This guy used over 80,000 old photos to create a Google Street map of New York City in the 1800s

Developer Dan Vanderkam collaborated with the New York Public Library the plot old photos of New York City on an interactive map.

‘WDYTYA’ TV celebrity line-up named for new autumn series

See who's featuring in the 13th series of the genealogy TV show

Paris Then & Now: Composite photographs that compare the city today with the past

French art director and blogger Julien Knez loves to take old photographs of Paris and photograph them at exactly the same spot from the same angle. This fascinating combination of past and present…

I Tried a Medieval Diet, And I Didn't Even Get That Drunk

The Regimen Sanitatus Salernum was the Middle Ages' most famous health manual. How does it hold up?

Women's Occupations by Another Name

To better know some of the types of occupations our female ancestors would have done, you do have to know some of the common terms used years ago, so when you see that name listed you can better…

How Much Do You REALLY Know About Your Ancestors’ Names?

Genealogist Lynn Serafinn talks about how our ancestors named their children, and gives tips for making sense of names in their often-confusing parish records.

The Vatican just digitized this 1,600-year-old epic

The Catholic Church's ongoing project will digitize 80,000 manuscripts containing ancient texts and images.

5 Facts about the Summer Olympics

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega searches old newspapers to learn more about the Olympic Summer Games.

How London was built: from Tower Bridge to the South Bank – in pictures

These photographs showing the construction of landmark London buildings and infrastructure projects are taken from Collage: The London Picture Archive

Ancestral Weather

See what type of weather conditions your ancestors faced over the decades.

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