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Enter the Pac-Man

A brief history of the highest grossing video game of all time.

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Introducing Nicole Kidman

"There's a girl called Nicole Kidman," wrote a British newspaper in 1983. "And she's rather good."

October 7, 2019

Birth of the Handlebar Club

The club's founding principle was to demonstrate that "men with moustaches are men of good character."

September 19, 2019

The other Wonder Woman

The creator of Wonder Woman called her "psychological propaganda for the new type of woman who, I believe, should rule the world."

September 17, 2019

Decimating the White House

Remember that time they completely destroyed the inside of the White House and drove a massive bulldozer through it?

September 16, 2019

Auditioning Marilyn Monroe

This set of pictures is not a staged photoshoot. Marilyn really is one of the actresses looking for a part.

September 11, 2019

Bill Gates, coder extraordinaire

When these shots were taken, Gates was still actively writing Microsoft code, a practice that continued until 1989.

September 9, 2019

The rise and fall of the DeLorean

With a stainless steel body, gull-wings, and the ability to travel through time, the DeLorean is one of the most celebrated cars in history.

September 4, 2019