Category: HISTORY

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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Jan 21, 2021

These are the Most Expensive Trading Cards Ever Sold

These are the Most Expensive Trading Cards Ever Sold

The 3 most expensive trading cards ever sold

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Jan 13, 2021

An Amazingly Preserved Snack Bar in Pompeii was Just Revealed in its Entirety

An Amazingly Preserved Snack Bar in Pompeii was Just Revealed in its Entirety

The Thermopolium (snack bar) of Regio V was fully revealed last month

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Jan 7, 2021

How It Started, How It Ended

How It Started, How It Ended

Day 1 vs Day 1,448

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Jan 4, 2021

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The OG, constructed out of mesh and papier-mâché by Steve Chmelar

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Dec 17, 2020

The World’s Youngest-Ever Lego Certified Professional Just Made this 50,000 piece Great Wave

The World’s Youngest-Ever Lego Certified Professional Just Made this 50,000 piece Great Wave

Jumpei Mitsui says it’s the best work he’s ever built

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Nov 18, 2020

Chris Nikic is the First Person with Down Syndrome to Ever Complete a Full Ironman

Chris Nikic is the First Person with Down Syndrome to Ever Complete a Full Ironman

A legend is born

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