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20 of the most mysterious peoples of the world

19-02-2022

20 of the most mysterious peoples of the world

Despite the efforts of historians and ethnographers, the history of these peoples still keeps its mysteries. --> Yes, the Russian ...

30 color photographs of Venice in the 1890‑ies

19-02-2022

30 color photographs of Venice in the 1890‑ies

These photographs depict Venice 1890‑ies: the famous canals, beautiful palaces, and squares, as well as the everyday life of ...

Fried donkey, Daffy Duck and 8 other things that Kim Jong Il loved

18-02-2022

Fried donkey, Daffy Duck and 8 other things that Kim Jong Il ...

On February 16, 1941 (or, according to the official biography, 1942), the Korean statesman, party and military figure Kim Jong Il ...

Myths and legends of the Internet: exposing popular "historical" photos and facts

18-02-2022

Myths and legends of the Internet: exposing popular ...

Today, the network is wandering a lot «sensational» of photos from the past designed to capture the imagination of users. ...

Stunning photos of a young Kim Basinger from the 1970s

18-02-2022

Stunning photos of a young Kim Basinger from the 1970s

Actress Kim Basinger, proclaimed a sex symbol of the 1980s and 1990s, started her way into show business at the Ford Modeling ...

The story of the life and death of General Karbysheva, which the Nazis had turned into a block of ice

17-02-2022

The story of the life and death of General Karbysheva, which ...

General Dmitry Karbyshev — one of the Soviet commanders who performed his duty to the end. This man was captured in the battle, ...

The USSR of the 30s and 40s in the iconic works of Boris Ignatovich

17-02-2022

The USSR of the 30s and 40s in the iconic works of Boris ...

It is difficult to divide the photo works of talented masters in Soviet times into reports and a work of art. The photographs ...

Drugs, infernal hairstyles and Communism: Belgrade nightlife of the 80s

17-02-2022

Drugs, infernal hairstyles and Communism: Belgrade nightlife ...

It is not surprising that the 1980s are remembered by Serbs with special nostalgia, because less than a decade later Yugoslavia was ...

The trailer will not move, there are no platforms left: Stalin's road of death in the Arctic

17-02-2022

The trailer will not move, there are no platforms left: ...

On the outskirts of Salekhard, the capital of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the remains of the abandoned Salekhard—Igarka ...

10 types of the most effective cold weapons that you should stay away from

17-02-2022

10 types of the most effective cold weapons that you should ...

This kind of cold steel, like brass knuckles, is known to everyone. But humanity has also invented other non-firearms, which in ...

An incredible discovery by archaeologists: an Inca girl who is more than 500 years old

17-02-2022

An incredible discovery by archaeologists: an Inca girl who ...

A teenage girl of 14-15 years old, who was sacrificed about 500 years ago, has been lying in ice on the top of a six-thousand-meter ...

How the world has changed in 100 years: before and after photos

17-02-2022

How the world has changed in 100 years: before and after photos

The world is certainly changing, this is an undeniable truth. However, these very changes are difficult to notice if you are always ...

How to get an Oscar at the age of 6: the story of the youngest winner of the film award

16-02-2022

How to get an Oscar at the age of 6: the story of the ...

The world of cinema also has its own prodigies. Someone has to, like Leonardo DiCaprio, wait for years for official recognition of ...

Portraits beyond the edge

16-02-2022

Portraits beyond the edge

Photographer Marc Garanger took these photos in Algeria during the War of Independence (1954-62). He happened to work there as a ...

How iconic images of the past were edited in the developing room

16-02-2022

How iconic images of the past were edited in the developing room

Pablo Inirio is a master of photo printing from the New York headquarters of Magnum Photos. He personally worked on some of the ...

18 simultaneously frightening and fascinating photos of medicine of the past

16-02-2022

18 simultaneously frightening and fascinating photos of ...

We are already used to the fact that modern medicine has made incredible progress, the drugs and techniques we are familiar with no ...

Pharaoh's Secrets

15-02-2022

Pharaoh's Secrets

It turns out that the beloved boy king of Egypt was not so golden. New research has revealed that Pharaoh Tutankhamun was actually ...

What happened to the crazy King of Bavaria from Neuschwanstein Castle

15-02-2022

What happened to the crazy King of Bavaria from ...

The king of fairy tales, as his subjects who adored him said. The only real king of the XIX century, according to the poet Paul ...

12 products of the past that are no longer found in stores

15-02-2022

12 products of the past that are no longer found in stores

Now the shelves are bursting with an abundance of different types of products and I think they can see literally EVERYTHING, ...

Generation era: Russian landlords, famous for his cruelty to serf

15-02-2022

Generation era: Russian landlords, famous for his cruelty to serf

Serfdom existed in Russia since the XI century until 1861, in fact, only tougher. Of course, in different periods there legal ...

Abandoned places in Tbilisi

15-02-2022

Abandoned places in Tbilisi

Situated in a deep valley, Tbilisi is a city of contrasts, built on the banks of the Kura River and located in the Republic of Georgia.

Retro-beauty: 12 retro-cars, which with the years will become only the best

15-02-2022

Retro-beauty: 12 retro-cars, which with the years will become ...

These old cars are really from the golden age of automobile construction.

10 great Soviet avant-garde film posters

14-02-2022

10 great Soviet avant-garde film posters

The Bolsheviks knew the value of the new cinema and made it one of the most important forms of entertainment in the new country.

The youngest bride in the history of Russia, or Why is it early at 12 and late at 16

14-02-2022

The youngest bride in the history of Russia, or Why is it ...

Information about the customs that prevailed in Russia before the advent of Christianity is very scarce and fragmentary. Something ...

14 historical facts about Valentine's Day that will surprise you greatly

13-02-2022

14 historical facts about Valentine's Day that will surprise ...

And that time comes again. No, not New Year's, or even March 8th. And chocolate-heart-flower Valentine's Day, or Valentine's Day. ...

20 retro photos of stunning women we admire

13-02-2022

20 retro photos of stunning women we admire

We publish a selection in the style of "retro photo". These rare photos capture the most beautiful, elegant, delightful and popular ...