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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...

Man Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea They’re Around Him, Watch His Reaction

Man Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea They’re Around Him, Watch His Reaction

In 1939, on the eve of World War II, a young British stockbroker called Nicholas Winton did something truly incredible. He risked his life to successfully save 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia during The Holocaust by ensuring their safe passage...

In 1939, on the eve of World War II, a young British stockbroker called Nicholas Winton did something truly incredible. He risked his life to successfully save 669 mostly Jewish children...

Fatal 1912 Scott’s Expedition To The South Pole Documented By Henry Robertson Bowers

Fatal 1912 Scott’s Expedition To The South Pole Documented By Henry Robertson Bowers

What does disappointment look like? What is the expression on a man's face, expecting death in the icy wilderness? "The worst has happened", Robert F. Scott wrote in his diary on January 17, 1912. The same day, Scott and four of his...

What does disappointment look like? What is the expression on a man's face, expecting death in the icy wilderness? "The worst has happened", Robert F. Scott wrote in his diary on January...

10+ Of The Most Heartwarming Historic Photos Ever

10+ Of The Most Heartwarming Historic Photos Ever

When looking at the majority of historic photos, it might seem that the world was black-and-white and all we had were wars and disease. However, Bored Panda has gone back in time, and and dug out some of the most heartwarming...

When looking at the majority of historic photos, it might seem that the world was black-and-white and all we had were wars and disease. However, Bored Panda has gone back in...

Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago

Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago

Native American culture is rich with magical customs and captures the spirit of living free, but during the 20th century it was quickly vanishing. Because of this, Edward Sheriff Curtis dedicated decades of his life to capturing and recording the lifestyle...

Native American culture is rich with magical customs and captures the spirit of living free, but during the 20th century it was quickly vanishing. Because of this, Edward Sheriff Curtis dedicated...

391-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Planted In 1625 Has Survived Hiroshima And Keeps On Growing

391-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Planted In 1625 Has Survived Hiroshima And Keeps On Growing

I can barely keep my basil plant alive, but this remarkable bonsai tree has been around for nearly 400 years. Planted in 1625, the tree is currently 391-years-old, and if that isn't impressive enough it also survived the atomic bomb attack...

I can barely keep my basil plant alive, but this remarkable bonsai tree has been around for nearly 400 years. Planted in 1625, the tree is currently 391-years-old, and if that...

Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More

Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per...

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just...

10+ Crazy Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Actually Happened

10+ Crazy Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Actually Happened

Most, if not all of us, have experienced some sort of coincidence in our lives. Maybe you said something at the same time as somebody else, or perhaps you bumped into an old friend in the most unlikely of places. But...

Most, if not all of us, have experienced some sort of coincidence in our lives. Maybe you said something at the same time as somebody else, or perhaps you bumped into...

21-Year-Old WWII Soldier’s Sketchbooks Show War Through The Eyes Of An Architect

21-Year-Old WWII Soldier’s Sketchbooks Show War Through The Eyes Of An Architect

Victor Lundy was a 21-year-old architecture student when he enrolled in the military during World War Two. But instead of abandoning his creative side, the young soldier decided to document his experiences on the battlefield in a series of sketchbooks.

Victor Lundy was a 21-year-old architecture student when he enrolled in the military during World War Two. But instead of abandoning his creative side, the young soldier decided to document his...

1940s Kissing Guide Shows How To Kiss Correctly

1940s Kissing Guide Shows How To Kiss Correctly

There aren't that many experiences more nerve-racking than the first kiss. Jeez, when I remember mine, I remember this overwhelming anxious feeling of having no clue what I'm supposed to do. Back in 1942, LIFE magazine saw this as a problem...

There aren't that many experiences more nerve-racking than the first kiss. Jeez, when I remember mine, I remember this overwhelming anxious feeling of having no clue what I'm supposed to do....

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