Category: HISTORY

Feb 1, 2018

Burning Since 1901, this Bulb is the Poster Child for Planned Obsolescence

Burning Since 1901, this Bulb is the Poster Child for Planned Obsolescence

It’s the light bulb the manufacturers don’t want you to see

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Jan 29, 2018

People That Live to 100 in Barbados Get Their Own Stamp and that’s Awesome

People That Live to 100 in Barbados Get Their Own Stamp and that’s Awesome

The Postal Service paid tribute to citizens who reached the milestone through its stamp issue, ‘Centenarians of Barbados’

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Jan 11, 2018

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

The unique knife was made by well-known blacksmith, Don Kemper

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Dec 21, 2017

Paradise: A Modern Day Interpretation of the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’

Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, oil on oak panels, 220 cm × 389 cm (87 in × 153 in), Museo del Prado, Madrid

These artists were asked to animate Hieronymus Bosch’s famous 500-year-old painting with a contemporary twist

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Dec 18, 2017

A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

It’s all just a facade

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Nov 7, 2017

Removing 200 Years of Varnish from a Painting Looks Deeply Satisfying

Removing 200 Years of Varnish from a Painting Looks Deeply Satisfying

We don’t know much about the ‘Woman in Red’ but removing 200-year-old varnish will unearth some clues

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Oct 22, 2017

The First and Only Family Photo on the Moon

The Americas as seen from Apollo 16 on the way to the Moon

It was placed by astronaut Charles Duke, the youngest person to ever walk on the moon

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