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Pen Cooper

Pen Cooper

Unusual Wonders Around the World

November 18, 2018

SHENYANG, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 14: (CHINA OUT) (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images) Visitors watch ...

Tracking Devices: Is Big Brother Watching You?

November 17, 2018

Colossus Computer Down through history, there has always been some kind of need t...

Writers Inspired by Their Own Lives or Others

November 10, 2018

Clipping of an engraving based on daguerreotype of American writer and poet Edgar All...

Survivors of the Titanic

November 4, 2018

The RMS Titanic sank early in the morning of April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg only four days into...

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

November 3, 2018

Ancient ruins and monuments around the world can be quite intriguing. What history do they ...

Move Over, Nessie! These Other Lake Monsters Want the S...

October 28, 2018

A view of the Loch Ness Monster, near Inverness, Scotland, April 19, 1...

The Inception of the Time Travel Tale

October 28, 2018

Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as “Doc” Brown in Back to the Future (1...

Strange and Unusual Museums of History

October 23, 2018

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets There are some strange kinds of museums in the wo...

Six Baffling Historical Artifacts

October 14, 2018

The Iron Pillar of Delhi There are some artifacts in history that historians do not agree on....

Six of the Deadliest Hurricanes to Hit the U.S.

October 13, 2018

Storm surge from Hurricane Michael – October 10, 2018 In the United States, as ...

Color Photographs of Travel Trailers and Motorhomes in ...

December 12, 2017

In 1910 the first motorhome, Pierce-Arrow's Touring Landau, debuts at Ma...

These Were Considered the 10 Ugliest Cars of the 1950s

December 10, 2017

The 1950s was the year American automakers produced the worst looking cars o...

The True Story of The Boy Who Vanished and Came Back as...

November 24, 2017

On August 23, 1912, the Dunbars went on a trip to Swayze Lake in Louisia...

John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy in Georgetown, 1954

November 15, 2017

It was one fine day in May of 1954 in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. and futur...

Vintage Photos Reveal the 19th Century’s Fascination wi...

October 29, 2017

In the 19th Century, posing with and taking photographs of dead loved ...

The Corned Beef Sandwich In Space That Nearly Got Every...

October 14, 2017

50-year-old corned beef sandwich, preserved in resin, sits on a table at...

The Story of Andre the Giant

October 9, 2017

Andre the Giant was born on May 19, 1946 in Grenoble, France. He suffered from a condition called Acro...

Photos of Dresden Before and After the WWII Bombing New...

October 4, 2017

The firebombing of Dresden by the American-British troops happened on th...

When Asked for Advice on How to Deal with Grief, This O...

September 22, 2017

Someone on reddit wrote this heartfelt plea: “My friend just died. I don...

Amazing Color Photos That Show U.S. Army Uniforms in Wo...

September 21, 2017

The United States Army in WW2 used a variety of standard and non-standar...

The Tallest Unfinished Building in The World Can Be Fou...

September 13, 2017

With its 105 floors, Ryugyong Hotel, was to be the tallest hotel in the ...

Seppuku: The Ancient Japanese Samurai Suicide Ritual

September 11, 2017

The ancient Japanese samurai seppuku tradition is considered as one of the gri...

New Documents Reveal that Titanic Rescuers Tossed Bodie...

September 10, 2017

After the Titanic sunk, rescuers on the Mackay-Bennet ship were tasked t...

Top Three Remarkable Escapes Across the Berlin Wall Aft...

August 31, 2017

After the Second World War, around 2.5 million East Germans fled to West...

The Inspiring Story of Francesco Lentini, The Man With ...

August 23, 2017

Francesco Lentini was born in 1889 in Sirocusa Italy. He was one of twel...

The Wonder Spot of the 1950s, Where the Laws of Natural...

August 22, 2017

This particulat 'Spot' is located south of Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton, ...

10 Historical Facts They Don't Teach You In School

August 3, 2017

What we were taught in school was only the tip of the historical iceberg. Here a...

Friends & Brothers Captured Together During the America...

August 2, 2017

This collection of 19th-century photos were taken during the American Ci...

60+ Inventions from the 1950s - Present That Have Impro...

July 29, 2017

This is just a handful of inventions from recent history that have helpe...