History

Our beautiful ancestors

12-06-2022

Our beautiful ancestors

Looking at portraits from the distant past, we tend to believe that our ancestors were hardly beautiful, which is why the ...

Lost architecture: 40 structures that we can only see in the photo

12-06-2022

Lost architecture: 40 structures that we can only see in the ...

Throughout its history, humanity has created many outstanding architectural structures. Unfortunately, we are not destined to see a ...

25 of the most amazing archaeological finds in history

12-06-2022

25 of the most amazing archaeological finds in history

Archaeology may not be the most breathtaking profession, but it certainly has its own exciting moments. Of course, it's not every ...

Picnic on the pyramids: tourists in Giza during the British occupation

12-06-2022

Picnic on the pyramids: tourists in Giza during the British ...

In 2013, the audacious trick of the rufers Vitaly Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov, who climbed the Egyptian pyramids, caused a ...

View from the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour: what Moscow looked like in 1867

12-06-2022

View from the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour: what Moscow ...

In September 1839, the solemn laying of the new Cathedral of Christ the Saviour took place. The construction lasted almost 44 ...

"Go and fight": how the fate of the children of Stalin, Mussolini and Franco turned out

11-06-2022

"Go and fight": how the fate of the children of Stalin, ...

To be born into the family of a famous person is both a great success and a cross that you have to bear. Each offspring, of course, ...

A fairy tale based on real events: what is true in the film "Ivan Vasilyevich changes his profession"

11-06-2022

A fairy tale based on real events: what is true in the film ...

Leonid Gaidai's painting "Ivan Vasilyevich changes his profession" is rich in historical mistakes, which, of course, is excusable ...

Why were bachelors considered second-class people in Russia and humiliated in every possible way

11-06-2022

Why were bachelors considered second-class people in Russia ...

In the old days in Russia there was a real cult of the family, and a person who did not marry at a certain time was considered ...

20 images of combat clothing from the distant past, which frightened the enemy

11-06-2022

20 images of combat clothing from the distant past, which ...

Throughout history, people have found a reason for war. Today on the planet here and there pockets of violence flare up. But unlike ...

What did the nobility do all day in the Middle Ages if they didn't have to go to work?

10-06-2022

What did the nobility do all day in the Middle Ages if they ...

Many people think that in the Middle Ages, the aristocrats did nothing but go hunting and go on Crusades. Perhaps some of the noble ...

How was the accident at the race in Le Mans, the most terrible tragedy in the world of Motorsport

10-06-2022

How was the accident at the race in Le Mans, the most ...

This accident that happened June 11, 1955 at the 24-hour race in Le Mans was neither before, nor, fortunately, after. The list of ...

Pigeons in uniform: what role did birds play in the First World War and what does double-decker buses have to do with it

10-06-2022

Pigeons in uniform: what role did birds play in the First ...

There are things in this world that scientists seem to be able to explain, but they are unclear to us, ordinary people. For ...

Miracle in the Andes: How the dead saved the living

10-06-2022

Miracle in the Andes: How the dead saved the living

The case was in October 1972. The Uruguayan youth rugby team flew to Chile with friends and relatives, a total of 45 people with ...

Skating, weaving bast and astrology: what other hobby was fond of Russian rulers

10-06-2022

Skating, weaving bast and astrology: what other hobby was ...

Despite the constant employment and state care, many Russian rulers were still different hobby. Some like to fish, someone was a ...

Remembering... fashionable clothes of the 90s

10-06-2022

Remembering... fashionable clothes of the 90s

Fashion of the 90s. A frenzied mix of domestic consumer goods, "branded clothes" brought by shuttles, unimaginable hairstyles and ...

I will sell my soul to the Devil: the price, conditions and consequences of the infernal concordat

10-06-2022

I will sell my soul to the Devil: the price, conditions and ...

The sale of a Christian soul to Satan is one of the most popular subjects in world art. This topic was addressed by most medieval ...

Mamihlapinatapai is the most mysterious and difficult word to translate from an almost extinct language

10-06-2022

Mamihlapinatapai is the most mysterious and difficult word to ...

In 2002, Christina Calderon, one of the 1,600 descendants of the Yagan Indian tribe still living on the lands of their ancestors, ...

20 forgotten TV series from the 90s, which was shown on STS in the first year of broadcasting

09-06-2022

20 forgotten TV series from the 90s, which was shown on STS ...

The STS TV channel started broadcasting on 1 December 1996. At the time, he was really entertaining, cozy translating foreign ...

How the royal family of Great Britain has been wishing Merry Christmas for the past 65 years

09-06-2022

How the royal family of Great Britain has been wishing Merry ...

The Royal Family of Great Britain issues postcards with its image every year. Let's see how the members of the royal family have ...

Spy Cat and the Moon Explosion: The secret plans of the Cold War

09-06-2022

Spy Cat and the Moon Explosion: The secret plans of the Cold War

During the Cold War race, countries did not choose the means. The American and Soviet governments have launched some really strange ...

10 strange historical photos that require an explanation

08-06-2022

10 strange historical photos that require an explanation

It can be difficult to imagine what life was like for several dozen (or even hundreds) years ago, and sometimes it seems strange to ...

Looked like mom Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana and other style icons of the XX century

08-06-2022

Looked like mom Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana and other ...

Watch a selection of rare archival footage of the XX century stars posing with their moms. Looked like her Marilyn Monroe, ...

Joseph Pujol is the most famous fart in the world

08-06-2022

Joseph Pujol is the most famous fart in the world

Have you noticed that often people who are about to spoil the air, raise their index finger up, saying " Attention, something is ...

Photos of Manhattan 1870-1900, when the island was a slum of New York

08-06-2022

Photos of Manhattan 1870-1900, when the island was a slum of ...

In the last decades of the XIX century, Lower Manhattan in New York could be safely called the capital of the slums. In those ...

What London was like before Banksy: Street art of the 80s

07-06-2022

What London was like before Banksy: Street art of the 80s

In the 80's in the British capital began a craze for street art. More and more graffiti began to appear on the streets: from the ...

There is still gunpowder in the flasks! Five "veterans" of Playboy starred for an exclusive issue

07-06-2022

There is still gunpowder in the flasks! Five "veterans" of ...

The most popular men's magazine made an exclusive issue of Equality Issue, which included a photo shoot "Once a Playmate — ...