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Video released of John F. Kennedy’s final hours

The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, Texas, has released a video showing John F. Kennedy the night before he was assassinated on November 22 ,1963. The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas recently released a video of John F. Kennedy filmed on Nov. 21, 1963 -- the night before he was assassinated.

Rare colour footage of London Blitz found

Previously unseen colour footage of London during the Blitz has been found in an attic in England. The amateur footage includes images of bombed-out landmarks such as the John Lewis department store on Oxford Street. Sir Winston Churchill also makes a brief appearance in the footage as he reviews

17th century shipwreck to be freeze dried

The remains of La Belle, a ship which sank in 1686, are set to be freeze dried in a massive dryer at Texas A&M university in a revolutionary new procedure. Texas A&M University researchers working to restore the hull of La Belle, a light frigate recovered from its underwater

Footage of the world’s first cellphone…from 1922

Film archvists in Britain have released footage which shows the world's first cellphone being used in 1922. The silent black and white film displays two women walking along an American street carrying a bulky flip-top phone. They then attach a wire from the device onto a fire hydrant before

Alice in Wonderland film from 1903

The British Film Institute has posted on YouTube a wonderful film adaptation of Alice in Wonderland from 1903. The first-ever film version of Lewis Carroll's tale has recently been restored by the BFI National Archive from severely damaged materials. Made just 37 years after Lewis Carroll wrote his novel

Footage of human headshrinking ceremony in South America

National Geographic has come across the only known footage of an actual human headshrinking ceremony in South America. Warning, the above video might be a bit graphic for some. You don't see the actual severed head (except in a recreation and in shrunken form), but you see the skin from it

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