History

Like a wild people in Germany were accustomed to the vaunted German order

22-12-2021

Like a wild people in Germany were accustomed to the vaunted ...

It is known that the Germans — this is the most prone to the order and discipline nation on the planet. But, on the other ...

Winter in Soviet retro photos

22-12-2021

Winter in Soviet retro photos

Drifts of snow, frost and sun, winter fun — c Soviet time, little has changed for this time of year. Feel the true atmosphere ...

Photographs of the New York subway of the 1940s taken by a young Stanley Kubrick

22-12-2021

Photographs of the New York subway of the 1940s taken by a ...

Before Stanley Kubrick began shooting great sci-fi and horror films, one of his first attempts to become famous was working as a ...

Historical photographs that allow you to look at the past from a different angle

22-12-2021

Historical photographs that allow you to look at the past ...

History as a subject, especially at school, can become a real nightmare, consisting of a list of dry dates and a meaningless ...

New York of the 80s, suspiciously reminiscent of life in the USSR

22-12-2021

New York of the 80s, suspiciously reminiscent of life in the USSR

California photographer Janet Delaney has taken a series of stunning images that convey the special spirit of New York. All photos ...

Virgin-Martyr St. Agatha in the paintings of European artists

21-12-2021

Virgin-Martyr St. Agatha in the paintings of European artists

As we know from the history of the Christian religion, at the time of its formation and development was widespread mass ...

Between Worlds: The Story of Florence Cook, the Woman who Spoke to Ghosts

21-12-2021

Between Worlds: The Story of Florence Cook, the Woman who ...

Numerous stories about mediums and psychics are often of a dubious nature, but the story of Florence Cook made people believe that ...

Boris I, King of Andorra: how the Russian combinator briefly became a European monarch

21-12-2021

Boris I, King of Andorra: how the Russian combinator briefly ...

The name of Boris Skosyrev is not very familiar in our country, but in Europe this man was remembered very well. This energetic and ...

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

21-12-2021

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

Beautiful girls, the pain of war, defiant fashion, experiments in cinema, the first sex fair and much more. All this you will find ...

Lesbian novels of the mid-twentieth century pulp fiction that made a revolution in female sexuality

20-12-2021

Lesbian novels of the mid-twentieth century pulp fiction that ...

Today cheap romance paperback no one takes seriously. This reading is taken to vacation, to read and to ruthlessly discarded. But ...

10 times filmmakers made a serious mistake and we really believed it

20-12-2021

10 times filmmakers made a serious mistake and we really ...

Dozens of different specialists develop the style of the movie hero and make sure that the costumes correspond to a specific ...

How Americans experienced their most devastating crisis — the Great Depression

20-12-2021

How Americans experienced their most devastating crisis — ...

The United States entered the Great Depression, one of the most devastating economic crises in history, in the late 1920s, and ...

Mr. Deadly Charms, who was actually a serial killer and necrophile Ted Bundy

20-12-2021

Mr. Deadly Charms, who was actually a serial killer and ...

The criminal history of the United States is replete with a creepy bloodthirsty killers, but if you ask someone from Housewives to ...

To Red Square in slippers: When there were communal apartments in GUM

20-12-2021

To Red Square in slippers: When there were communal ...

With the advent of capitalism, the State Department Store on Red Square changed its status. Now the cream of society is being ...

America during the First Economic Crisis

19-12-2021

America during the First Economic Crisis

Color photos of the Great Depression. Recently, the Library of Congress has released a selection of 1,700 previously unpublished ...

What the Internet looked like 30+ years ago

19-12-2021

What the Internet looked like 30+ years ago

On December 20, 1990, the first website was launched, created by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who worked at the time at the ...

"The woman was alive when they were buried": the story of a unique 3-year of the burial of lovers in Ukraine

19-12-2021

"The woman was alive when they were buried": the story of a ...

In 1931 in the Ukraine, in the suburban village Petrikov near the town of Ternopil, was discovered a burial ground with many burial ...

Harem of King Louis XV: the best traditions of the East in the heart of enlightened Europe

19-12-2021

Harem of King Louis XV: the best traditions of the East in ...

We are all used to the fact that harems and concubines belong to the oriental flavor. Is such a thing possible in Europe, given the ...

From impaling to trampling by elephants: 5 of the most brutal executions in the history of mankind

19-12-2021

From impaling to trampling by elephants: 5 of the most brutal ...

You would not wish anyone to be in the place of criminals in ancient and medieval times. The accused were subjected to terrible ...

"I have learned what a woman's power over men is": the mysterious life of Mata Hari

19-12-2021

"I have learned what a woman's power over men is": the ...

On August 7, 1876, Mata Hari was born - a spy and a courtesan surrounded by a halo of mystery. This woman became a legend during ...

20 photos proving that people were much more stylish in the past

19-12-2021

20 photos proving that people were much more stylish in the past

No matter what times you consider "good old", many of you honor the past. And these photos show people who appreciated style, taste ...

Restaurants in Tuscany are again using "wine windows" made in the Middle Ages during the plague

19-12-2021

Restaurants in Tuscany are again using "wine windows" made in ...

Coronavirus times require medieval measures. At least that's what they thought in Tuscany. In this picturesque Italian region, they ...

Having sex in the Middle Ages was very difficult

19-12-2021

Having sex in the Middle Ages was very difficult

Forget about romance, about beautiful ladies in distress and noble knights in shining armor on a white horse. Because it was very ...

43 amazing historical photos that you may not have seen yet

18-12-2021

43 amazing historical photos that you may not have seen yet

Amazing and dramatic photos that will make you experience a variety of emotions. Even if you have seen some of these pictures, they ...

German family discovered the tombstone of the "real" Snow White

18-12-2021

German family discovered the tombstone of the "real" Snow White

In the German city of Bamberg, a tombstone of an aristocrat who lived in the XVIII century was found. Few people know her real ...

Decree after decree: how would you get rid of your property in 1917-18

18-12-2021

Decree after decree: how would you get rid of your property ...

Step by step, decree by decree — at first you have a measured life, an apartment, savings and other property, and after a few ...