Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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These 100-Year-Old Photographs Will Color Your Perspective On Life A Century Ago

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These 100-Year-Old Photographs Will Color Your Perspective On Life A Century Ago

We see history in black and white. That might sound absurd, but think about it. When I ask you to picture Paris a century ago, what do you see? A greyscale Eiffel Tower? A monochromatic Champs-Élysées? We visualize a world devoid of color because that’s the only image that’s ever been introduced to our mind’s […]

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If You Think Online Shopping Is Something New, You Haven’t Seen This Invention

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If You Think Online Shopping Is Something New, You Haven't Seen This Invention

Nothing gives me joy (or makes my wallet cry) quite like online shopping — and I’m certainly not alone. Instead of brushing shoulders with fellow shoppers in brick and mortar locations, today’s shoppers are keen on making poor financial decisions from the comfort of their own homes. But did you know that the trend’s roots […]

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