Surprisingly Racist And Sexist Vintage Adverts

On June 29, 2013 by Tim Newman

We all know that opinions change over time, but it’s only when you look back a few decades that you can see how fast they have changed. Racism has not dissipated entirely of...

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Old Horror Film Posters & Theatrical Trailers Part 2

On June 6, 2013 by Tim Newman

Welcome back to the second installment of classic old horror film posters and theatrical trailers. If you missed part one of this B-Movie horror train, CLICK HERE or forever hold your peace. I’ve got...

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Old Horror Films - Retro Film Posters - How To Make A Monster

Old Horror Film Posters & Theatrical Trailers Part 1

On June 4, 2013 by Tim Newman

For your perusal today, I bring you a selection of old horror film posters and their theatrical trailers. I love the tone and swagger of old horror flicks, they promise to be the...

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Unicorns - Old Pictures - Ulisse Aldrovandi - 1658

Unicorn Believers: Past & Present

On May 19, 2013 by Tim Newman

Are unicorns real? No. However, in the past, people weren’t so sure. Naturalists have made some errors over the years. For instance, when Greek sailors found an elephant skull, they thought the trunk...

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Victorian Freak Show Posters - Babil & Bijou - Giant Amazon Queen

Victorian Freak Shows: Pictures and Posters

On May 18, 2013 by Tim Newman

In this article, I’ll focus on the strange, dark world of Victorian freak shows. We’ll zero in on some of the most famous characters of the time. While freak shows are (mostly) a...

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Zdzisław Beksiński - Dark eyes

Zdzisław Beksiński: Terrifying Visions Of Hell By Murdered Polish Painter

On May 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

Zdzisław Beksiński was an incredibly talented Polish artist. He depicted bleak and depressing sci-fi scenes. Sadly, his life was cut short by a tragic murder. Here, we examine some of his best work,...

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Buenos Aires - Villa Epecuen - Salt Lake Atlantis - Bath and Storm

Here’s What A Town Looks Like After It’s Been Underwater For Decades

On May 11, 2013 by Tim Newman

These photographs feature what was once a tourist town in Buenos Aires, Argentina called Villa Epecuen. The town was established in the 1920s on the banks of a salt lake, and housed around 5,000...

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Atom Bomb Photo - Harold Edgerton 3

The First Milliseconds After An Atom Bomb Blast

On May 11, 2013 by Tim Newman

The following three photographs were taken of an atomic bomb detonated by the military as part of the “Tumbler Snapper” test series. They were taken by Harold Eugene Edgerton (1903-1990), an all-round bright...

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Baudet de Poitou donkeys - reintroduction

Save The Baudet de Poitou Donkey, AKA Chewbacca

On May 10, 2013 by Tim Newman

Now here’s a cause to put your full force behind. There are fewer than 1,000 of these unusual furry donkeys in existence, so a campaign has been launched to save them. It’s called...

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Funny Flags - Yaroslavl - Oblast - Russia - Lazer Horse

Excellent Flags #2

On May 4, 2013 by Tim Newman

My last post about flags caused some controversy, so I need to reconfirm my stance: I know that to some people, flags are symbols of imperialism and even racism. This is undoubtedly true. But...

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