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  • 1970s Paris and France Seen Through A Soviet Tourist's Perspective

    1970s Paris and France Seen Through A Soviet Tourist’s Perspective

    1970s Paris and France Seen Through A Soviet Tourist’s Perspective 1970s Paris and France seen through this Soviet tourist’s perspective offers us a real glimpse of how people living in communism viewed a democratic society from almost 50 years ago. It’s like a time travelling machine for anyone passionate about vintage stuff. This photo series was […]

  • Last Remnants of Old Native American Trails Are All Grown Up Now

    Last Remnants of Old Native American Trails Are All Grown Up Now Native American Trails once crisscrossed the entire North American continent. Today, however, most people use SatNavs to find their bearings. But back in the day, Native American’s didn’t have that and walking through the open expanses of wilderness could lead people to get lost […]

  • Everyday Life in Spain During The 1950s Captured In Color Photographs

    Everyday Life in Spain During The 1950s Captured In Color Photographs

    Everyday Life in Spain During The 1950s Captured In Color Photographs These stunning color photographs offer us a glimpse of how everyday life in Spain during the 1950s was actually like. 28 beautiful photos show us the beauty of people’s lives from over half a century ago, when life was definitely harder than it is […]

  • Singapore Is Going 100% Green, Like Vegetation Green

    Singapore Is Going 100% Green, Like Vegetation Green Singapore is one of the most densely populated places in the world. It is a island-city-state with roughly 6 million people, all cramped in around 700 square kilometres or 277 square miles. This means that there are roughly 8,000 people per sq. kilometre or about 20,000 people per […]

  • Cities Today Seen By Past Generations

    Cities Today Seen By Past Generations Cities today turned out relatively different than people from 50 or 60 years ago envisioned them back then. The way people back then envisioned cities today to look like can as easily apply to how we would see our cities 50 years into the future. Now, even though some technologies envisioned […]

  • Architect Turned A Cement Factory Into His Home

    Architect Turned A Cement Factory Into His Home What, didn’t you think that a cement factory could be turned into a house? Well, if you didn’t, then you’re not an architect like Ricardo Bofill. Back in 1973, he came across an abandoend, WWI-era cement factory, he took it over and some 45 years later he […]

  • Yoga Poses With Marilyn Monroe from 1948

    Yoga Poses With Marilyn Monroe from 1948 Yoga poses are something that you wouldn’t have ever thought to see Marilyn Monroe doing. Now, even though she was a sex symbol, her actual lifestyle wasn’t something often publicized. Those were different times, we suppose. Nevertheless, in 1952, in an interview for LIFE magazine, she revealed that she […]

  • Stump Houses of the Pacific Northwest

    Stump Houses of the Pacific Northwest Stump Houses are somewhat part of the national American heritage. The 19th century brought a lot of settlers into the Pacific Northwest. But the journey there, as well as what they found, was not as serene as they once hoped. Besides the many perils of the wild they had to […]