According to Sarah Harmon: “Bored with my 9-5 job, I started making comics about my life with my husband, our two dogs, and cat during my free time!” Continue reading »
These photos cannot be called rare but still they are very cool to look at. They were taken in 1899 at Wolfsgarten castle not far from Darmstadt. On the photos are emperor Nicholas II, his spouse Alexandra Fedorovna and their friends – princess Ingeborg of Denmark, the Duchess of Darmstadt and prince Nicholas of Greece. As you may see nothing human was alien to the Russian arostocracy then. The images are more than a century old but the friendly and relaxed atmosphere featured on them is still felt very clearly. Continue reading »
The first examples of mobile homes can be traced back to the roaming bands of gypsies who traveled with their horse-drawn mobile homes as far back as the 1500s. Continue reading »
Take a closer look at your own face and you will see a mirror that reflects past, present, and future at the same time. That’s how our genes work — they can make us look exactly like our parents, grandparents, and even cousins. To prove this point, Ulric Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, created a series of “genetic portraits” that feature the faces of family members spliced together. Continue reading »
Morocco-born, Barcelona-based artist Mohamed L’Ghacham paints large figurative murals based on scenes from vintage family photos and everyday objects. Often choosing photographic “accidents” for their authenticity, the artist paints meals, table settings, toasts, and other communal rituals performed by normal people. When viewed at a wall-sized scale, the personal and seemingly unimportant moments gain new meaning and become more emotionally resonant for viewers despite never having met the families portrayed. Continue reading »
Who else remembers piling as many kids as we could into the old wagon and watching a movie at the drive-in? No seat belts, no stress, just playing games and waving at the people in the other cars!
If you are over 40, you definitely remember driving around in a station wagon like these! Continue reading »
A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given the family values treatment at an Indonesian amusement park where officials slipped golden tube tops over their chests. While the nude statues have been on display for years at Jakarta’s Ancol Dreamland, a recent policy aimed at respecting “Eastern values” has seen the mermaids get an official cover-up. Continue reading »
Paul McCartney and his wife Linda (1941 – 1998) with their daughters Heather, Stella and Mary in Rye, East Sussex, 4th April 1976. Linda married Paul McCartney in 1969, and the two had three children: Mary Anna, Stella, and James. Linda was a member of Paul’s band, Wings, and she also wrote/recorded music independently (Seaside woman – Suzy and The Red Stripes). Continue reading »
The Brass Era Automobiles: Super Cool Pics Of American People With Their Cars From The 1900s And Early 1910s
The Brass Era is an American term for the early period of automotive manufacturing, named for the prominent brass fittings used during this time for such things as lights and radiators. It is generally considered to encompass 1896 through 1915, a time when these vehicles were often referred to as horseless carriages.
Here is a cool photo collection of American people with their cars from the 1900s and early 1910s. Continue reading »
Most of us believe that Victorian era was a grim and serious era, full of hardworking people, so that they didn’t even have time to enjoy their lives and having some fun. While this isn’t true, because cameras were very expensive and for a single photograph one had to sit in static position with same facial expression from few seconds to 10 minutes. So it seems impossible for a person to smile or laugh for minutes, that’s why majority of the Victorians preferred to sit in static position with strict expressions.
This collection of hilarious photographs shows the other side of Victorians that probably you haven’t seen. Continue reading »
It’s time we all focus on that thing they call Christmas and the horrible family photos it always produces year after year. Scroll down to see the weirdest examples. Continue reading »
Photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who was born in Normal, Illinois, in 1925 and died of cancer in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1972, worked his entire adult life as an optician, making lenses for glasses. Though he took and developed thousands of pictures, only a sampling of his work has been published. Continue reading »
A Missouri family has shared the hilarious results from a ‘professional’ photo shoot that went horribly wrong. In May 2017, the Zaring family was contacted by a middle-aged woman who marketed herself as an experienced professional photographer. Continue reading »
Many of us would, given the choice, rather spend Christmas with our pets than our families. Robert E. Jackson’s Instagram shows us humankind’s love for pets in this gallery of fabulous family Christmas cards in which the pets are to the fore. Continue reading »
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