History

Russian Robinson: as hussars Sergey Lisitsyn survived on the bleak shores of the sea of Okhotsk

21-09-2021

Russian Robinson: as hussars Sergey Lisitsyn survived on the ...

In 1857 the writer Alexander Sibiryakov traveled to the Far East of Russia. In the Amur region, the writer met with the owner of ...

25 archive photos that may surprise you

21-09-2021

25 archive photos that may surprise you

Most of the historical events are familiar to us from textbook photographs that are firmly etched into our memory. But it is often ...

13 actresses who at one time shone not only with beauty

21-09-2021

13 actresses who at one time shone not only with beauty

Nowadays, people are easily distracted by the glamour and external gloss of young actresses, who may not be distinguished by great ...

The solution of the housing issue in a royal way: where did Nicholas II and his young wife live

21-09-2021

The solution of the housing issue in a royal way: where did ...

Igor Zimin in his book " The Winter Palace. People and walls. The History of the Imperial Residence " describes the everyday life ...

7 most scandalous paintings of the Tretyakov Gallery

21-09-2021

7 most scandalous paintings of the Tretyakov Gallery

Today, it is hard to believe that these classic works of Russian art once could have caused a storm of controversy among ...

1930-1943: Busby Berkeley's Kaleidoscopic Dances

21-09-2021

1930-1943: Busby Berkeley's Kaleidoscopic Dances

The choreography of Busby Berkeley was like a dance in a kaleidoscope, so high was the mathematical accuracy of complex rhythmic ...

From the royal table: culinary preferences of Russian emperors

20-09-2021

From the royal table: culinary preferences of Russian emperors

What did the Russian emperors like to eat? In this issue, you will learn about the gastronomic preferences of the heads of the ...

Destruction and disassembly: the Russian province in the dashing 90s

20-09-2021

Destruction and disassembly: the Russian province in the ...

In short, the atmosphere of this period can be described as " suddenly everything became possible (but not everyone)". Dashing and ...

From trepanation to sewing garlic: ancient ways to treat migraines that make you feel uncomfortable

19-09-2021

From trepanation to sewing garlic: ancient ways to treat ...

Everyone who has experienced migraine attacks knows well that this condition is different from a normal headache. This is a whole ...

Take a cigar and take a quick photo: the secret of one of the most famous pictures of Churchill

19-09-2021

Take a cigar and take a quick photo: the secret of one of the ...

"The portrait of Winston Churchill changed my life. I understood that this was an important photo, but I could not even dream that ...

This is the Wild Middle Ages: the 5 most sinful popes in the history of Rome

19-09-2021

This is the Wild Middle Ages: the 5 most sinful popes in the ...

There is nothing more dangerous than a fool with power. There are dozens, if not hundreds of madcap monarchs left in history, whom ...

"Blood opening": what is the essence of bloodletting treatment, which often had the opposite effect

19-09-2021

"Blood opening": what is the essence of bloodletting ...

Nowadays, a person has access to modern medical technologies and methods of treatment, and often even has the opportunity to choose ...

Retrocote

18-09-2021

Retrocote

LOLcats is a new photo meme on the Internet, where funny photos of cats with funny titles and accompanying captions are often ...

Posthumous photos of celebrities: specific earnings on idols of millions

18-09-2021

Posthumous photos of celebrities: specific earnings on idols ...

Celebrities whose fans are interested in the smallest details of their life do not cease to be of interest to fans even after ...

The ruined childhood of Eva Ionesco, a girl who became her mother's sex toy at the age of 5

18-09-2021

The ruined childhood of Eva Ionesco, a girl who became her ...

Parents who force their children to participate in beauty contests are simply "sweethearts" compared to Irina Ionesco, a French ...

Historical facts that will make you take a different look at the concept of time

18-09-2021

Historical facts that will make you take a different look at ...

When you start studying history at school, it seems that the construction of the pyramids and Cleopatra were a very long time ago ...

The battle of the friends of Verus and Priscus: how was the only gladiator fight described in detail in history

18-09-2021

The battle of the friends of Verus and Priscus: how was the ...

The fight of the gladiators Verus and Priscus is considered the most famous gladiator performance in history and the only fight ...

The neural network showed the real faces of Russian history

18-09-2021

The neural network showed the real faces of Russian history

We are used to the canonical images of historical figures that are offered to us by famous artists and sculptors. We must admit ...

The dissolute youth of the West of the 1920s

18-09-2021

The dissolute youth of the West of the 1920s

The roaring 1920s in the West became a decade of parties, money and an extravagant lifestyle. This period represented the American ...

Artists have recreated the pristine splendor of 7 famous historical ruins

18-09-2021

Artists have recreated the pristine splendor of 7 famous ...

Fortunately, in our world, which is rapidly rushing forward, there are still ruins of ancient civilizations that remind people of ...

How the cherry blossom became a sacred tree for the Japanese

14-09-2021

How the cherry blossom became a sacred tree for the Japanese

When we hear about sakura, we most often think of Japan. It is in this country that a real cult of this tree has reigned for many ...

Pictures of the Briton Phil Penman, who was at the scene of the 9/11 terrorist attack

13-09-2021

Pictures of the Briton Phil Penman, who was at the scene of ...

Fear and confusion gripped millions of New Yorkers on September 11, 2001, the day when these terrible pictures were taken. But the ...

22 charming girls who won the title of beauty queen in the middle of the last century

13-09-2021

22 charming girls who won the title of beauty queen in the ...

In America, in the middle of the last century, every self-respecting company considered it its duty to hold a beauty contest and ...

The tragic story of a noble bandit Salvatore Giuliano

13-09-2021

The tragic story of a noble bandit Salvatore Giuliano

Salvatore Giuliano is one of the national heroes of Sicily. A young man he went to the mountains and declared war on the rich, who ...

People without a permanent place of residence: an Italian photographer has created a unique project about the life of Gypsies

13-09-2021

People without a permanent place of residence: an Italian ...

Since the time when the Roma people left India about 1500 years ago, they have been constantly subjected to discrimination and ...