History

Fake attractions that gather crowds of tourists ready to believe in any fairy tales

31-07-2022

Fake attractions that gather crowds of tourists ready to ...

If you dream of real travel and immersion in the history and atmosphere of the place where you are going, you should avoid these ...

9 world's first photos

31-07-2022

9 world's first photos

Almost 200 years ago, the Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce smeared a thin layer of asphalt on a metal plate and exposed it to the ...

What the Zaschka Three Wheeler, the world's first folding car, looked like

30-07-2022

What the Zaschka Three Wheeler, the world's first folding ...

The inventor Engelbert Zashka was one of the first pioneers of the helicopter industry in Germany. However, this invention is not ...

The story of Theodor Kittelsen, the most mysterious and gloomy artist in Norway

30-07-2022

The story of Theodor Kittelsen, the most mysterious and ...

The whole world knows the graphic artist and illustrator Theodor Kittelsen from his drawings of mythological characters and ...

Spies in skirts: female intelligence officers whose exploits are still classified

30-07-2022

Spies in skirts: female intelligence officers whose exploits ...

In the history of domestic intelligence, there are many women whose exploits are classified even after many years. But their fates ...

The 10 most horrific mass suicides in the history of mankind

30-07-2022

The 10 most horrific mass suicides in the history of mankind

Mass suicides have always been perceived as cruel and terrible events. Unfortunately, they have happened more than once in the ...

The exhumation told how the son of Ivan the Terrible could actually have died

30-07-2022

The exhumation told how the son of Ivan the Terrible could ...

Since school, everyone knows that Tsar John IV the Terrible killed his son John. He did this with the pointed end of the staff and ...

Three extra vertebrae. On the women's backs in the paintings of Ingres

30-07-2022

Three extra vertebrae. On the women's backs in the paintings ...

All art is full of eroticism. Otherwise, simply can not be. But there are artists whose paintings eroticism is immediately visible, ...

10 unusual theories that change the perspective on world history

30-07-2022

10 unusual theories that change the perspective on world history

There are people who believe that any historical event — it is a carefully planned action with a purpose and a part of a ...

With a breeze: in Paris, you can ride a zipline from the Eiffel Tower

29-07-2022

With a breeze: in Paris, you can ride a zipline from the ...

A new, breathtaking in the truest sense of the word, a way to descend from the height of the most famous Parisian landmark is ...

"Changes? Forget!": sex tips from the past for ideal wives

29-07-2022

"Changes? Forget!": sex tips from the past for ideal wives

Even in the "swinging 60s", which became synonymous with a rebellious time, innovation and vibrant life, the sexual topic is almost ...

Sailing facilities: how to go to the toilet seafarers of the past

29-07-2022

Sailing facilities: how to go to the toilet seafarers of the past

For the modern man Brigantine, running through the waves under full sail, is associated with a fresh wind travels and romantic ...

The mystery of the death of King Richard the Lionheart, who died because of a frying pan, has not yet been fully revealed

29-07-2022

The mystery of the death of King Richard the Lionheart, who ...

The English king Richard I Plantagenet, nicknamed Lionheart for his determination and bravery, ruled the kingdom for only ten years ...

Who and for what reason said the phrase "The main thing is not victory, but participation"

29-07-2022

Who and for what reason said the phrase "The main thing is ...

Everyone has probably heard that "the main thing is not victory, but participation." Participants of competitions and Olympiads, ...

Honor is more precious than life: how the samurai in Japan did hara-kiri

29-07-2022

Honor is more precious than life: how the samurai in Japan ...

A stunning series of vintage photos shows the life of Japanese samurai 130 years ago. Among the pictures there are also those that ...

Fisherwomen in old photos

29-07-2022

Fisherwomen in old photos

Who said that fishing is not a woman's business? Women fish as well as men, and in some countries it is not appropriate for a man ...

Voronezh village Kostenki: the birthplace of the first Europeans

29-07-2022

Voronezh village Kostenki: the birthplace of the first Europeans

40 kilometers from Voronezh on the steep banks of the Don is the village of Kostenki, which scientists consider the ancestral home ...

25 photos that will change your perception of world history

29-07-2022

25 photos that will change your perception of world history

When you read something about history, be it a memoir, a textbook or an article, your own unique idea of how it was develops in ...

Crimea in photos from different years

28-07-2022

Crimea in photos from different years

Today we decided to remember what Crimea has been like since the beginning of the last century: interesting, atmospheric ...

The 5 most popular"can't": what was forbidden to do in Soviet schools

28-07-2022

The 5 most popular"can't": what was forbidden to do in Soviet ...

Discipline was an integral part of Soviet education. Numerous "no's" left almost no space for personal choice and self-expression, ...

Taburetovka, gas station and govenovka: how the Soviet drunks of the 80s" survived"

27-07-2022

Taburetovka, gas station and govenovka: how the Soviet drunks ...

Thank you to the native party that there is no vodka on the weekend! But don't cry, my Marusya — I'll get drunk on cologne! ...

Instagram models take candid photos in the Chernobyl zone and many are outraged by this

27-07-2022

Instagram models take candid photos in the Chernobyl zone and ...

Instagram stars decided to raise their rating by taking ambiguous photos in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. They published pictures ...

Debunking 5 popular myths about the conquistadors and the conquest of America

27-07-2022

Debunking 5 popular myths about the conquistadors and the ...

In the 16th century, the Spaniards began to send one expedition after another across the ocean and "settle down" North and South ...

The Wild West in pictures by Timothy O'Sullivan

27-07-2022

The Wild West in pictures by Timothy O'Sullivan

Since childhood, we have associated the Wild West with endless prairies, along which brave cowboys jump, shooting back at ...

Why aluminum once cost twice as much as gold

27-07-2022

Why aluminum once cost twice as much as gold

There were times when only the most profligate rich could afford an aluminum spoon or fork. This is not surprising, because in 1852 ...

25 historical photos that captured the dramatic moments of the past

26-07-2022

25 historical photos that captured the dramatic moments of ...

History for most of us is about facts and figures. But sometimes, looking at a successful historical picture, you begin to perceive ...