The Most Popular Wedding Dress Styles by Decade

The history of wedding dresses is intertwined with history in general. But what did brides wear in Victorian times? What did wedding dresses look like in the 1960s? And why are wedding dresses white? Here is a visual guide to wedding dress styles by decade starting from the woman who ignited the tradition of the white wedding dress.

How a Gift Inspired a Creative Revolution

You never know what the kindness and generosity that a gift can take the direction of the world. Take the case of a simple gift of an Accutron wristwatch that sparked a creative revolution that lead to iconic buildings and sneakers. Learn more in the following infographic.

The 30 Deadliest Structural Failures of All Time

Throughout history, structural failures caused by faulty construction materials or heavy rains have led to building collapses, dam failures, bridges collapsing, and more, with some of the deadliest of these causing the deaths of hundreds or even thousands of people. The ForneyVault research team put together a list of 30 structural failures that have led to the highest death tolls in history.

The History of Sunglasses: Know What You Wear

Sunglasses have a bold and sexy history in modern times, and their popularity has only increased in the last century. That may be due to the fact that sunglasses haven’t been a part of human life but for a short time. To understand the evolution of sunglasses and prescription sunglasses, has put together the following infographic.

The Meaning Behind Every Type of Patch on a U.S. Military Uniform

One of the first things you notice upon seeing a member of the U.S. military is that their uniform is adorned in a variety of patches. These patches are sewn across the front and on both shoulders, and come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. But what do the patches on military uniforms mean? To better understand these important identifiers on a military uniform, WizardPins has created the following diagram that breaks down each patch’s meaning.

A Recent History of United States Sanctions on Russia

When a direct military confrontation between two or more countries is off the table, how should these entities respond to acts of foreign aggression? One tactic is sanctioning, which applies economic restrictions on a country’s government, businesses, and even individual citizens. In the following infographic, look at the recent history of U.S. sanctions against Russia.

King Henry VIII Historical Infographic

The English King is famous for marrying quite a few wives (and executing a couple of them!). At the root of his numerous nuptials was the difficulty he had producing a male heir. A son was a sign of masculinity and ensured the family lineage. Henry shouldn’t have worried though, his daughter, Elizabeth I, became one of England’s most famous monarchs.

USS Batfish – WW2 Submarine

The USS Batfish is a Balao Class submarine from World War 2. During its 7 wartime patrols it sunk 15 Japanese warships and solidified its place in history as one of the most successful submarines. During a 76 hour period on its 6th war patrol, the USS Batfish sank 3 enemy submarines, the most sub to sub kills for any submarine in history!