Friday , 14 December 2018

History

World in 2000 as Predicted in 1910

Illustrations by French artist Villemard in 1910 of how he imagined the future to be in the year 2000. In the 21st century, in order to control traffic jams in the air, there will be more and more flying policemen. …

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Models From a Hundred Years Ago

Ione Bright in 1912. Lota Cheek in 1923. Dorothy Mackaill in 1923. Vanessa Parker in 1900. Marjorie Leet in 1924. Maude Fealy in 1908. Minnie Ashley in 1897. Connie Stuart in 1899. Evelyn Laye in 1922. Belle Otero in 1891.

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All This Is Over 100 Years Old

National Hockey League Founded: November 1917 (100 years old) Girl Scout Cookies First sold: 1917 (101 years ago) Greyhound Lines Founded: 1914 (104 years old) Speedo Founded: 1914 (104 years old) Traffic Cones First used in NYC: 1914 (108 years …

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Terrifying Historical Prisons

  Prisons are some of the worst places on earth. While the goal is incarceration and rehabilitation, the reality is that they’re hellholes meant to strip the humanity of anyone stuck in there. Granted, anyone’s who’s been sent to one, …

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