Tag: history

Dec 12, 2020

This Guy Got to Play Eric Clapton’s Strat with One of Van Halen’s Picks

This Guy Got to Play Eric Clapton’s Strat with One of Van Halen’s Picks

That’s a lot of history right there

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Dec 9, 2020

This Compilation of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery is Highly Satisfying

This Compilation of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery is Highly Satisfying

At the end of the 12th century, fine woodworking skills and knowledge were brought into Japan

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Nov 19, 2020

Infamous Exploding Whale News Clip Gets Remastered in 4K for Its 50th Anniversary

Infamous Exploding Whale News Clip Gets Remastered in 4K for Its 50th Anniversary

On November 12, 1970, Paul Linnman delivered one of the most famous news reports ever

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Nov 19, 2020

This Guy Found a 120 Year Old Time Capsule and Developed the Photos Inside

This Guy Found a 120 Year Old Time Capsule and Developed the Photos Inside

Mathieu Stern develops 120 year old glass plate negatives using the cyanotype process

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Nov 19, 2020

Getting Dressed in 1896 Looks Exhausting

Getting Dressed in 1896 Looks Exhausting

That’s.. a lot of steps

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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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Nov 5, 2020

This Side by Side Flying Train Tour Filmed in 1902 and 2015 is Making People Sad

This Side by Side Flying Train Tour Filmed in 1902 and 2015 is Making People Sad

A synced-up, side by side comparison video of the Wuppertal Schwebebahn in 1902 and 2015

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Nov 3, 2020

That One Time John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and Mitch Mitchell Played “Yer Blues”

That One Time John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and Mitch Mitchell Played “Yer Blues”

Before Supergroups were a thing, ‘The Dirty Mac’ put on an epic one-time performance in 1968

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Oct 21, 2020

This Supermarket in Downtown Dublin was Built Above a 1,000 Year Old Irish-Viking House

This Supermarket in Downtown Dublin was Built Above a 1,000 Year Old Irish-Viking House

This is super weird

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Oct 21, 2020

The Last Bird of Its Kind, Singing for a Mate That Will Never Come, is the Saddest Thing Ever

The Last Bird of Its Kind, Singing for a Mate That Will Never Come, is the Saddest Thing Ever

In 1987 the last Kauaʻi ʻōʻō was male, and his song was recorded for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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