Category: HISTORY

Jul 25, 2017

Cow Shoes Used by Moonshiners During Prohibition to Disguise Their Footprints

Cow Shoes Used by Moonshiners During Prohibition to Disguise Their Footprints

A police officer trying on the cow shoes, 1924

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Jul 23, 2017

Picture of the Day: New York City, 1900s Colorized

Picture of the Day: New York City, 1900s Colorized

In this amazing colorized photo by Sanna Dullaway, we see Broad Street in New York City some time between 1900 and 1910

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Jul 15, 2017

Picture of the Day: Neon Salesman’s Sample Case from the 1930s

Picture of the Day: Neon Salesman’s Sample Case from the 1930s

Just imagine the wow factor people must have had when the person opened the case

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Jul 12, 2017

That Story About the Million Dollar US Space Pen and Russian Pencil is BS

That Story About the Million Dollar US Space Pen and Russian Pencil is BS

Debunking an urban legend

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Jul 10, 2017

Picture of the Day: Religious Nature

Picture of the Day: Religious Nature

A sandstone Buddha statue nestled in the tree roots beside the minor chapels of Wat Maha That, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, Thailand

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Jun 14, 2017

Chunk from Famous Dutch Graffiti Wall Reveals 30 Years of Art

Chunk from Famous Dutch Graffiti Wall Reveals 30 Years of Art

Paul De Graaf shows the layers of paint that have formed on a famous Dutch graffiti wall over the last 30 years

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Jun 14, 2017

A Roman Empire Subway Map of their 250,000 Mile Road Network

A Roman Empire Subway Map of their 250,000 Mile Road Network

Geography and data nerd Sasha Trubetskoy created a subway map of the major Roman roads, based on the Empire of ca 125 AD

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