Category: HISTORY

Nov 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Lest We Forget

Picture of the Day: Lest We Forget

In Flanders fields the poppies blow; Between the crosses, row on row

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Nov 4, 2015

100 Years Ago, Artists Were Asked to Depict the Year 2000, These Were the Results

100 Years Ago, Artists Were Asked to Depict the Year 2000, These Were the Results

“En L’An 2000” is a series of images created by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists that imagined what life would be like in the year 2000.

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Oct 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms, Washington DC, 1925

Picture of the Day: Cherry Blossoms, Washington DC, 1925

In this amazing colorized photo by Dynamichrome we see two sisters enjoying the Cherry Blossoms in bloom at Washington D.C.’s Potamac Park.

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Oct 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Khufu and the Great Sphinx ca. 1860-1929

Picture of the Day: Khufu and the Great Sphinx ca. 1860-1929

In this vintage photo taken some time between 1860 and 1929, we see the Great Sphinx of Giza with the Pyramid of Khufu in the background.

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Sep 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

An imaging spectrometer on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes of the Red Planet.

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Sep 16, 2015

This 12-Angled Stone was Laid Without Mortar by Inca Masons Over 700 Years Ago

This 12-Angled Stone was Laid Without Mortar by Inca Masons Over 700 Years Ago

Heralded for its perfect assembly, not even a sheet of paper can fit between the stones! One of the finest examples of Inca Masonry.

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Sep 14, 2015

The Incredible Story of the Titanic Orphans that Captivated the World

The Incredible Story of the Titanic Orphans that Captivated the World

Of the 710 survivors, there were two young boys aged 2 and 4; the only children to be rescued without a parent or guardian. This is their story

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