On March 8 1979, in Tehran 100,000 women marched in protest against new laws passed one day earlier that made wearing the hijab (veil) in public compulsory for all women. The acclaimed Iranian photographer Hengameh Golestan, who between 1974 and 1984 documented the lives of women and children in Iran, presents her forthright visual series
Catholic church nurses numerous secrets. One of them are the skeletons with numerous jewellery items, which were found in the catacombs of Rome. Scientists reckon that this finding can tell a lot about the lifestyle of religious leaders of a distant past. In 1578 deep under Roman streets a first underground cemetery was found, which
See how urban development has dramatically changed these metropolises over several decades.
November 26th 1922. When the broken lid of the golden sarcophagus of King Tut in his tomb was slowly lifted away from its base using an elaborate pulley system, there was an audible gasp from the crowd of dignitaries who had assembled for this very event. What they found, underneath two sheets of linen, was
Photograph of Paris in 1839 was made by Louis Daguerre on the boulevard du Temple. There is a shoe shiner in the left-hand corner. This is one of the oldest photographs, where people are depicted. Today photographers travel around the world, making the photographs in the beloved cities. However, there was a time, when photographs
The singer Freddie Mercury is known with his amazing and unforgettable voice. He is also remembered for his battle with AIDS –he was diagnosed with it in 1987. AIDS was a cause of his death in 1991. Despite the fact that the world lost Mercury while he was young, he was not lonely when died.
Verdun, 1915. Ruins of Verdun, France. The First World War.
Re.Photos is a website that includes more than 750 before/after comparisons, to document how the world has changed. Below there is a selection of photos illustrating the evolution of the world, and you can discover all the before/after comparisons on the Re.Photos website. GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY
Popularity and love of fans to the universe of Harry Potter is immense. Millions of people all over the world look forward to any new bit of information about the favourite Potterverse, seek for any additions, wait for answers to their questions and anything more, that would keep the spirit of the magic series alive,