Tag: History

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today
25 Mar

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

History Homepage featured 100 year old advice cigarette cards gallaher 25th of March 2017

People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100 "how to do it" cards found in cigarette boxes over 100 years ago, and the tips they give are so practical that millennials reading this might want to take notes.

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20+ Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That Are Surprisingly Relevant Today
24 Mar

20+ Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That Are Surprisingly Relevant Today

History Homepage featured 100 year old advice cigarette cards gallaher 24th of March 2017

People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100 "how to do it" cards found in cigarette boxes over 100 years ago, and the tips they give are so practical that millennials reading this might want to take notes.

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3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum, And It’s “One Of The Most Important Discoveries Ever”
10 Mar

3000-Year-Old Pharaoh Ramses II Statue Found In Cairo Slum, And It’s “One Of The Most Important Discoveries Ever”

Good News History Homepage featured Cairo Egypt 10th of March 2017

A team of German and Egyptian archaeologists made a colossal discovery on March 9th - literally and figuratively. Parts of a massive, 3000-year-old statue, which is believed to depict the legendary Pharaoh Ramses II, were found buried in the Cairo slum of Matariya. The findings tell an ancient story of the world's origins, and could start a new chapter for Egypt.

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10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today
08 Mar

10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

History Homepage featured Social Issues 19th amendment august 26 8th of March 2017

March 8 is International Women's Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women's rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against the odds and fight for their dreams and passions, equality and solidarity among men. Their bravery contributed to shaping today's world, and has to be remembered.

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The True Faces of America: Rare 100 Year-Old Portraits Of New York Immigrants
10 Feb

The True Faces of America: Rare 100 Year-Old Portraits Of New York Immigrants

Homepage featured Illustration Photography Augustus Francis Sherman different cultures 10th of February 2017

America is an unprecedented melting pot of different cultures, and its diversity has truly helped to solidify its place as the most powerful country in the world. 100 years ago, immigrants from all over the world with all imaginable cultural backgrounds came to plant the seed of an American dream in Ellis Island, New York, beginning a story of new life that is still unfolding today.

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Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago
05 Jan

Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago

History Homepage featured Edward Curtis Edward Curtis photography Edward Curtis photos 5th of January 2017

Native American culture is rich with magical customs and captures the spirit of living free, but during the 20th century it was quickly vanishing. Because of this, Edward Sheriff Curtis dedicated decades of his life to capturing and recording the lifestyle of indigenous tribes in North America and his extensive work includes some of the most captivating photos from that era.

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Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More
29 Nov

Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More

Art History Homepage featured Sculpting full-page 29th of November 2016

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per year visit the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence so they can marvel at the iconic marble statue.

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