18 Incredible Photos of Tanks Being Mass Production of During World War I and II

In Britain, tanks were first referred to as landships. The Landships Committee was set up in 1915 by Winston Churchill to develop designs. To conceal their true purpose from possible spies, they were called tanks, to give...

 

Meet the ‘Female Schindler’ Who Saved 2,500 Children during the Holocaust

By the time Irena Sendler caught and tortured by the Nazis, she’d already saved 2,500 Jewish children. When she died in 2008 at the age of 98, she insisted she was no heroine, but she really wished she had rescued more...

 

Building The Sydney Opera House: 10 years late and 1,457% over budget (1957-1973)

More than four years in, construction proceeds at a glacial pace. (Dec. 10, 1963) IMAGE: J.R.T. RICHARDSON/FOX PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES “Malice in blunderland” — Architect JØrn Utzon, commenting on the construction...

 

31 Asylum Pictures Show How Insane People Were Treated In History

It’s time for some more interesting, old-timey pictures from history. But we have a different collection this time of rare historical photos, a creepy, haunting kind of different. What you’re going to see below are...

 

Three of the Most Interesting Historical Characters Featured in Video and Slot Games

As far as history is concerned, there are some stories you simply can’t make up. As the old saying goes, truth is very often stranger than fiction, and some of the most vibrant characters who’ve ever lived seem like they...

 

What Disneyland Looked Like in 1950s

Nearly 3 decades after Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse first debuted, Disneyland opened its doors. On July 17, 1955, it officially welcomed families to a magical place where they can have fun and let their imagination roam free...

 
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