History

Iran of 1901 in the lens of Anton Sevryugin

30-05-2022

Iran of 1901 in the lens of Anton Sevryugin

Anton Sevrugin (1830-1933) was the official photographer of the Imperial Court of Iran, his photography studio was one of the most ...

The disappearance of the beaumont children: the mysterious crime that went unsolved

29-05-2022

The disappearance of the beaumont children: the mysterious ...

It's been more than half a century since the disappearance of the beaumont children. In the process of investigation was nominated ...

7 women who survived the attack of serial killers

29-05-2022

7 women who survived the attack of serial killers

It is difficult to imagine that man can feel, who managed to avoid death. Even harder to understand what is happening with those ...

25 rare historical photos that will surprise you

29-05-2022

25 rare historical photos that will surprise you

Archive photos surprise and fascinate. Sometimes it seems that the world is slowly going crazy. But he was always a little weird, ...

Why do Arabs write from right to left

29-05-2022

Why do Arabs write from right to left

Arabic writing is very different from Cyrillic and Latin. And this difference is not only in the form of the letters themselves. In ...

When hung noodles: manufacture of spaghetti at the beginning of the XX century

29-05-2022

When hung noodles: manufacture of spaghetti at the beginning ...

Spaghetti is probably one of the most popular Italian dishes. They began to do in Sicily in the XII century. For a long time, pasta ...

Batman vs Time: What Batman was like 50 years ago

28-05-2022

Batman vs Time: What Batman was like 50 years ago

Half a century ago, in 1966, the Batman series with Adam West and Bert Ward in the lead roles debuted on American television. The ...

Photos of world rock stars in their youth that you hardly saw

28-05-2022

Photos of world rock stars in their youth that you hardly saw

This truly historical collection contains diptychs of famous singers and musicians. When you first look at these portraits, you ...

Nicole Kidman in December 1983

28-05-2022

Nicole Kidman in December 1983

Nicole Mary Kidman was born on June 20, 1967 in Honolulu. When she was four years old, her parents returned to Australia, and the ...

The bodies that people look years: 8 of the most famous "modern" mummies

28-05-2022

The bodies that people look years: 8 of the most famous ...

When someone is talking about mummies, I usually come ancient Egyptian pharaohs, their tombs and the same film with Brendan Fraser ...

Sex, the Sultan and the scandal: as the joy of ruined Ibrahim I and why he was called "Insane"

28-05-2022

Sex, the Sultan and the scandal: as the joy of ruined Ibrahim ...

Usually historical articles are terribly boring and uninteresting, but not if they are written by Georgy Zotov. We promise that the ...

The story of Bloody Mary the first Queen of England Mary Tudor

28-05-2022

The story of Bloody Mary the first Queen of England Mary Tudor

Mary Tudor was the first crowned Queen of England from 1553. As a child, her father — Henry VIII — Mary called "the most ...

Broke through: historical pictures of the baby boom in the USA

28-05-2022

Broke through: historical pictures of the baby boom in the USA

After the end of World War II, the birth rate in the United States and other Western countries sharply increased. In the period ...

How to swim in the XVIII and XIX centuries and at the same time managed to maintain the rules of decency of those times

28-05-2022

How to swim in the XVIII and XIX centuries and at the same ...

Some clarity came only after studying Wikipedia: A bathing machine (in Russia and Austria-Hungary was known as a bathing van) - a ...

The East End of London and its people: photographs of the early XX century

28-05-2022

The East End of London and its people: photographs of the ...

These black and white images are surprisingly well preserved. In them we see the Whitechapel area, located in the heart of London's ...

Highlights of African Americans ' struggle for their rights

28-05-2022

Highlights of African Americans ' struggle for their rights

At the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, "I have a dream" was performed – the famous speech of the black preacher Martin Luther ...

Pearl Harbor: 74 years ago

27-05-2022

Pearl Harbor: 74 years ago

74 years ago, on December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy unexpectedly attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. ...

Unfriend and ban: how could one "remove it" before there were social networks

26-05-2022

Unfriend and ban: how could one "remove it" before there were ...

In social networks it is very easy to make friends: want — friended by sick — raspandita with him. A slang expression for "hi", ...

10 creepy urban legends that turned out to be true

26-05-2022

10 creepy urban legends that turned out to be true

The world is full of mysterious stories and legends, which are used to tell sitting around the campfire, late in the evening. Some ...

How to take amazing photos in Moscow and St. Petersburg

26-05-2022

How to take amazing photos in Moscow and St. Petersburg

The main thing that a tourist can bring back from a trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg is memories - and photographs. Here are some ...

Men in Russia, he cared for his beard: 6 ways to preserve its relevance

26-05-2022

Men in Russia, he cared for his beard: 6 ways to preserve its ...

The image of a real Russian man many centuries is associated with a thick beard. This image is not to eradicate any European ...

Invisible Death: the 7 best snipers in the history of all the wars of the world

26-05-2022

Invisible Death: the 7 best snipers in the history of all the ...

A good sniper doesn't have to be a career soldier. This simple postulate was well understood by the Red Army soldiers who ...

Romantic story of 16-year-old drowned from Paris

26-05-2022

Romantic story of 16-year-old drowned from Paris

Dummy for practicing skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation sign of tens of thousands medical students and rescuers. However, few ...

Scam of the Century: A story about a Tribe that Never Existed

26-05-2022

Scam of the Century: A story about a Tribe that Never Existed

In the early 1970s, magazines and television in different countries of the world talked about the unique Tasadai tribe that lives ...

The worst sex cruise in history: how syphilis got to Europe and changed history

25-05-2022

The worst sex cruise in history: how syphilis got to Europe ...

Syphilis is a terrifying blow to the happy hedonism that Europe was famous for before the era of Puritanism. Who would have thought ...

9 misconceptions that hide the real facts about the Middle Ages

25-05-2022

9 misconceptions that hide the real facts about the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages is one of the most mysterious stages in the history of mankind. This continued from the 5th century until the 15th ...