If you’ve never heard of Anne Bonny and Mary Read, then you owe it to yourself to read this delightful article on the two pirating women. Even if you know a little about them though, this article is still a fascinating read.
We’ve all heard of Wyatt Earp and Jesse James, but Frontierado has highlighted four figures from the period that we should all know about, but we don’t. It’s a fascinating read.
Claire Hummel has some great pictures with period-authentic costumes of Disney princesses and their classic attire. The result is great.
Whether you’re terrified or fascinated by ventriloquists and their dummies, you’ll love these crazy pictures of dummies of old.
The Dickin Medal is awarded to animals who went above and beyond the call of duty during WWII. Here are 15 of the most amazing recipients of the medal, including Mary, who completed all of her missions despite being attacked by hawks and shot by the Germans until she needed 22 stitches.
It might look like a weird painting, but this is a real see-through Pontiac made for the 1939 World’s Fair.Advertisement
You’ve already heard of the Scope’s Monkey Trial, but did you know it was mostly just a publicity stunt for the podunk town of Dayton, Tennessee. Learn more here.
It goes without saying that there were a lot of USSR residents who longed to escape to live in a democracy, but few of them were so determined as to jump off a cruise ship in the middle of the ocean and swim their way to freedom. Read about this amazing escape and more in this great Cracked article.
Soviet soldiers that have become Americanized at last. And that’s what the Cold War really was all about.
It’s hard not to love these amazing pictures of older folks reflecting on their younger selves in the mirror.