Category: culture

On December 26, 1971, fifteen Vietnam Veterans Against the War…

On December 26, 1971, fifteen Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) activists barricaded and occupied the Statue of Liberty for two days to bring attention to their cause. Simultaneous protests took place at other sites across the country, such as the historic Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia (for 45 minutes) and Travis Air Force Base in California (for 12 hours). VVAW members in California also briefly occupied the South Vietnam Government consulate in San Francisco.

50 candid photographs of Freddie Mercury on stage that still…

50 candid photographs of Freddie Mercury on stage that still rock you!

Remembering the mod top: Amazing flower powered top car designs…

Remembering the mod top: Amazing flower powered top car designs from the 1960s and 1970s.

60 incredible vintage photographs that capture everyday life in…

60 incredible vintage photographs that capture everyday life in Plymouth from the early 20th century.

Do you know how to kiss? Let Carol Hughes and Lee Dixon show…

Do you know how to kiss? Let Carol Hughes and Lee Dixon show you, anyhow!

54 years before Marilyn Monroe, there was Florence Georgie!

54 years before Marilyn Monroe, there was Florence Georgie!

38 amazing black and white photographs that capture everyday…

38 amazing black and white photographs that capture everyday life of Paris from the 1930s and early 1940s.

Terrifying mask and wig of Alexander Peden, which is made of…

Terrifying mask and wig of Alexander Peden, which is made of leather with real teeth and human hair.

Street scenes of New York City in 1911. The film was taken by…

Street scenes of New York City in 1911. The film was taken by Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on their trip to the U.S.

National Ballet of China: Amazing vintage photographs from the…

National Ballet of China: Amazing vintage photographs from the “Red Detachment of Women” (ballet).