It's no secret that women were treated differently almost 200 years ago.
When doing renovations on a theater from the 1940s, workers expected to find old ticket stubs, maybe a few random artifacts, and a lot of dust and debris.
What they didn’t expect was to find something that would belong to an 85-year-old man who was just as shocked and amazed as they were at the discovery.
Do you want to rock and roll all night and party every day? Personally, I think that sounds exhausting but, if you’re a rock star, that’s the life that you lead.
But before they hit the stage and the big time, they were young and a little bit awkward. Need proof? Here you go…
We’ve all see traditional bus stops, but there’s a good chance you’ve never seen bus stops quite like these scattered throughout Eastern Europe.
National Geographic is known for the incredibly captivating images they publish that take readers to places they didn’t even know exist. But not all of them make the cut and, for every amazing image, there are others that were never published…until now.
The National Geographic’s Found archive, established in 2013 to celebrate 125 years of NatGeo, hosts the rare and the unpublished photos from the history of the magazine.
The project’s team says that their mission is to bring the pictures back to life by sharing them to new audiences, and the photographs are dug up by Guardian of the Collection William Bonner. Together with editor Janna Dotschkal’s, they make the vintage material timeless, even if some of the dates or locations are missing.
After all, a picture is worth 1,000 words.
With claws bared, a kitten attacks its own mirrored reflection in 1964.
Before Making A Murderer, before Serial, and before The Jinx, there was Leopold and Loeb.
In the 1920’s, the duo planned to abduct a child and kill them just for the thrill of it. And then they did in an impossibly gruesome way.
We have an exclusive clip of the upcoming PBS documentary about the murderers, The Perfect Crime, and it’s completely chilling.
Watch the documentary when it premieres tomorrow, February 9 at 9 PM EST on PBS.
This Professional Driver Proves That One of the World’s First Cars Is STILL Shockingly Difficult To Drive
Now over 100 years old, the Ford Model T still holds up… some quirks excluded.
In The Wizard of Oz, one of the pivotal moments is when Dorothy suddenly steps out of the shadows of black and white into a colorful land. It was literally a whole new world for her, and for all the viewers.
The same can be said for old photos. We see them in black and white, and it’s easy to forget that life back then was experienced in the same vibrant colours that surround us today.
But thanks to the people of Reddit, specifically the r/Colorization subreddit, we no longer have to wonder what it might look like. The principal contributors are a mix of professional and amateur colorizers and restorers that bring historic photos to life through color, and while we can’t be sure that those hues are exactly as they were at that time, it’s close enough to give us a solid idea.
Elizabeth Taylor in 1956.