There is an eerie quiet that consumes you the moment you step off the bus and walk through the gates. Gone is the laughing and horseplay of a family on vacation. Instead, there is a quiet respect for those whose final resting place is this hallowed ground.
In 1942, Parisian actress and socialite Madame de Florian fled to the South of France during the second world war, leaving everything behind. She never came back to this apartment, but kept paying the rent until her death when she was 91.
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 purcha
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?
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.
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. At any rate, it's tasty. And by golly I want some right now!
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. I h...
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 o