History

To love in Russian: in peasant huts, retreated to sex

07-12-2021

To love in Russian: in peasant huts, retreated to sex

We know that in Russian families was always full of kids and the family was large and close-knit. Several generations were born, ...

20 mysterious historical pictures that you won't understand without an explanation

07-12-2021

20 mysterious historical pictures that you won't understand ...

Sometimes you look at the picture and think — what is going on here, why is it here, how did it happen and what kind of things ...

10 things that would happen if all the money disappeared

07-12-2021

10 things that would happen if all the money disappeared

Historians believe that metal objects used as money were first realized in 5000 BC. From that moment until now, they have evolved. ...

Jacob Riis: An immigrant photographer who shot an unknown half of New York

07-12-2021

Jacob Riis: An immigrant photographer who shot an unknown ...

In 1870, 21-year-old Jacob Riis immigrated from his native Denmark to the rapidly developing and growing New York. The young man ...

Terrible prototypes: 11 real murderers, bloody deeds which have become subjects for Hollywood movies

06-12-2021

Terrible prototypes: 11 real murderers, bloody deeds which ...

Their photos can be found only in the materials of criminal cases about crimes they've committed. Murderers, "famous for" the most ...

The most sophisticated crimes with the most unpleasant outcome

06-12-2021

The most sophisticated crimes with the most unpleasant outcome

Who does not like a good movie about the robbery, where the thieves come down from the ceiling and take the goods to millions of ...

Polish Jews through the eyes of Alter Katzizne. Amazing pictures!

05-12-2021

Polish Jews through the eyes of Alter Katzizne. Amazing pictures!

There was a man with a funny name Alter Katzizne. He was a writer and playwright, and even a poet in some ways. A couple of his ...

30 colorized historical photos that tell about the events of the past

05-12-2021

30 colorized historical photos that tell about the events of ...

Colorization is a unique method of "coloring" pictures, which gives historical photographs a second life, and sends us on a journey ...

10 photos of the Great Smog in London

05-12-2021

10 photos of the Great Smog in London

On December 5, 1952, one of the most terrible environmental events in the history of England took place. "Great Smog" (Eng. Great ...

Absinthe is a genius for mediocrity, but death is for a true genius

05-12-2021

Absinthe is a genius for mediocrity, but death is for a true ...

Absinthe, undoubtedly, can be called a professional drink of intellectuals, artists and poets. In the XIX century, it was believed ...

7 facts about Mologa, the Russian Atlantis of the 20th century

05-12-2021

7 facts about Mologa, the Russian Atlantis of the 20th century

The once thriving city was flooded in 1941 during the construction of the Rybinsk reservoir, one of the largest in the world. There ...

The Cocaine Bear, or the Story of how an American policeman became a famous drug dealer

04-12-2021

The Cocaine Bear, or the Story of how an American policeman ...

"On September 11, 1985, a resident of the town of Knoxville, Tennessee, found the corpse of an unknown white man on the path ...

The touching story of Mikhail Lomonosov's German love

04-12-2021

The touching story of Mikhail Lomonosov's German love

Many great people had a peculiar idea of relationships and were not particularly loyal. The Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov ...

Historical pictures of criminals of the 1930s and 1940s

03-12-2021

Historical pictures of criminals of the 1930s and 1940s

These pictures and details of the arrest were taken from old news newspapers of the American city of New Castle and allow us to ...

The strange story of Dora Rathjen-Hitler's favorite athlete and ... man

03-12-2021

The strange story of Dora Rathjen-Hitler's favorite athlete ...

Nowadays, in big sports, sometimes there are questions to athletes who are suspected of being men. Modern scientists are well aware ...

12 Best Playboy Covers

03-12-2021

12 Best Playboy Covers

On December 1, 1953, the first issue of the men's magazine Playboy appeared on newsstands in Chicago. The publication was published ...

8 powerful historical photographs that truly immersive films can be based on

03-12-2021

8 powerful historical photographs that truly immersive films ...

To go back in time, you don't need to reinvent a time machine. All you have to do is look at old photographs that will take you ...

8 powerful historical photographs that truly immersive films can be based on

03-12-2021

8 powerful historical photographs that truly immersive films ...

To go back in time, you don't need to reinvent a time machine. All you have to do is look at old photographs that will take you ...

Riding an electric car: how the passengers of the Titanic and other liners trained

03-12-2021

Riding an electric car: how the passengers of the Titanic and ...

The journey from Europe to America on an ocean liner at the beginning of the XX century took almost a week. It is clear that the ...

"Like the devil from incense": how did this phrase appear and what other smells are the evil spirits afraid of

03-12-2021

"Like the devil from incense": how did this phrase appear and ...

Smells have always played a big role in people's lives. Many of them have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes, which ...

Misha Pedan and the best pictures from his photo album "The End of a beautiful era"

02-12-2021

Misha Pedan and the best pictures from his photo album "The ...

This photo book took first place in many European competitions. Most of the frames included in it were shot in Kharkiv.

14 surprising and frightening facts people have recently learned

02-12-2021

14 surprising and frightening facts people have recently learned

Life isn't just about cute animals, fun artwork, and helpful stories. Our world is full of inconvenient historical and scientific ...

Why did the" sun King " Louis XIV disgust women

02-12-2021

Why did the" sun King " Louis XIV disgust women

King Louis XIV of France, whom the courtiers called the "Sun King", is a very popular person in literature and cinema. We know this ...

10 women of easy virtue, whose names are firmly entrenched in history

02-12-2021

10 women of easy virtue, whose names are firmly entrenched in ...

While much is known about such historical figures as King Louis XV, Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and King Charles II, few people know ...

The most dizzying photos from the construction of New York skyscrapers

02-12-2021

The most dizzying photos from the construction of New York ...

In 1884, the construction of the first skyscraper was started in Chicago. It had as many as 10 floors! However, at the beginning of ...

Photos taken at a good moment - from an era when it wasn't fashionable yet

01-12-2021

Photos taken at a good moment - from an era when it wasn't ...

Photos randomly taken at a very good moment existed before the era of smartphones and digital photography. Photographers captured ...