The Curious History of the House on the Cliff in San Francisco (c. 1900)

San Francisco’s Cliff House Hotel at its most dramatic (c. 1890) IMAGE: JOHN POPE The Cliff House was first built in 1858 in west San Francisco. Since then, it has been rebuilt five times for various reasons —...

 

Rare photos of the last of feudal Japan’s deadly warriors in the late 1800s

1881 IMAGE: UNIVERSAL HISTORY ARCHIVE/UIG/GETTY IMAGES The Samurai emerged in medieval Japan as provincial warriors, and later on rose to prominence and even control of the country in the 12th century. At its inception, this...

 

When Asked for Advice on How to Deal with Grief, This Old Man Gave the Most Incredible Reply

From the depths of old internet comments comes this incredible gem of a story.

 

How to Identify Ford Pickups from 1948 to 1996

The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903....

 

20 Time-Tested Psychology Facts That Will Change the Way You See the World

The best thing about psychology is that it offers us meaningful perspective on how we see our world. Below are 20 of the most time-tested psychological facts that will help you to reach out and understand the people around...

 

Astonishing 1970 Photos That Capture a Hellish Vietnam Firefight

In April 1970, James Speed Hensinger, an enlisted man in the U.S. Army, was stationed at Phu Tai, Vietnam. On several nights, a lone Viet Cong sniper had repeatedly crept in among the rocks on a mountain overlooking the base...

 
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