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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...

I Show How Much Berlin Has Changed Over The Years

I Show How Much Berlin Has Changed Over The Years

For about half a year now, I've been going out almost every day to recapture old photos of Berlin as accurately as possible. I started doing this to better understand how the banality of everyday life continues despite historically extreme periods...

For about half a year now, I've been going out almost every day to recapture old photos of Berlin as accurately as possible. I started doing this to better understand how...

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...

The Weirdest And Most Expensive Gifts That Different Countries Have Ever Exchanged

The Weirdest And Most Expensive Gifts That Different Countries Have Ever Exchanged

Exchanging gifts doesn’t just take place between friends and family, but on an international level too. Diplomacy has always entailed giving symbolic gifts to celebrate and commemorate. Some of these gifts are outlandish, some are eye-wateringly expensive, and some are just...

Exchanging gifts doesn’t just take place between friends and family, but on an international level too. Diplomacy has always entailed giving symbolic gifts to celebrate and commemorate. Some of these gifts...

These 30 WWII Photos From Japanese Internment Camp Were Censored And Now Everyone Can See Them

These 30 WWII Photos From Japanese Internment Camp Were Censored And Now Everyone Can See Them

In 1941 Pearl Harbour became the scene of a devasting surprise attack by Japanese forces. After decades of being on the edge of war with Japan, the attack pushed the US to join World War II. Not only did this attack...

In 1941 Pearl Harbour became the scene of a devasting surprise attack by Japanese forces. After decades of being on the edge of war with Japan, the attack pushed the US...

After People Claimed That This Smiling Man Photo From 1901 Was Fake, Tumblr User Explained That Rural Chinese People Didn’t Know How To Pose

After People Claimed That This Smiling Man Photo From 1901 Was Fake, Tumblr User Explained That Rural Chinese People Didn’t Know How To Pose

One thing that comes to mind when thinking about early photography is probably the lack of smiles. Today we instinctively put a big grin on our faces when someone with the camera approaches, however it was rather uncommon early 1800's. So...

One thing that comes to mind when thinking about early photography is probably the lack of smiles. Today we instinctively put a big grin on our faces when someone with the...

This Roman Bathhouse Was Built Over 2,000 Years Ago And Is Still Up And Running

This Roman Bathhouse Was Built Over 2,000 Years Ago And Is Still Up And Running

Situated among the green pines, cedars and lush oak forests of the Aurès Mountains, lies El Hamma town in the Northern part of Algeria, Khenchela Province. A mild, Mediterranean climate gives way to picturesque sightings of unique natural landscapes. Among them,...

Situated among the green pines, cedars and lush oak forests of the Aurès Mountains, lies El Hamma town in the Northern part of Algeria, Khenchela Province. A mild, Mediterranean climate gives...

Heartbreaking Interview Given By The Last Slave Ship Survivor In 1930s Was Made Public Last Year

Heartbreaking Interview Given By The Last Slave Ship Survivor In 1930s Was Made Public Last Year

On one warm and unsuspecting day of July in 1860, a schooner named Clotilda, with the Captain William Foster and 110 African slaves on board, arrived in Mobile Bay, Alabama. Clotilda was the last known U.S.

On one warm and unsuspecting day of July in 1860, a schooner named Clotilda, with the Captain William Foster and 110 African slaves on board, arrived in Mobile Bay, Alabama. Clotilda...

One Man Explains Why WWII Aircraft Were Protected The Wrong Way, And It’s An Important Example Of “Survival Bias”

One Man Explains Why WWII Aircraft Were Protected The Wrong Way, And It’s An Important Example Of “Survival Bias”

During WWII, countries had to solve many mathematical and strategic tasks in order to succeed during the war. One of those difficult assignments was to find ways of improving aircraft so they would be more resistant to enemy fire. While statisticians struggled...

During WWII, countries had to solve many mathematical and strategic tasks in order to succeed during the war. One of those difficult assignments was to find ways of improving aircraft so they...

32 Rare Historical Photos That Show Why Flying On The Hindenburg Zeppelin Was So Expensive

32 Rare Historical Photos That Show Why Flying On The Hindenburg Zeppelin Was So Expensive

In the beginning of the 20th century, if you wanted to cross the Atlantic, you bought a trip on a ship. But after British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919, that began...

In the beginning of the 20th century, if you wanted to cross the Atlantic, you bought a trip on a ship. But after British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown made...

12 Crucial Archaeology Findings Of 2018 That Have Left Historians Puzzled

12 Crucial Archaeology Findings Of 2018 That Have Left Historians Puzzled

2018 has passed and we are already settling in 2019, but even as we move forward it’s never a bad time to remind people about the incredible things that happened this past year that have gone unnoticed. Even though there were...

2018 has passed and we are already settling in 2019, but even as we move forward it’s never a bad time to remind people about the incredible things that happened this...

6 Funny Things You Didn’t Know About Ancient Greece

6 Funny Things You Didn’t Know About Ancient Greece

This is one section of my ongoing project, Ancient Antics. I am a history nerd, illustrator, and graphic artist. I wanted to combine those interests to create a funny, educational project.

This is one section of my ongoing project, Ancient Antics. I am a history nerd, illustrator, and graphic artist. I wanted to combine those interests to create a funny, educational project.

5 Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Women Every Day Of Black History Month

5 Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Women Every Day Of Black History Month

In honor of black history month, a mother and a daughter teamed up to recreate photos of iconic black women. Back in February 2017, Cristi Jones decided to commemorate the month by dressing her 5-year-old daughter and shared the results on...

In honor of black history month, a mother and a daughter teamed up to recreate photos of iconic black women. Back in February 2017, Cristi Jones decided to commemorate the month...

I Spend Days Looking For Sea Treasures On The Beach And Here Are 38 Most Interesting Things I’ve Found

I Spend Days Looking For Sea Treasures On The Beach And Here Are 38 Most Interesting Things I’ve Found

I spend most of my days beachcombing and searching for sea treasures for making sea-themed jewelry. I am not only searching for seashells and corals, but also for rare sea glass and sea pottery. One of my proudest finds is a 200-year-old...

I spend most of my days beachcombing and searching for sea treasures for making sea-themed jewelry. I am not only searching for seashells and corals, but also for rare sea glass...

27 Years Ago A Woman Contacted The Tribe That Killed John Chau, And Her Encounter Was Completely Different

27 Years Ago A Woman Contacted The Tribe That Killed John Chau, And Her Encounter Was Completely Different

The world is a mysterious place with so many vibrant and varying cultures. However, in this day and age, when everything is controlled by technology, it is easy to contact anyone from anywhere in the world. With over 7 billion people...

The world is a mysterious place with so many vibrant and varying cultures. However, in this day and age, when everything is controlled by technology, it is easy to contact anyone...

Scientists Discarded One Of The Most Groundbreaking Astronomical Discoveries Because The Researcher Was A Woman

Scientists Discarded One Of The Most Groundbreaking Astronomical Discoveries Because The Researcher Was A Woman

For a long time, many scientists were wrong about what the sun is made-up of until a 25-year-old student wrote an extraordinary doctor's thesis proving that sun and other stars are made mainly of helium and hydrogen.

For a long time, many scientists were wrong about what the sun is made-up of until a 25-year-old student wrote an extraordinary doctor's thesis proving that sun and other stars are...

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