Annette Kellerman demonstrating her diving skills at Glenelg…

Annette Kellerman demonstrating her diving skills at Glenelg baths, 1905.

40 cool snaps show what living rooms looked like in the 1950s.

40 cool snaps show what living rooms looked like in the 1950s.

Ship’s officer with pet dog, posed at ship’s wheel,…

Ship’s officer with pet dog, posed at ship’s wheel, 1907-1928. Photographed by Samuel J. Hood Studio.

Interior of Grand Central Station, New York. Photo from Bettmann…

Interior of Grand Central Station, New York. Photo from Bettmann Archive.

Priest ice skating, 1955. Photographed by John Dominis.

Priest ice skating, 1955. Photographed by John Dominis.

33 lovely photos of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski on their…

33 lovely photos of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski on their wedding day in 1968.

Did You Know Azerbaijan Used To Have Burning M…

The country has plentiful natural gas reserves, which sometimes leak to the surface, and spontaneously create fires. Venetian traveler Marco Polo mentioned seeing some of these natural fires when he passed through the area in the 1200s.

Unfortunately just a handful still burn. Because they led to a reduction of gas pressure underground, interfering with commercial gas extraction, most have been snuffed out. But a few remain. Including one named “Yanar Dag,” which literally translates to “Burning Mountain.”

40 fascinating vintage photos of a young Kim Wilde in the 1980s.

40 fascinating vintage photos of a young Kim Wilde in the 1980s.

Before there were alarm clocks, knocker-ups were paid to wake up…

Before there were alarm clocks, knocker-ups were paid to wake up their clients by knocking!

40 glamorous photos of young Zeudi Araya in the 1970s.

40 glamorous photos of young Zeudi Araya in the 1970s.