History

The most iconic historical frames are now in color

20-03-2022

The most iconic historical frames are now in color

Black-and-white frames create a false impression that the events displayed on them took place hundreds of years earlier than in ...

The most dangerous a study by British scientists: "operation Vegetarian"

19-03-2022

The most dangerous a study by British scientists: "operation ...

British scientists over the past few years have become heroes memes, jokes and anecdotes, due to their inexplicable passion for ...

Rostov triangle: why it is born more of maniacs

19-03-2022

Rostov triangle: why it is born more of maniacs

Since 1970‑ies in the neighboring cities of Rostov-on-don, Shakhty and Taganrog was sent to jail 37 serial killers, who killed ...

14 photos undeservedly overlooked by history that are worth seeing

19-03-2022

14 photos undeservedly overlooked by history that are worth ...

Over the past few years, more photos have been taken than in the whole past century, because now the camera seems to be even in the ...

Warm and colorful pictures of everyday life in Uzbekistan in 1956

19-03-2022

Warm and colorful pictures of everyday life in Uzbekistan in 1956

In 1956, Jacques Dupakier went to Tashkent, the capital of the Uzbek SSR, where he filmed the daily life of the city and its ...

Children of the 90s: the artist displays in his works the nostalgia of old video games

19-03-2022

Children of the 90s: the artist displays in his works the ...

Those whose childhood fell on the dashing nineties, I remember well the first video games to magazines. Exciting shooting and ...

Empire of dirt, or Why the warriors of Genghis Khan, was executed for bathing

19-03-2022

Empire of dirt, or Why the warriors of Genghis Khan, was ...

The Mongols seized in the 13th and 14th centuries, a large part of the Eurasian continent, was a force which could not to resist ...

Why is the hero of Russian fairy tales Ivan the fool and what is the secret of his popularity

19-03-2022

Why is the hero of Russian fairy tales Ivan the fool and what ...

The most famous and beloved hero of Russian folk tales is Ivan the Fool, or as he is affectionately called - Ivanushka. Despite an ...

Farah Pahlavi: the last queen of Iran who lost everything but hope

18-03-2022

Farah Pahlavi: the last queen of Iran who lost everything but ...

Today, some perceive Farah Pahlavi, the wife of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, as a symbol of a secular country free ...

Conman Konstantin Korovko is the prototype of the underground millionaire Koreiko from the Golden Calf

18-03-2022

Conman Konstantin Korovko is the prototype of the underground ...

We all know very well that many famous writers took their characters from real life. Did so and Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov, ...

Roman steps executions Scalae Gemoniae: a macabre place of thousands of deaths

17-03-2022

Roman steps executions Scalae Gemoniae: a macabre place of ...

In Ancient Rome, there was a few places for public executions. As a rule, for justice used a flat area that can accommodate a ...

25 rare historical photos, as well as pictures of stars that almost no one has seen

17-03-2022

25 rare historical photos, as well as pictures of stars that ...

History allows us to plunge into the past and get out of the depths of information that is little known. We can see how people ...

Lost in History: 8 Photos That Shed New Light on Our Past

17-03-2022

Lost in History: 8 Photos That Shed New Light on Our Past

While many animals rely on other senses—such as smell in dogs or hearing in bats—humans depend on sight. We build our lives ...

The tragic life of bearded women Annie Jones, who was a real lady

16-03-2022

The tragic life of bearded women Annie Jones, who was a real lady

Even in the middle of the XX century, when people came close to solving the mystery of the atom and was looking for ways to reach ...

Cuba Libre: the secret of the strip clubs, the guerrillas and the atmosphere of freedom in the revolutionary 1950s

16-03-2022

Cuba Libre: the secret of the strip clubs, the guerrillas and ...

The Cuban revolution, steaming like a cigar of Fidel Castro, swept the country with a wave in the 1950-ies and radically changed ...

When Reality is Scarier than cinema: 13 life stories based on which horror films were made

16-03-2022

When Reality is Scarier than cinema: 13 life stories based on ...

Scriptwriters of "horror movies" often write about maniacs, psychopaths, murderers, and the fact that these criminals really ...

"My first telly": Soviet people and their coveted acquisition

16-03-2022

"My first telly": Soviet people and their coveted acquisition

In the project "My first TV set" artists Anna Pilipyuk and Vladimir Shipotilnikov remembered how in the Soviet Union the TV was a ...

21 historical facts that you were not told about at school

15-03-2022

21 historical facts that you were not told about at school

Sometimes even the smallest and seemingly insignificant detail can completely change the vision of the story. In addition, it is ...

"Operation Finale": how the Jews had kidnapped Adolf Eichmann, the most wanted Nazi

15-03-2022

"Operation Finale": how the Jews had kidnapped Adolf ...

In the last days of the war, many Nazi criminals looking for ways to escape, rightly fearing for their lives. Many of them were ...

The amazing story of the Cocaine Bear — a bear who ate 34 kilos of smuggled cocaine

15-03-2022

The amazing story of the Cocaine Bear — a bear who ate 34 ...

The story of drug smuggling has a lot of amazing occasions, but the case of Coca Bears — one of the most impressive. He became a ...

Scary Hunt: the most famous witches of the Middle Ages

15-03-2022

Scary Hunt: the most famous witches of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages were a very difficult time for women. Any passerby could accuse the girl of witchcraft, and most often empty words ...

18 strange and disgusting facts about Britain in the Victorian era

14-03-2022

18 strange and disgusting facts about Britain in the ...

Stiff British during the reign of Queen Victoria seem to be an example of cinnosti and reason. It's hard to imagine, but the Brits ...

16 must-see Hermitage masterpieces

14-03-2022

16 must-see Hermitage masterpieces

It is assumed that it will take about ten years to see all the exhibits from the collection of the most famous museum in St. ...

Robert Doisneau — the man who has sung Paris photos

14-03-2022

Robert Doisneau — the man who has sung Paris photos

Robert Doisneau (FR. Robert Doisneau 14 April 1912 — 1 April 1994) was a French photographer, master of French humanist ...

The collapse of the "Black Man": how the reckoning overtook the chief of the Orel Gestapo Bukin

14-03-2022

The collapse of the "Black Man": how the reckoning overtook ...

On April 17, 1957, KGB officers in civilian clothes arrived at the dormitory of the Gorkommunzhilstroy trust in the city of ...

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

14-03-2022

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. ...