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35 Reworked Moments in History

From Inquisition Fashion to Renaissance Superheroes

— February 28, 2009 — Social Good
The innovations in the slideshow below each involve a reworked moment in history. We all learned what happened during the Renaissance and are aware of historical figures like Gandhi, cavemen and samurai warriors. But what about LEGO Gandhi, Renaissance-era superheroes or Inquisition-inspired fashion? Such creative reinterpretations surely deserve a spot in the history books--maybe.

Forget everything you learned in history class and cycle through this cluster. It'll tell you everything you really need to know about world history.
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Animated Historic Documents
Animated Historic Documents
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Biblically Correct Tours
Biblically Correct Tours
Christians Rewriting History
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32
Futuristic Historical Art
Futuristic Historical Art
Last Star Wars Supper
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31
Prehistoric Social Media Parodies
Prehistoric Social Media Parodies
The Office Spoofed by Dinosaurs
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30
Living Dinosaurs
Living Dinosaurs
A Night at LA Natural History Museum
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29
Historical Art on Currency
Historical Art on Currency
Gazeta Mercantil Ads
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28
New 7 Wonders of the World
New 7 Wonders of the World
Vote Now & Become a Part of History!
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27
Caveman Scentvertising
Caveman Scentvertising
Lynx 'Instinct' Ad Captures Prehistoric Women on the Prowl
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26
500 Years of Art in a Few Minutes
500 Years of Art in a Few Minutes
Teaching Art History Through Morphing Technology
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25
Ninja-Inspired Thumbtacks
Ninja-Inspired Thumbtacks
Throwing Stars Make Even the Lamest Cubicle Look Cool
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24
Historical Figures in Underwear
Historical Figures in Underwear
“Balls” Print Campaign
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23
LEGO For History
LEGO For History
Inauration Lego-cy Stars 1000+ LEGO Figurines, Including Obama
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Tableware Totems
Tableware Totems
Canadian History Interpreted As Stacking Cups
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21
Historical Lollipops
Historical Lollipops
Head Pops
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20
Ninja Weapon Fridge Magnets
Ninja Weapon Fridge Magnets
Throwing Star Note Holders
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19
Street Art History Lessons
Street Art History Lessons
Pure Evil Pearly Kings
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18
Samurai-Inspired Denim
Samurai-Inspired Denim
Evisu International Jeans
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17
Inquisition Inspired Fashion
Inquisition Inspired Fashion
Mads Lehn Kruse Brings Back Dark Ages
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Historical Footwear Exhibits
Historical Footwear Exhibits
The Bata Shoe Museum
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15
Faking Intimate History
Faking Intimate History
Museum of Communism Showcases Stalin & Lenin Intimacy
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14
Renaissance Art Fusion
Renaissance Art Fusion
Transfiguration Blends Photography and Portraiture
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13
Cleopatra Fashion
Cleopatra Fashion
Paris Hilton's Latest Fashion Influenced By Egyptian History
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12
Renaissance Inspired Ads
Renaissance Inspired Ads
Reebok's Birth of Venus
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11
LEGO To Make History Fun
LEGO To Make History Fun
Ghandi, Castro, Archimedes Figurines
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10
Free Historic Homes
Free Historic Homes
Just Repair & Move In
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9
Renaissance SuperHeroes
Renaissance SuperHeroes
Worth1000 Masterpieces Showcase Quirky Creativity
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8
Artistic Advertising
Artistic Advertising
Hotel Ads Imitate Renaissance Masters
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Etched Samurai Racing Suits
Etched Samurai Racing Suits
The Tattoo Ykz. by Dainese
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6
Portraits of Historical Female Icons
Portraits of Historical Female Icons
‘Regal Twelve' by Alexia Sinclair
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5
Renaissance Inspired Editorials
Renaissance Inspired Editorials
Vogue Germany December 2008 Masterpieces
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4
Remixed Renaissance Art
Remixed Renaissance Art
10 Mona Lisa Parodies
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3
Sword Fighting Females
Sword Fighting Females
Traditional Japanese Samurai Lessons Just For Women
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2
Samurai-Inspired Fashion Editorials
Samurai-Inspired Fashion Editorials
‘Superhero Worship' by Adriana Gerasimova
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1
Gothic Renaissance Fashion
Gothic Renaissance Fashion
Louise Simmonds ‘Alter' Collection is her First
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