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15 Absolute Worst Moments in Academy Awards History
Gingerina
01 mar 2016 14:12

These are the moments that made headlines, drew criticism, laughter and sometimes nausea. Whether it is celebrities making controversial statements and conceited speeches in a space where they are supposed to show gratitude and humility, or seeing Hollywood’s best and most entertaining blunder either professionally or personally, the following moments have spanned the ceremony’s history, some dating back over 50 years, and some more recent.

These are the moments that made headlines, drew criticism, laughter and sometimes nausea. Whether it is celebrities making controversial statements and conceited speeches in a space where they are...

Tags: history   moment   oscar  
Raising Our Forefathers From The Dead
Katarina
29 jan 2015 14:49

Nicole Friedersdorf,a German costume designer aka DarkDirndl – specializes on the reconstruction of historic gowns and dresses – exactly as seen on paintings, sketches or for real in museums or exhibitions. In cooperation with Markus Gath, a quite talented and smart photographer, she started the Resurrection Project: reproducing gowns from paintings as they might have been looked for real

Nicole Friedersdorf,a German costume designer aka DarkDirndl – specializes on the reconstruction of historic gowns and dresses – exactly as seen on paintings, ...

Tags: gown   history   project  
Compelling Moments In History From Around The World
Katarina
12 mar 2014 10:37

Whether it’s the unearthing the buried treasures of Egypt or an ominous Nazi ceremony these compelling vintage photographs will change the way you view the past.Each highlight unique flashpoints in popular culture, our ever-changing values and above all, provide a yardstick to measure the progress and evolution society has undergone.

Whether it’s the unearthing the buried treasures of Egypt or an ominous Nazi ceremony these compelling vintage photographs will change the way you view the past.

Tags: history   world  
Did Grand Duchess Anastasia survive the Bolshevik bullets?
Katarina
03 mar 2014 14:47

Veniamin Alekseyev says Grand Duchess Anastasia probably did escape.
But in 1991, when the remains of the Russian royals were unearthed, DNA testing proved that the bodies were indeed those of the Tsar, Tsarina and their children.Alekseyev, however, is unconvinced and claims that Anna Anderson really was the lost princess in an explosive new book.
'On the basis of the archive documents discovered, and new Russian and foreign evidence I have seen since 1991, I have reason to think the...

Veniamin Alekseyev says Grand Duchess Anastasia probably did escape.
But in 1991, when the remains of the Russian royals were unearthed, ...

Tags: history   russia  
London Then and Now in Streetmuseum App
Katarina
27 feb 2014 12:30

“For most Londoners, the most common view they enjoy as they trudge to work is the back of another commuter's head. But now, thanks to the Streetmuseum app, anyone traipsing through the capital's streets can step back in time to see what London looked like in the 19th and 20th century compared with today – all in the same image.
A vast amount of different locations are available to view, ranging from Blackfriars station in 1930 to Oxford Street at the turn of the 20th century....

“For most Londoners, the most common view they enjoy as they trudge to work is the back of another commuter's head.

Tags: history   london  
Interesting historic photos
Irene
30 dec 2013 12:33

Some photos of famous personalities and events.

Some photos of famous personalities and events.

Tags: history   photos  
25 interesting history facts.
Irene
24 dec 2013 13:40

Some of these facts you prbably know, but they are stll worth your attention.

Some of these facts you prbably know, but they are stll worth your attention.

Tags: facts   history  
7 great people who saved the world
Irene
16 dec 2013 14:31

These people are far from the world of Hollywood superheroes, who disposes of crowds of enemies. True courage and bravery could stay unnoticed but not unvalued. Here are 7 heroic actions of self-sacrificing people, who saved the world.

These people are far from the world of Hollywood superheroes, who disposes of crowds of enemies. True courage and bravery could stay unnoticed but not unvalued.

Tags: heroes   history  
25 Things You Didn’t Know About Nelson Mandela And His Enduring Legacy
Irene
09 dec 2013 13:41

25 facts about a hero, who insisted that he was “an ordinary man who had become leader because of extraordinary circumstances”.

25 facts about a hero, who insisted that he was “an ordinary man who had become leader because of extraordinary circumstances”.

Tags: history   nelyson-mandela  
Headless Portraits
Helen
12 sep 2013 10:47

There was no Photoshop in the 19th century but people already knew how to manipulate their photos. Headless portraits was a trend.

There was no Photoshop in the 19th century but people already knew how to manipulate their photos. Headless portraits was a trend.

Tags: headless   history   manipulation   people   photography   portrait   trend  
A Look at Early Target Stores of the 1960s
Helen
07 sep 2013 14:38

In 2012, Target celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first store and shared several images of what the chain store looked like in those early days. A discounted offshoot of the long-running Dayton’s department store, the Dayton family opened their very first Target store in 1962 in Roseville, Minnesota and from the get-go used their now iconic red bullseye logo. By the end of the 1960s, the company had opened 17 stores into Colorado, Missouri and Texas, and boasted sales over...

In 2012, Target celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first store and shared several images of what the chain store looked like in those early days.

Tags: "past"   anniversary   change   history   store   target  
Old Relics Create a Visual History of Our Past
Helen
04 sep 2013 13:43

As the digital age continues to dominate our world, from smart phones to 3D TVs to everything in between, the days of typewriters and rotary dial phones are moving further and further into the past. In honor of a more simple time, artist Robert Moran created this series entitled Relics. For each image, he isolated old fashioned objects and documented them as a type of visual record.The Maine-based photographer created the project to preserve the memory of inventions that have provided a...

As the digital age continues to dominate our world, from smart phones to 3D TVs to everything in between, the days of typewriters and rotary dial phones are moving further and further into the past.

Tags: "past"   history   old   photo   relics   robert-moran   visual  
Experience The 1920′s In 3D Via Stereoscopic Photography
Helen
04 sep 2013 13:00

Rewind to the 1920′s when film and photography were still in their infancy, where artists were still grappling with the limitations of the technology itself and it’s here you’ll find the interesting tale of a photographer named J. Dearden Holmes.One of his clients whom he produced photographic work for was called Cavenders Ltd. Their primary business was selling cigarettes and to make them all the more enticing, they would include stereoscopic cards within each packet. Two images slightly...

Rewind to the 1920′s when film and photography were still in their infancy, where artists were still grappling with the limitations of the technology itself and it’s here you’ll find the...

On Wednesday 8/28/13 Secretary of State John Kerry announced to a news conference that the US will be going to war.
Veggie
30 aug 2013 18:04

The United States relationship with the Middle East has been...rocky, to say the least. The situation has become so complex, that by now, if you are not a History or Political Science major, it's more than likely you'll get confused or mislead (especially if you are an avid FOX news reader, then it gets really confusing. In an attempt to help ameliorate any anxiety over what is going on currently with Syria --since I'm sure you've all read/seen/heard things over the media, I'm going to consolidate all the information I can gather about the subject, and walk you through what been going on. Firstly, let's start with a little History facts:

The United States relationship with the Middle East has been...rocky, to say the least. The situation has become so complex, that by now, if you are not a History or Political Science major, ...

A Look at Tokyo Subways in the ‘60s and ‘70s vs. Subways Now
Helen
30 aug 2013 13:44

From these pictures it seems that commuting in Tokyo has not changed that much since the ‘60s. Here’s a snap from 1972, during a Tokyo railway strike, which crowded trains so much, some had to exit through windows. Weeee!

From these pictures it seems that commuting in Tokyo has not changed that much since the ‘60s. Here’s a snap from 1972, during a Tokyo railway strike, which crowded trains so much, ...

Tags: change   commuting   history   interesting   subways   then-and-now   tokyo  
Cu Chi Tunnels
Helen
28 aug 2013 13:24

The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. The Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the Viet Cong's base of operations for the Tet Offensive in 1968.

The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, ...

Tags: "tunnel"   cu-chi   history   interesting   museum   operation   travel   vietnam   war