Category: HISTORY

Feb 6, 2017

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

In an ongoing series entitled, “Art History in Contemporary Life”, artist Alexey Kondakov skillfully photoshops characters from Renaissance paintings into present day photos he has taken around Europe. The juxtaposition between the two time periods in the digitally altered scenes creates for an interesting visual. You can find many more works from the ongoing…

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Jan 25, 2017

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

In 1977 Jimmy Carter Put This Note on the Voyager Spacecraft

It remains the only letter in history to reach extrasolar space

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Jan 23, 2017

50 Amazing Signs from Women’s Marches Across the Globe

50 Amazing Signs from Women’s Marches Across the Globe

The right to peaceful assembly is a wonderful thing

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Jan 9, 2017

How Movie Effects Were Done in the Silent Film Era

How Movie Effects Were Done in the Silent Film Era

Back then, filmmakers had to be quite creative to pull off effects we might take for granted today

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Dec 20, 2016

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

A Syrian Restaurant is Posting Before and After Photos of Aleppo and It’s Heartbreaking

40 before and after photos that capture unbelievable destruction the city and its citizens have endured

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Dec 15, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

In a historic find, the tail of a 99 million year old dinosaur is seen intact and perfectly preserved in amber; including bones, soft tissue, and feathers. The finding was reported in the latest issue of the science journal, Current Biology.

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Dec 14, 2016

Picasso’s Self-Portraits from 15 Years Old to 90 Year Old

Picasso’s Self-Portraits from 15 Years Old to 90 Year Old

A collection of 14 self-portraits at different stages of his life and periods of his career

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