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I Live In The Borough Where The “Chernobyl” Mini-Series Was Shot

I Live In The Borough Where The “Chernobyl” Mini-Series Was Shot

Life is full of surprises. It happens that I currently live in a micro-district of Vilnius where parts of HBO’s miniseries “Chernobyl” were shot. Though my friend worked in the production of this movie and I knew about the project for...

Life is full of surprises. It happens that I currently live in a micro-district of Vilnius where parts of HBO’s miniseries “Chernobyl” were shot. Though my friend worked in the production...

Visiting Soviet Nuclear Missile Base In Lithuania

Visiting Soviet Nuclear Missile Base In Lithuania

No matter how peaceful it might look, it is not a secret that throughout Europe, you can find plenty scars of past wars. Lithuania is no exception. Here you can find many armament fossils from the last century, as eastern Europe...

No matter how peaceful it might look, it is not a secret that throughout Europe, you can find plenty scars of past wars. Lithuania is no exception. Here you can find...

Side By Side Comparisons Of The Real Chernobyl Vs. The HBO Version Of It (20 pics)

Side By Side Comparisons Of The Real Chernobyl Vs. The HBO Version Of It (20 pics)

The majority of us have probably already seen or at least heard of the HBO miniseries, Chernobyl. The show was acclaimed by critics and scored a rating of 9.7 stars out of 10 on IMDB, making it the highest rated TV...

The majority of us have probably already seen or at least heard of the HBO miniseries, Chernobyl. The show was acclaimed by critics and scored a rating of 9.7 stars out...

I Have Brought To Life Unseen Stereographs Of Ellis Island Immigrants.

I Have Brought To Life Unseen Stereographs Of Ellis Island Immigrants.

Stereographs were the latter day virtual reality, an inventive means to immerse the viewer into another place and time. Two photographs are exposed simultaneously but from slightly different perspectives. When the final print is viewed through a stereoscope a depth of...

Stereographs were the latter day virtual reality, an inventive means to immerse the viewer into another place and time. Two photographs are exposed simultaneously but from slightly different perspectives. When the...

I Colorized 9 Mugshots Of Real Life 1930s Criminals And Here Are Their Stories

I Colorized 9 Mugshots Of Real Life 1930s Criminals And Here Are Their Stories

I am an artist, Matt Loughrey, based in Ireland, working behind the ‘My Colorful Past’ project. For the first time, I brought back to life in color the mugshots of various criminals which date back to the 1930s. The mugshots were...

I am an artist, Matt Loughrey, based in Ireland, working behind the ‘My Colorful Past’ project. For the first time, I brought back to life in color the mugshots of various...

Scientists Hope They Can Cure Arthritis By Studying The Diseased Remains Of A Mummified Body

Scientists Hope They Can Cure Arthritis By Studying The Diseased Remains Of A Mummified Body

In 1949, an earthquake rumbled through the city of Guano, Ecuador, rattling the walls of a 16th-century convent until they cracked open. Afterward, someone eventually discovered that the facades had split – and some things hid between them. They first found...

In 1949, an earthquake rumbled through the city of Guano, Ecuador, rattling the walls of a 16th-century convent until they cracked open. Afterward, someone eventually discovered that the facades had split...

30 Of The Most Interesting Historical Photos From ‘Historyinmoment’ Twitter Page

30 Of The Most Interesting Historical Photos From ‘Historyinmoment’ Twitter Page

Fashion, entertainment, technology have all evolved over time and the Twitter page @historyinmoment is dedicated to sharing "pictures and quotes from the past," so people can learn or reminisce about times past.

Fashion, entertainment, technology have all evolved over time and the Twitter page @historyinmoment is dedicated to sharing "pictures and quotes from the past," so people can learn or reminisce about times...

Someone Illustrates Why Stairs In Castles Were Spiral And Why Left-Handed Knights Were Physically Unable To Joust

Someone Illustrates Why Stairs In Castles Were Spiral And Why Left-Handed Knights Were Physically Unable To Joust

Many history enthusiasts probably know that the Middle ages that were sometimes referred to as 'Dark ages' were not so dark. In fact, these were the times when people started building castles - majestic and complex buildings, intended to be a...

Many history enthusiasts probably know that the Middle ages that were sometimes referred to as 'Dark ages' were not so dark. In fact, these were the times when people started building...

I Illustrated The Pain, Fury, Trials, And Tribulations Of Women In History

I Illustrated The Pain, Fury, Trials, And Tribulations Of Women In History

Each one carefully selected and researched, according to their stories, these women have faced adversity, pain, drama, all through the lens of their passion. All illustrations were done by me, Tricia Robinson, a female illustrator in Montreal, Quebec. Each illustration can be...

Each one carefully selected and researched, according to their stories, these women have faced adversity, pain, drama, all through the lens of their passion. All illustrations were done by me, Tricia Robinson,...

I’ve Been Collecting Nostalgic Rubbish In My Bedside Cabinet Since 1982

I’ve Been Collecting Nostalgic Rubbish In My Bedside Cabinet Since 1982

So here’s the thing. I’ve had the same bedside cabinet for over 35 years now (see photos below), and it’s steadily been collecting toys, tat, junk and memorabilia over that whole time. It’s essentially a time capsule of all the stupid...

So here’s the thing. I’ve had the same bedside cabinet for over 35 years now (see photos below), and it’s steadily been collecting toys, tat, junk and memorabilia over that whole...

First Milling Ceremony

First Milling Ceremony

Sugarcane milling season has arrived which begins with a ritual ceremony called Cembrengan. The ritual is carried out routinely every year by sugar factories in Karanganyar, Central Java, Indonesia. In the ceremony several kinds of offerings were presented including buffalo heads intended...

Sugarcane milling season has arrived which begins with a ritual ceremony called Cembrengan. The ritual is carried out routinely every year by sugar factories in Karanganyar, Central Java, Indonesia. In the ceremony...

An Archaeologist Exploring Battlefield Of Glenshiel In Scotland

An Archaeologist Exploring Battlefield Of Glenshiel In Scotland

Stepping outside the car, I could feel the rough gravel grate against the soles of my worn-out hiking shoes. The wind, funneled through valley’s steep slopes, clawed at my sweater and ruffled my hair. Leaving the parked Toyota behind, I headed...

Stepping outside the car, I could feel the rough gravel grate against the soles of my worn-out hiking shoes. The wind, funneled through valley’s steep slopes, clawed at my sweater and...

This Is What The Forgotten 7 Wonders Of The Ancient World Really Looked Like In Their Prime

This Is What The Forgotten 7 Wonders Of The Ancient World Really Looked Like In Their Prime

What is the first thing you do before planning a trip? Hop on the convenient TripAdvisor or one of thousands other websites available for advice, must-see destinations, trip highlights and candid travelers’ photos. Before the magical power of the Internet, people...

What is the first thing you do before planning a trip? Hop on the convenient TripAdvisor or one of thousands other websites available for advice, must-see destinations, trip highlights and candid...

I Explore Abandoned Asylums To Capture What The Patients Would Have Seen Through Their Windows

I Explore Abandoned Asylums To Capture What The Patients Would Have Seen Through Their Windows

I’ve been shooting images of abandoned Victorian and Edwardian lunatic asylums and mental hospitals for just over ten years now, ever since I was first asked to shoot one single image of the outside of one as an illustration for a...

I’ve been shooting images of abandoned Victorian and Edwardian lunatic asylums and mental hospitals for just over ten years now, ever since I was first asked to shoot one single image...

As Paris Cleans Up After The Notre Dame Fire, Here’s How Dresden Rebuilt Its Church Which The Allies Bombed In WW2

As Paris Cleans Up After The Notre Dame Fire, Here’s How Dresden Rebuilt Its Church Which The Allies Bombed In WW2

Paris is still recovering from the devastating fire which damaged one of its symbols, the Notre Dame Cathedral. But in the aftermath of this horrible event, it's important to remain hopeful and remind ourselves that humans are excellent at rebuilding things....

Paris is still recovering from the devastating fire which damaged one of its symbols, the Notre Dame Cathedral. But in the aftermath of this horrible event, it's important to remain hopeful...

It’s Charlie Chaplin’s 130th Birthday, So Here Are 12 Portraits Of The Comic Without His Iconic Mustache And Hat

It’s Charlie Chaplin’s 130th Birthday, So Here Are 12 Portraits Of The Comic Without His Iconic Mustache And Hat

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, the king of silent comedy, was born in England 130 years ago. Most of us are accustomed to seeing portraits of the legendary comedian with the famous mustache and a small derby hat, naturally so, as The...

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, the king of silent comedy, was born in England 130 years ago. Most of us are accustomed to seeing portraits of the legendary comedian with the famous...

18 Historical Events That Nobody Has Been Able To Explain So Far

18 Historical Events That Nobody Has Been Able To Explain So Far

History is full of the unknown, and for some reason, we as humans tend to concentrate on the mysterious things more than the undeniable facts. So if you love a little mystery, you are in for a treat since this list...

History is full of the unknown, and for some reason, we as humans tend to concentrate on the mysterious things more than the undeniable facts. So if you love a little...

Digital Technology Lets Us See 5 U.S. Memorials And Monuments That Were Never Built

Digital Technology Lets Us See 5 U.S. Memorials And Monuments That Were Never Built

Whether we’ve learned about them at school or been taken there on a trip by our parents, we all know about most of the famous monuments and memorials across the USA. But you actually don’t know half the story, because there are...

Whether we’ve learned about them at school or been taken there on a trip by our parents, we all know about most of the famous monuments and memorials across the USA. But...

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