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20 creepy creation from the Japanese host of monsters and demons

11-10-2023

20 creepy creation from the Japanese host of monsters and demons

Every nation in the folklore, there are characters that make small children afraid of dark rooms and cry at night. However, the ...

Bride auction, or why in Babylon even ugly girls were in great demand

11-10-2023

Bride auction, or why in Babylon even ugly girls were in ...

In many ancient cultures, women were treated as commodities and their opinions were completely ignored. In Babylon, they even held ...

Rare photos of North Korea at the beginning of the 20th century

11-10-2023

Rare photos of North Korea at the beginning of the 20th century

North Korea today is a mysterious country, a reserve of totalitarianism closed to the whole world. Since the formation of this ...

"Rats of Shah Daula": children from Pakistan with deformed skulls and a hard fate

11-10-2023

"Rats of Shah Daula": children from Pakistan with deformed ...

Unfortunately, disability sometimes becomes a tool for earning money. "Rat children" from Pakistan suffer from microcephaly. This ...

15 principles of Japanese life that help them stay happy

11-10-2023

15 principles of Japanese life that help them stay happy

The Japanese have long earned the fame of the most calm and peaceful people. Recall at least the famous case at football when, ...

How Japanese musician MiA modifies his body to play guitar better

11-10-2023

How Japanese musician MiA modifies his body to play guitar better

Today it is difficult to surprise anyone with body modifications. But the reasons why people change themselves are very exotic. ...

The Most Iconic Korean Dramas Ever Made, Ranked

10-10-2023

The Most Iconic Korean Dramas Ever Made, Ranked

Have you watched these Korean dramas? They're pretty iconic.

10 Best Anime Series Set In Feudal Japan

09-10-2023

10 Best Anime Series Set In Feudal Japan

Through these anime, we see Feudal Japan in a whole new light and blended with adventure, drama, and humor, they're nothing short ...

Harbin: an amazing history of a Chinese city with Russian roots

09-10-2023

Harbin: an amazing history of a Chinese city with Russian roots

The capital of the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, Harbin, is located at a considerable distance from the border with Russia. ...

Why geisha disappointed Russians, or The Subtleties of selling love in Japan

09-10-2023

Why geisha disappointed Russians, or The Subtleties of ...

At the beginning of the XX century, interest in everything Japanese awoke in Europe. This fate did not pass Russia, which had just ...

Ancient action movie: The incredible retreat of 10 thousand Greek mercenaries from Persia

08-10-2023

Ancient action movie: The incredible retreat of 10 thousand ...

One of the most interesting documents left by the ancient Greeks is a work called "The Anabasis of Cyrus", translated from the ...

The Wangongchang Plant Explosion That Changed Chinese History

08-10-2023

The Wangongchang Plant Explosion That Changed Chinese History

Experts believe that the explosion at the Wangongchang plant in Beijing was the most powerful in history, not counting nuclear ...

15 Best K-Dramas for Teens

07-10-2023

15 Best K-Dramas for Teens

From comedies and romance to fantasy and horror, these are the best K-dramas for teens.

How pandas are raised in Sichuan Province

07-10-2023

How pandas are raised in Sichuan Province

Photographer Amy Vitale, along with a team from PBS and National Geographic Television, visited the mountainous province of Sichuan ...

This is not a roller coaster but crazy bridge in Japan

05-10-2023

This is not a roller coaster but crazy bridge in Japan

If you ever wanted to ride a rollercoaster without leaving behind the wheel of his car, then here's your chance! Even without the ...

Sex in Ancient China: "spring pictures", hierarchy of mistresses and strict taboos

05-10-2023

Sex in Ancient China: "spring pictures", hierarchy of ...

China is a very peculiar country, whose religion and traditions deeply penetrate into all areas of human life, including intimate. ...

25 Examples of Urban Hell Some People Have to Live in

04-10-2023

25 Examples of Urban Hell Some People Have to Live in

4.4 billion people, or about 56% of the world's population, live in cities. Reddit community Urban Hell looks at the ugliest ...

Prostitution during the Vietnam War in photographs of the 1960s and 1970s

02-10-2023

Prostitution during the Vietnam War in photographs of the ...

During the Vietnam War, a whole sex industry for American servicemen emerged. Moths gathered in bars where Americans often had fun ...

How the image of a cat with a bow turned into the most recognizable Hello Kitty brand

01-10-2023

How the image of a cat with a bow turned into the most ...

It's hard to find a person who has never seen the cute cat Hello Kitty. It is everywhere - on clothes, bags and wallets, in ...

15 Most Addictive Korean Dramas

30-09-2023

15 Most Addictive Korean Dramas

If you're looking for a good laugh, cry, or mystery to solve, many K-dramas got you covered. Here are some of the most addictive ones.

6 K-Dramas Where Childhood Sweethearts Turn Into Passionate Lovers

30-09-2023

6 K-Dramas Where Childhood Sweethearts Turn Into Passionate ...

While growing up, many things happen in life—you meet true friends, learn to face happiness and hardships, and of course, you ...

Delicious and beautiful eggs from a large Japanese mom

30-09-2023

Delicious and beautiful eggs from a large Japanese mom

We all know, children are the fussiest of eaters in food. For kids is important not only taste, but appearance of the food. So some ...

Rice and fish as part of education: how Japanese children are taught to eat right

29-09-2023

Rice and fish as part of education: how Japanese children are ...

In Japan, school lunches are significantly different from lunches in our usual understanding. At our school, they were, of course, ...

From the master's table, or How the US exports its garbage to third world countries

27-09-2023

From the master's table, or How the US exports its garbage to ...

The United States exports around the world not only iPhones, pop culture, and their vaunted democracy, but also less standard ...

Dizzying Hong Kong in Victor Cheng's photographs

27-09-2023

Dizzying Hong Kong in Victor Cheng's photographs

Victor Cheng is a talented self—taught photographer, drone operator and urban researcher from Toronto who currently resides in ...

The rescue of drowning — the handiwork of drowning: as prostitutes India stopped the HIV epidemic

26-09-2023

The rescue of drowning — the handiwork of drowning: as ...

HIV in India just a few years ago was very serious and the experts predicted widespread epidemic of a fatal disease. Today the ...