History

From Hippocrates to Pirogov: military field surgery in different eras

25-02-2022

From Hippocrates to Pirogov: military field surgery in ...

Wars have accompanied humanity throughout its history. The methods of warfare have changed a lot over the centuries, but death ...

How Austrian immigrant Viktor Grunbaum came up with the idea of a shopping mall

25-02-2022

How Austrian immigrant Viktor Grunbaum came up with the idea ...

A mall, a shopping center is a distinctive feature of any big city. His life is built around him, full of shopping, entertainment ...

Odessa 30‑ies in the photos by American photographer Branson Deco

24-02-2022

Odessa 30‑ies in the photos by American photographer ...

Whether you want to see Odessa 30 years? If so, this will help us work of American photographer and traveler — Deco Branson ...

Dress Mantua luxurious, but terribly uncomfortable invention gallant century

24-02-2022

Dress Mantua luxurious, but terribly uncomfortable invention ...

History is replete with examples of in search of beauty and elegance man rushes from one extreme to another. Baroque and Rococo ...

O times! O morals! What erotic postcards looked like in the 20s

24-02-2022

O times! O morals! What erotic postcards looked like in the 20s

These erotic postcards were made in France at the beginning of the twentieth century. Unofficially, they were called "French ...

Obscene legacy of Pushkin wrote the great poet "poetry for adults"?

24-02-2022

Obscene legacy of Pushkin wrote the great poet "poetry for ...

We all know Alexander Pushkin as the author of a fine lyric poems, great poems and captivating prose. Much less known classics as ...

A few facts about life in Ancient Rome, which was not in the history books

24-02-2022

A few facts about life in Ancient Rome, which was not in the ...

We all studied in school history of Ancient Rome and watched a lot of historical films about Caesar and the gladiators. But this ...

Color centennial photographs of immigrants who arrived in the United States reveal the contrast of cultures

24-02-2022

Color centennial photographs of immigrants who arrived in the ...

Amazing photos clearly demonstrate the diversity and dissimilarity of different cultures of those people who arrived in the United ...

15 realistic portraits of famous people, created with the help of neural networks

24-02-2022

15 realistic portraits of famous people, created with the ...

Freelance photographer Bass Uterwijk used a GAN (generative-adversarial network) to create a set of realistic portraits of famous ...

"Savory life" Anita Ekberg — how was the sad fate of a sex symbol of the 60s

24-02-2022

"Savory life" Anita Ekberg — how was the sad fate of a sex ...

There are women, one glance at which captures the spirit and the heart begins to beat faster… To them he was Swedish actress ...

Unique archival photos that will make you look at the past in a different way

24-02-2022

Unique archival photos that will make you look at the past in ...

In our menu there is another assortment of archival photographs from different years. Some of them are amazing, some are funny, ...

Short skirts, picnics on the side of the road and smiling children — what was Afghanistan before the Taliban

23-02-2022

Short skirts, picnics on the side of the road and smiling ...

University Professor bill Podlich from Arizona has made a series of pictures in 1967, while he lived and worked in Afghanistan with ...

25 facts about the Titanic that may surprise you

23-02-2022

25 facts about the Titanic that may surprise you

The date of April 15, 1912 was marked in history by the largest maritime disaster of the XX century — in the Atlantic, on the way ...

Like booze Baker saved from the Titanic, and many passengers of the sunken liner

23-02-2022

Like booze Baker saved from the Titanic, and many passengers ...

Drunk man does not always right. What can I say — sometimes even illogical. Usually this creates problems for him and others, but ...

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

23-02-2022

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Happy people are open, calm smiles and bright eyes, confident about the future, ready to take on the day. You look exactly like us ...

Francesco Lentini - the three-legged "king of freaks" who conquered America

23-02-2022

Francesco Lentini - the three-legged "king of freaks" who ...

The symbol of the island of Sicily — treskilion, represents three joined legs bent at the knees, with the head of the Gorgon ...

The story of "Mad Jenny" - a model and the most beautiful Nazi criminal

23-02-2022

The story of "Mad Jenny" - a model and the most beautiful ...

Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, the youngest warden of the Stutthof concentration camp, became famous for her incredible cruelty. It's hard ...

15 rare colorized photographs of Charlie Chaplin taken in the 1910s and 1930s

22-02-2022

15 rare colorized photographs of Charlie Chaplin taken in the ...

On April 16, 1889, Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in London into a family of variety actors. Sir "Charlie" Chaplin is an English ...

Illustration from magazine of the late 19th century: "how to behave As a good wife"

22-02-2022

Illustration from magazine of the late 19th century: "how to ...

The network actively discussing the illustrations to the magazine of the nineteenth century, which is sort of tutorial about "how ...

8 classic pin-up beauties from the past

22-02-2022

8 classic pin-up beauties from the past

The retro genre is experiencing a renaissance and revolution, but classic movie stars have been around for a long time. Today, the ...

10 Serial Killers Who Weren't Caught

22-02-2022

10 Serial Killers Who Weren't Caught

In the underworld, serial killers have earned the most attention. Maybe because they are the most dangerous elements of the ...

Soviet Yerevan

22-02-2022

Soviet Yerevan

Yerevan is considered one of the oldest cities in the world. The year of its foundation is considered to be the year of the ...

25 ancient human creations

22-02-2022

25 ancient human creations

It's amazing how mankind has progressed over the last century, decades or even years. Science is advancing faster than ever, new ...

Don't tell social workers: the harsh life of the kids of the past

22-02-2022

Don't tell social workers: the harsh life of the kids of the past

In this post we will talk about those times, when the concept of "care for children" had a completely different meaning than now. ...

Havana looked like 100 years ago

21-02-2022

Havana looked like 100 years ago

These pictures of Havana, made in the first years of independence of Cuba from Spain, show us the richness of the architecture of ...

Mystical agricultural terraces of the Inca Moray

21-02-2022

Mystical agricultural terraces of the Inca Moray

The list of spectacular and fascinating ruins of the Inca civilization can undoubtedly include Moray, an archaeological site in ...