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What's the history of Necco Wafers? Here's a look back at how a company made the candy such a big hit that it would be on shelves for the next 100 years.
A hundred years ago, needle baths were popular in hotels and luxury homes. They were like a shower, but with a few basic differences. See some here.
Nikola Tesla's life story is notable, as he saw the world of the covered wagon turn into today's world of electricity & electronics - and he was a big part of how that happened.
Kodak Brownie cameras revolutionized the way we took photos in the early 20th century, and suddenly made photography a popular hobby.
From the crank or self-starter pedal to the spark and magneto, here are some of the basics you would have needed to know to drive a car back in the 1920s.
Albert Einstein was a man whose life, philosophies, discoveries and theories changed the way we looked at the world, and at life itself. Find out about him here.
These beautiful antique silhouettes were cut by hand by artist Eveline Maydell, whose portrait clients included many of society's wealthiest men and women.
What should you put in a hope chest? Linens and items for the home after the wedding, or clothing for the bride's trousseau? Here are answers from 100 years ago!
These gorgeous illustrations of vintage fairies and other fanciful creatures were featured in magazines during the 1920s.
Dancer Isadora Duncan was killed when her shawl was caught in the rear wheel of an automobile. Unaware, the chauffeur of the car started moving forward.
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