Category: STORIES

Jun 8, 2016

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

Then and Now: The 1910 Great Flood of Paris vs 2016 Floods

In January of 1910 the water level of the Seine rose a staggering 8 meters (26 ft) above average

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Jun 7, 2016

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

Picture of the Day: Into the Jaws…

“Into the Jaws of Death” is a historic photograph taken on D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Robert F. Sargent of the United States Coast Guard

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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 1, 2016

Guy Puts His Glasses on the Museum Floor and People Thought It Was Art

Guy Puts His Glasses on the Museum Floor and People Thought It Was Art

Interestingly, the stunt has sparked a debate as to what defines something as ‘art’

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May 30, 2016

Woman Who Saved 30,000 Children Honored with Inaugural $1M Aurora Prize

Woman Who Saved 30,000 Children Honored with Inaugural $1M Aurora Prize

Marguerite Barankitse saved 30,000 children during the Burundian Civil War and opened a hospital that has treated over 80,00 patients

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May 26, 2016

Two Buildings Were Having an All-Out Post-It War Until This Happened

Two Buildings Were Having an All-Out Post-It War Until This Happened

Yeah there’s no coming back from that

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May 25, 2016

Aircraft Spots HELP Sign on Beach, Rescues 3 Men Stranded on Remote Island

Aircraft Spots HELP Sign on Beach, Rescues 3 Men Stranded on Remote Island

The three shipwrecked boaters were stranded on the uninhabited island in the Pacific for three days

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