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This History Museum Has Made Such A Fascinating Discovery That Even J. K. Rowling Responded

This History Museum Has Made Such A Fascinating Discovery That Even J. K. Rowling Responded

Ever been caught not paying attention in class? Well, thirteen-year-old Richard Beale was - just 200 years later. The Museum of English Rural Life uncovered a math book belonging to the teenager, filled not only with lovely handwritten equations but delightful...

Ever been caught not paying attention in class? Well, thirteen-year-old Richard Beale was - just 200 years later. The Museum of English Rural Life uncovered a math book belonging to the...

Guy Says That Native Americans Would Be ‘Starving To Death’ If They Weren’t Colonized, Regrets It Immediately

Guy Says That Native Americans Would Be ‘Starving To Death’ If They Weren’t Colonized, Regrets It Immediately

Genocide of any sort is an extremely sensitive topic that some even consider taboo and avoid touching the subject altogether. However, one should never turn a blind eye to the atrocities of the past with an excuse that what happened years...

Genocide of any sort is an extremely sensitive topic that some even consider taboo and avoid touching the subject altogether. However, one should never turn a blind eye to the atrocities...

Tumblr User Shares A Story How Craftsmen Helped Scientists Identify A Tool Created 50,000 Years Ago And Still Used Today

Tumblr User Shares A Story How Craftsmen Helped Scientists Identify A Tool Created 50,000 Years Ago And Still Used Today

If you paid any attention in history class, then you've definitely heard about a species called the Neanderthals. They lived in Eurasia about 40.000 years ago and despite being extinct for a long time, it turns out there is a certain...

If you paid any attention in history class, then you've definitely heard about a species called the Neanderthals. They lived in Eurasia about 40.000 years ago and despite being extinct for...

This Half-Iranian Twitter User Gives A Powerful Lesson To Those Americans Who Don’t Know Their Own History

This Half-Iranian Twitter User Gives A Powerful Lesson To Those Americans Who Don’t Know Their Own History

Sixty five years ago, history took a different turn when Iran's first democratically elected government was toppled during a coup. It is believed that these events, which took place in 1953, set Iran on a course towards dictatorship.However, not enough people...

Sixty five years ago, history took a different turn when Iran's first democratically elected government was toppled during a coup. It is believed that these events, which took place in 1953,...

Guy Notices Something Odd On Top Of Zeus’ Temple In 1858 Photo, Discovers What They Don’t Teach At School

Guy Notices Something Odd On Top Of Zeus’ Temple In 1858 Photo, Discovers What They Don’t Teach At School

“Many ruined sites have hidden or erased histories that take place after the building has been ruined. For instance, the ruins of the Acropolis in Athens were once the site of an Ottoman mosque, and the Colosseum held a Christian hermitage."

“Many ruined sites have hidden or erased histories that take place after the building has been ruined. For instance, the ruins of the Acropolis in Athens were once the site of...

Gruesome Pictures From The 1900s Showing The Struggles Of Working Children Before Child Labor Was Abolished

Gruesome Pictures From The 1900s Showing The Struggles Of Working Children Before Child Labor Was Abolished

In 1908 Lewis Hine picked up his camera and became the photographer for the National Child Labor Committee. It was a start of a long decade, as Lewis traveled across the country, documenting child labor, getting constant threats from factory owners...

In 1908 Lewis Hine picked up his camera and became the photographer for the National Child Labor Committee. It was a start of a long decade, as Lewis traveled across the...

Women On Tumblr Unite To Prove That Not All Old Fashion Statements Were A Tool Of Patriarchy

Women On Tumblr Unite To Prove That Not All Old Fashion Statements Were A Tool Of Patriarchy

Most of us have seen and probably laughed at the ridiculous fashion of the days of the past, especially the over-the-top skirts that took up half of the room. Luckily for us, ladies, we live in the world where (for the...

Most of us have seen and probably laughed at the ridiculous fashion of the days of the past, especially the over-the-top skirts that took up half of the room. Luckily for...

Man Found Photos From Europe In 1904, Revealing How Everything Looked Before Modern Technology

Man Found Photos From Europe In 1904, Revealing How Everything Looked Before Modern Technology

When we get a chance to look at vintage photos, it always seems that things were completely different back in the day and it’s just so hard to imagine what life was like back then. 25 years ago Bill Nelson, a vintage...

When we get a chance to look at vintage photos, it always seems that things were completely different back in the day and it’s just so hard to imagine what life...

The 1904 Olympic Marathon Was More Gruesome Than The Hunger Games, And Every Athlete Had It Worse Than The Other

The 1904 Olympic Marathon Was More Gruesome Than The Hunger Games, And Every Athlete Had It Worse Than The Other

The marathon is one of the most iconic events at the Olympics, taking place on the very last day just before the closing ceremony. But today's competitions are nothing compared to the 1904 race that left multiple competitors within an inch...

The marathon is one of the most iconic events at the Olympics, taking place on the very last day just before the closing ceremony. But today's competitions are nothing compared to...

Tumblr Users Explain The Real Reason People Believed That Witches Exist, And It’s Eye-Opening

Tumblr Users Explain The Real Reason People Believed That Witches Exist, And It’s Eye-Opening

The belief that there are people who possess supernatural powers and use them to harm innocent people dates back to the 14th century. This belief, fueled by fear and mass hysteria, led to the witch hunt which lasted up until 18th...

The belief that there are people who possess supernatural powers and use them to harm innocent people dates back to the 14th century. This belief, fueled by fear and mass hysteria,...

These 20+ Historical Facts Will Mess With Your Perception Of Time

These 20+ Historical Facts Will Mess With Your Perception Of Time

When we try to put historical events into perspective, we often simplistically divide things into 'old days' and 'modern times,' because our brains can often struggle with the concept of time.

When we try to put historical events into perspective, we often simplistically divide things into 'old days' and 'modern times,' because our brains can often struggle with the concept of time.

Learn The History Behind These 15+ Commonly Used Phrases

Learn The History Behind These 15+ Commonly Used Phrases

Imagine learning a new language and hearing someone say 'It's raining cats and dogs' or 'break a leg', this must be really confusing! And on top of it all, you might ask a native speaker what on earth these ridiculous sayings...

Imagine learning a new language and hearing someone say 'It's raining cats and dogs' or 'break a leg', this must be really confusing! And on top of it all, you might...

Here’s How Small Changes In Women’s Fashion From 1784 To 1970 Ended Up Creating A Big Difference

Here’s How Small Changes In Women’s Fashion From 1784 To 1970 Ended Up Creating A Big Difference

Back in the days before the camera was king, fashions were portrayed to the masses through artfully illustrated drawings. Somebody has collected a series of these beautiful sketches, documenting the changes in western fashion all the way from 1784 to 1970,...

Back in the days before the camera was king, fashions were portrayed to the masses through artfully illustrated drawings. Somebody has collected a series of these beautiful sketches, documenting the changes...

Man Finds 100-Year-Old Photo Negatives Inside Old Box He Buys For £4, Son ‘Develops’ Them Using Photoshop

Man Finds 100-Year-Old Photo Negatives Inside Old Box He Buys For £4, Son ‘Develops’ Them Using Photoshop

Rummaging through old artifacts at an antique sale can make you feel like an archeologist on a dig and every now and then you come across a true commodity. Well, that's what happened to Greg Pack, 70, in Essex, England when...

Rummaging through old artifacts at an antique sale can make you feel like an archeologist on a dig and every now and then you come across a true commodity. Well, that's...

These 20+ Photos From A Swedish Huskvarna Town In The 70s Prove Things Were Cooler Back Then

These 20+ Photos From A Swedish Huskvarna Town In The 70s Prove Things Were Cooler Back Then

Huskvarna, formerly known as Husqvarna, is a city in Sweden that lent its name to the well-established line of equipment, with the iconic orange chainsaws in the front line. While the garden tools made the name famous, the city has much more...

Huskvarna, formerly known as Husqvarna, is a city in Sweden that lent its name to the well-established line of equipment, with the iconic orange chainsaws in the front line. While the garden...

13 Future Predictions That Were So Wrong People Would Probably Regret Saying Them

13 Future Predictions That Were So Wrong People Would Probably Regret Saying Them

This “Timeline Of Very Bad Future Predictions” created by Infographic shows the worst predictions in history, and it’s safe to say these futurists weren't as good as they thought. From ‘the telephone won’t succeed as a form of communication’ to ‘the...

This “Timeline Of Very Bad Future Predictions” created by Infographic shows the worst predictions in history, and it’s safe to say these futurists weren't as good as they thought. From ‘the...

Fascinating Before & After Pics Show How This Woman Changed Lives Of WWI Veterans By ‘Restoring’ Their Faces

Fascinating Before & After Pics Show How This Woman Changed Lives Of WWI Veterans By ‘Restoring’ Their Faces

World War I brought out the best and the worst of mankind and the people involved have been remembered either for the terror they brought or the compassion they showed. One of those compassionate individuals was Anna Coleman Watts Ladd, an...

World War I brought out the best and the worst of mankind and the people involved have been remembered either for the terror they brought or the compassion they showed. One...

This Grandmother’s Terrifying Experience During The Holocaust Reminds People Of How Cruel Nazis Were

This Grandmother’s Terrifying Experience During The Holocaust Reminds People Of How Cruel Nazis Were

The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor, Katie, decided to share the heartbreaking story of her beloved grandmother on Tumblr. Her grandmother was only 2-years-old when Hitler marched into Poland in 1939. The girl was too little to understand how horribly this...

The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor, Katie, decided to share the heartbreaking story of her beloved grandmother on Tumblr. Her grandmother was only 2-years-old when Hitler marched into Poland in 1939....

Artist Colorizes Old Black & White Photos, And It Makes A Huge Difference In How We See Past Events

Artist Colorizes Old Black & White Photos, And It Makes A Huge Difference In How We See Past Events

Anybody can use Photoshop, but doing a good job remains a craft. Professional colorist from Brazil, Marina Amaral, doesn't just click-and-drag. Driven by her burning obsession with history, Marina does extensive research to make her colorizations as realistic as possible, too.

Anybody can use Photoshop, but doing a good job remains a craft. Professional colorist from Brazil, Marina Amaral, doesn't just click-and-drag. Driven by her burning obsession with history, Marina does extensive...

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