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Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

An Inside Look at Yuri Gagarin's Personal Life in Photos [16 Pics]

Apr 19 2013

Take a look at these high quality photos of Gagarin, living his life as an ordinary person. It's great to see photos such as these, as it only adds to the greatness of a character.

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Photos by Camilo Jose Vergara

New York During the 70's [18 Pics]

Mar 7 2013

Camilo José Vergara visited New York during the Vietnam War, when many Hispanics and Blacks were beginning the movement to end the chains of oppression to become free.

Most of the places Camilo photographed were very dangerous to visit, let alone photograph.

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Paris right before WW2

Summer Before the War: Paris, 1939 [12 Pics]

Jan 25 2013

At the brink of WW2, a LIFE Magazine photographer photographed the city. I wonder if anyone knew what was about to unravel in the next five years.

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Old Moscow Photos in HQ, Part 1 [18 Pics]

Nov 29 2012

Feast your eyes on some rare high resolution photos from Russian archives of the old (mostly) pre-revolution Moscow. Amazing to see how far things have come.

High Resolution Photos (41MB .zip)

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Queen Elizabeth firing the Enfield

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 [20 Pics]

Nov 16 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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Mississippi Steamboats

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics]

Oct 29 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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Awesome and Rare historical photos

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 3 [21 Pics]

Oct 12 2012

Well part two of the series did even better than part one, so here are some more awesome historical photos and info.

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Hitler looking at the 'Gustav' railway gun

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 2 [19 Pics]

Oct 2 2012

Our first post highlighting rare photos was quite successful (1,300 views). Now you can travel back in time again with our second installment of interesting historical photos. Enjoy!

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Automotive Accidents from long ago

Automotive Accidents of the Past [20 Pics]

Sep 25 2012

To be honest, we never really even thought that some of these cars could go fast enough to do this much damage. Well, we learn something new everyday, because some of these wrecks are just brutal!

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Soviet Union and people in 1989

The Country That No Longer Exists: USSR in 1989 [30 Pics]

Aug 28 2012

Some awesome rare color photos from the USSR, taken by an American photographer.

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