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10 weird misconceptions about Ancient Rome

15-05-2022

10 weird misconceptions about Ancient Rome

People mistakenly believe that ancient Romans lived in idleness, indulging in gluttony, debauchery. Meanwhile, Roman society was ...

Stunning tattoos made in the most suitable place

15-05-2022

Stunning tattoos made in the most suitable place

One wise man said: "There are no losers in this world, there are only people who have failed to find their place in life." To some ...

How famous writers forced themselves to work

15-05-2022

How famous writers forced themselves to work

How were great books created? How did Nabokov write Lolita? Where did Agatha Christie work? What was Hemingway's daily routine? ...

«I dare you! I double dare you, mother******": 10 movies worth watching in the original

15-05-2022

«I dare you! I double dare you, mother******": 10 movies ...

Anyone who has tried to learn a foreign language knows the difficulties of reading a book or watching a movie in the original ...

13 stories about how it was created, the names of famous rock bands

14-05-2022

13 stories about how it was created, the names of famous rock ...

The expression "as you would call a boat so it will float" has long been a cruise. The fans and the fans don't always know what ...

Depraved and fun: how the classics wrote about sex

14-05-2022

Depraved and fun: how the classics wrote about sex

The classics have always been sexy — all those percy, lanita, and mossy delights skipping across the pages of geniuses like a ...

Anatomical theaters: not exactly a performance, but certainly an art

14-05-2022

Anatomical theaters: not exactly a performance, but certainly ...

Since ancient times, the study of medicine is inextricably linked with autopsy, that is, the autopsy of corpses. Before starting ...

Why do you need facades without buildings, or the Ceremonial reality of Zachary Godrillo-Roy

14-05-2022

Why do you need facades without buildings, or the Ceremonial ...

When we come to a city as a tourist, we see its front part. But behind the beautiful facades remains not only boring and ugly, but ...

"City Life": Excellent modern oil paintings by Vincent Jarrano

14-05-2022

"City Life": Excellent modern oil paintings by Vincent Jarrano

Vincent Giarrano is an American comic book artist and illustrator. His paintings are more like a photograph, so carefully the ...

10 most dangerous islands in the world

14-05-2022

10 most dangerous islands in the world

Islands are supposed to be sunny, peaceful, and warm - exotic places where you spend time on the beach, maybe snorkel and even ...

When the love is gone: 25 of the slabs tattoo dedicated to ex

14-05-2022

When the love is gone: 25 of the slabs tattoo dedicated to ex

"When love goes away remains the Blues..." — sings the old song Chizh. But sometimes remain and tattoos done in a fit of ...

Why did the image of the evil clown appear and how did it evolve

13-05-2022

Why did the image of the evil clown appear and how did it evolve

In our country, a clown is a cheerful mischievous person in bright makeup and ridiculous clothes. Without a doubt, he is a positive ...

Lilly Christine — dancing Catwoman is reduced with mind of millions of men

13-05-2022

Lilly Christine — dancing Catwoman is reduced with mind of ...

Dancer, model and actress Christine Lilly (Lilly Christine) until Marilyn Monroe was the very same reference blonde for millions of ...

The guy draws with a simple ballpoint pen, and it turns out almost a photo

13-05-2022

The guy draws with a simple ballpoint pen, and it turns out ...

Anthony Caseiro is a French artist of Portuguese origin. He was born in Paris, where he began studying graphic and game design. ...

Galla Abdel Fattah and her sunny paintings full of mystery, intrigue and passion

13-05-2022

Galla Abdel Fattah and her sunny paintings full of mystery, ...

Works by contemporary artist Galla Abdel Fattah (Fattah Hallah Abdel) — a kaleidoscope of passion, intrigue, captivating dances, ...

Music album Covers on Google Street View

12-05-2022

Music album Covers on Google Street View

"How do you get the listener to pay attention to your music?" asks The Guardian. Of course, other things being equal, an unusual ...

How Nepal's sweet gold is mined

12-05-2022

How Nepal's sweet gold is mined

The Gurung tribe in Nepal has been collecting wild honey on the tops of Himalayan rocks for centuries. Today, the existence of this ...

Carpathian mythology: what the mountaineers living in the center of Europe believed in

12-05-2022

Carpathian mythology: what the mountaineers living in the ...

The Carpathians are a large mountain system located on the territory of Western Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Poland. The ...

20 frames of street photography that reveal an unknown side of Japan

12-05-2022

20 frames of street photography that reveal an unknown side ...

There are not so many places in the world that are so suitable for street photography as Japan. The neon streets of Tokyo, Osaka ...

20 photos of celebrities who turned out to be the same age

12-05-2022

20 photos of celebrities who turned out to be the same age

We refuse to believe that these celebrities are the same age, but the numbers don't lie! Perhaps some of them used the services of ...

The hungry gods of hidarugami, or Why the Japanese were afraid to go to the mountains on an empty stomach

12-05-2022

The hungry gods of hidarugami, or Why the Japanese were ...

The Japanese bestiary of supernatural creatures can rightfully be considered one of the most eerie. The fantasy of the inhabitants ...

Is this a shot glass? No — "Sullen". The most depressing bar in the world is located in sunny St. Petersburg

12-05-2022

Is this a shot glass? No — "Sullen". The most depressing ...

St. Petersburg is considered the Russian capital of depression. Whether the climate makes itself felt or something else — it ...

The Flame of Freedom: naked feelings and bodies at the annual Burning Man Festivals

12-05-2022

The Flame of Freedom: naked feelings and bodies at the annual ...

The bright Burning Man festivals are one of the most famous cultural events of the year in the world. Stunning installations, ...

Seductive Parisian women in the paintings of the French artist Jean-Gabriel Domergue

10-05-2022

Seductive Parisian women in the paintings of the French ...

Jean-Gabriel Domergue was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1889. Already at the age of 17, he exhibited his work at the Salon Des ...

10 Soviet artists you need to know

10-05-2022

10 Soviet artists you need to know

The best Soviet artists went far beyond the propaganda art and created real masterpieces. -- >Alexander Labas (1900-1983) An artist ...

Art fantasies: what would Disney characters look like on the Titanic

10-05-2022

Art fantasies: what would Disney characters look like on the ...

Artist Isaiah Keith Stevens redrawn scenes from "Titanic" (including the most explicit), and gave the main roles in this film to ...