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Shatter-Proof Eyeglasses Tested, 1936
2022-07-31 11:12
In 1936, safety glass for spectacles passed a successful test in London, England. Pounded with a hammer, the glass was marked with myriad lines but remained intact. The shatter-proof eyeglas… Read More
Suitcase Is Emergency Crib, 1940
2022-07-25 06:03
Unable to bring a baby’s cot aboard a war-refugee ship from the Mediterranean island of Malta, an ingenious mother converted a suitcase into a combination bed and carriage for her four… Read More
Testing Cigarettes Was A Job In 1945
2022-07-14 14:37
Sol C. Korn, cigarette authority, puffs prodigiously as he makes the final and severest test of a a cigarette – the smoking. It’s just a job to him.Testing cigarettes was part of… Read More
Beautiful Photos Of The Ford Capri
2022-05-30 23:39
The Ford Capri is a fastback coupé built by Ford of Europe, designed by Philip T. Clark, who was also involved in the design of the Ford Mustang. It used the mechanical components fro… Read More
Hunting Ghosts In London, 1957
2022-03-18 11:25
One of every 14 Britons claims to have seen or heard a ghost, according to Philip Paul, vice-chairman of the Ghost Club of London, in 1957. Investigating specters, sleeping in haunted houses… Read More
Eleven Blind Men Ride One Big Cycle, 1931
2022-03-14 12:51
An odd-looking cycle that seemed to have some of the qualities of a railway train was seen on the roads near Upper Norwood, England, the other day. Its twelve riders pedaled along, seated in… Read More
30 Color Photos Of Nassau, Bahamas In 1960
2022-03-14 10:26
Nassau is the capital and largest city of The Bahamas. It is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. It is the centre of commerce, education, law, admini… Read More
25 Vintage Color Photos Of Colombia In 1959
2021-12-02 00:43
Colombia is a country in South America. It is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north, Venezuela to the east, Brazil to the southeast, Ecuador and Peru to the south, the Pacific Ocean to… Read More
Me, My Brother And David Bowie, 1971
2021-11-10 13:01
A photo from Michael Oberman shows him with his brother and David Bowie at his house in Silver Spring, Maryland in 1971.“Ground Control to Major Tom...This was David Bowie’s firs… Read More
Steve McQueen With His Jaguar XKSS
2021-11-09 16:51
“Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” – Steve McQueenWhen Jaguar pulled out of racing at the end of 1956, they were left with an excess of D-type chas… Read More
Photos Of A Parade In WWII Hawaii
2021-11-08 00:29
Hawaii is a state in the Western United States located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from the U.S. mainland. It is the only state outside North America, the only state th… Read More
2021-11-07 00:43
World War I was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously known as the Great War or “the war to end all wars”, it le… Read More
Transparent Face Mask, 1940
2021-11-05 14:33
Slipped over the head, a bag of cellulose tissue designed for use in skiing and other outdoor sports offers protection for the face without interfering with vision. This transparent mask fro… Read More
2021-11-04 14:56
A man experiences irony as his car, laden with used tires, has a flat tire, Houston, Texas, March 1966.(Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Read More
2021-11-03 11:16
“A great, wicked and quite extraordinary city” was how, in 1947, LIFE described Shanghai. In 1947, four million people had made the City their residence (today, that number is 26… Read More

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