Category: HISTORY

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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May 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

Picture of the Day: A Military Jeep Neatly Packed in a Crate

The IKEA version only comes with a single Allen key

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May 10, 2016

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

In 1941, American photographer Philippe Halsman met the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in New York City and they began to collaborate in the late 1940s. The 1948 work Dali Atomicus explores the idea of suspension, depicting three cats flying, water thrown from a bucket, an easel, a footstool and Salvador Dalí all seemingly suspended in mid-air

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