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Pictures From A Student House Party In The 1960s

So it looks like the Sixties really were swinging! These pictures from a 1960s student house party look pretty debaucherous, everything you hear about the 60s was apparently true from the looks of these photos. ...

The Miss Universe Competition 1958 – California

The seventh Miss Universe pageant, Miss Universe 1958 was held in Long Beach, California, USA for the 7th time. In this pageant, thirty six contestants competed, where finally, Miss Colombia, 19-year-old Luz Marina Zuluaga won the ...

Pictures From An Abandoned Midwest Prison

The following pictures were taken in an abandoned prison in the Midwest. The image include pictures of the reception areas, cells and chillingly the gas chamber that was used up until the facility was abandoned during ...

Railroads In The USA – Colour Photographs From The 1940s

The Library of Congress has a stunning collection of photos of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway by Jack Delano of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. They depict the trains, the route, and the people who made them ...

Inside The Maunsell Sea Forts – Red Sands

The Maunsell Sea Forts were small fortified towers built in the Thames and Mersey estuaries during the Second World War to help defend the United Kingdom. They were named after their designer, Guy Maunsell. The forts ...

Remembering D-Day 68 Years Ago

June 6th, the 68th anniversary of the successful 1944 Allied invasion of France. Several operations were combined to carry out the largest amphibious invasion in history – over 160,000 troops landed on June 6th, assisted by ...

Forty-Seven Ronin: Japan’s National Legend

The story of Forty-Seven Ronin is one of the most famous and well-told tales in Japan. It begins in 1701 and tells of a feud between Lord Asano Naganori, the leader of a group of samurai ...

Six Crazy Ancient Games

Let’s face it, if a lot of those people who lived way back when – the Vikings, the Romans, the Mongols, for instance — were to somehow time machine their way to modern times, we’d all ...

Radium, Atomic And X-Ray Branded Products

A Visa Platinum credit card doesn’t contain platinum and Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila doesn’t contain gold.  The use of the word “platinum” or “gold” is meant to indicate that the product represents something of value, something of ...

Unique Pictures Of The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

These are previously unpublished images taken from the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. ...