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Vintage Photographs Of Female Sword Swallowers

Everybody likes watching a good sideshow act, and sword swallowing is one of those deadly cool acts that elicits lots of oohs and aahs. Of course, it doesn’t hurt if the performer is a gorgeous gal sporting an eye-catching getup. Enjoy this gallery of vintage photos featuring brave performers risking their lives for the sake of sideshow [...]

There’s Something Strange About This Picture

Other than the strange fact that Laurel and Hardy are in this classroom picture and that the teachers are so blurry they can’t be recognized, do you notice anything strange about this photograph? Here’s the thing—it’s not actually a photograph. No, this is instead a creation of artist Paul Chiappe, who specializes in making works that [...]

World War II In Color

I don’t know about all of you, but I’m a sucker for vintage photos shot in color and these gorgeous WWII images from the Library of Congress are both fascinating and stunning. You can find more of them over at The Atlantic. Link