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18-Year-Old Guy Is Looking For A Wife In 1865 And His Newspaper Ad Will Make You Want To Marry Him Now

18-Year-Old Guy Is Looking For A Wife In 1865 And His Newspaper Ad Will Make You Want To Marry Him Now

Back in the 19th century, Tinder and Craigslist weren't exactly a thing yet, so people had to find other ways to search for a mate. Advertising yourself in a local newspaper was one of them, and that's exactly what this eligible...

Back in the 19th century, Tinder and Craigslist weren't exactly a thing yet, so people had to find other ways to search for a mate. Advertising yourself in a local newspaper...

These Abandoned Places In The US Territories Will Change Your Understanding Of The USA

These Abandoned Places In The US Territories Will Change Your Understanding Of The USA

An American Stonehenge. World War II tanks and bunkers still standing in jungles and on beaches. A cable car spanning one of the South Pacific’s most spectacular harbors.

An American Stonehenge. World War II tanks and bunkers still standing in jungles and on beaches. A cable car spanning one of the South Pacific’s most spectacular harbors.

271 Years Before Pantone, One Man Painted Every Color Imaginable In An 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, One Man Painted Every Color Imaginable In An 800-Page Book

Before we had Pantone Color Guide, there was no universally recognized system to identify colors. But there were attempts to make it, and probably the most impressive one came from the artist known only as A. Boogert, who back in 1692...

Before we had Pantone Color Guide, there was no universally recognized system to identify colors. But there were attempts to make it, and probably the most impressive one came from the...

10+ Of The Oldest Color Photos Showing What The World Looked Like 100 Years Ago

10+ Of The Oldest Color Photos Showing What The World Looked Like 100 Years Ago

When you think of old photographs, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning photographs from the turn of the 20th century, color photography has been around for a lot longer than...

When you think of old photographs, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning photographs from the turn of the 20th century,...

I Photographed Auschwitz And Birkenau In Color

I Photographed Auschwitz And Birkenau In Color

Probably the most of you have seen a lot of dramatic black and white images representing the german WWII concentration camps. As I always try to make something special, something different, my idea was to photograph this these horrific places in color. In...

Probably the most of you have seen a lot of dramatic black and white images representing the german WWII concentration camps. As I always try to make something special, something different, my...

Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones, And Here Are The Results

Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones, And Here Are The Results

Though most people take pride in remembering the contributions of war veterans through ceremonies and charity funds, the monuments that mark their very existences today are often neglected. A Florida man has made it his life mission to clean these forgotten...

Though most people take pride in remembering the contributions of war veterans through ceremonies and charity funds, the monuments that mark their very existences today are often neglected. A Florida man...

Colourised Pics Of Russia’s Female Snipers Who Terrorised Nazis, Including “Lady Death” With 309 Kills

Colourised Pics Of Russia’s Female Snipers Who Terrorised Nazis, Including “Lady Death” With 309 Kills

In June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union with the intent to conquer and enslave its people. In response, over 2000 Russian women enlisted as snipers in the Soviet army. Digital artist Olga Shirnina is now bringing history to life...

In June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union with the intent to conquer and enslave its people. In response, over 2000 Russian women enlisted as snipers in the Soviet army....

Frida Kahlo’s Hidden Wardrobe Unlocked After Almost 50 Years

Frida Kahlo’s Hidden Wardrobe Unlocked After Almost 50 Years

One of the most famous Mexican painters, Frida Kahlo, left a mark on the world with her art, expression of political views, and vibrant personality when she passed away in 1954. But not everybody knows that she also left her unique...

One of the most famous Mexican painters, Frida Kahlo, left a mark on the world with her art, expression of political views, and vibrant personality when she passed away in 1954....

Man Buys Envelope For $3.50 In Flea Market, Discovers Lost Photos Of Barcelona By Unknown Master Photographer Inside

Man Buys Envelope For $3.50 In Flea Market, Discovers Lost Photos Of Barcelona By Unknown Master Photographer Inside

When American tourist Tom Sponheim bought a stack of photo negatives for $3.50 in a flea market in Barcelona back in 2001, he probably wasn’t expecting to find the secret work of a master photographer hidden inside them. But that’s exactly...

When American tourist Tom Sponheim bought a stack of photo negatives for $3.50 in a flea market in Barcelona back in 2001, he probably wasn’t expecting to find the secret work...

This Crazy Anti-Distraction Helmet From 1925 Is Still Relevant Today

This Crazy Anti-Distraction Helmet From 1925 Is Still Relevant Today

Do you struggle to concentrate at work? Does every little thing distract you when you're trying to be productive? Then it sounds like you need "The Isolator," a bizarre (and rather creepy) helmet invented in 1925 by Hugo Gernsback, a Luxembourgish-American...

Do you struggle to concentrate at work? Does every little thing distract you when you're trying to be productive? Then it sounds like you need "The Isolator," a bizarre (and rather...

A Jewish Photographer Buried These Photos So Nazis Wouldn’t Find Them, And They’ll Break Your Heart (NSFW)

A Jewish Photographer Buried These Photos So Nazis Wouldn’t Find Them, And They’ll Break Your Heart (NSFW)

In the winter of 1944, at the height of the Holocaust, Jewish photographer Henryk Ross buried a box of photographs in the ground. Just over a year later, he returned to unearth the photos, and the tragic story they told still...

In the winter of 1944, at the height of the Holocaust, Jewish photographer Henryk Ross buried a box of photographs in the ground. Just over a year later, he returned to...

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100 "how to do it" cards found in cigarette boxes over...

People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100...

3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum, And It’s “One Of The Most Important Discoveries Ever”

3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum, And It’s “One Of The Most Important Discoveries Ever”

A team of German and Egyptian archaeologists made a colossal discovery on March 9th - literally and figuratively. Parts of a massive, 3000-year-old statue, which is believed to depict the legendary Pharaoh Ramses II, were found buried in the Cairo slum...

A team of German and Egyptian archaeologists made a colossal discovery on March 9th - literally and figuratively. Parts of a massive, 3000-year-old statue, which is believed to depict the legendary...

10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

March 8 is International Women's Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women's rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against the odds and fight for their dreams and passions, equality...

March 8 is International Women's Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women's rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against...

Rare Photos Capture The Journey Of A Japanese American Woman In A U.s. Internment Camp

Rare Photos Capture The Journey Of A Japanese American Woman In A U.s. Internment Camp

My grandmother, Tommy, was a first generation Japanese American living in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1916 - 2009. After she passed away, I found suitcases of photos and her diary detailing her life farming in Silicon Valley and taking...

My grandmother, Tommy, was a first generation Japanese American living in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1916 - 2009. After she passed away, I found suitcases of photos and her...

10+ US Presidents When They Were Young

10+ US Presidents When They Were Young

Most of us probably have a very vivid picture of how a US president looks. However, before men become the most powerful people in the free world, they are regular guys just like us. For example, Harry S. Truman was a...

Most of us probably have a very vivid picture of how a US president looks. However, before men become the most powerful people in the free world, they are regular guys...

Before Amazon, We Had Bookmobiles: 15+ Rare Photos Of Libraries-On-Wheels

Before Amazon, We Had Bookmobiles: 15+ Rare Photos Of Libraries-On-Wheels

Long before Amazon, Audible, and other digital book distributors, bookmobiles were bringing literature to peoples' doorsteps. Their mission was to provide the written word to remote villages and city suburbs that had no libraries. We invite you to remember these forgotten...

Long before Amazon, Audible, and other digital book distributors, bookmobiles were bringing literature to peoples' doorsteps. Their mission was to provide the written word to remote villages and city suburbs that...

Epic Photos From Viking Festival In Scotland

Epic Photos From Viking Festival In Scotland

Up Helly Aa is a legendary viking festival that takes place in Scotland every year, and Tuesday's procession was epic as ever. Realistic armoured costumes, group chanting, and a full-on ship burning was only the beginning of a night filled with...

Up Helly Aa is a legendary viking festival that takes place in Scotland every year, and Tuesday's procession was epic as ever. Realistic armoured costumes, group chanting, and a full-on ship...