History

8 hidden signs that show a new side of famous paintings

02-04-2022

8 hidden signs that show a new side of famous paintings

Even years after they were completed, famous works of art continue to puzzle us. Their strange and obscure details have caused much ...

10 female warriors undeservedly forgotten by history

02-04-2022

10 female warriors undeservedly forgotten by history

Throughout history, there have been many women who have served and fought for their country on an equal footing with men. Their ...

How did the costume of the plague doctor and why he looks so weird

02-04-2022

How did the costume of the plague doctor and why he looks so ...

The famous suit of the plague doctor, in the form in which we know it, appeared only in the XVII century. The plague was active in ...

Beauty at the risk of life: how fashionistas of the past ruined their health

02-04-2022

Beauty at the risk of life: how fashionistas of the past ...

Women have always known that beauty requires sacrifices, and were ready to make them. At best, these victims turned out to be feet ...

Look back at British stores

02-04-2022

Look back at British stores

In every English town has a high street – the Central street, the shops. And representatives of the BBC organized a photo ...

First-of-its-kind crime scene photos from 1904

02-04-2022

First-of-its-kind crime scene photos from 1904

The photos of the last century were taken by lawyer Alphonse Bertillon, who worked in the French police in the XIX century and came ...

Strange medical procedures that were considered curative in the past

02-04-2022

Strange medical procedures that were considered curative in ...

These medical practices and beliefs (whether ancient or fairly recent) look ridiculous or even wild in the eyes of a person of the ...

It's hard to believe, but these 5 people with anomalies really existed!

01-04-2022

It's hard to believe, but these 5 people with anomalies ...

From time to time, nature plays a cruel joke on us and "special" people are born. They are often called freaks, but this does not ...

Amazing little-known historical photos

01-04-2022

Amazing little-known historical photos

Another collection of amazing historical photos will tell you about how quickly our world is changing over the years. Flying ...

Unusual finds in the courts of ordinary people: Ferrari racing, mammoth bones, and more

01-04-2022

Unusual finds in the courts of ordinary people: Ferrari ...

Probably all of us in childhood dream to find the treasure. But the daily excavations in the backyard is usually only resulted in ...

Color photos of popular tourist spots taken more than 100 years ago

01-04-2022

Color photos of popular tourist spots taken more than 100 ...

These beautiful photos show what the main tourist places of the world looked like at a time when color photography was just ...

The intriguing 50s: when women wore "bullets" on their chests

31-03-2022

The intriguing 50s: when women wore "bullets" on their chests

In the middle of the last century, bullet bras became fashionable among Western women, mainly American women. With the bones ...

Retro shock: a grotesque crime scene images from the us media 40 years

31-03-2022

Retro shock: a grotesque crime scene images from the us media ...

We all remember the funny and menacing staged photo from the tabloids of the 90-ies, filled with tomato juice kitchen knives and ...

What Russia was engaged in levelwise and why this profession was very honorable

31-03-2022

What Russia was engaged in levelwise and why this profession ...

In the good old days in Russia, there was a profession whose names sound strange to the modern man. The more unusual it looked like ...

The shame of Japan: "comfort stations" in the war, where women were forcibly abducted

31-03-2022

The shame of Japan: "comfort stations" in the war, where ...

In brothels for Japanese soldiers during the war there were, according to various sources, from 200 to 400 thousand women ...

About freaks and people: indecent pictures of Diana Arbus

30-03-2022

About freaks and people: indecent pictures of Diana Arbus

Why did a successful girl from a rich Jewish family of the Nemerovs photograph the poor and the foolish? She showed American ...

The story of the "Lame Lady" — the most unusual intelligence officer of the Second World War

30-03-2022

The story of the "Lame Lady" — the most unusual ...

The life story of American Virginia Hall will surely become a blockbuster script someday. Military historians consider this lady to ...

10 facts about the Eiffel tower

30-03-2022

10 facts about the Eiffel tower

On March 31, 1889, 132 years ago in Paris, a solemn opening of the Eiffel tower. On this day the engineer Gustave Eiffel hoisted on ...

From protection from evil spirits, to gifts from relatives: how to meet the newborns in different countries

30-03-2022

From protection from evil spirits, to gifts from relatives: ...

The birth of a child is a joyful event, looked forward to by the whole family. To the little man grow up healthy and happy, the ...

15 women who made an outstanding contribution to history, but were undeservedly forgotten

30-03-2022

15 women who made an outstanding contribution to history, but ...

It just so happens that the leading roles in politics, science and public life are occupied by men. And this is at a time when ...

How China has changed over the past hundred years

30-03-2022

How China has changed over the past hundred years

It is always interesting to see evidence of human superiority or, conversely, evidence of his inability to cope with nature and ...

The rarest color photographs of the Russian Empire at the beginning of the XX century

30-03-2022

The rarest color photographs of the Russian Empire at the ...

A series of color photographs taken back in 1911. Where did the color come from a hundred years ago? How was it done? After all, ...

Top 5 most unusual Railways of Switzerland

29-03-2022

Top 5 most unusual Railways of Switzerland

At the end of the XIX century on the "roof of Europe", in the Alps, became like mushrooms after the rain appeared the mountain ...

These first photos of the world's cities show how much they have changed

29-03-2022

These first photos of the world's cities show how much they ...

Nowadays, photographers travel all over the world in search of new angles of famous places on the planet. However, there was a time ...

75 most sexy shots in movie history

29-03-2022

75 most sexy shots in movie history

Sex and sexuality in the cinema — important components. They do not always play a key role, but very often the sex scenes are ...

The Woman Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of John F. Kennedy's Secret Mistress

29-03-2022

The Woman Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of John F. ...

They met in high school, and in the early 1960s a secret affair began between them, which lasted until the tragic death of the ...