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Chilling Pictures Of Ordinary Tourists Not Knowing The Horrors That Took Place Where They Stand [Pictures]

These pictures are pretty amazing. Photographer Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse has created a series of pictures called Ghosts Of History. These photos are of tourists posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, the beaches of Normandy and other historic places, and superimposed  with historic pictures of these places and the tragedies that happened there. The result I think is chilling and fantastic. You can purchase these fantastic pictures through his website Makes you wonder, what has happened where you are right now?

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Cycle Skating: Roller Blading From The 1920’s [Video]

When I was a kid roller skates had four wheels and you needed a skate key to tighten them around your shoe. Then came roller blades, the inline skates that so many people enjoy. But what was before the roller blade and the skate key?

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100 Years In 10 Minutes [Video]

These events of our past are what have shaped our present and will ultimately direct us for the future. My life begins 5 minutes into the video, depending upon when you were born some of these events are pure history or the story of your lifetime too.

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Happy Birthday America, Why We Should All Drink To That

The National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner, The song they play before football games and car races, that's the song I want you to think about. How much do you know about it?

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(Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for Universal Music)

Pass the Popcorn

You ever wonder why popcorn and the movies go together so well? I thought it was because it was quiet and tasty. Turns out it was because it was CHEAP and tasty...

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New Orleans Circa 1940

We all have our memories of New Orleans, if you don't then  you either spent too much time on Bourbon Street or you just haven't been. I came across this travelogue piece from the 1940's and found the trip back in time to be quite interesting...

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(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

But Is It Fresh?

My kids cringe at the thought of leftovers. Being a parent I know certain things actually taste better the next day like a good spaghetti sauce or even a gumbo. But that is just one day, what about almost two and a half centuries? Uh, I think I will just have a Pop-Tart and call it a night. Still the hunters of history are pretty darn excited about what they think might be the worlds oldest bowl of soup.

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