History

Cross yourself. Pray. Have fun

10-03-2022

Cross yourself. Pray. Have fun

A selection of retro photographs from the 20th century that make it clear that the love of God does not exclude the love of ...

29 evidence that the disco era was the most insane in the history

10-03-2022

29 evidence that the disco era was the most insane in the history

The seventies of the last century, firmly associated with the club culture and disco music. It was a time of enjoyment, night of ...

Rare color photos of pre-war Germany

10-03-2022

Rare color photos of pre-war Germany

Long before Germany was destroyed the First and Second world wars, it was a country of peaceful beauty, Gothic splendour and ...

The twentieth century in the lens of the famous writer Jack London

09-03-2022

The twentieth century in the lens of the famous writer Jack ...

Most people when you mention the name Jack London remembers that he was a popular American writer, author of about 50 books, ...

What did the first beauty treatments look like

09-03-2022

What did the first beauty treatments look like

We know something about the features of women's fitness a century ago, and today we will arrange a tour of the beauty salons of the ...

12 interesting and little-known photos from our history

09-03-2022

12 interesting and little-known photos from our history

Today you have a seat on the train to the past, to the most touching, beautiful, and intriguing moments of history. Call it modern ...

15 Incredible Facts about Rasputin, the mystic who destroyed Tsarist Russia

09-03-2022

15 Incredible Facts about Rasputin, the mystic who destroyed ...

Who was he: a saint, a demon, or just a depraved charlatan? Today Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin would probably be called a psychic ...

Oriental beauty Princess Lalla nuzha of Morocco and its unusual wedding makeup

09-03-2022

Oriental beauty Princess Lalla nuzha of Morocco and its ...

In 1964, the 24 year-old sister of the king of Morocco, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla nuzha married Ahmed Ben Mohammed Osman, a ...

How did butlers appear, and what is the essence of this profession

09-03-2022

How did butlers appear, and what is the essence of this ...

We all know about the existence of butlers from a young age. People of this profession are present in the literary works of foreign ...

Jokes of Joseph Stalin

09-03-2022

Jokes of Joseph Stalin

According to the memoirs of contemporaries, Joseph Stalin was a very witty man. Characteristic situations were described in his ...

The World Tax and 9 more incredible taxes from around the world

09-03-2022

The World Tax and 9 more incredible taxes from around the world

Back in the XVIII century, Benjamin Franklin said that nothing is inevitable in life except death and taxes. Moreover, the latter ...

Another Gagarin

08-03-2022

Another Gagarin

Today, 9 March, would have turned 87 years old our first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. We present images from his personal life to the ...

The history of the discovery of the Aureus

08-03-2022

The history of the discovery of the Aureus

In the night from 16 to 17 September 1899 at the Kharkov Institute for noble maidens it has taken now several pupils. They suffered ...

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

08-03-2022

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 ...

Dahomey Amazons — the most feared women in history

08-03-2022

Dahomey Amazons — the most feared women in history

Dahomey Amazons — a unique phenomenon in world history because it is the only documented female military division. This group of ...

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

08-03-2022

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

Augustus Sherman worked in these years, the chief official in the office of records at Ellis island in new York, who was for many ...

A few days before the tragedy: the last photos of Sharon Tate

08-03-2022

A few days before the tragedy: the last photos of Sharon Tate

In the early 60s, Sharon was a dazzling beauty. Her father, an officer, decided to give his daughter the opportunity to become an ...

The eerie reality of Irish shelters where women who became pregnant out of wedlock were hidden: Sheila's story

08-03-2022

The eerie reality of Irish shelters where women who became ...

Clutching a small bag of things in her hand, Sheila O'Brien (Sheila O’Bryne) said goodbye to her parents, took a deep breath ...

Working life: unknown color photos of everyday life in the USSR 1950s

07-03-2022

Working life: unknown color photos of everyday life in the ...

Semyon Osipovich Friedland was a Soviet photographer from Kiev. He was born in 1905 into a family of Jewish shoemakers. Originally ...

Old postcard for March 8

07-03-2022

Old postcard for March 8

Greeting card for March 8 — is another story. We collected the card, cut out their figures and made an application that was ...

Least True Movies Based on True Stories

07-03-2022

Least True Movies Based on True Stories

Truth in cinema has more to do with performance than with correcting historical facts. If the action rings true and you believe the ...

1930-1953 years: the contests for the most beautiful women's ankle

07-03-2022

1930-1953 years: the contests for the most beautiful women's ...

The first competition for the most beautiful ankles were registered in the first decade of the 20th century. Then they were part of ...

Farewell of an American woman. Pennsylvania Station. 1943

07-03-2022

Farewell of an American woman. Pennsylvania Station. 1943

Back in 1943, LIFE magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstadt went to Penn Station to take a series of photos of the military saying ...

The history of the garter, the most exciting accessory of a woman's closet

07-03-2022

The history of the garter, the most exciting accessory of a ...

Women's dress for centuries, gradually turned into a fetish, a symbol of victory of love. Fashion historian Mariana Skuratovskaya ...

Unsolved mystery pakala Great — "the astronaut of Palenque"

07-03-2022

Unsolved mystery pakala Great — "the astronaut of Palenque"

In 1952, in Mexico, among the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Palenque, was discovered a tomb with the remains of a man, the ...

20 unique photos with greetings from the past

07-03-2022

20 unique photos with greetings from the past

Photographs are a time machine on which you can go back several years or even centuries. And the older they get, the more valuable ...