Michael Cera Gets Around
We'd swear that was "Arrested Development" star Michael Cera in this photo, taken in Germany in 1930.
Predicting the World Series
At first glance this clip, from one of those 1950s civil defense films, appears to show an ordinary teacher writing on a chalkboard. But look closely and you'll see the following:
Game No. 2
Giants 9, Rangers 0
The exact outcome of Game 2 of the 2010 World Series.
Watch for yourself here.
A Modern-Day Hipster in 1940
Check out the contemporary glasses, printed T-shirt and overall demeanor of the young dude in this 1940 snapshot.
Never Mind the Bollocks—It's 1905
This early-20th-century photo, taken in a shipyard, shows a man with what appears to be a fledgling mohawk—a punk hairstyle that wouldn't catch on until the '70s.
Hard to believe that isn't Jay-Z hanging out on a Harlem stoop. Yet the photo was taken in 1939, three decades before the rap legend was born. So it couldn't be—could it?
More Cell Phone Chatter—in 1928
This footage was taken outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood during the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's silent-era film "The Circus." While some speculate that the device she's holding to her ear could be an old-timey hearing aid, most on the Internet agree: It's a cell phone.
Judge for yourself and watch the clip here.
Henry Fonda's iPhone
This clip, from the 1948 John Wayne classic "Fort Apache," features Henry Fonda as a stagecoach driver who appears to be looking up directions on a device not unlike an iPhone.
The Nick of Time
This intense security cam footage shows what clearly appears to be a time traveler appearing just in time to save the man from an oncoming vehicle. Is it real? Let's just imagine.
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15 Hollywood veterans who saw real combat during World War II
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