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...

 

Rare Photos of Selk’nam– The Lost Tribes of Tierra del Fuego

The Selk’nam, a stone-age hunting culture inhabited the Tierra del Fuego area of southern Argentina and Chile for 7,000 years. During those times the tribes lived nomadically and in tune with the land—hunting, gathering...

 

Lake Michigan’s Clear Waters Reveals Long-Forgotten Shipwrecks (6 Photos)

Only a few weeks ago, on April 17, a Coast Guard aircrew was doing a routine patrol along the Lake Michigan shoreline when they made this amazing discovery. The lake’s water is so clear right now as ice is gone for...

 
loading bar