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Rare Historical Photos Show 1910s Imperial Russia In Glorious Color

By • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

Given how many historical photos are video are shot in black and white, many of us can forget that the past was also in full color – we just don’t get to see it. However, these photos of Russia in the beginning of the 20th century by photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky give us a rare glimpse into the past in full and glorious color. Color photography, in the way that we understand it, was not possible at the time, but it was possible to create a color image for the viewer by completing three separate photographs.

Hilarious and Sexist Dating Tips From 1938

By • Aug 28th, 2013 • Category: Funny, History, Latest Posts

Here’s a dating guide that might seem ridiculously outdated at first – given that the Parade Magazine published it back in 1938 – but don’t be too quick to judge! Sure, some of the advice might sound a bit sexist at times, but most of them could actually be regarded as universally acknowledged guidelines of good behavior.

Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood (1961)

By • Apr 4th, 2012 • Category: Animals, Latest Posts, Photography

These wonderful photos were taken in 1961 by Ralph Crane documenting “Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood.” A shot of Vincent Price suggests that this audition must have been for Tales of Terror (1962) by Roger Corman.

20 Odd Vintage Products You Won’t Find Today

By • Oct 4th, 2010 • Category: Creative Products, Latest Posts, Weird

Of course, some of you may argue that you can actually get the inflatable life-size doll from this list, but hey – you’ll never find the free 10-day home trial period with it! Oh, the good old days!