Help Solve the Mystery of the Bewitching Women In These Gorgeous Vintage Found Photos

Aug 3, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

A few weeks ago, photographer Meagan Abell was thrift store shopping in Richmond, Virginia, when she came across a box of film negatives. Curious about the images, she bought the negatives, took them home, and scanned them…

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And was absolutely stunned by the photographs’ beautiful, moody atmosphere.

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The devastatingly gorgeous results show two young women, bathed in the rosy, golden light of the setting sun, standing on a beach, and walking into the ocean.

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Unfortunately, the owner of the thrift store has no idea where the photos came from though, judging by the style of dress, Abell’s best guess is that they were take in the 1940s or 1950s. She thinks the film is most likely 60mm, and may be Kodachrome.

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But beyond that, the incredible photographs and their subjects are a total mystery.

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So Abell turned to Facebook to help her solve the mystery. Using the hashtag #‎FindTheGirlsOnTheNegatives, tens of thousands of people have shared the images and are busy searching for the mystery women…

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And, so far, there have been a few developments.

35 of the Strangest Headlines You Will Ever See

Jul 29, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

It’s no secret that headlines help to sell newspapers. If you’re not drawn in by the stories they have, there’s no way you’re going to read anything inside.

But sometimes you see a headline that is so ridiculously weird that there’s no way you can’t pick up the paper and read — like these…

Can’t you knock?

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Via: Twitter

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35 of the Creepiest Babies Ever Painted During the Renaissance

Jul 29, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

The Renaissance literally means “re-birth,” and history showed it was a time of transition for Europe not only artistically, but also politically, religiously, and scientifically. In other words, it was kind of the link between the dark Middle Ages and today.

Speaking of today, Instagram and Facebook feeds (not to mention paintings and art) most often depict children in adorable positions or at least looking semi-normal. That was not the case during the Renaissance, as they were apparently disturbing demon spawn.

Thanks to this Tumblr account, we can get creeped out any time we want.

You barely notice the evil elf ears due to the prominent horns.

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This Steamer Mysteriously Disappeared Over a Century Ago…Only to Be Discovered in Perfect Condition

Jul 28, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

116 years ago, the John V. Moran was lost in the depths of Lake Michigan. The steamboat had been on its way from Milwaukee to Muskegon when it went down on February 12th, 1899, after its hull was pierced by ice a few days earlier.

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The ship was thought to be lost forever…until June 5th, 2015, when a team with the Michigan Shipwreck Research Association located the John V. Moran during a sonar search.

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Awkward Vacation Photos That Will Make You Glad That You Stayed Home

Jul 28, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

The idea behind a vacation is that it’s supposed to be a relaxing break from your everyday life.

Sometimes, however, you’re a little kid being dragged along to various random landmarks, a dad trying a little too hard to be “fashionable,” or simply the victim of poor weather or timing.

Lucky for us, these people captured those moments in a few pictures. Enjoy.

This “beach” thing is for the birds.

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Via: Awkward Family Photos

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40 Photos That Prove Proofreading Is Kind of Important

Jul 28, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

We all make mistakes and, fortunately, many of those mistakes are only seen by a few people.

Proofreading, however, should have been at the top of the list of priorities for these people.

Fortunately for us, we get to learn from their mistakes…and laugh.

Don’t try and pick them up if it’s raining.

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Via: The Chive

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Proof That Taxidermy Can Get Even Weirder Than It Normally Is

Jul 24, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

Taxidermy — the process of preparing, stuffing, and mounting dead animals for display — is a rather unusual hobby, to say the least. But to each their own.

There are, however, times that it veers from professional preparation for museums (or maybe to remember a deceased pet) into the realm of, well, whatever this is.

Meet me at high noon.

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Via: Reddit

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37 of the Sweetest, Funniest Then-And-Now Photos on the Internet

Jul 24, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

Ah, childhood photos: the source of endless amusement for parents and partners alike, and unending embarrassment for their subjects (though they are sooo sweet).

Some, however, have decided to take the high road and recreate those photos — and they’ve done a great job!

You kind of have to wonder how they still have all the matching clothes…

Who knew you could fit four grown men in a bathtub?

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