These Mind-blowing Photos from the Past Show How Rapidly the World Developed

We probably don’t realize how different the world was 50 or 100 years ago. These rare pictures from the past will remind us that people were searching actively for ways to make their lives better and more comfortable. Some of their attempts look ridiculous now, but there are no wins without fails.


Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight in 1893



Walter Yeo, one of the first people to undergo advanced plastic surgery and a skin transplant.

Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960


Annette Kellerman promoting women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907

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