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Today’s Kids Should Be Happy They Are Not Living One Hundred Years Ago (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Sep 2016   / 3387 views

Astonishing photos of child laborers in America taken by photographer Lewis Hine between 1908 and 1924. He traveled across the US to document children working in different fields for the NCLC (National Child Labor Committee) in order to promote the "rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working."
 

Today’s Kids Should Be Happy They Are Not Living One Hundred Years Ago

Creepy Medical Instruments From Back Then That Look More Like Torture Devices (14 pics)

Posted in NSFW 30 Aug 2016   / 3285 views

I can feel the pain by only looking at these pics...
 

Creepy Medical Instruments From Back Then That Look More Like Torture Devices

George Washington: The Richest President In The History Of The United States (15 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 9 Jul 2016   / 3769 views

George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was also called the "father of his country" during his lifetime. But that’s not all. Apparently, Washington was also the richest president in the US history. His estimated net worth was of $525 million in today’s dollars. According to 24/7 Wall Street his salary was 2% of the total US budget in 1789 and he owned over 50,000 acres of land. Here is what it was like to be George Washington.
 

George Washington: The Richest President In The History Of The United States

Weapons People Used Before Guns Were Invented (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 23 Jun 2016   / 5027 views

Humans have been inventing all kind of weapons since the dawn of time. Yup, we were always creative when it came to come up with the stuff that can kill…
 

Weapons People Used Before Guns Were Invented

Rare 1908 Photos Of Japan On The Verge Of Big Changes (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 May 2016   / 5805 views

These photos were taken by German-born American photographer Arnold Genthe. In 1908 he spent six month in Japan documenting the daily life of the country and its inhabitants. These photos were taking during the Meiji period just before it was ravaged by wars.

 

Rare 1908 Photos Of Japan On The Verge Of Big Changes

Vintage Colorized Photos Of Russia And Its People Taken Between 1900-1965 (61 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 29 Apr 2016   / 4423 views

Old photos sure look better when colorized, it is if history came alive. And it is thanks to Russian Flickr user klimbims that this was possible. He’s done an amazing job worth looking at.

 

Vintage Colorized Photos Of Russia And Its People Taken Between 1900-1965

The Slums Of New York In 1890s (27 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 21 Apr 2016   / 4652 views

In the end of the 19th century due to major waves of immigration, lower Manhattan was densely packed with slums. there were too many people and not enough place for everyone. Landlords bought up buildings and divided them into small parts for people to live in. But very often they were overcrowded and living conditions in these dingy, dark and unventilated rooms were really bad.This is the story of New York slums documented by a police reporter Jacob A. Riis who wanted to expose abject poverty of those people. This photo-essay is called "How the Other Half Lives."

 

The Slums Of New York In 1890s

100 Years Of BMW: One Of The World’s Best Brands (38 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars 11 Apr 2016   / 4045 views

This year the BMW Company celebrated its 100th anniversary. Let’s look at history of the German luxury vehicles maker in pictures.

 

100 Years Of BMW: One Of The World’s Best Brands
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