British Newspaper Archive

Does This Newspaper Prove 'Facebook' Existed In 1902?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook might be celebrating its 10th birthday - but if a recently uncovered newspaper is to be believed, it might be a lot older than that. An ar...

LOOK: Funny Animal Pics Were Around Long Before The Internet

PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Thought your picture of a pet in a top hat was hilariously original? Well think again... The sharing of funny animal pictures has become widespread...

Toad Doctors, Leech Bait & Eater Of Mortal Sin: How Our Ancestors Earned A Crust

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

Think your job is terrible? Then spare a thought for our ancestors for whom working as a toad doctor and leech bait were legitimate ways to pay the re...