 120 Years Ago

September 16, 2015

There's more to the Emerald Isle than finding St. Patrick's Day as an excuse to get incredibly drunk. Ireland is a country blessed with breathtaking sceneries which...

Awesome Collection Of Colorized Photos From The Past Th...

September 13, 2015

When we think of historical pictures, we always envision them in black and white. This is because up until the 1970s, photos were only produced in monochrome. Un...

Conservators Discovered Negatives From 100 Years Ago Fr...

September 8, 2015

Conservators of the New Zealand Antartic Heritage Trust was restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica when they stumbled upon a box that held a remarkab...

Photos Of Old Suitcases Discovered In Abandoned Insane ...

September 4, 2015

In 1995, Bev Courtwright, a Willard Psychiatric Center employee, was tasked by the New York State Office of Mental Health to inspect the now-closed psychiatric ce...

Candid Photographs Of 1930s Burlesque Dancers

September 2, 2015

PhotographerMargaret Bourke-White was known for her incredible works. She was the first female American war photojournalist, first female photographer for Life magazine, first...

55 Incredible Historical Color Photos From 80 Years Ago

September 2, 2015

lhazen (Ibn Al-Haytham) who lived around 1000AD, invented the first pinhole camera, also called the camera obscura. But it wasn't until 1827 did Joseph Niepce captur...

What They Found Forgotten On A French Farm Is An Incred...

September 1, 2015

Burried under piles of newspapers, and left rusting in sheds and barns was a collection of millions-worth of vintage automobiles. When entrepreneur Roger Baillon ...

What This Family Found Hidden Under Their Stairs Was Ab...

August 30, 2015

A family discovered a mysterious safe buried under the stairs while cleaning their house in rural Tennessee. They tried every possible combinations they could th...

These Old Photos Were Cleverly Edited Without The Help ...

August 30, 2015

In a time when Photoshop and photo editing software were still too futuristic to even imagine, it's impressive how photographers managed to manipulate reality, am...

33 Rare Historical Photos So Incredible They'll Leave Y...

August 30, 2015

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” aptly describes our rich history. Hope you enjoy this new collection of rare photos in history. 1. A grotto in an...

What Divers Found Deep In The Mediterranean Sea Seems L...

August 29, 2015

Underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his diving team were searching for shipwrecks when they chanced upon some relics, which led to one of the greatest find...

Here Are 9 Of The Earliest Films Ever Made In History. ...

August 28, 2015

Back in the 1880s, people experimented with photographs, stitching them together to produce the illusion of a moving picture. So how the movie industry became the...

These 35 Rarely Seen Photos From The Past Will Blow You...

August 27, 2015

History is awesome. Here’s another rare collection of photos from history that many of you may find interesting. Enjoy! 1. A 7600-ton apartment building being mo...