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Fascinating New Book Showcases Rare, Artistic And Educational Victorian-era Board Games
As the turn from the 18th to the 19th century approached in Great Britain, more and more parents and teachers embraced a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke that 'learning might be made a play ...  More
Feb. 24, 2018
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The Strange And Grotesque Decoration Of King Henry VIII Horned Helmet
One of the most mysterious objects in the Royal Armouries’ collection is the ‘Horned Helmet’ that belonged to King of England Henry VIII. Made by Austrian goldsmith Konrad Seusenhofer, a leading ...  More
Feb. 18, 2018
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Olga Shirnina Wonderful Colorized Photos Of Russian Artists And Politicians
Translator and amateur colorist Olga Shirnina, also known as Klimbim, has an incredible talent for transforming historical black and white photographs into color images. She often works to breath new ...  More
Aug. 4, 2017
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Charles Marville’s Vintage Photos Of Paris Fancy Urinals
Charles Marville (1813 - 1879), was a French photographer, who mainly photographed architecture, landscapes and the urban environment. He used both paper and glass negatives. He is most well known for ...  More
Feb. 13, 2017
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Hipstory: Artist Amit Shimoni Reimagines World Leaders As Hipsters
Israeli artist Amit Shimoni created the series, depicting global political icons in the most improbable way possible, outfitted and styled in the latest hipster fashions. The illustrator said he hopes ...  More
Feb. 7, 2017
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The Presidents Of The United States Captured At A Young Age
Running for the US president is no beauty pageant. Presidents are remembered for what they accomplished while in the office as the most powerful people in the world. What we often forget though is ...  More
Feb. 7, 2017
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Yolocaust: Artist Shahak Shapira Explains Why He Took It Down
Dear internet, last week I launched a project called YOLOCAUST that explored our commemorative culture by combining selfies from the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin with footage from Nazi extermination ...  More
Jan. 27, 2017
U.S. President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Had A Tattoo
Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson and Dwight D. Eisenhower were all rumored to have tattoos. Theodore Roosevelt was the only president to have a ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017