Tag: History

Internet Is Freaking Out About This Newly Discovered Photo That Shows Amelia Earhart Survived Her Crash
06 Jul

Internet Is Freaking Out About This Newly Discovered Photo That Shows Amelia Earhart Survived Her Crash

History Homepage featured amelia earhart amelia earhart lost evidence earhart and noonan 6th of July 2017

The fate of famous aviator Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan remains one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of our time. But a newly discovered photograph might just hold the key to unlocking the truth about what really happened on the final leg of her attempt to become the world’s first female pilot to circumnavigate the globe.

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18-Year-Old Guy Is Looking For A Wife In 1865 And His Newspaper Ad Will Make You Want To Marry Him Now
20 Jun

18-Year-Old Guy Is Looking For A Wife In 1865 And His Newspaper Ad Will Make You Want To Marry Him Now

Funny History Homepage featured 19th century customs 19th century marriage 20th of June 2017

Back in the 19th century, Tinder and Craigslist weren't exactly a thing yet, so people had to find other ways to search for a mate. Advertising yourself in a local newspaper was one of them, and that's exactly what this eligible bachelor did in 1865. Now, in 2017, we all wish we could transport him to the future and take him up on the offer.

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Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones, And Here Are The Results
26 Apr

Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones, And Here Are The Results

History Homepage featured andrew lumish how to clean tombstones man cleans veteran tombstones 26th of April 2017

Though most people take pride in remembering the contributions of war veterans through ceremonies and charity funds, the monuments that mark their very existences today are often neglected. A Florida man has made it his life mission to clean these forgotten tombstones, and he's uncovering the untold stories of America's war heroes in the process.

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

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful 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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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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