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A Look Back at Ronald McDonald When He Was First Created (2 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Apr 2013   / 3758 views

The popular clown idol that is now so familiar to us, looked very different from what he looks like now.

 

A Look Back at Ronald McDonald When He Was First Created

Banned Never-Before-Seen Photos of Hitler in Shorts (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 12 Apr 2013   / 17328 views

These pictures, taken by Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer in the 1920s, shows the dictator wearing shorts but were later banned by him for being "beneath one’s dignity".

 

Banned Never-Before-Seen Photos of Hitler in Shorts

Looking Back at the USA in the ‘50s (81 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 22 Mar 2013   / 7485 views

Awesome road trip around USA in the 50's.

 

Looking Back at the USA in the ‘50s

Momentous Moments from the Past (36 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 21 Mar 2013   / 7333 views

Important stories and photos from history.

 

Momentous Moments from the Past

Disturbingly Odd People from the Past (46 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Mar 2013   / 14074 views

Freaky people in history.

 

Disturbingly Odd People from the Past

A Trip Back in Time to a Pre-War Kabul (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Feb 2013   / 7694 views

These pictures from 1967 show how the country used to look prior to 40 years of war.

 

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Even in War, Life Goes On (103 pics)

 

A Trip Back in Time to a Pre-War Kabul

The First Mugshots Ever Date from 150 Years Ago! (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 14 Feb 2013   / 5072 views

These portraits of thieves, murderers…etc were indeed shot 150 years ago (bet. 1859 and 1876) in the Bedford prison, Bedfordshire, England.

 

The First Mugshots Ever Date from 150 Years Ago!

How to Dress a Bounty Hunter (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 5 Feb 2013   / 4221 views

The fictional Star Wars character, Boba Fett, is seen here being kitted in full costume regalia for his role as a villainous bounty hunter in the popular film.

 

How to Dress a Bounty Hunter

Grand Central Terminal 100 Years Later (53 pics + 1 gif)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 4 Feb 2013   / 4912 views

This New York City feature turns 100 this year. Here are some of the original photos of the popular landmark compared to how it looks today.

 

Grand Central Terminal 100 Years Later

He Won't Be Smoking Again Anytime Soon (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 21 Jan 2013   / 4019 views

In these 1969 American photos, a four year old boy tries his first cigar…

 

He Won

Great Historical Photographs (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 17 Jan 2013   / 14886 views

This Dated Photo Is the First Record of “the Finger” (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Jan 2013   / 5243 views

In this 1886 photograph, taken before the game against the New York Giants, Boston pitcher, Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn, is snapped showing us “the finger”.

 

This Dated Photo Is the First Record of “the Finger”

Would You Choose This Wedding Dress for the Big Event?

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Jan 2013   / 8806 views

This is a wedding dress by Yves Saint Laurent from 1965. I wonder if someone actually wore the dress...

 

Would You Choose This Wedding Dress for the Big Event?

The Way American Children Used to Be. Part 2 (70 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Nov 2012   / 5431 views

Here is a collection of photos taken between the 1900s-1930s.

 

Previous part:

The Way American Children Used to Be (50 pics)

 

The Way American Children Used to Be. Part 2

Ancient Birthing Chairs Helped Women During Childbirth (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 20 Nov 2012   / 10912 views

These European parturition (or birthing) chairs were used by women in ancient times until the 1800s, during childbirth. This convertible chair has arm and foot rests, which can be adjusted for comfort and can also be folded down into a bed or operating table. These chairs were treated as heirlooms in some families and passed down through the generations. The modern equivalent is still used in some countries.

 

Ancient Birthing Chairs Helped Women During Childbirth

The Way American Children Used to Be (50 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Nov 2012   / 6758 views
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Here is a collection of photos taken between the 1900s-1930s.

 

The Way American Children Used to Be

The War Is Over! (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 13 Nov 2012   / 4471 views

Photos of people celebrating from the day that World War I ended.

 

The War Is Over!
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