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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Feb 2013   / 7558 views
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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   / 5001 views
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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   / 4179 views
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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   / 4887 views
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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   / 3998 views
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In these 1969 American photos, a four year old boy tries his first cigar…

 

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Jan 2013   / 5218 views
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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   / 8717 views
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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   / 5394 views
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Here is a collection of photos taken between the 1900s-1930s.

 

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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   / 10641 views
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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   / 6729 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   / 4413 views
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Photos of people celebrating from the day that World War I ended.

 

The War Is Over!

Old School New York: What a Sight! (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 12 Nov 2012   / 5396 views
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Vintage Panoramic photos show us an historical New York City from 1902-1913.

 

Old School New York: What a Sight!
Old School New York: What a Sight!

Erotica from the Start of the XX Century! (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Nov 2012   / 14617 views
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Since time changes, what was once considered risqué in these photos, is now very modest.

 

Erotica from the Start of the XX Century!

Pilots Perform Grand Aerial Stunts In the 1920s! (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Nov 2012   / 4582 views
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These 1920s “Barnstormers” can be seen here as the pilots of these aircrafts execute a few successful aerial stunts.

 

Pilots Perform Grand Aerial Stunts In the 1920s!

These Classic Retro Pics Are Great Collector’s Items! (86 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Oct 2012   / 7607 views
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Experience the past through these great, old photographs of people and events in history.

 

These Classic Retro Pics Are Great Collector’s Items!

Dancing the Night Away (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 23 Oct 2012   / 4591 views
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“The Great Depression” was the worst economic period in history and was caused by a stock market crash in 1929. Millions of people lost their jobs and homes as a result and took to begging or stealing as a means of survival. With no money and little hope, people began dancing as a means of escaping the gloom of everyday life.

 

Dancing the Night Away

Strippers are, Literally, a Thing of the Past! (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 23 Oct 2012   / 6752 views
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Take a look inside a New Orleans Strip club in 1943…

 

Strippers are, Literally, a Thing of the Past!

A Trip to USA In 1967 (100 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Oct 2012   / 6702 views
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Pictures from a visit to the USA, as taken by a U.N Soviet Diplomat

 

A Trip to USA In 1967
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