History

John Jubert is a serial maniac, because of whose torment the electric chair was canceled

31-01-2022

John Jubert is a serial maniac, because of whose torment the ...

In the USA for many years, maniacs and murderers were sent to the electric chair, carrying out death sentences. But in the 90s, the ...

10 myths about the Middle Ages that everyone still believes in

31-01-2022

10 myths about the Middle Ages that everyone still believes in

Most of our knowledge about the Middle Ages is based on fantasy books and TV series, as well as books by Dan Brown. Therefore, some ...

The story of the most serious girl, for whose laughter they offered 30 thousand dollars

31-01-2022

The story of the most serious girl, for whose laughter they ...

Everyone remembers the fairy tale about the princess Nesmeyana, having made her laugh, the main character received her as a wife ...

The story of Vietnam's youngest photojournalist - 12-year-old Lo Man Hung

31-01-2022

The story of Vietnam's youngest photojournalist - 12-year-old ...

The frame below, where the boy takes pictures during military operations, is not staged at all. The picture was taken on February ...

The most beautiful castles in Ireland

31-01-2022

The most beautiful castles in Ireland

List of the most beautiful castles in Ireland according to castle lovers from all over the world. Ireland has such a long history ...

Derby in diapers: how were the retro races of crawling babies

31-01-2022

Derby in diapers: how were the retro races of crawling babies

This is very questionable from an ethical point of view, but no less popular event was held annually as part of the fair in ...

Scientists have deciphered a 17th-century letter written by a devil-possessed nun

30-01-2022

Scientists have deciphered a 17th-century letter written by a ...

For many years, scientists have been trying to decipher the message left by Sister Maria Crocifissa della Concesione. 340 years ...

New York 1900 in color

30-01-2022

New York 1900 in color

A selection of photos of New York made using photochrome technology. We have given descriptions and links to how these places look ...

Scientists have uncovered the mass murder of children in northern Peru, which occurred in the XV century

29-01-2022

Scientists have uncovered the mass murder of children in ...

During the archaeological excavations conducted from 2011 to 2016 in the north of Peru near the city of Trujillo, scientists ...

22 vintage vending machines

29-01-2022

22 vintage vending machines

I would like to think that in 2015 we are finally living in the future. Well, we have bad news for you — this is not the case, ...

Red thread on the wrist. Where did it come from and what does it mean

29-01-2022

Red thread on the wrist. Where did it come from and what does ...

Madonna, Johnny Depp, Annie Lorak, Lady Gaga, Olga Buzova, Philip Kirkorov, Leonardo DiCaprio, what unites these stars of domestic ...

How to undress in front of her husband: a 1937 guide that will be useful for modern women

29-01-2022

How to undress in front of her husband: a 1937 guide that ...

It seems that modern women know 1000 and 1 ways to seduce men and do not need any guidance. Yes, it is possible that a modern woman ...

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev on vacation and not only

28-01-2022

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev on vacation and not only

It's no secret that for Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, women, hunting, hockey and cars were the outlets. Brezhnev became the first Soviet ...

10 most famous paintings of the 19th century

28-01-2022

10 most famous paintings of the 19th century

Most of these great artists of the nineteenth century followed the current of modern art, which began with realism and moved on to ...

What is huzhi, or How the problem of long nails was solved in medieval China

28-01-2022

What is huzhi, or How the problem of long nails was solved in ...

Owners of long nails with manicure know well how difficult it is to preserve their beauty in everyday life. This problem is not new ...

The evolution of a beer can: From simple to elementary

28-01-2022

The evolution of a beer can: From simple to elementary

January 24 is a significant day for beer connoisseurs. 88 years ago, the foam drink first appeared on sale in a metal jar. The ...

12 absurd but true facts about the Chukchi that will surprise you

27-01-2022

12 absurd but true facts about the Chukchi that will surprise you

Have you ever wondered how the inhabitants of Chukotka live? What is their culture, customs, what do they like and how do they ...

Catch the moment of history: 35 of the most successful photos that decorated LIFE magazine

27-01-2022

Catch the moment of history: 35 of the most successful photos ...

We appreciate a creative view of the world and therefore like to collect the latest pictures taken at the right time from the right ...

False Dmitry I: an impostor adventurer or the first reformer tsar?

27-01-2022

False Dmitry I: an impostor adventurer or the first reformer ...

The one we know today as the impostor tsar False Dmitry I, most likely, will remain a mystery of Russian history forever. We know a ...

The life of Kiki Preston, a socialite, a prince's mistress and a charming drug addict

27-01-2022

The life of Kiki Preston, a socialite, a prince's mistress ...

The person the world knows as Kiki Preston has not written novels, has not found a vaccine against a deadly disease, and has not ...

Love during the war: 30 photos about seeing off and meeting soldiers

27-01-2022

Love during the war: 30 photos about seeing off and meeting ...

Times are changing. Nothing stays the same as it was before. But, as you can see from the photos below, one thing remains the same ...

Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Clint Eastwood and other stars of the XX century in the lens of Earl Leaf

26-01-2022

Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Clint Eastwood and other stars ...

Photographer Earl Leaf did not start shooting stars right away. He worked as a cowboy, sailor, scout, accountant, Salvation Army ...

How the Tower Bridge was built

26-01-2022

How the Tower Bridge was built

Tower Bridge is the most famous bridge in London and one of the symbols not only of the city, but, perhaps, of the whole of ...

A brief but stunning history of burlesque in the 1950s

26-01-2022

A brief but stunning history of burlesque in the 1950s

Today burlesque is a real art form. Modern burlesque performers, men and women, combine the most explosive aspects of costumed ...

Virginia Oldoini - Countess, mistress of the Emperor and the first model of the XIX century

26-01-2022

Virginia Oldoini - Countess, mistress of the Emperor and the ...

Virginia Elisabeta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoini was born into an aristocratic family in 1837 in Florence. Later ...

The adventures of a con man Roman medoks, the prototype of Gogol's inspector General

26-01-2022

The adventures of a con man Roman medoks, the prototype of ...

The basis of almost all classical works based on real cases. The author had to do was skip the story through the prism of their ...