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Nearly 4,000 first world war diaries made available online

First-hand accounts of trench warfare, gas attacks and battles involving horses and machine guns, are contained in nearly 4,000 diaries released online on Thursday to mark the centenary of the 1914-18 world war.<p>The diaries, digitised by the National Archives in a joint project with the Imperial War …

An Occult History of the Television Set

The origin of the television set was heavily shrouded in both spiritualism and the occult, writes author Stefan Andriopoulos in his new book <i>Ghostly</i> …

London in 1927 & 2013: A Shot-By-Shot Video Comparison of London, 86 Years Apart | Colossal

<p>In the mid-1920s cinema technician, filmmaker, and cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene traveled across the UK with a new color film camera to …

Men in a Tattoo Parlour, circa 1920s http://t.co/rpDrhEgf8g

Hilariously Retrograde Marital Advice from a 1952 Modern Bride

Clearly, weddings changed a lot over the course of the twentieth century. But you don't realize just how much until you crack open a time capsule …

The Strange Tale of Britain’s Last Witch

You may have thought that witchcraft trials died out hundreds of years ago, but Scottish medium Helen Duncan was prosecuted for being a with in 1944! …

10 Vintage Photos That Will Never Happen Again In Our Lifetimes

Throughout History of the ever changing history of the world, moments have conspired that sometimes make us wonder if we are any different than our …

A Cringeworthy Guide To Dating Etiquette From 1938

Pick up any magazine catered to women and you'll find chapters filled with dating tips, guides on how to find the perfect man and test you can carry …

30 Unique And Must-See Photos From Our Past

Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments - birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace. But these …

Are you a fan of Dali's infinity moustache? http://t.co/254LngQqtV

A young Winston Churchill looking dapper as hell, 1895 http://t.co/nV2xT1hpIk

The Huffy Radio Bike

(Photo: HuffyHistory)<p>From 1955-56, the Huffman Manufacturing Company produced about 8,500 <b>bicycles with built-in AM radios</b>. The tank in the center …

30 Historical Photographs That Will Shock & Amaze You

<i>Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it - Edmund Burke</i><p>In an era where every product is disposable, where the news cycle operates in 30 …

Inside 'The Murder Hotel' Home Of America's First Serial Killer

This chilling story of murder, death & intrigue puts all Hollywood's horror movie scripts to shame.<p>Herman Webster Mudgett (also known as H.H. Holmes …

25 Celebrities When They Were Young

Get ready to be stunned.<p>Here’s 25 famous celebrities when they were much much younger. Some still look similar, some are pretty much unrecognisable …

7 Taboos From a 17th-Century Coffeehouse

In the 17th century, London coffeehouses were evolving into consortiums of progressive academics, philosophers, doctors, and lawmakers, including …

The Woman at the Wheel

<i>Polite society told Alice Huyler Ramsey that women shouldn't drive. So she motored across the country to prove them wrong.</i><p>In 1909, driving was a …

Black and White Photographs of Streets of NYC in 1905

26 Kooky & Weird Vintage Photos You'll Struggle To Explain

Context is everything, without it, ones imagination is able to wander and create all manner of strange scenarios and possible outcomes.<p>Unfortunately, …

21 Rare & Remarkable Photos That Will Open Your Eyes

In a world where PR minions, Photoshop experts, brand managers & spin doctors control virtually all aspects of a celebrity's life - it's easy to miss …

The Coney Island Rotor ride. Back when rides were fun and dangerous. http://t.co/IjOcGXFxBW

In 1899 The French Attempted To Illustrate & Predict The Year 2000

Rewind the clock back some 115 years to 1899 in France, people were immensely curious as to what the future might hold, just as we are today. In fact …

The Chicago L. 1969 http://t.co/4EgT0Hzhky

The Objects 10 Celebrities Took to the Grave

Ancient Egyptians weren't the only ones who buried their dead with meaningful artifacts. The ritual is still a common occurrence today, although our …

A Brief History of the Ouija Board

As a method of supposed communication with the spirit world, the Ouija board has terrified countless slumber partying children and served as a plot …