11 Jobs That Technology Made Obsolete

What would be the next job to go? H/T 9gag

 
Japanese Samurais

Life and Death in The Name of Honor: The Samurai

The Japanese Samurai were undoubtedly one of the greatest fighters in modern history. Their caste, that of warriors, was one of two classes of Japanese aristocracy. Their name is considered as deriving from the verb “saburau”...

 

Family Fixing a Toilet Uncovered Ancient Rooms and Tomb Beneath

60-year-old Lucian Faggiano of Lecce, purchased a building at 56 Via Ascanio Grandi in hopes of opening a ttratoria – an Italian eatery. He immediately began renovations, and in order to repair a blocked toilet, he...

 

42 Funeral and Burial Rituals From Around the World

Nearly every culture has specific and meaningful traditions and customs around death. Avas Flowers put together a graphic that’s totally up our alley: “42 Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World.”

 

This 700-Year-Old Temple Is Still As Colorful As Ever

The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, located in Southern India, is one of the largest Hindu houses of worship in existence. This brightly-colored marvel was built as a dedication to the Hindu God of Ranganatha, a reclining form...

 

The Most Indestructible Car In The World: U.S. Presidential Car

Presidents used to ride in stock, unmodified cars until President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration bought the Sunshine Special, the first presidential state car to be built to Secret Service standards. Until the...

 

Alive Dead People: Most Well-Preserved Bodies in History (Part 1)

Vladimir Lenin (1870 – 1924): RUSSIA This horrifyingly alive-looking man is Vladimir Lenin – the father of Russian Communism and the first leader of the Soviet Union. The government decided to preserve the body...

 

Actual Menus for the Titanic’s First, Second, and Third Class Passengers

To this day, the story of the RMS Titanic continues to fascinate people all over the world, and it’s not just because of its tragic demise. The story of the Titanic is the story of Old World heroism and nobility…...

 

Plastic Surgeon Experimented on Wounded WWII Soldiers and Changed Medicine Forever

During WWII, thousands of British soldiers were discharged for injuries sustained in combat. Many received severe scars covering their entire face or extremities. One plastic surgeon was determined to devise revolutionary...

 

Photographers Posing Behind Their Iconic Images

You probably have seen most of the iconic photographs below, but not the people behind them. Steve McCurry – Girl In Afghanistan Peshawar, Pakistan 1984 “I looked for this girl for 17 years and finally found her in...

 
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