Category: HISTORY

Jun 8, 2016

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

In January of 1910 the water level of the Seine rose a staggering 8 meters (26 ft) above average

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Jun 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

“Into the Jaws of Death” is a historic photograph taken on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert F. Sargent of the United States Coast Guard

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Jun 7, 2016

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

This Then and Now Photo of Omaha Beach, Normandy Gave Me Chills

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history took place on the coast of Normandy, France

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Jun 3, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Day Sweden Switched to the Other Side of the Road

Picture of the Day: The Day Sweden Switched to the Other Side of the Road

On 3 Sept. 1967, all traffic in Sweden switch from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right. It was known as ‘Dagen H’ (H day)

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Jun 2, 2016

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

Scientists Confirm King Tut’s 3300-year-Old Dagger Forged from Meteorite

The finding is published in a new paper in the Journal of Meteoritics and Planetary Science

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May 30, 2016

Built in 1962, the World’s Smallest Car has One Door, One Headlight and Manual Reverse

Built in 1962, the World’s Smallest Car has One Door, One Headlight and Manual Reverse

Meaning you literally pick it up by a handle it turn it around. At 54″ long and 41″ wide, the Peel P50 is the ‘World’s Smallest Car’

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May 20, 2016

This Best Buy Flyer from 1994 Shows How Fast Technology Has Changed

This Best Buy Flyer from 1994 Shows How Fast Technology Has Changed

Kids these days don’t know about that 14.4 modem life

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