Monday, January 29, 2007

Category: History


Early "Photoshop" & April Fools Pranks

Beetles that mend your clothing, etc.
The Origin of Familiar Symbols

Fun Facts, plus Weird Art & Photography
Past & Future Plate Tectonics

Earth's crust moves at a snail's pace... we hope

Propaganda Posters of World War Two

Warped, Twisted "Hall of Mirrors" vs. Actual Truth

Abandoned Houses of Super Villains

Stalin, Lavrenti Beria, Osama Bin Laden' Haunted Residences

The Man in the Iron Mask

Strangest way to receive tons of marriage offers

Phantasmagorical Coney Island: City of Fire

Fantastic Amusement Parks from History

Flags of Forgotten Countries,
Part 2


Epic lands, empires, revolutions - with flags to match
Funny Money: Unusual and Fascinating Currency

Works of art, works of forgery and... hyperinflation
Mysterious Non-Egyptians Pyramids

James Gaussman and the Jewelled Pyramid of China
Unusual and Marvelous Maps

Alternate histories, sea monsters, weird politics
Walled Cities: Keeping Out the Joneses

Highlights of the defensive architecture
Britain's Colorful Pub Signs, Part 1

A map to your last night adventures
Postage Stamps From the Future

...and some alternative realities
Flags of Forgotten Countries

Don't just wave a black flag... consider your options
Wonder Weapons of World War Two

Made in Germany, 1940-1945
Medieval Suits of Armor

vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction
Totalitarian Architecture of the Third Reich

Imperial dreams... and the agony of taste
Don't Know Much About...

Awesome Tidbits of Information!
KABOOM! Biggest Blasts in History

Largest Non-Nuclear Explosions
Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines

Slightly Mad Concepts of Early Aviation
Project "Orion": Powered by an Atomic Bomb Machine Gun

NASA's most radical killer asteroid defense
The Last Victorian Leviathan Steam Ship

An Iron Monster, framed by white sails and black smoke
The Biggest Guns in Human History

It's not the size that matters... or is it?
Cold War Echo: Gas Masks

What would Joker wear?
The Weirdest Examples of Mass Hysteria

Laughter Epidemic, Monster Specters, etc.
Shipwrecks & Sea Disasters

The Beauty & the mystery of the wrecked ships
Fear & Loathing inside
Abandoned Stalin's Mines


Fire & Ice Underground
Russian Imperial Faberge Eggs

Nestled Wonders, killed by Revolution
Gas Mask Fashion, Part 2

History wears a gas mask
The New Motor, or
The Steam-Powered Messiah


A locomotive "god" from the Victorian times
The Plain of Jars:
Bombs & Mystery in Laos


Enigmatic stone jars of a deeply spooky nature
Giant Iceberg Aircraft Carrier

Strange Dream of a Frozen Navy
When Weather Changed History

The power of nature revealed in historic events
Modernist Art in Camouflage

Naval fleets as the largest painting canvases in the world.
Strange Tanks, Part 2

Colossal and Unthinkable Monsters
Vintage New York

Marvel Age: The City of Superheroes
Ballistic News

Fear & Loathing Inside Missile Launch Bases
September 11 Premonitions

Uncanny pre-2001 coincidences
Most Unusual Books

From Codex Seraphinianus to pulp sculptures
The Biochemical "Oops" List

Welcome to Weirdsville: "I don't feel so good..."
Abandoned Tunnels &
Vast Underground Spaces


Urban Exploring at its best
The Thermonuclear
"Oops" List


Good Night... and Good Luck to us all
Communist Gothic:
Architecture by Yakov Chernikhov


Soaring Palaces of Communism in Gothic Style
Strange Towers of the Third Reich

Hide from bombs above ground, not under it.
Cold War: Gas Mask Fashions

Close Calls of the Nuclear Age
Retro Technology: Cold War Phones

Plus Dialup Computer Mods
Moscow:
Futuristic Concepts from 1900 (!)


If not for the October Revolution...

Strange Tanks

Biggest, smallest and just plain weird tanks

WWII Nazi' Tank Manuals

Unexpectedly hilarious!

Stalin's Cherished Personal Possessions

Humankind's worst tyrant lived in self-imposed ascetism

The Amazing Lighthouse of Henry Winstanley


The Whimsical Lighthouse




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