History

Afghanistan in the 60-70s in the pictures of a French photographer

27-03-2022

Afghanistan in the 60-70s in the pictures of a French ...

In 1969, Afghanistan was not at all like the place torn apart by war and terrorists that it is today. French photographer Francois ...

The rumors and the truth about the death of Gagarin

27-03-2022

The rumors and the truth about the death of Gagarin

March 27, 1968 in the village of Novoselovo Vladimir region crashed MiG-15UTI, piloted by Yuri Gagarin and instructor Vladimir ...

The youngest mother in history is a 5-year-old girl from Peru

26-03-2022

The youngest mother in history is a 5-year-old girl from Peru

At the age of five, Lina Medina seemed to suffer from some kind of disease, because her stomach was rapidly increasing in size. ...

History textbook Marc Ribot

26-03-2022

History textbook Marc Ribot

"People often ask me what are my photos I think is best. My answer: those that I will make tomorrow." Mark Ribot (Marc Riboud) was ...

20 photos from the days of prohibition

26-03-2022

20 photos from the days of prohibition

Prohibition started in 1920, when the so-called the Volstead act came into force. The 18th amendment to the U.S. Constitution ...

The story of the legendary virgin-warrior, Mulan: beautiful truth or fiction?

26-03-2022

The story of the legendary virgin-warrior, Mulan: beautiful ...

The story of the Chinese girl-warrior Mulan is extremely popular in contemporary art. About the heroine made the animated film ...

Then and now: what the hosts of "Good Night, kids!" look like

26-03-2022

Then and now: what the hosts of "Good Night, kids!" look like

The popularly beloved children's program "Good Night, kids!" turns 56 this year. During this time, about 33 presenters of the ...

20 fascinating photos from the past that will broaden your knowledge about the history

26-03-2022

20 fascinating photos from the past that will broaden your ...

In this selection we have collected fascinating historical pictures depicting significant events, personalities and other points of ...

How the FBI solved the mystery of the severed head of a 4,000-year-old mummy

26-03-2022

How the FBI solved the mystery of the severed head of a ...

In 1915, a group of American archaeologists discovered the ancient Egyptian necropolis of Deir el-Bersha and the entrance to a ...

Before and after colorization: the Revived Faces of Russian History

26-03-2022

Before and after colorization: the Revived Faces of Russian ...

Olga Shirnina is a self-taught and colorist artist. In the network, her nickname is Klimbim. She is known for her incredible talent ...

Give over the plan: Soviet youth of the 60s

26-03-2022

Give over the plan: Soviet youth of the 60s

Readers who bought the November issue LIFE 1967, expecting to see black-and-white pictures of the revolution fifty years ago: Red ...

18 socialite 1920s

25-03-2022

18 socialite 1920s

What they were secular beauties of the past? Both were prominent ladies almost a hundred years ago, coming to light? How they ...

Retro beauties from the beauty contest "Miss Europe - 1930"

25-03-2022

Retro beauties from the beauty contest "Miss Europe - 1930"

The Miss Europe beauty pageant is a continental competition in which countries geographically located in Europe, as well as Israel, ...

How has the standard of the female figure changed in 100 years

25-03-2022

How has the standard of the female figure changed in 100 years

We propose to look at how the concept of "beautiful woman" has changed over the past hundred years. And there is someone to look at!

Garden Abe — the strange woman-killer in history

25-03-2022

Garden Abe — the strange woman-killer in history

On the Internet you can find many creepy stories about serial killers, violent maniacs and rapists. And every time I read similar ...

From pseudocode to candy arsenic: the top 5 grocery fakes in tsarist Russia

24-03-2022

From pseudocode to candy arsenic: the top 5 grocery fakes in ...

Food adulteration were not yesterday. Enterprising manufacturers have learned to benefit from counterfeit products in the XIX ...

Bullying theory: What Albert Einstein's wives have suffered

24-03-2022

Bullying theory: What Albert Einstein's wives have suffered

Like many other geniuses, Albert Einstein was, let's say, eccentric. And in relationships with women, it's completely unbearable. ...

9 Crazy Things Used As Currency Around The World

24-03-2022

9 Crazy Things Used As Currency Around The World

From shells and bones to bitcoin and electronic money, the currency has evolved significantly since its inception in ancient times. ...

7 unusual occupations that are highly valued in Russia

24-03-2022

7 unusual occupations that are highly valued in Russia

No one will argue with the fact that Russia — unique country, where it can happen that it is impossible in any other country. ...

Retro Mix: Sex, Drugs and Disco in New York Nightclubs in the 1970s

23-03-2022

Retro Mix: Sex, Drugs and Disco in New York Nightclubs in the ...

It seems to the current generation that their fathers and mothers, grandparents behaved strictly and decently half a century ago. ...

The battle of Molodi in 1572: like Russia again was almost Tatar

23-03-2022

The battle of Molodi in 1572: like Russia again was almost Tatar

From 29 July to 2 August 1572, near the village of Molodi modern Chekhov district of the Moscow region was the battle that decided ...

"Who put Bella in the elm tree?": a creepy find in the woods shocked a small town

23-03-2022

"Who put Bella in the elm tree?": a creepy find in the woods ...

"Who put Bella in the elm tree?" - this graffiti began to appear everywhere immediately after several boys found a human skull ...

How the legendary red sole appeared on Louboutin shoes

23-03-2022

How the legendary red sole appeared on Louboutin shoes

The red sole of Christian Louboutin's shoes is perhaps the most striking example of how extraordinary it is possible to declare ...

Iran during the Shah's rule

23-03-2022

Iran during the Shah's rule

The last 40 years of the monarchy, which fell to the lot of the Iranian Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, became too pro-Western for the ...

20 portraits of immigrants to America at the beginning of the last century

23-03-2022

20 portraits of immigrants to America at the beginning of the ...

August Sherman worked during these years as the chief official in the registration department on Ellis Island in New York, which ...

Cross. Pray. Have fun

22-03-2022

Cross. Pray. Have fun

A selection of retro-shots from the 20th century, which made clear that the love of God does not exclude love of entertainment. The ...