Category: HISTORY

Mar 31, 2021

In 1930 the Indiana Bell Building was Rotated 90° While Everyone Inside Still Worked

In 1930 the Indiana Bell Building was Rotated 90° While Everyone Inside Still Worked

There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided

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Mar 16, 2021

The 1983 World Record High Dive Competition was Absolutely Mad

The 1983 World Record High Dive Competition was Absolutely Mad

Do not try this at home, at work, at SeaWorld, just.. just don’t.

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Mar 9, 2021

‘Deep Nostalgia’ the New AI Turning Old Photos into Visceral Animated Videos

‘Deep Nostalgia’ the New AI Turning Old Photos into Visceral Animated Videos

Amazing and unsettling and everything in between

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Mar 6, 2021

Banksy Channels His Inner Bob Ross in Oscar Wilde Prison Escape Artwork

Banksy Channels His Inner Bob Ross in Oscar Wilde Prison Escape Artwork

The artist’s first work of 2021, “Create Escape”, is a tribute to Oscar Wilde

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Feb 18, 2021

This is NASA’s Perseverance Rover’s First Image from Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech

The first image NASA’s Perseverance rover sent back after touching down on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021

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Feb 17, 2021

This Portuguese Star Fort From Above

This Portuguese Star Fort From Above

The Nossa Senhora da Graça (La Lippe) is an 18th century fort and UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Feb 16, 2021

The First (1896) and Last (1972) Self-Portrait of Pablo Picasso

The First (1896) and Last (1972) Self-Portrait of Pablo Picasso

At 15 years old and 90 years old, with some 50,000 artworks in between

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Feb 3, 2021

Captain Tom, the Pandemic Hero that Raised $50m for the NHS, Dies at 100

Captain Tom, the Pandemic Hero that Raised $50m for the NHS, Dies at 100

It started with a pledge to walk 100 laps before his 100th birthday

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Feb 1, 2021

Snowy Owl Spotted in Central Park for First Time in 130 Years

© Felipe Pimentel

The last snowy owl was spotted in the winter of 1890

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Jan 27, 2021

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

This photo brings an instant smile to my face

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