An extraordinary high quality color pictures of Riyadh in 1950, taken by Dr. Darrell Crain. The photos came from the Crain family who donated the photos to the Washington D.C. public library. Dr. Crain was an American doctor who was brought to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in April 1950 to treat the late founding King Abdulaziz… Continue reading Stunning High Quality Color Photos of Saudi Arabia in 1950s
Trace the heritage of the world’s most luxurious SUV, starting with the first Range Rover prototype, produced in 1969 to the new 2017 Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic. Check out the evolution of the Range Rover the the video below.
The Oxford Electric Bell, known as the Clarendon Dry Pile, has been ringing continuously on the same battery for 176 Years. The bell is located in a corridor adjacent to the foyer of the Clarendon Laboratory at the University of Oxford, England. First displayed in 1840, it was constructed by instrument makers Watkin and Hill, and purchased… Continue reading The World Longest Battery Life That Lasted 176 Years
It turns out that a Japanese company called Funai Electric is still making the videocassette recorder (VCR). The company recently claims that it will stop making the retro video recorder’s by the end of this month, after 30 years of production. The decision comes after selling only 750,000 VCRs last year, down from a peak of 15 million VCRs… Continue reading World’s Last VCR Company Will End Production This Month
Max Galka of Metrocosm has created an amazing interactive map that records the formation of new cities over the course of 6,000 Years, from 3700 BC to AD 2000. Watch the video below, as the world’s cities are born one-by-one in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.
The video you’re about to watch is almost 23 years old. Mat from YouTube channel Techmoan posted an amazing high definition footage of New York City that was filmed in 1993, and as you know, in the early 90’s, its a bit too early for HD video. The video was recorded from a D-Theater HD DVHS demo tape. Mat provided additional information in a follow up video.… Continue reading You Won’t Believe How Old Is This Video!
Apple was founded on April 1, 1976. The company covered its history achievements for the past 40 years in a simple 40 second video.
Bicycles have played a big part in our lives for a while now, almost everyone in the first world has learned to ride a bike at some point. Here is animator Thallis Vestergaard showing us the evolution of a bicycle, a 300 years compressed to a 1 min animation video telling the interesting history of the bicycle, all the… Continue reading Bicycle History Timeline in One Minute