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20 things from the 90s that can take out the brain of modern youth

23-05-2022

20 things from the 90s that can take out the brain of modern ...

Each epoch has its own symbols and iconic things. If we see a gramophone or a primus, we understand that we are talking about the ...

Obscene traditions of antiquity that can confuse even a modern person

23-05-2022

Obscene traditions of antiquity that can confuse even a ...

For some reason, we believe that before the sexual revolution of the 1960s, sex was considered something obscene and those who were ...

Robin Hood — the real story of the guy from Sherwood Forest

23-05-2022

Robin Hood — the real story of the guy from Sherwood Forest

A brave archer from Sherwood Forest named Robin Hood became an integral symbol of the English Middle Ages. Together with King ...

How a miner turned into metal — the story of the "iron man" from Falun

23-05-2022

How a miner turned into metal — the story of the "iron man" ...

In the summer of 1719, residents of the small mining town of Falun in central Sweden were excited by an extraordinary event. An ...

Giving youth: what teenagers from different countries looked like 100 years ago

23-05-2022

Giving youth: what teenagers from different countries looked ...

People have always seen in the younger generation something different, fundamentally different from the generations of their ...

"Whipping Boy" — why it once sounded proud

23-05-2022

"Whipping Boy" — why it once sounded proud

The expression "whipping boy" always sounds dismissive. There is nothing strange in this, because that's what they call someone who ...

Cossack slaves: how the Russians imposed female slavery in Siberia

22-05-2022

Cossack slaves: how the Russians imposed female slavery in ...

Despite the fact that the Russian people suffered from slavery for most of their history, this did not discourage the desire to ...

What happened to the girl who was the first to jump out of the cake

22-05-2022

What happened to the girl who was the first to jump out of ...

American Susie Johnson was the first to jump out of the cake, beginning a similar erotic dance. An amazing show was held in 1895. ...

Urinal de Paris: Paris ' surprisingly well-designed public toilets for the 19th century

22-05-2022

Urinal de Paris: Paris ' surprisingly well-designed public ...

In a bygone era, photographer Charles Marville was an avid toilet photography enthusiast. Strange as it may sound, there were ...

What women's swimwear from a fashion designer of the 1930s looked like

22-05-2022

What women's swimwear from a fashion designer of the 1930s ...

In the 1930s, the strict requirements of decency related to the appearance of women were rapidly retreating, and the ladies finally ...

A collection of photographs of the Indian Maharaja's harem that has remained untouched for more than a century

22-05-2022

A collection of photographs of the Indian Maharaja's harem ...

The rare pictures were taken by Maharaja Ram Singh II himself — the ruler of the famous "pink city" of Jaipur, the capital of ...

Women who Changed History

22-05-2022

Women who Changed History

There are women who are truly worthy of respect and admiration. They change history, go all-in, are not afraid of any changes, nor ...

22 good things for many years, but they are like new

21-05-2022

22 good things for many years, but they are like new

Did you notice how easily we throw away things and buy yourself a new one? We are unaccustomed to high-quality items that you can ...

10 most beautiful cities in the US to visit

21-05-2022

10 most beautiful cities in the US to visit

Stretching over 4 million kilometers with 50 states, America is home to some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes, pristine ...

Nangavalli has come true: the terrible events that have been predicted in advance

21-05-2022

Nangavalli has come true: the terrible events that have been ...

In 1969, during a speech on TV, the American Joseph Delius predicted that at the end of the year there will be a plane crash. He ...

Vietnam 1915 in color photos

21-05-2022

Vietnam 1915 in color photos

Today, many people have already discovered Vietnam as a new tourist destination, although for most this country remains almost ...

"Box 39": found a box with secret documents that can shed light on the circumstances of the death of Marilyn Monroe

21-05-2022

"Box 39": found a box with secret documents that can shed ...

A sealed box with documents, the contents of which are forbidden to be made public until 2039, was recently discovered in the ...

Amazing stories about how the world's masterpieces were bought for a song

21-05-2022

Amazing stories about how the world's masterpieces were ...

In this article you will find incredible stories about people who are incredibly lucky to buy priceless works of art for a mere ...

Nature of the Wild West 150 years ago

21-05-2022

Nature of the Wild West 150 years ago

Thanks to westerns, the Wild West seems full of romance and is associated with cowboys, loyal mustangs and excellent Colts. Wild ...

The story of Konstantin Morozov – the smallest man in the USSR

21-05-2022

The story of Konstantin Morozov – the smallest man in the USSR

Resident of Ulyanovsk Konstantin Morozov had a height of only 63 cm. A congenital disease-chondrodystrophy-stopped the development ...

How the Leningrad Zoo survived the blockade

20-05-2022

How the Leningrad Zoo survived the blockade

The siege of Leningrad is one of the most terrible pages in the history of the city. The harsh winter of 1941-1942 completed what ...

Vintage pictures of Japan in color and 3D

20-05-2022

Vintage pictures of Japan in color and 3D

These animated GIF images were created using stereoscopic photographs taken in Japan between 1895 and 1910. The author of the ...

Architect draws famous cities of the world in watercolor

20-05-2022

Architect draws famous cities of the world in watercolor

Maja Wrońska is an architect, watercolorist and freelance illustrator based in Poland. She creates mostly famous cities of the ...

Why the Babylonian Queen Semiramis has remained forever in history

20-05-2022

Why the Babylonian Queen Semiramis has remained forever in ...

The ancient Babylonian kingdom existed for almost fifteen hundred years. Despite this, most of us will find it difficult to name at ...

Culinary delights of Ancient Russia: birch porridge and roasted swans

20-05-2022

Culinary delights of Ancient Russia: birch porridge and ...

Modern Russians are far removed from the gastronomic habits of their ancient ancestors. Our menu is firmly established unknown ...

25 most interesting ancient artifacts

20-05-2022

25 most interesting ancient artifacts

It's always interesting to look at something that people used hundreds or even thousands of years before you were born. It seems ...