December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked US military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii without warning. Following the attack, Japan officially declared war on the US. This was immediately followed by the war message from President Roosevelt who then and signed a formal declaration of war against Japan.
Nearly one hundred and fifty years ago the first great “funambulist”, Charles Blondin, tip toed across a large body of water with just his wits and a long balancing stick. Since then many others have taken the plunge, unfortunately some to their deaths, and walked over wide expanses. These breathtaking photos still make you wonder why the heck anyone would do this.
These are photos of malls all across America in 1989. They were taken by Michael Galinsky who has become famous on the Internet. They are a real blast from the past and very interesting.
These dramatic and never seen before pictures of US soldiers training, resting, and on the battlefield along with other war related scenarios were all banned from publication in the United States. It seems that the censors did not want to show any weakness, give away any trade secrets or potentially embarrass the US. Protocol has not changed very much in the intervening years, but the soldiers’ outfits certainly have.
American soldier was feasted and flattered by French women.
This is quite a collection of bizarre black and white photos. Some of these just made me shake my head. They sort of make you think what facebook would have looked like if they'd had it back in the twenties and thirties. "Hey Everybody, check out Junior! He is only four years old and he can roll his own!" "See, Tiffany WAS a virgin, take that all you haters!"
Sweet mullets, severely hair sprayed locks, tall bangs and jean jackets galore will make you pine for those simple 1990s times. You could throw on a tight shirt, a pair of rolled up acid washed jeans, white sneaks and hit the local mall for some food and fun. Don’t you wish you still had at least one leather jumpsuit hanging in the closet?