History

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most sensual works of world art

04-03-2022

Explanation of the history of "treason", one of the most ...

Artist Yet master of different genres — historical painting, portraits, mythological subjects, — where a celebration of ...

Why Hitler had a moustache brush and where mustard gas

04-03-2022

Why Hitler had a moustache brush and where mustard gas

Mustache brush appeared in the late 19th century in the United States and for a couple of decades, the fashion has spread all over ...

24 seductive picture style icons of the XX century

03-03-2022

24 seductive picture style icons of the XX century

From time to time you should look back at least in order to understand how beautiful it was, how easy and casual sometimes we were ...

Little-known photos of great events of the past

03-03-2022

Little-known photos of great events of the past

From the joy of the liberated Jews to the indignation of the Indian who saw the railway, these pictures will tell about what ...

As people in the last century imagined the future

03-03-2022

As people in the last century imagined the future

In the mid-20th century, people were confident that in 50-70 years life will change: there will be a lot of amazing inventions, all ...

22 glamorous beauty of the mid-twentieth century in elegant stockings

02-03-2022

22 glamorous beauty of the mid-twentieth century in elegant ...

It is impossible to overestimate the role of stocking in the lives of women. Weightless part of the female wardrobe male attracts ...

Back to 1998

02-03-2022

Back to 1998

More than 23 years have passed since Russia declared a technical default for the first and last time. We present to you the ...

The terrible story of anesthesia, from mandrake root and strangulation, to the appearance of ether

02-03-2022

The terrible story of anesthesia, from mandrake root and ...

Any surgical intervention in the body, whether it is a kidney transplant or tooth extraction— is an unpleasant thing. But today, ...

Looked like the Moscow of the late XVIII century before the great fire of 1812

02-03-2022

Looked like the Moscow of the late XVIII century before the ...

Fires in ancient times was a terrible enemy of Moscow. The entry of the first Moscow fire is dated in the annals 1177 the year when ...

Kiev of the middle of the last century

01-03-2022

Kiev of the middle of the last century

Street names change, the streets themselves change, but the general "shell" of the city remains unchanged - today we will turn our ...

"Our dear Franz": the Nazi who killed hundreds of thousands lived at the resort under his own name

01-03-2022

"Our dear Franz": the Nazi who killed hundreds of thousands ...

Franz Stangl was arrested on a grand scale. Several police cars and armored vehicles with machine guns, raising dust, surrounded a ...

"If I invest in this, my legs will break": a collection of skirts for men of the 1960s

01-03-2022

"If I invest in this, my legs will break": a collection of ...

In the mid-1960s, the Dorcus Menwear brand created a collection of Dorcus He-Skirts for men. An internal memo from the company ...

The Era of Human Zoos

01-03-2022

The Era of Human Zoos

Since ancient times, people of various nationalities and faiths have been engaged in the sanctioned slave trade. Most of the slaves ...

What to feed the children in the Soviet institutions

01-03-2022

What to feed the children in the Soviet institutions

The craze for middle-aged people cooking is understandable. We were fed in kindergartens and schools, that the psyche is trying to ...

How to transform a vintage train car in a stylish and comfortable accommodation

28-02-2022

How to transform a vintage train car in a stylish and ...

Until all of humanity together breaks mortgages, some enthusiasts build their own housing from what you can find. A couple of ...

Sivka-burka, sword-kladenets and stuff: what do the fairy terms of our childhood

28-02-2022

Sivka-burka, sword-kladenets and stuff: what do the fairy ...

In early childhood, listening to tales and legends, we learned about the existence of many things and characters that do not exist ...

Why do men grow long nails on his pinky

28-02-2022

Why do men grow long nails on his pinky

Many are tormented by the question — why do some grow long nails on his pinky. If you ask the owners of such "decorations", we ...

Everything you wanted to know about the kilt, but were too shy to ask

27-02-2022

Everything you wanted to know about the kilt, but were too ...

Kilt - the traditional clothing of the Highlanders of Scotland - is the national pride of the country. In ancient times, this ...

"Instead of culture, there are lice." Anti-Russian postcards from the First World War

27-02-2022

"Instead of culture, there are lice." Anti-Russian postcards ...

The war is waged not only on the battlefield. The most important element of large—scale armed conflicts that require the ...

"Women will give birth to new ones" - what is this phrase and why is it attributed to Zhukov

27-02-2022

"Women will give birth to new ones" - what is this phrase and ...

The phrase "Women will give birth to new ones" is strongly associated with Soviet Marshal Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov. But did ...

Lord of the closet and sex fantasies

27-02-2022

Lord of the closet and sex fantasies

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

The Last Judgment on earth: how the Pope punished the corpse

27-02-2022

The Last Judgment on earth: how the Pope punished the corpse

The Papacy is one of the oldest institutions in the world. It is not surprising that there have been many dark pages in the history ...

8 informative cards that can change the way you look at things

27-02-2022

8 informative cards that can change the way you look at things

Where would you start if you were looking for a treasure? Well, based on what we learned in Jumanji, we probably need a map. In ...

What was the daily routine of Churchill, and, what's whisky?

27-02-2022

What was the daily routine of Churchill, and, what's whisky?

Churchill routine should be Holy — just as the British Prime Minister to work effectively. Heavy drinking, bathing and long meals ...

A window to the past: the first 30 photographs taken in 1839, John Herschel

27-02-2022

A window to the past: the first 30 photographs taken in 1839, ...

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

10 revolutionary ideas of Leonardo da Vinci

26-02-2022

10 revolutionary ideas of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci lived at the turn of the XV and XVI centuries, but it feels like he flew there from the future. Many of his ...