Rare Photos of the Iranian Shah Naser al-Din Shah Qajar and His Harem

In 1842, Queen Victoria of England gave a camera to the 11-year-old heir to the Persian throne. The young heir fell in love with the magical gift. In the following decades he documented his life, revealing to the public eye,...

 

7 Nazi War Inventions That Were Way Ahead Of Their Time

These 7 German wonder weapons from WWII were so far ahead of their time. Their innovative designs and capabilities even went as far as influencing modern warfare.   1. Horten Ho 229 Wikipedia Youtube / History of the...

 

Mother and Daughter Falling From a Fire Escape in 1975 (Only One Survived…)

On July 22, 1975 a fire raged in one of the apartment buildings on Marlborough Street in Boston, Massachusetts. 19-year old Diana Bryant and her 2-year-old goddaughter, Tiare Jones were trapped and awaiting rescue on a fire...

 

The Story Behind the “The Most Beautiful Suicide” Picture of Evelyn McHale (1947)

Evelyn McHale was an American bookkeeper who killed herself by jumping from the 86th floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building on May 1, 1947. A photograph taken four minutes after her death by photography student...

 

How Iranian Women Dressed in 1960s and 1970s When Hijab Was Not Yet in Force

During those years, Iranian women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. There was a good balance...

 

25 Most Shocking Archaeological Discoveries In History

From ancient computers to massive underground armies, gruesome corpses to undecipherable manuscripts, these 25 archaeological discoveries will make you wonder how complex, bizarre and to some extent horrifying our past used...

 
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