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The Soviet youth of the 60's through the eyes of American photographer

26-07-2020

The Soviet youth of the 60's through the eyes of American ...

In November 1967, on the cover of LIFE magazine there was a picture from the series "Soviet youth" (Soviet Youth) photographer bill ...

Rotten Apple: a dark underside of new York of the 80s on the photo of Myron Zownir

25-07-2020

Rotten Apple: a dark underside of new York of the 80s on the ...

New York- «Big Apple», which is not on all sides looks delicious. He has a rotten side, carefully hidden from tourists ' ...

As Agatha Christie was schooled spree husband

25-07-2020

As Agatha Christie was schooled spree husband

Agata Mallowan, better known under the pseudonym of Agatha Christie, had a refined mind and a vivid imagination, thanks to which ...

A single bottle of wine for the Musketeers, or As we have been deceived by Dumas

23-07-2020

A single bottle of wine for the Musketeers, or As we have ...

24 July, 1802, there appeared Alexander Dumas the father, the author of the famous musketeer trilogy. In his birthday I want to ...

The horrific pictures of the Polish artist, who was killed by a deranged Teens

23-07-2020

The horrific pictures of the Polish artist, who was killed by ...

One of the most popular Polish artists of the XX century, zdzisław Beksiński (Zdzislaw Beksinski) are almost never given names to ...

The Haitian massacre of 1804: why is it like to remember the protesters are African-Americans

23-07-2020

The Haitian massacre of 1804: why is it like to remember the ...

Among the many slogans protesting black Americans has been noticed banners reading «In Haiti did so in 1804. Came second ...

Retro shock: a grotesque crime scene images from the us media 40 years

23-07-2020

Retro shock: a grotesque crime scene images from the us media ...

We all remember the funny and menacing staged photo from the tabloids of the 90-ies, filled with tomato juice kitchen knives and ...

Looked like Riga 30 years ago

22-07-2020

Looked like Riga 30 years ago

The Baltic States in the Soviet years was something like their "little abroad" is a beautiful, clean streets of the Baltic cities, ...

The history of punk in female images from a living legend of the underground Vivien Goldman

21-07-2020

The history of punk in female images from a living legend of ...

Hardly anyone speaks about women's contribution to the history of the punk movement. Nevertheless, girls generation 70 — for ...

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

21-07-2020

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in ...

1960-e years were a turning point for sexuality in the West. What later became known as the "sexual revolution" was initiated by ...

When you extend a tram line in Edinburgh has discovered a 700-year-old human skeletons

21-07-2020

When you extend a tram line in Edinburgh has discovered a ...

The distant past looks in our present unexpected findings. During the extension of the tram line in Edinburgh, the workers came ...

30 unique species of old Paris

21-07-2020

30 unique species of old Paris

Paris — the city is amazing and magical, with the streets on both banks of the Seine. Its historic centre was developed over many ...

11 of the most interesting lenses in the history of photography

20-07-2020

11 of the most interesting lenses in the history of photography

For nearly two centuries, the evolving art of photography, and with it the equipment that allows people to capture the world around ...

6 dangerous cosmetics of the past, from which women died painfully

20-07-2020

6 dangerous cosmetics of the past, from which women died ...

Though beauty previous eras did not have access to plastic surgery, they risked not less than our contemporaries. Indeed, in the ...

Great as obry: who were the Avars, zaprjagaevii Slavic women in the cart instead of the ox

20-07-2020

Great as obry: who were the Avars, zaprjagaevii Slavic women ...

In the summer of 558 residents of Constantinople were seen on the streets of horsemen dressed in armor of iron plates. The soldiers ...

Monuments of the socialist era from the Park-Museum "memento" in Hungary

20-07-2020

Monuments of the socialist era from the Park-Museum "memento" ...

Park "memento" on the outskirts of Budapest is a Museum under the open sky, which contains sculptures of the time of socialism in ...

Mariana Breslauer and its avant-garde photography of the stunning emancipation

19-07-2020

Mariana Breslauer and its avant-garde photography of the ...

These pictures, formed in the image self-confident "new woman" of the 1920-ies, which belonged to herself. Mariana Breslauer ...

What was Iraq before the war and sanctions

19-07-2020

What was Iraq before the war and sanctions

Iraq lives in a state of almost incessant conflict and under international sanctions since 1980, when the war began in neighbouring ...

Looked like the 5 stages of intoxication 150 years ago

19-07-2020

Looked like the 5 stages of intoxication 150 years ago

This series of photos perfectly illustrates how alcohol turns respectable man in the tottering wreck, belching a bad smell, curse ...

The story of a genocide: the Australian aborigines were considered animals up to 1970-ies

19-07-2020

The story of a genocide: the Australian aborigines were ...

U.S. 70-ies of the last century, racial segregation have almost ceased to remind myself. Dark-skinned artists, actors and ...

The cure for all diseases: female circumcision in Victorian England

18-07-2020

The cure for all diseases: female circumcision in Victorian ...

"The state of excitation, which occurred very often after the operation is completely gone, the wound completely healed, the ...

A story of love, which was against the whole world

18-07-2020

A story of love, which was against the whole world

The love story and marriage of the first President of Botswana sir Seretse Khama and Englishwoman Ruth Williams caused an ...

Dance off on the dance marathons of the 1920s and 30s years

18-07-2020

Dance off on the dance marathons of the 1920s and 30s years

During the great depression in the United States was a crazy fad called "dance marathons". They lasted for hours, weeks, even ...

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

17-07-2020

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

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

Prostitutes of Japan XIX century

17-07-2020

Prostitutes of Japan XIX century

In the land of the Rising Sun since ancient times in many existed professional courtesans, geishas, and prostitutes-the oiran, with ...

As the robber George Big nose was a pair of shoes and an ashtray

17-07-2020

As the robber George Big nose was a pair of shoes and an ashtray

In the Museum of the small American town of Rawlins, Wyoming, is stored in a spooky exhibit is part of the skull and a couple mens ...