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Science

See inside a 1950s Dallas home renovated for green living

Have you ever wanted a green house? No, we’re not talking about a glass-walled space for your plants, nor a house with wood siding that’s painted green. This Dallas home is truly “green,” because it adheres to a framework for environmentally friendly buildings called the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system. There […]

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World

Putin humiliated as helpless Russians blown up by OWN 1950s anti-tank mines

A Canadian volunteer who is currently fighting alongside Ukraine in Kherson shared the update on Twitter. He wrote: “In #Kherson region, the #Russians are reinforcing their positions with anti-personnel and anti-tank mines that were made in the 1950s. As a result, several cases have been reported of #Russian sappers blowing themselves up trying to place […]

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Life Style

How we remodelled our 1950s semi in Kent into a bright and breezy beach house

In 2018, architects Sonya Flynn and Mark Baker had just finished remodelling a large, 1970s house on a north Kent seafront for a client when a smaller house down the road came on the market. During the project, they had fallen in love with the location: the shingle beach, the uninterrupted sea views and spectacular, […]

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Health

May 13 – National Census Bureau 1950s census data becomes available to public

With the 1950 census finally available to the public, it’s an exciting occasion at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. The 1950 census was released April 1, 72 years after the census was taken, per the rule agreement made in 1942 between the U.S. Census Bureau and National Archives that provides a balance between […]

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Business

Bobby Rydell, ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star and 1950s teen idol, dead at 79

Bobby Rydell, a 1950s teen idol who starred in the hit musical film “Bye Bye Birdie,” has died. He was 79. According to a statement shared on Rydell’s verified Facebook page, the crooner died from pneumonia complications, not related to COVID-19, at Jefferson Abington Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Born Robert Ridarelli, Rydell rose to fame after getting discovered on the show […]

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Business

Bobby Rydell, 60s teen idol and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star, dies

(AP) – Bobby Rydell, a pompadoured heartthrob of early rock ‘n roll who was a star of radio, television and the movie musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” died Tuesday. Rydell died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital in a suburb of his hometown of Philadelphia, according to a statement posted by his marketing and event […]

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UK

UK obliterated Australian countryside with top-secret nuclear testing programme in 1950s

US Navy carry out ‘secret’ underwater nuclear tests in 1956 The conflict in Ukraine has once again pushed the prospect of nuclear war onto the agenda. Russia holds the world’s biggest stockpile of nuclear weapons, around 6,257 of them with 1,458 of these being active, while 3,039 are readily available. The last time a nuclear […]

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Entertainment

Arlene Dahl, 1950s Screen Star, Dead At 96

Dahl is best known for films like “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and “Three Little Words,” and for being the mother of Lorenzo Lamas. Read more here Entertainment