1920s Fashion Through The Lens Of Police Mugshots

Between 1910 and 1930, a series of 2500 ‘special photographs’ were taken by the New South Wales Police Department.

Group of Criminals, Central 1921
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This negative was found wrapped in a paper sleeve on which is written: ‘Group of criminals, Central 1921’. The subjects are not named, but the woman on the left is believed to be Eileen Leigh or Barry (daughter of Kate Leigh). The man on the far right in the back row may be Stephen Doyle, and the man to the left of him Kenneth McLelland (or McCrerrand). The man third from the left in that row may be the pickpocket and three-card trickster known as Frederick Mewson, and the man far left in the front row is likely the pickpocket known as Norman Smith. Continue reading »

Street Art Masterpieces Around The World

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People pass a new mural depicting Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II spray painted onto an external wall of a house in south-east London, Britain, 16 May 2016. The artwork is created by Banksy-style street painter “Catman”. (Photo by Hannah Mckay/EPA) Continue reading »

Incredible Aerial Pictures Of The Shanghai Disneyland Theme Park

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Images show Shanghai Disneyland’s lofty 196-foot-tall castle and resort buildings undergoing their final stages of construction. And it appears that fans are excited about the developments, as tickets for the June 16 opening day sold out within hours of being listed on the company’s official ticketing website. Continue reading »

These Protective Wearables Feature Tiny Cat Ears For Added Playfulness

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Russian brand Nitrinos has created a line of female-centric motorcycle helmets that add an element of playfulness into the overall design with a cat-themed aesthetic complete with three dimension cat ears at the top. The helmets are designed to give riders the much needed protection along with a stylish look that is quite unlike anything else currently on the market. Continue reading »

30 Captivating Historical Photographs Which You Need To See

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The best old photos are the ones you can look at for hours at a time. We gathered a few of them here, for your enjoyment. Continue reading »

The Best Press Photos Of The Year 2015

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Rime ice extends several feet horizontally from a sign marking the summit of 5,774-foot Mount Adams, the second highest mountain in New England, on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, in northern New Hampshire. Monday’s freezing fog and strong winds formed the rime ice, creating a winter wonderland above treeline in New Hampshire’s aptly named White Mountains. (Photo by Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo)
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Fascinating Images from the Past You Won’t Find in Any History Textbook

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Among the multitude of photographs we have inherited from the past, there are those which have entire life stories behind them. They are silent witnesses to events and the atmosphere of another era now lost forever. Continue reading »

This Craftsman Made The Flaming Sword From Fallout 4 In Real Life

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“To celebrate the release of Fallout4, I built what I always thought was the coolest weapon in the game. It is a flaming sword called a shishkebab. The new game has a newer sleeker version of the sword that I thought looked sooo sexy, so I set out to build one that not only looked like the one in the game, but actually worked.”, says Caleb Kraft to Bored Panda. Continue reading »

This Guy Builds A House Using Shipping Containers And Now His Biggest Expense Is His Phone Plan

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In a forest on the outskirts of Ottawa, Canada, Joseph Dupuis built a home out of three shipping containers. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: You Drive!

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A Thai and his dog sit on his motorcycle watching the water buffalo race in Chonburi Province south of Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, October 26, 2015. The annual race is a celebration among rice farmers before harvest. (Photo by Sakchai Lalit/AP Photo)

Wonderful Photos That Prove People Had More Class In The Past

Frank Sinatra stepping out of a helicopter with a drink.

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Powerful Portraits of the Refugees by Brian Sokol

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Magbola Alhadi, 20, and her three children pose for a portrait in Jamam refugee camp in Maban County, South Sudan on August 11th, 2012. Magboola and her family weathered aerial bombing raids for several months, but decided it was time to leave their village of Bofe the night that soldiers arrived and opened fire. With her three children, she travelled for 12 days from Bofe to the town of El Fudj, on the South Sudanese border. Continue reading »

Guinness World Records 2016 In Pictures

Guinness World Records turns 60 this year. Since first being published in 1955 it has become a publishing phenomenon, selling 132m copies across more than 100 countries.

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Olga Liashchuk: fastest time to crush three watermelons with the thighs
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US Salt Flats Speed Week

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In this Wednesday, July 22, 2015 photo, a couple walks on the Bonneville Salt Flats, in Utah. A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds of 400 mph. But wet weather has forced the cancellation of Speed Week for the second straight year and revived a debate about whether nearby mining is depleting the Bonneville Salt Flats of their precious resource. (Photo by Rick Bowmer/AP Photo)
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The New Tesla Model M Concept Bike

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Seeking to push the limits for a brand still considered to be well ahead of its time, independent designer Jans Slapins puts forth his vision for an electric powered motorcycle. Dubbed the Tesla Model M Concept, the machine shows just what the innovative brand could present to buyers looking for the comforts and technology of a Tesla car combined with the unmatched feel of a motorcycle. Continue reading »

The World’s Largest Electronic Waste Dump

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A recycling electronic waste factory is seen beside a field in the township of Guiyu in China’s southern Guangdong province June 10, 2015. The town of Guiyu in the economic powerhouse of Guangdong province in China has long been known as one of the world’s largest electronic waste dump sites. At its peak, some 5,000 workshops in the village recycle 15,000 tonnes of waste daily including hard drives, mobile phones, computer screens and computers shipped in from across the world.
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Members Of Magog MC By John Crawford

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The Magog Motorcycle Club was established in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand on January 23, 1974 (now officially MAGOG DAY), by a loose knit group of 13 men who rode predominantly large British motorcycles and partied together. Photos by John Сrawford. Continue reading »

Malaysian Monkey Lifestyle

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This photo taken on April 22, 2015, shows Jamil Ismail (Jamilkucing) hugging his female pet monkey named “Shaki”, dressed in a Malaysian cultural outfit called Baju Kurung, at Jamil’s house in Kuala Lumpur. Jamil, a 45-year single Malaysian man, has unusual pets – two macaque monkeys. JK and Shaki, both nine years old, usually ride with Jamil on his motorcycle and they often have dinner together in public restaurants, drawing instant public awe. At times Jamil uses the two monkeys, who sometimes wear traditional Malay clothes and other costumes, to act in advertisements and perform stunts in public areas. The monkeys which cost 56 USD each and receive regular medical check-ups, are regarded as his family and move freely within his house. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP Photo)
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Chinese Pet Pig And Other Unusual Pets

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Zhu Roumeng walks with her pet pig, Wuhua, near her house in Beijing April 22, 2015. Zhu has raised the female pig, which weighs around 85 kilogram, for the last three-and-half years and they’ve recently become an internet sensation after she posted her selfies with her pet pig on China’s microblogging sites. Her surname “Zhu” sounds exactly like the Mandarin word for “pig”, as such it became the reason for her love of pigs since she was a child, Zhu said. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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Nepali Well of Death

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A stuntman rides a motorcycle inside the “Well of Death” attraction during a fair in Bhaktapur April 20, 2015. (Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
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Deadly Sand Storms Around The World

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A woman walks with her face covered during a sand storm in Dubai April 2, 2015. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)
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Mexico Modernizes Garbage Collection Service

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Garbage collectors, with their horse and cart, unload rubbish at the municipal dump in Nezahualcoyotl, on the outskirts of Mexico City, February 18, 2015. Hundreds of horse or donkey-drawn carts will disappear from the streets of a municipality in the state of Mexico, located on the outskirts of Mexico City, and will be replaced by motorized vehicles, local authorities said. Nezahualcoyotl, commonly known as Neza, has started to retire 457 two-wheeled carts which have been collecting household rubbish for the past 45 years. They currently gather 300 of the 1,200 tonnes of rubbish produced in the area on a daily basis.The carts will be replaced by motorized vehicles – a motorcycle and trailer with capacity for half a tonne of rubbish – in the next two months. The vehicles will move along at 30 kilometres (18 miles) per hour. (Photo by Henry Romero/Reuters)
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Pooches Ride on Owners Moped in Indonesia

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Cool rider Ace on the back on the motorbike, on January 12, 2015, in Surabaya, Indonesia. A pair of dogs enjoy a bit of bark-and-ride – as they weave through Indonesiaís traffic on the back of a motorcycle. Wearing red-framed sunglasses and a helmet the two golden retrievers happily sandwich their owner on the fast bike. Unsurprisingly, the sight of the docile dogs hitching a fast ride in Surabaya, Indonesia, attracts a lot of attention from onlookers. Ace and Armani have been riding since they were just a few months old and now at the age of three the pair jump onto the bike whenever they think their owner is heading out. (Photo by Jefta Images/Barcroft Media/ABACAPress)
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Gas Stations Around the World

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A camel rests at a fuel station in the Judean desert near the West Bank city of Jericho January 11, 2015. Reuters photographers from Mali to Mexico have shot a series of pictures of fuel stations. Whether it is plastic bottles by the roadside in Malaysia or a futuristic forecourt in Los Angeles, fuel stations help define our world. Oil prices steadied above $48 a barrel on Tuesday, recovering from earlier losses as the dollar weakened against the euro. Oil prices have dropped nearly 60 percent since peaking in June 2014 on ample global supplies from the U.S. shale oil boom and a decision by OPEC to keep its production quotas unchanged. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)
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Life in Havana

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Kids do their homework inside the courtyard of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Monday, January 19, 2015. Cuba has so far offered a guardedly positive reception to President Barack Obama’s loosening of the trade embargo on Cuba, saying it welcomes the full package of new economic ties on offer, but it insists it will maintain its one-party political system and centrally planned economy. (Photo by Ramon Espinosa/AP Photo)
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