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How Advertisers Used World War I to Sell, Sell, Sell

Cigarettes, gramophones, even guard dogs. There was nothing that the Great War didn't provide a good excuse to buy.<p>With Britain’s centenary of involvement in World War I having arrived this week, seemingly every facet of the Great War—its brutality, its cultural upheaval, its still-mystifying …

These Amazing Colorized Photographs Bring World War I To Life

In honor of World War I's centennial this year, The Open University has "colorized" a sample of select photos from the conflict with the help of a photograph restoration expert.<p>The photos, which were originally in black and white, feel jarringly current when colorized. World War I began 100 years …

Still Fighting over the Great War

Was World War I a noble cause or a strategic disaster?<p>Americans once had a day reserved for the commemoration of the Great War. From 1919 through …

German Economy

Could Body Armor Have Saved Millions in World War I?

The follies that led to poor helmets and a lack of torso protection for men in the trenches.<p>Unlike ancient bloodlettings lost to memory, World War I lingers in our collective DNA. The image of the trenches is our icon of hell on earth. Ten million soldiers died in mud-ditches and no-mans-land …

Bra History: How A War Shortage Reshaped Modern Shapewear

Women today breathe a little easier — thanks to a World War I metal shortage.<p>Before then, women squeezed themselves into corsets that molded their figures to fit the Victorian ideal: a voluptuous bosom atop a teensy waist. But since corset frames were mostly made of metal, which was needed for …

Ryoji Ikeda Spectra marks the centenary of World War I in London.

On Monday night millions of Londoners chose to honor the 100th anniversary of Britain’s involvement in World War I by turning off their home and …

World War I Continues to Haunt Us

Though it may seem anciently irrelevant, the war’s consequences remain very much alive.<p>World War I started one century ago. Wait! Don’t stop …

Remembrance Day

How Europe stumbled into World War I 100 years ago. (Video.)

This summer, events around the world are being held to commemorate 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.<p>One of the most tragic elements …