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- History In Pictures
- History In Pictures
A lot has changed between the 19th century and today, but one thing that hasn't is the plethora of available parenting advice—though the following tips would likely make today's parents scratch their chins.
There’s only one fully functional Gutenberg press in the world, and it lives at the Crandall Printing Museum in Alpine, Utah. See it in action.
Sometimes it works, and sometimes you wind up with Bic pantyhose. https://t.co/iOE9AvTSt9
These lost literary works were rediscovered in private collections, archives, and in one case, an attic.
The Guinness World Record holder for longest song ever is an ambient ode to bossa nova that’ll take you all day to get through.
After the brutal murder of her son, Beulah Mae Donald would stop at nothing to get justice—and take down one of the KKK's largest, and most violent, factions.
Pseudocide only works if no one figures out your secret.
The biggest fad of 1994 was an optical illusion that had people staring at abstract images and getting upset when nothing happened.
Their complexions became something of a scarlet letter—or an indigo letter, as it were.
When an author dies with their work unfinished, do we let it molder in vaults, stash it away in archives, or publish it for all the world to see—even if that’s not what the writer wanted?
These are the sounds and images the Voyager Golden Record committee chose to represent Earth to intelligent alien life. https://t.co/2douydSvRv
2. Jack Kirby spent his early career working on 'Popeye' and 'Betty Boop' cartoons.
From alien encounters in England to elk abductions in Washington State, here are 11 eerie unexplained events.
While women jockeys face obstacles, perhaps none has faced the level of challenge that Eliza Carpenter did.
In the 100-plus years since the RMS 'Titanic' slipped beneath the surface of the Atlantic, a wealth of ideas has been offered for how to bring it back up. Here are a few of the strangest.
The prolific director was once enamored with a biography of Thomas Crapper, one of the innovators behind the flush-system toilet.
Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line in 1947 and became the first African American to play on a major sports team.
Being a royal voyeur isn’t a new thing. Case in point: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s 1947 wedding.
As you might have expected, the rule is a vestige of a historically patriarchal system of government that used to value sons over daughters.
Lake Nyos was once known by locals as the “good” lake. But one night in 1986, it was responsible for one of the deadliest natural disasters in African history.
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