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2.6m views15 Incredible Colorized Photos from HistoryWe've all imagined at some point what history looked like in actual color – blues and reds and greens filling in the empty blandne...
Photography
2.5m viewsThese Are The 19 Oldest Surviving Photographs Known To Humankind, And They're StunningPhotography has influenced society since its inception in the 11th century. The oldest photographs depict fascinating details abou...
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295.2k votersAmazing Historical Snapshots You Were Never Shown In ClassOne of the most interesting things about looking at pictures from our long-forgotten past is that you discover that people haven’t...
Photography
53.8k votersThe Most Amazing Colorized Black And White PhotosHave you ever wished you could go back in time, just for a moment, in order to catch a glimpse of history beyond the confines of o...
Interesting
6.3k voters17 Fascinating Photos Of "Firsts" In History Most People Haven't SeenIt's not often that a person can claim to be the first in history to accomplish something important. There is only one person who ...
Vintage
234.1k views31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the FutureWhen it comes to old predictions of the future, people from the past could never have imagined a world where humans put a man on t...
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12.5k voters21 Pictures Of People That Are The Definition Of 'Old School Cool'The subreddit Old School Cool is a study of the cool kids throughout history.  Be it heavy metal headbangers from the 1980s or far...
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238.7k viewsFamous Historical Images That Have Been Altered, Edited, Or Outright FabricatedIn the post-truth era, it’s becoming harder and harder to separate fact from fiction - but history books, and especially the image...
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74.7k voters26 Utterly Fascinating Photos That Weren't In Our History TextbooksFrom your favorite rock star's baby pictures to the unexpected casualties of international conflict, history is immortalized in th...
Explainer
517.5k views15 Harrowing Photos of Soldiers In Complete Shell ShockWorld War I was something unlike anything the world had ever seen – and in the aftermath of that war, soldiers suffered from an in...
History
863.1k views22 Astounding Civil War Battlefield PhotosThe first large-scale American conflict to occur after the invention of the photograph, the Civil War was left behind some very in...
Interesting
4.0k votersHistorical Photos Of People Being Cool As HellAll too often, people in the modern age assume those who lived in the past led dreary, humdrum lives. When all we see of the histo...
Photography
20.7k voters11 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really WasTrue life is often far stranger than fiction. History, alternatively known as humanity's trial-and-error period, is chock-full of ...
Historical Photos
3.7k voters21 Beautiful Colorized Historical Photos Of People From Around The WorldOld photos capture the way the world looked long before anyone living now can remember. It's a thrill to go back and sift through ...
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83 voters25 Colorized Photos That Show What Life Was Really Like in the Great DepressionOn October 29, 1929, the US stock market suffered a sudden and devastating collapse, inducing the Great Depression. This disastrou...
Photography
4.5k voters32 Fascinating Photos Of Historical Landmarks Under ConstructionWe frequently see photos of structures like the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty in their completed states, but we rarely get to...
Prison
47.2k viewsRevealing Look Inside California's Hardest Prisons - San Quentin And FolsomSan Quentin and Folsom state prisons are two of the toughest institutions in California. These prisons - which opened in the mid-1...
Photography
19.2k votersAmazing Early Photos of the World's Most Iconic CompaniesMany of the most respected companies in the world started off from humble beginnings; Whole Foods co-founders John Mackey and Rene...
Food History
49.3k views24 Stunning Photos of Historical Bars From The Early 1900sTaverns, saloons, watering holes, bars: whatever you call them, such establishments offered people enjoyment and inebriation for c...
Pets
3.0k voters20 Adorable Pictures of Cats Throughout HistoryIf you’ve always assumed that modern culture's fascination with things like hilarious photos of cats is a modern phenomenon, think...