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16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text or upload selfies, but they enjoyed everyday objects like flushable...

We enjoy quite a few unprecedented technologies today, but much more of the stuff that we use has been around for ages. Ancient humans may not have been able to text...

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Although he's lost his sense of smell and is blinded by cataracts, 182-year-old Jonathan the giant tortoise is still going strong. He just might be the oldest living tortoise, or even terrestrial animal, in the world. It is thought that Jonathan...

Although he's lost his sense of smell and is blinded by cataracts, 182-year-old Jonathan the giant tortoise is still going strong. He just might be the oldest living tortoise, or even...

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it's most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or...

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it's most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of...

16-Year-Old Travels Through Time Portraying How She Would Have Looked From The 1920s To 2010s

16-Year-Old Travels Through Time Portraying How She Would Have Looked From The 1920s To 2010s

Have you ever wondered what you might have looked like as a hippie in the 70s or as a flapper in the roaring 20s? 16-year-old Ohio State University student Annalisa Hartlaub has, which is why she created a series of photos...

Have you ever wondered what you might have looked like as a hippie in the 70s or as a flapper in the roaring 20s? 16-year-old Ohio State University student Annalisa Hartlaub...

The Nearly Lost 1950s Street Photos of NYC And Chicago by Vivian Maier Were Discovered Only After Her Death

The Nearly Lost 1950s Street Photos of NYC And Chicago by Vivian Maier Were Discovered Only After Her Death

Vivian Maier, an excellent New York street photographer who took thousand of photos in the 1950s and 60s, was left woefully unacknowledged during her time. It was only in 2011, two years after her death, that her photos were recognized for...

Vivian Maier, an excellent New York street photographer who took thousand of photos in the 1950s and 60s, was left woefully unacknowledged during her time. It was only in 2011, two...

How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s

How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s

History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn't have to be. Here's an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday – women's beauty products and procedures. People had regular everyday lives...

History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn't have to be. Here's an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday –...

Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

What if Isaac Newton had Instagram when he discovered gravity, or if DaVinci posted Instagram teasers while working on the Mona Lisa? This is the idea behind Histagrams, a site created by designers Gusto NYC and Gavin Alaoen that features instagrams...

What if Isaac Newton had Instagram when he discovered gravity, or if DaVinci posted Instagram teasers while working on the Mona Lisa? This is the idea behind Histagrams, a site created...

Heart-Breaking Pictures of Child Labour In USA by Lewis Hine

Heart-Breaking Pictures of Child Labour In USA by Lewis Hine

As hard as things might seem right now for high school or university students entering the job market, it’s probably nothing compared to what these kids had to go through in early 1900s America. This photo series, archived by the Library...

As hard as things might seem right now for high school or university students entering the job market, it’s probably nothing compared to what these kids had to go through in...

Photographer Blends Modern Day Locations With Major Historical Events

Photographer Blends Modern Day Locations With Major Historical Events

As part of the 2004 History Channel ad campaign, titled 'Know Where You Stand', photographer Seth Taras merged together modern day locations with major historic events. Soldiers, rushing at the Normandy beach in 1944 go past colored modern family picking shells,...

As part of the 2004 History Channel ad campaign, titled 'Know Where You Stand', photographer Seth Taras merged together modern day locations with major historic events. Soldiers, rushing at the Normandy...

Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

When millions of men joined the armed forces, women had to replace them by taking jobs that previously had been held by men - such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or even aircraft mechanic. Woman started working in factories – this...

When millions of men joined the armed forces, women had to replace them by taking jobs that previously had been held by men - such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or...

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