History

In the early 20th century struggled with open swimwear

11-04-2021

In the early 20th century struggled with open swimwear

Chaste society of the last century refused to accept the new fashion trends. If not for a courageous group of women of fashion, one ...

The inverted tower of the Freemasons: the well Dedication

11-04-2021

The inverted tower of the Freemasons: the well Dedication

A mysterious network of underground tunnels in the Palace and Park complex of QUINTA da Regaleira (Quinta da Regaleira), built in ...

10 revolutionary ideas of Leonardo da Vinci

11-04-2021

10 revolutionary ideas of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci lived at the turn of the XV and XVI centuries, but the feeling that he came back from the future. Many of his ...

"I was a prisoner of his father 18 years": a scary story Mod Julien, which wanted to grow Superman

11-04-2021

"I was a prisoner of his father 18 years": a scary story Mod ...

The idea of creation of a superhuman from time to time agitating the minds of scientists. Typically, these experiments are so sad. ...

Don't tell social workers: the harsh life of the kids of the past

11-04-2021

Don't tell social workers: the harsh life of the kids of the past

In this post we will talk about those times, when the concept of "care for children" had a completely different meaning than now. ...

Havana looked like 100 years ago

10-04-2021

Havana looked like 100 years ago

These pictures of Havana, made in the first years of independence of Cuba from Spain, show us the richness of the architecture of ...

13 unique prisons of Russia, received the status of a monument of architecture

10-04-2021

13 unique prisons of Russia, received the status of a ...

In our view, a prison is a dark building with bars on the Windows, surrounded by barbed wire. Most often it is, if we talk about ...

Scientists recreate faces of people who lived centuries ago, and it's not something we're used textbooks

10-04-2021

Scientists recreate faces of people who lived centuries ago, ...

When we want to know how to look people in the past — not only of an era before photography, but in prehistoric times, — there ...

25 ancient human creations

10-04-2021

25 ancient human creations

It's amazing how mankind has progressed over the last century, decades or even years. Science is advancing faster than ever, new ...

A great history of Russia in atmospheric paintings of Paul rizhenko

10-04-2021

A great history of Russia in atmospheric paintings of Paul ...

Mixed leaf catch the eye, make you think, listen to "the call of the blood". Most of the paintings of Pavel Ryzhenko-soaked ...

The real story of the "Curse" was scarier than the movie

10-04-2021

The real story of the "Curse" was scarier than the movie

The film is directed by James WAN's the Conjuring became one of the best horror movies of the 21st century. He looks fantastic, he ...

40 nostalgic frames: Yalta 90‑ies in the lens of British photographer

10-04-2021

40 nostalgic frames: Yalta 90‑ies in the lens of British ...

In summer 1995, British photographer Martin Parr visited Yalta, which he himself called the "Russian Riviera". In this series you ...

25 things about Genghis Khan, we didn't know

10-04-2021

25 things about Genghis Khan, we didn't know

We all know that Genghis Khan was a great conqueror, but not all, facts of his biography known to the General public. Here are some ...

The sad story of the Spanish king Charles II — the ugliest monarch of Europe

09-04-2021

The sad story of the Spanish king Charles II — the ugliest ...

King Charles II Enchanted was the last representative of the dynasty of Habsburg on the Spanish throne. His 35-year reign was ...

The lessons of quarantine: Philadelphia and St. Louis in the midst of the "Spanish flu" in 1918

09-04-2021

The lessons of quarantine: Philadelphia and St. Louis in the ...

An entertaining excursion into the history. Reporters compared the decision of the authorities of the two cities in the United ...

Why the Tambov peasants impaled Bolshevik Sophia gehlberg

09-04-2021

Why the Tambov peasants impaled Bolshevik Sophia gehlberg

The period of the Civil war will forever remain in history as a time of anarchy, violence and destruction. This era has produced ...

Can you guess what it is: 23 the mysterious object from the past

09-04-2021

Can you guess what it is: 23 the mysterious object from the past

We offer to your attention a selection of the very strange things from the past, the purpose of which today will ...

USSR in color: photographs of streets of Leningrad in the 1960s of the year

09-04-2021

USSR in color: photographs of streets of Leningrad in the ...

Let's see how he saw the hero-city of Leningrad foreign tourists who visited the cultural capital in the 1960s. All pictures of ...

Short skirts, picnics on the side of the road and smiling children — what was Afghanistan before the Taliban

09-04-2021

Short skirts, picnics on the side of the road and smiling ...

University Professor bill Podlich from Arizona has made a series of pictures in 1967, while he lived and worked in Afghanistan with ...

From the boiler to the minimalism: the designers showed how to change a kitchen for 500 years

09-04-2021

From the boiler to the minimalism: the designers showed how ...

Fashion changes not only in clothing but also in interior design, especially kitchens. Once part of, was a stove, we now have a ...

Do you remember these things from the 90's?

08-04-2021

Do you remember these things from the 90's?

These things are for today's children will be a rarity, and for some they are not even able to come up with a present purpose. ...

Lancia Stratos HF Zero is a very special car from 1970

08-04-2021

Lancia Stratos HF Zero is a very special car from 1970

In front of the legendary rally car Lancia Stratos saw the light of the model, which was destined to go down in history — Stratos ...

Like booze Baker saved from the Titanic, and many passengers of the sunken liner

08-04-2021

Like booze Baker saved from the Titanic, and many passengers ...

Drunk man does not always right. What can I say — sometimes even illogical. Usually this creates problems for him and others, but ...

What is the meaning of card suits: myths and reality

08-04-2021

What is the meaning of card suits: myths and reality

Each of us at least once were holding playing cards, and some people give them a significant part of the time playing for fun or ...

How to look like tulo, unique Chinese homes castles

08-04-2021

How to look like tulo, unique Chinese homes castles

Nationality Hakka who settled in the mountainous Fujian province in China, has created a unique architectural structure, "tulou" ...

Mystery of the cursed bread: who is to blame, the CIA, Stalin, or ergot?

07-04-2021

Mystery of the cursed bread: who is to blame, the CIA, ...

1951. A small town in the South of France strikes suddenly a strange illness. It all starts almost innocently, headaches, nausea, ...