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Strange Vintage Photos Of Children With Hidden Mothers

The old timey photos in this series all have one eerie quality in common-the mother’s identity has been concealed. Whether with shroud, or by simply scraping the face away, erasing their identity seems like an odd thing to do when they’re posed for a picture with their children. Maybe they were having a bad hair day, [...]

One Is Not Like The Other

Being Granddad by Jocelyn Allen This pair of photos from London-based photographer Jocelyn Allen is just like looking in a mirror. I suspect there’s something slightly different about them, but I just can’t seem to put my finger on it … This project explores the theme of identity by looking at my closest relatives and myself. Though [...]

Historian identifies "man who never was"

A historian has claimed to have proved the identity of the “Man Who Never Was” who was used as a deception during World War 2. In 1943 the allies plan…

Jack the Ripper’s identity finally uncovered?

A historian has allegedly uncovered the real identity of infamous killer Jack the Ripper, his background, profile and the fact that he is likely t…