Category: HISTORY

Sep 22, 2020

This Ancient ‘Beware of Dog’ Sign From Over 2,000 Years Ago

This Ancient ‘Beware of Dog’ Sign From Over 2,000 Years Ago

An amazingly preserved mosaic found at the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii, Italy

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Sep 9, 2020

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

The bill features Grover Cleveland, the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms

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Aug 11, 2020

The Footprint of a Roman Toddler Has Been Preserved on this Tile for 2000 Years

The Footprint of a Roman Toddler Has Been Preserved on this Tile for 2000 Years

It’s small things like this that humanize the past and remind us that we are all connected

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Aug 6, 2020

The Day After

The Day After

After August 4th, nothing will be the same for Beirut

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Aug 5, 2020

The Terrifying Beirut Explosion as Captured and Experienced by People Across the City

The Terrifying Beirut Explosion as Captured and Experienced by People Across the City

The 2020 onslaught continues

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Jul 27, 2020

People are Making Amazing Medieval Style Covers of Pop Songs and Calling It Bardcore

People are Making Amazing Medieval Style Covers of Pop Songs and Calling It Bardcore

Changing the lyrics to Old English took these to the next level

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Jul 14, 2020

California, 1918, During 2nd Wave of Spanish Flu. “Wear a Mask or Go to Jail”

California, 1918, During 2nd Wave of Spanish Flu. “Wear a Mask or Go to Jail”

History has a strange way of repeating itself

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Jul 9, 2020

You Know those Virtual House Tours? Here’s One for the Tomb of Ramesses VI in the Valley of Kings

You Know those Virtual House Tours? Here’s One for the Tomb of Ramesses VI in the Valley of Kings

This is remarkable

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Jul 7, 2020

Just a Beautiful Photo of Earth Taken in 1967 from 18,000 km Away

Just a Beautiful Photo of Earth Taken in 1967 from 18,000 km Away

Taken from an altitude of 18,000 km by an automatic camera aboard Apollo 4

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Jul 1, 2020

Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” Screenplay, Handwritten in March of 1988

Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” Screenplay, Handwritten in March of 1988

He wrote the entire 173-page first draft in only 2 weeks

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