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Evil eye and corruption: how in Russia they struggled with energy negativity

13-04-2022

Evil eye and corruption: how in Russia they struggled with ...

Such phenomena as the evil eye and corruption have been known in Russia since time immemorial. Fears that someone negatively ...

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

13-04-2022

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 ...

They look, but they don't see: the faces of soldiers who have gone through hell

13-04-2022

They look, but they don't see: the faces of soldiers who have ...

In the American military vocabulary there is a term "a look at two thousand yards". This is what they say about the facial ...

How to get rid of pain in ancient times

13-04-2022

How to get rid of pain in ancient times

Today, there is a popular myth in society that until the 19th century, people simply endured pain for lack of painkillers and ...

How the knights of the Middle Ages relieved themselves

13-04-2022

How the knights of the Middle Ages relieved themselves

The question of how medieval knights went to the toilet probably arose in everyone who read chivalric novels. It was quite obvious ...

6 finds from the past that surprised even their owners

13-04-2022

6 finds from the past that surprised even their owners

The past should stay in the past, they say. However, sometimes the past catches up with you unexpectedly. For example, the scent of ...

An American found color photos of Indians of the late XIX century

13-04-2022

An American found color photos of Indians of the late XIX century

Filmmaker Paul Ratner revealed his passion for studying old photographs of Indians during the filming of the film "Moses on Table ...

Colored century photographs of immigrants who arrived in the USA, reveal the contrast of cultures

13-04-2022

Colored century photographs of immigrants who arrived in the ...

Amazing photos clearly demonstrate the variety and diversity of different cultures of those people who arrived in the United States ...

Careening — the worst punishment sailors of the past

12-04-2022

Careening — the worst punishment sailors of the past

Today the term is found only in the epic sagas of the mariners. Ship, cleaving the sea surface, salt spray, endless horizon and the ...

26 death masks of famous historical figures

12-04-2022

26 death masks of famous historical figures

Death masks were made from the middle ages until the nineteenth century. It was not just a photo in memory of the man, and the cast ...

The lords of the wardrobe and sex fantasies

12-04-2022

The lords of the wardrobe and sex fantasies

On February 28, 1935, American chemist Wallace Hume Carothers and a group of like-minded people created a new synthetic fiber, ...

24 photo proving that our world is an amazing place

12-04-2022

24 photo proving that our world is an amazing place

Our beautiful and diverse world will surprise even the most inveterate skeptic! We publish a selection of irrefutable photoproofs ...

"The space is calling everyone! And call. How vechnyy Zov" (Yuri Gagarin)

12-04-2022

"The space is calling everyone! And call. How vechnyy Zov" ...

12 April 1961 booster "R‑7", created at the factory "Progress" in Kuibyshev (now Samara), launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin into ...

Ice Cream Killer: The creepy story of a woman who dreamed of becoming a mother

12-04-2022

Ice Cream Killer: The creepy story of a woman who dreamed of ...

Estibaliz Carranza is one of the most cold—blooded serial female killers known to date. She was given the nickname "ice cream ...

The story of the Parisian Victor Noir, or How to remain a favorite of women after death

12-04-2022

The story of the Parisian Victor Noir, or How to remain a ...

The Parisian cemetery of Pere Lachaise has become the last refuge for many worthy men of France. However, there are graves in the ...

Back to 1998

12-04-2022

Back to 1998

We present to you the chronicle of the crisis of 1998. Then the Russians, who were depreciating before their eyes, invested rubles ...

The Fuhrer from Kentucky, or the imposter built a space fleet Reich

11-04-2022

The Fuhrer from Kentucky, or the imposter built a space fleet ...

After the Second world war, many did not believe in the death of Adolf Hitler in the world and walked the most incredible stories ...

Black and white St. Helena Island

11-04-2022

Black and white St. Helena Island

The island of Saint Helena, one of the most remote corners of the world, which can only be reached by ship, is known for being the ...

The London "gin Epidemic", or As drunkenness nearly destroyed the Kingdom

11-04-2022

The London "gin Epidemic", or As drunkenness nearly destroyed ...

England was repeatedly devastated by the epidemic, therefore, plague, cholera and smallpox until the late 19th century was ...

A window into the past: 30 first photographs taken in 1839 by John Herschel

11-04-2022

A window into the past: 30 first photographs taken in 1839 by ...

John Frederick William Herschel is one of the most famous and respected scientists of the XIX century. His interests in chemistry, ...

Monsters or ordinary people? What the everyday life of the Third Reich looked like

11-04-2022

Monsters or ordinary people? What the everyday life of the ...

No matter what, life always goes on. The new state regime can pursue a policy that many suffer from, but at the same time the ...

Child abductor, sadist and murderer Georgia Tann

11-04-2022

Child abductor, sadist and murderer Georgia Tann

Looking into the face of this lady, you are unlikely to think that in front of you is a child abductor, a sadist and a murderer. ...

When the gods were colorful: an unexpected look at ancient sculptures

11-04-2022

When the gods were colorful: an unexpected look at ancient ...

If you ask the question, what color are the antique statues of gods and heroes, even a schoolboy will answer that they are white. ...

In the early 20th century struggled with open swimwear

10-04-2022

In the early 20th century struggled with open swimwear

Chaste society of the last century refused to accept the new fashion trends. If not for a courageous group of women of fashion, one ...

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev on vacation and not only

10-04-2022

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev on vacation and not only

It's no secret that for Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, women, hunting, hockey and cars were the outlets. Brezhnev became the first Soviet ...

Scientists recreate faces of people who lived centuries ago, and it's not something we're used textbooks

10-04-2022

Scientists recreate faces of people who lived centuries ago, ...

When we want to know how to look people in the past — not only of an era before photography, but in prehistoric times, — there ...