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1941 New York City Comes Alive in Color (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 3 Dec 2011   / 9698 views

Those of us who were not alive in the forties can only imagine what it looked like in real life. However, with these amazing 1941 color photos of New York City we can all enjoy those times from a much brighter perspective.

 

1941 New York City Comes Alive in Color

Retro Video Game Ads (56 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Dec 2011   / 9598 views

These are some of the geekiest, inspirational and nostalgic retro video game print ad designs from the 80’s and 90’s.

 

Retro Video Game Ads

Insane Retro Game Room (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Nov 2011   / 11212 views

This is a dream of all real game fans.

 

Insane Retro Game Room

Things You Might Remember (29 pics + 5 gifs)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 14 Nov 2011   / 9922 views

The following childhood memories might sound familiar to you or not… Do you remember at least some of these things?

 

Things You Might Remember

Bizarre Victorian Era Portraits (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 12 Nov 2011   / 32333 views

Photography was still new during the reign of Queen Victoria, and participants had to sit motionless for a while before a photo could be taken. Strangely, the mothers had to drape sheets over their heads for the photos, making for extremely weird portraits of their kids.

 

Bizarre Victorian Era Portraits

Memorable Post World War II Images (45 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 5 Nov 2011   / 10477 views

These poignant black and white pictures capture a unique time in the world, when the war was over but things were still up in the air.

 

Memorable Post World War II Images

Good Old Days (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 4 Nov 2011   / 17628 views

All these things happened before.

 

Good Old Days

Cool Retro IT Photos (31 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 3 Nov 2011   / 13789 views

These old photos should bring back your memories…

 

Cool Retro IT Photos

The Postal Troll (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 31 Oct 2011   / 8448 views

Reginald Bray was the “headache” of the British postal system. It may seem that he uses a mailbox as a garbage can. However, bulbs which the man lowers into the slot have postage stamps on them. By law, these vegetables must be delivered to the postal address.

 

The Postal Troll

1970’s America Was Groovy (32 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 29 Oct 2011   / 19555 views

Take a ride back in time to a decade when men wore platforms and flaring pants and women were just starting to let their hair down. Not surprisingly, many of these styles are back in.

 

1970’s America Was Groovy

Amazing Titanic Construction Photos (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 29 Oct 2011   / 15053 views

The doomed ship was built in Belfast over a three-year span and these impressive black and white images show just how colossal an undertaking it was.

 

Amazing Titanic Construction Photos

The Art of the 16/8 Bit Game Title (22 pics + 37 gifs)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Oct 2011   / 9357 views

This is a cool collection of awesome 16/8 bit game title graphics. These are titles that scream.

 

The Art of the 16/8 Bit Game Title

The Evolution of Halloween (87 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Oct 2011   / 8480 views

Halloween costumes have changed dramatically over the decades. They have become more risqué and grosser in some accounts. See what Halloween looked like in the ‘20s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

 

Buying Halloween Supplies in 1940

The Evolution of Halloween

The Final Day on the Twin Peaks Set (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Oct 2011   / 6942 views

The last episode of American TV serial drama Twin Peaks aired 20 years ago. Inside this post, you can enjoy some amazing black and white photographs from the last day on the set of this show.

 

The Final Day on the Twin Peaks Set

Rare WW II Photos (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Oct 2011   / 22608 views

These very rare photos were taken during WW II. You don’t see war photos like this very often, if ever.

 

Rare WW II Photos

German Federal Archived Photos of Old Germany (128 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 26 Oct 2011   / 13577 views

UPD: These are some amazing photos of Germany in early and late 20th century. 

German Federal Archived Photos of Old Germany

Some Oldies but Goodies (30 pics + 5 gifs)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Oct 2011   / 10075 views

These are some reminders of the good old days.

 

Some Oldies but Goodies

Evolution of Cheerleaders (29 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Oct 2011   / 13345 views

It’s cool to see how cheerleaders have changed since 1920s till nowadays.

 

Evolution of Cheerleaders

Amazing Black & White Photos of American Pioneers (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 21 Oct 2011   / 29941 views

A selection of old photos of North American settlers.

 

Amazing Black & White Photos of American Pioneers

A Glance in the Past of Netherlands through These Incredible Old Pictures. Part 2 (147 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 11 Oct 2011   / 14149 views

These old black and white photos from the Netherlands’ National Archives show what life was like decades ago. Take a look through history with these powerful images.

 

Previous part:

A Glance in the Past of Netherlands through These Incredible Old Pictures (78 pics)

 

A Glance in the Past of Netherlands through These Incredible Old Pictures. Part 2

Horrible Pictures People Actually Paid For (50 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Oct 2011   / 16789 views

We all probably have at least a few really bad photos that our parents or we plunked down money for. See if any of these hilarious pictures remind you of anyone.

 

Horrible Pictures People Actually Paid For

Europe During WWII (38 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 5 Oct 2011   / 14043 views

These are photos that were taken in Europe in WWII. There are some quite amazing photos of fighting men. They simply prove that war really is hell.

 

Europe During WWII

Old Movie Posters for Adults (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 4 Oct 2011   / 16665 views

These are some vintage adult movie posters. Most of them were X-rated in there day, but would seem rather tame by today’s standards. However, some of them are classics.

 

Old Movie Posters for Adults

Cool “Man's Life” Magazine Covers Circa the 1950s (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 1 Oct 2011   / 12357 views

Apparently during the ‘50s men were participating in all kinds of heroic activities, including saving women from various creatures and fighting off dangerous animals. Pulp fiction magazines were all the rage during that decade.

 

Cool “Man

Retro Photos of Japanese Geisha Girls (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 28 Sep 2011   / 20297 views

It is rather interesting to see what passed for or was considered beautiful in Japan in the old days. Oh well, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.

 

Retro Photos of Japanese Geisha Girls

Extremely Young Soldiers of World War II (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Sep 2011   / 14991 views

Check out these vintage black and white photos of young boys of World War II.

 

Extremely Young Soldiers of World War II

Rare Photos of the Russian Imperial Family (22 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 21 Sep 2011   / 10150 views

These are rare retro photos of the Romanov family, the Imperial Russian family who were shooted by the Bolsheviks in 1918.

 

Rare Photos of the Russian Imperial Family

Best Buy Ads 15 Years Ago (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 20 Sep 2011   / 10108 views

What were the prices like 15 years ago? This Best Buy flyer from 1996 knows the answer.

 

Best Buy Ads 15 Years Ago

The Women of World War II (42 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 17 Sep 2011   / 28697 views

This incredible collection of tough ladies from the Second World War is a testament to how involved they were in the war efforts. See which of these no nonsense broads you like the most.

 

The Women of World War II

Funny People of the Past (29 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Sep 2011   / 11898 views

Maybe later someone will look at these photos and say that people on them were very funny.

 

Funny People of the Past

Welcome to the Titanic (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 15 Sep 2011   / 16365 views

We invite you to take a quick tour to explore the Titanic.

 

Welcome to the Titanic
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