Tag: History

  • History Of Misheard Lyrics Medley

    Most people will love a pop song whether they know the proper lyrics or not. Just look at the Macarena or Gangnam Style.  For the hipster nerds at CDZA‘s latest project, they traversed through the history of popular songs that are especially prone to misheard lyrics. Get ready for a musical ride down the nostalgia train.     […]

  • These Things Used To Be Taboo But Now? We Don’t Even Think About It. Crazy!

    “The times, they are changing.” said a young Bob Dylan once. Dylan himself even changed from a rebellious folk poet to born again Christian in his later years. This week we had a massive leak of scandalous celebrity photos, and people are quick to sit on their high horses and say “kids these days” and “what […]

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  • If We Don’t Make Some Drastic Changes, We Could Lose These Heritage Sites Forever

    Earth Day is right around the corner, which makes the fact we’re losing more wonders every year — both natural and man-made — particularly devastating. Earlier this month, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported that over half of all World Heritage Sites are now threatened by human development. This means that almost 230 locations are […]

  • Instead Of Dying From Neglect, These Children Were Saved And Raised By Wild Animals

    You’ve probably heard the expression that someone was so wild, it’s like they were “raised by animals” before, but have you ever considered the fact that this has actually happened to people throughout history? When these children were faced with situations of neglect, abandonment, or abduction, they had to learn to fend for themselves in […]

  • Human Population Through Time Visualized

    This very interesting video from the American Museum of Natural History displaying the growth of the human population on earth (from the beginning to now) has gotten over 500.000 views within days. I think it is a very well done visualization. “It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billionand only 200 […]

  • Celebrities And Their Historical Doppelgangers Will Blow Your Mind. Wow.

    Are these celebrities time travelers or do they just have random historical doppelgangers? Like all people who came before us, there have to be some repeats. If you looked at enough old pictures, you’d probably find someone who looked like you. After all, there can only be so many unique faces, right? I suppose it makes sense […]

  • These Old American Flags Will Make You Wish We Never Picked Up Wisconsin.

    When you think about it, this great nation is still very young. While China boasts thousands of years of existence, the United States is still only 238 years old. To put things in perspective, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been around for almost 13% of this country’s existence. The 50 star American flag as we […]

  • These Newly Released Postcards Celebrate The Vibrancy Of Prewar Japan

    The New York Public Library has just released a collection of colorful postcards from Japan in the early 20th century. These vibrant cards serve as snapshots of this stunning country before Westernization and modernity left their respective marks. Each image illustrates the bustling streets and serene gardens for which Japan is still known today, and […]

  • Here Are Some Of The Oldest Surviving Photographs Known To Man.

    Today, we live in a world that’s obsessed with taking selfies on iPhones. There are a great many people who still appreciate the value of real photography, but the masses are more concerned with the cameras on their smartphones. I’ll let you know, though, it wasn’t always that easy to snap a photo. Photography has come a […]

  • Pictogram History Posters by H-57

    If you like history, black humor and minimalism in design, then you must check out these pictogram history posters by H-57. H-57 works as a advertising agency, design studio and experimental laboratory. “The pictogram history posters were born out of an art-like collaboration with the website First Floor Under, which is a creativity and photography […]