History

Evolution of seeds in Russia from Peter I to our days

25-04-2022

Evolution of seeds in Russia from Peter I to our days

It's hard to imagine but there were times in Russia when people knew nothing about seeds. After all, once they are simply not ...

26 freaky historical facts from the series " Nichosi!»

25-04-2022

26 freaky historical facts from the series " Nichosi!»

There is a misconception that life used to be safer and calmer. Of course, this is just a misconception. Each historical period ...

How to choose brides Russian tsars

25-04-2022

How to choose brides Russian tsars

The custom of the king's bride in Russia there very long. Despite this he made history and are mercilessly exploited in literature, ...

Marilyn Monroe photo ed Feingersh

24-04-2022

Marilyn Monroe photo ed Feingersh

1955 was Marilyn Monroe a year of change. After leaving Hollywood for new York, and breaking all ties with the Studio, Twentieth ...

How the world has changed in 100 years: before and after photos

24-04-2022

How the world has changed in 100 years: before and after photos

The world is certainly changing, this is an undeniable truth. However, these same changes are difficult to notice if you are always ...

10 scarce goods that Soviet citizens tried to "get" in any way

24-04-2022

10 scarce goods that Soviet citizens tried to "get" in any way

Today, due to a small queue in the store, you can angrily demand to open an additional cash register. Soviet citizens patiently ...

The Mexican Riviera of the 1950s, when Acapulco was not yet the fiefdom of drug dealers

24-04-2022

The Mexican Riviera of the 1950s, when Acapulco was not yet ...

In recent years, the Mexican resort of Acapulco has been overwhelmed by a wave of violence related to the activities of drug ...

Why do beauties need a beard? The history of ta-moko Maori tattoos that are becoming a trend

24-04-2022

Why do beauties need a beard? The history of ta-moko Maori ...

Girls with ta-moko tattoos, characteristic of the Maori people, can be found today not only in New Zealand. Someone thinks that it ...

How medieval pranksters played tricks on people — sophisticated and merciless

24-04-2022

How medieval pranksters played tricks on people — ...

The word «prank» appeared in our lexicon in the Internet era. But the practical jokes on people themselves, which lead ...

"Substandard wife": the most common types of concubines in history

24-04-2022

"Substandard wife": the most common types of concubines in ...

Many people think that to afford a harem with concubines could only Eastern sultans, however, it is not so... In the history of ...

An incredible discovery by archaeologists: a girl from the Inca tribe, which is more than 500 years old

24-04-2022

An incredible discovery by archaeologists: a girl from the ...

A teenage girl of 14-15 years old, who was sacrificed about 500 years ago, all the past centuries lay in the ice on the top of the ...

"Horses and people mixed up in a heap": the terrible fate of wounded soldiers in the Battle of Borodino

24-04-2022

"Horses and people mixed up in a heap": the terrible fate of ...

The general battle of the Patriotic War of 1812 near Borodino is described and sung by hundreds of historians, poets and writers. ...

18 simultaneously frightening and fascinating photos of the medicine of the past

24-04-2022

18 simultaneously frightening and fascinating photos of the ...

We are already used to the fact that modern medicine has made incredible progress, the usual drugs and methods no longer seem like ...

Women who changed history

24-04-2022

Women who changed history

There are women who are truly worthy of respect and admiration. They change the story, go for broke, not afraid of change, nor the ...

Visiting a Soviet family: a report by an American photojournalist

24-04-2022

Visiting a Soviet family: a report by an American photojournalist

These pictures were taken in the mid-1950s by Edward Clark for LIFE magazine. A report on the life of a working family Life Of A ...

The 20 most mysterious peoples of the world

24-04-2022

The 20 most mysterious peoples of the world

Despite the efforts of historians and ethnographers, the history of these peoples still keeps its mysteries.

Lunch and shower according to the schedule: how they lived in Soviet communal apartments

24-04-2022

Lunch and shower according to the schedule: how they lived in ...

We decided to remember how families got along in communal apartments and how completely strangers belonging to different social ...

The most impressive photos of Antarctica at the beginning of the XX century

23-04-2022

The most impressive photos of Antarctica at the beginning of ...

James Francis Hurley, known as Frank Hurley, is the most famous Australian photographer and adventurer of the first half of the XX ...

How carousing and outbursts of anger destroyed the marriage of Vladimir Vysotsky and Marina Vladi

23-04-2022

How carousing and outbursts of anger destroyed the marriage ...

Vladimir Vysotsky dedicated more than one poem to the actress Marina Vladi. It is believed that it was with her that he lived one ...

Top 10 villains in movie history

23-04-2022

Top 10 villains in movie history

Repulsive, terrifying, and evil - it's hard to imagine a good dramatic film without a negative character. The anti-heroes of our ...

"Black Avengers": the gang that kept the whole of Moscow at bay

23-04-2022

"Black Avengers": the gang that kept the whole of Moscow at bay

Saban (as the leader of the Black Avengers gang called himself) hated policemen and rich people. He blamed the former for his years ...

What the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the largest passenger plane in the world, looked like

23-04-2022

What the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the largest passenger ...

This 34-meter aircraft was in operation by American Airlines from 1949 to 1963. We offer you a look inside the Boeing 377 ...

They are among us: 5 dangerous maniacs who escaped justice

23-04-2022

They are among us: 5 dangerous maniacs who escaped justice

Every day we see a lot of people with ordinary appearance and do not pay attention to them. It is possible that one of the ...

The illusion of invulnerability: how effective was the knight's armor

22-04-2022

The illusion of invulnerability: how effective was the ...

Medieval knights, clad from head to toe in armor, seem invulnerable. But in reality, tens of kilograms of high-grade steel only ...

Breast augmentation 100 years ago. What was it like?

22-04-2022

Breast augmentation 100 years ago. What was it like?

What do we women have to endure in the name of fashion? What sacrifices we are not forced to make to look beautiful, modern and ...

What did the world's most famous landmarks look like at the very beginning

22-04-2022

What did the world's most famous landmarks look like at the ...

Wolfgang Wilde, the creator and curator of the website Retronaut, has released a book that will change the perception of the past. ...