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Quirky Items That People Once Used (51 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Apr 2015   / 6895 views

These odd creations were all used back in the day but it is easy to see why they went out of fashion.

 

Quirky Items That People Once Used

Vintage Black and White Photos of the Original Titanic Gym (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Apr 2015   / 4696 views

These interesting photos show a rarely seen view of the Titanic gym that passengers used to keep fit while on board. The gum had squash courts and Turkish baths amongst other things.

 

Vintage Black and White Photos of the Original Titanic Gym

Seriously Dodgy Old-school Photos (34 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Mar 2015   / 7131 views

These vintage images are a bit bizarre and they will definitely creep you out.

 

Seriously Dodgy Old-school Photos

1930s Moscow Comes to Life in Color (77 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Mar 2015   / 4518 views

These color slides reveal life in Moscow in 1931 and it is an interesting and unusual sight to see.

 

1930s Moscow Comes to Life in Color

Awesome Inventions That Came Way Before Their Time (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Feb 2015   / 12283 views

These inventions are actually really old but they are actually used today.

 

Awesome Inventions That Came Way Before Their Time

Inside an Old 60s Underground Home (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 3 Feb 2015   / 4984 views

Girard B. Henderson decided to build this impressive underground home in the 1960s and it is pretty cool to see inside.

 

Inside an Old 60s Underground Home

Never Before Seen WWII Film Footage (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 22 Jan 2015   / 6647 views

Levi Bettweiser is a restorer of historical film and recently found 31 rolls of old film taken during World War II. The pictures he uncovered provide a fantastic look at a time gone by.

 

Never Before Seen WWII Film Footage

Old School Yearbook Photos That are Pretty Funny to See Today (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 14 Jan 2015   / 4305 views

These high school yearbook photos from 1946 are bit sexist in today’s world but it shows just how different life was then.

 

Old School Yearbook Photos That are Pretty Funny to See Today

An Inside Look at Chicago’s Criminal Past (29 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 14 Jan 2015   / 5762 views

In the first half of the twentieth century, Chicago had a flourishing criminal underworld and these photos show a small glimpse into life during this era.

 

An Inside Look at Chicago’s Criminal Past

The Greatest Human Truce Ever Happened in The First World War (6 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 26 Dec 2014   / 5568 views

On Christmas Eve in 1914, in the middle of World War 1, something incredible happened.

 

The Greatest Human Truce Ever Happened in The First World War

World War II Photos Look Even More Real in Color (27 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 20 Dec 2014   / 11037 views

These rarely seen World War II photos will give you a different perspective of life as it was then.

 

World War II Photos Look Even More Real in Color

Old School Christmas Advertising (19 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 20 Dec 2014   / 4970 views

These vintage adverts might have been the norm back in the day but they wouldn’t go down well in modern times.

 

Old School Christmas Advertising

Cartoon Animators Use Themselves for Inspiration (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 15 Dec 2014   / 4048 views

These cartoon animators working in the film industry used a mirror to capture their own facial expressions when they were creating some of the most iconic characters we know and love today.

 

Cartoon Animators Use Themselves for Inspiration

Vintage Black and White Photos Come to Life in Color (49 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 2 Dec 2014   / 5721 views

These old photos are retouched from their original black and white state into full color and the end result is quite captivating.

 

Vintage Black and White Photos Come to Life in Color

Photos That Shed a Little Light on History (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 12 Nov 2014   / 22265 views

These great historical photos document our very interesting past as a human race.

 

Photos That Shed a Little Light on History

This Is One Big Ass Camera (6 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Nov 2014   / 7463 views

Used for railroad images in Chicago, this camera reached a height of 3.4 feet (1.06 m) and weighed a massive 1115.4 lbs (507 kg). The camera used plates that were 7.8 feet (2.44 m) long and one cassette weighed about 497 lbs (226 kg).

 

This Is One Big Ass Camera

A Photo Story of the Great Depression (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 3 Nov 2014   / 5845 views

The Great Depression is the name given to the time in history when the stock market crashed. This fateful event happened 85 years ago on October 29, 1929 and is known as “Black Tuesday”.

 

A Photo Story of the Great Depression
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