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  • The Story Behind this Mug Shot of Frank Sinatra

    The Story Behind this Mug Shot of Frank Sinatra Here’s Frank Sinatra back in 1938 when he was only 23 years old. In that year alone, he was arrested twice for what, at the time were called “sex crimes.” These mug shots were from back then. In November 1938, he was arrested for seduction, and […]

  • Americans Partying in Cuba Before the Embargo

    Americans Partying in Cuba Before the Embargo

    Americans Partying in Cuba Before the Embargo These beautiful color photos of Americans partying in Cuba before the embargo era are a beautiful reminder of a time when the two countries were at peace with one another. Luckily for people living today, Fidel Castro’s Cuba is no more, and the island nation has opened its […]

  • Ventriloquists and Their Dummies Posing in Creepy Vintage Photos

    Ventriloquists and Their Dummies Posing in Creepy Vintage Photos Ventriloquists are a strange bunch, to say the least. The art of ventriloquism revolves around the audience being fooled that the doll is the one who is talking when instead it’s the ventriloquists all along. Well, that’s not that easy, we have to admit. And being able […]

  • Swimsuits Evolution From Victorian Era to the Bikini Age

    Swimsuits Evolution From Victorian Era to the Bikini Age Swimsuits are kinda taken for granted nowadays, but if we take a look back we can see that things weren’t always as they are now. There was a literal evolution of swimsuits from those made of wool to those that we are more familiar today. But […]

  • 21 Rare Historic Moments Captured In Photos

    21 Rare Historic Moments Captured In Photos

    21 Rare Historic Moments Captured In Photos These 21 rare historic moments captured in photos are truly a sight to see, considering that just the fact of these images existing is a miracle in itself. These photos were taken back when photography was in its initial developing phases, or when photography wasn’t quite that accessible […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hollywood’s Golden Age Beauties In Color

    Hollywood’s Golden Age Beauties In Color The Golden Age of Hollywood started as early as the 1930’s and soon became one of the most viable and profitable businesses in America. Back in those days, people were going to the movies at least once a week. As the technology got better, the movie industry was able to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Secret Swastika Remained Hidden Until 1992

    Secret Swastika Remained Hidden Until 1992 Back in 1992, Ökoland Dederow, a landscaping company intern, came across a secret swastika while looking for some irrigation lines via aerial photographs. For decades, this swastika remained a secret, mainly because it was made out of trees, hidden literally in a forest. Made out of larch trees, the swastika was […]

  • 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 […]