History

Extremely Dangerous Things that were once Normal In History

Sending kids through the mail The idea of sending kids through the mail is insane, but it was a reality at some point. Around the beginning of the 20th century, Americans had the option to send kids through the mail. But it wasn’t as bad as it seems. As you can notice by the picture below, the kids were sent …

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Dinner in Honor of the Shah, and the Empress Farah

President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attend a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah , and his wife, the Empress Farah Pahlavi.

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photos of 100 years ago

During Nasser-e-Din Shah’s reign, Western science, technology, and educational methods were introduced into Persia and the country’s modernization was begun.

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Secret Archive of Moscow’s Nuclear University

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) is one of the most recognized technical universities in Russia. MEPhI was founded in 1942 as the Moscow Mechanical Institute of Munitions , but it was soon renamed the Moscow Mechanical Institute.

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Interesting pictures from artists before revolution

The cinema of homeland or cinema of Persia refers to the cinema and film industries in homeland which produce a variety of commercial films annually. persian art films have garnered international fame and now enjoy a global following.

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German photographer photos of Qajar period

The state under Naser Al-Din was the recognized government of Iran but its authority was undermined by local tribal leaders. The religious and tribal chieftains held quite a bit of autonomy over their communities.

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Homeland’s Air Force Flies American-Made F-14 Tomcats

On April 9, 1972, Iraq and the Soviet Union signed an historic agreement. The USSR committed to arming the Arab republic with the latest weaponry. In return for sending Baghdad guns, tanks and jet fighters, Moscow got just one thing — influence … in a region that held most of the world’s accessible oil.

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egypt in 140 years ago

the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Postcards Show the Year 2000

Paleo-Future reader Tom T. sent me an amazing collection of postcards from the dawn of the twentieth century that depict what life would be like in the year 2000. In 1900, nobody knew what to expect in the year 2000. With rapid industrialization, the world was on a fast-track to producing some of the most daring, creative, and state-of-the-art technology …

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when william wyler came to capital

America’s greatest living film director charms and is charmed in the countries capital, as the Festival honors him with a retrospective program of eleven of his finest films. The presence of famed American film director William Wyler and his charming wife in the city was a delight not only to Festival visitors and press representatives, but, obviously, to Mr. Wyler …

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