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Interesting Photos of Computer Stores in the 1970s and '80s

In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip down to a local computer store to …

University of Illinois

51 Wonderful Postcards That Show Everyday Life of Americans From Between the 1950s and '60s

Here is a collection of lively color postcards that document everyday life of Americans from between the 1950s and 1960s.

Cuba

Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

<b>.</b><p>Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work<br>• Saunders travelled to China as an engineer in 1860 and following a brief return to Great Britain where he studied photography, he went back to …

Great Britain

Halloween party in Millvale, Pennsylvania, 1914

Halloween was a lot creepier back then! Here's a picture of a Halloween party in Millvale, Pennsylvania in 1914. The photo is from the Reiber-Sachs …

Pennsylvania

Watch: A Historian’s Mission to Revitalize Forgotten Lowcountry Cuisine

Can foods become extinct, and what happens to the history (and future) of a cuisine if they do? This week's mini documentary from the <b>Southern Foodways Alliance</b> film program features <b>David Shields</b>, a historian and professor at the University of South Carolina, whose research into the history of …

lowcountry

What Killed Harry Houdini?

For over 30 years, Harry Houdini dazzled audiences with his bravura stunts and superhuman endurance. The Hungarian-born escape artist jumped off …

“Norcia’s churches are no more.”

Earthquake update from the Benedictine Monks of Norcia<p>NORCIA — “Norcia’s churches are no more,” the subprior of the Benedictine monks of Norcia said …

Lionsgate Acquires U.K. Rights to ‘Churchill,’ Starring Brian Cox (EXCLUSIVE)

Lionsgate Intl. UK has added “Churchill,” starring Brian Cox as the British World War II leader and Miranda Richardson as his wife, Clementine, to …

Hollywood

Cheonmachong

Cheonmachong is a 5-6th-century CE royal tomb of the ancient Silla kingdom of Korea located at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex in Gyeongju. It is …

Photo archive reveals hidden history of Rodin's The Kiss

Collection of 150,000 glass plate negatives includes image of blanket-draped sculpture during soldier’s Boxing Day dinner<p>The two well-behaved children, impeccably dressed with hair neatly brushed for the photographer, couldn’t have known it at the time, but they were to inherit one of the most …

Art

Holocaust survivors walk the red carpet in Israel beauty pageant

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Their hair styled and make-up applied, a group of elderly women carefully take to a red carpet catwalk, waving, blowing kisses and posing for pictures to cheering crowds.<p>Wearing dresses adorned with sashes, the women strut down the runway, at times assisted, for the fourth …

Lawrence of Arabia's exploits 'backed up' by archaeology

<b>Archaeological remains that support Lawrence of Arabia's account of his World War One exploits have gone on display in the UK for the first time.</b><p>In his Seven Pillars of Wisdom, British officer TE Lawrence, documented how he helped lead an Arabic uprising against the Ottoman empire in 1916.<p>Some …

Germany marks 500 years since Protestant Reformation

As the home of Martin Luther, Germany is also the birthplace of Protestantism. President Joachim Gauck hailed Luther's work in an interfaith ceremony.<p>…

Theology

Mount Rushmore Is 75. See Early Photos of the Monument Under Construction

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum's scale model for the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, featuring US Presidents<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Vintage …

Mount Rushmore

Forbidden City Brings Archaeology to Life With Virtual Reality

“It’s so stunning,” exclaimed Zhang Ying, a 10-year-old student with big, black virtual-reality glasses wrapped around her small head. “I never thought an exhibition could be this fun.”<p>Ms. Zhang’s unlikely enthusiasm was directed at a new exhibition at Beijing’s Forbidden City that depicts an …

Replica of part of Hitler's bunker sparks controversy in Berlin

A private Berlin museum has sparked controversy after it unveiled a replica of part of the bunker where Adolf Hitler spent the final phase of World War II.<p>The replica of Hitler's office went on display Thursday in a former air-raid shelter some 1¼ miles from the site of the real bunker demolished …

Sweden officially declares WWII hero Raoul Wallenberg is dead

Swedish authorities have formally pronounced World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg dead, 71 years after he disappeared in Hungary.<p>The Swedish diplomat, credited with helping at least 20,000 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust, is believed to have died in Soviet captivity, though the time and …

3,800-Year-Old 'Tableau' of Egyptian Boats Discovered

More than 120 images of ancient Egyptian boats have been discovered adorning the inside of a building in Abydos, Egypt. The building dates back more …

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings appear to …

Archaeology

Ancient Roman bath house discovered under modern mikvah

In just a few days, a mikvah (spiritual purification pool) will open in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, after ten years of construction.</i> …

These charts helped US troops identify enemy aircraft during World War II

Distinguishing between friendly and enemy forces can be difficult in war, and World War II posed its own basic battlefield challenges. US soldiers — most of whom were conscripted men who might not have had extensive military experience — needed to be able to quickly recognize their forces' …

Join the Army and Choose Whichever God You Like

Every August, the oldest synagogue in the United States celebrates the fact that George Washington hated tolerance.<p>In 1790, a couple of months after Rhode Island became the last state to ratify the Constitution, Moses Seixas of Touro Synagogue in Newport wrote his president a nice note about what a …

The 10 Best Modern World War II Movies

The films made in recent years that continue to illuminate specific corners of one of history's darkest chapters.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is</i> …

Egyptian mummy gets a new face

Does he look familiar? The reconstructed face of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy is now on display at a German museum. A wealthy civil servant in …

Archaeology

Samuel Willenberg, last survivor of Treblinka revolt, dies at 93

Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of the Treblinka revolt, who managed to escape the Nazi death camp in 1943, has died at the age of 93.<p>Willenberg …

First book in Hebrew printed in Prague half a millennium ago

Photo: The Jewish Museum of Prague The Jewish Museum of Prague opened an exhibit in December to commemorate five hundred years of Jewish, and …

Theology

Bronze Age wheel at 'British Pompeii' Must Farm an 'unprecedented find'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1227000/1227405_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524658577_1dad601d8cd54bd3dcdab418b43b668a<p><b>A complete Bronze Age wheel believed to be the largest and earliest of its kind found in the UK has been unearthed.</b><p>The 3,000-year-old artefact was found …