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16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable...

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text...

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Although he's lost his sense of smell and is blinded by cataracts, 182-year-old Jonathan the giant tortoise is still going strong. He just might be the oldest living tortoise, or even terrestrial animal, in the world. It is thought that Jonathan...

Although he's lost his sense of smell and is blinded by cataracts, 182-year-old Jonathan the giant tortoise is still going strong. He just might be the oldest living tortoise, or even...

21 Powerful Photos Of People’s Eyes That Say More Than Words Ever Could

21 Powerful Photos Of People’s Eyes That Say More Than Words Ever Could

The guys at santabanta forum has started a search for various historical images where the eyes say it all. Along with the stories of the people in these images these photos are truly raw and emotional, portraying people at their best...

The guys at santabanta forum has started a search for various historical images where the eyes say it all. Along with the stories of the people in these images these photos...

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it's most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or...

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it's most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of...

16-Year-Old Travels Through Time Portraying How She Would Have Looked From The 1920s To 2010s

16-Year-Old Travels Through Time Portraying How She Would Have Looked From The 1920s To 2010s

Have you ever wondered what you might have looked like as a hippie in the 70s or as a flapper in the roaring 20s? 16-year-old Ohio State University student Annalisa Hartlaub has, which is why she created a series of photos...

Have you ever wondered what you might have looked like as a hippie in the 70s or as a flapper in the roaring 20s? 16-year-old Ohio State University student Annalisa Hartlaub...

20 Historic Black and White Pictures Restored in Color (Part II)

20 Historic Black and White Pictures Restored in Color (Part II)

The history of photography is only about two hundred years old and the period when it was possible to take coloured pictures is a lot shorter than that. However, colour makes us perceive the image we view as more realistic. Fortunately,...

The history of photography is only about two hundred years old and the period when it was possible to take coloured pictures is a lot shorter than that. However, colour makes...

World War II Equipment Swallowed By Trees In Russia

World War II Equipment Swallowed By Trees In Russia

War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of war equipment being swallowed by plants and trees serve as multifaceted metaphorical statements on the relationship between war and...

War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of war equipment being swallowed by plants and trees serve...

The Nearly Lost 1950s Street Photos of NYC And Chicago by Vivian Maier Were Discovered Only After Her Death

The Nearly Lost 1950s Street Photos of NYC And Chicago by Vivian Maier Were Discovered Only After Her Death

Vivian Maier, an excellent New York street photographer who took thousand of photos in the 1950s and 60s, was left woefully unacknowledged during her time. It was only in 2011, two years after her death, that her photos were recognized for...

Vivian Maier, an excellent New York street photographer who took thousand of photos in the 1950s and 60s, was left woefully unacknowledged during her time. It was only in 2011, two...

How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s

How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s

History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn't have to be. Here's an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday – women's beauty products and procedures. People had regular everyday lives...

History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn't have to be. Here's an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday –...

Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

What if Isaac Newton had Instagram when he discovered gravity, or if DaVinci posted Instagram teasers while working on the Mona Lisa? This is the idea behind Histagrams, a site created by designers Gusto NYC and Gavin Alaoen that features instagrams...

What if Isaac Newton had Instagram when he discovered gravity, or if DaVinci posted Instagram teasers while working on the Mona Lisa? This is the idea behind Histagrams, a site created...