History

Fabulous photochromes of 1900s New York

28-11-2021

Fabulous photochromes of 1900s New York

The stunning photochromic postcards released by the Detroit Publishing Company showcase 1900s New York in all its colorful splendor.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

28-11-2021

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

The concepts of female beauty change every few decades — different types of figures, aristocratic faces and other signs of a ...

Mysterious Indochina: 100 years ago

27-11-2021

Mysterious Indochina: 100 years ago

The Indochina Peninsula, located in southeast Asia, is a favorite destination for tourists all over the world. Myanmar, Thailand, ...

Never give up! The story of the Englishman who died and deceived Hitler

27-11-2021

Never give up! The story of the Englishman who died and ...

In April 1943, off the coast of the Spanish town of Huelva, fishermen picked up a drowned man in the uniform of a British Marine ...

Mistress of Africa Al-Kahina: The witch the Arabs feared

27-11-2021

Mistress of Africa Al-Kahina: The witch the Arabs feared

In the Islamic world, men reign supreme and their authority is unshakable. Therefore, the Arab chronicles, which describe the ...

Why do bras have a bow sewn on the front

27-11-2021

Why do bras have a bow sewn on the front

We have already talked about how a small bow appeared on women's underpants. But the secrets of women's underwear did not end ...

Color photographs of women of the Russian Empire at the beginning of the XX century

26-11-2021

Color photographs of women of the Russian Empire at the ...

This amazing collection of color portraits shows women of different classes from different regions of imperialist Russia at the ...

Partisan Simon Seguan: how a girl in shorts became a symbol of Resistance

26-11-2021

Partisan Simon Seguan: how a girl in shorts became a symbol ...

18-year-old Simone Segouin, also known under the pseudonym Nicole Minet, was determined to rid France of fascism. She joined the ...

Sold into slavery and killed in the Alps, what was the end of children's crusade, the terrible adventure of the middle Ages

26-11-2021

Sold into slavery and killed in the Alps, what was the end of ...

In 1212, Europe has gone mad. Was started the next crusade to Jerusalem. This time to liberate the Holy Sepulchre has gathered the ...

6 reasons why ancient statues have such small penises

26-11-2021

6 reasons why ancient statues have such small penises

Many are surprised to note that the ancient statues of gods and heroes have catastrophically small penises. It seemed that the cult ...

Love and the bomb: how, because of problems in the family, a resident of Kiev almost killed 176 people

26-11-2021

Love and the bomb: how, because of problems in the family, a ...

On August 17, 1988, a Tu-154B plane with 176 people on board took off from Kiev to Kuibyshev (now Samara). Among them was ...

Incredible examples before and after restoring old photos from a Ukrainian retoucher

25-11-2021

Incredible examples before and after restoring old photos ...

Sometimes one photo can be the last physical connection, the last straw between two people, which gradually, unfortunately, ...

How the prostitutes of New Orleans lived 100 years ago

25-11-2021

How the prostitutes of New Orleans lived 100 years ago

From luxurious palaces to crumbling huts, these 1912 black-and-white photographs show how New Orleans prostitutes lived a hundred ...

Reincarnation exists? Twins of celebrities from the past

24-11-2021

Reincarnation exists? Twins of celebrities from the past

The belief that people live on land, some lives seem quite reasonable when you look at these pictures. Recently at the University ...

Stars of the 80s: young, bright and unbridled

24-11-2021

Stars of the 80s: young, bright and unbridled

The 1980s were a truly revolutionary decade — in everything related to fashion, music, cinema, etc. Here are some candid (and ...

Black Maria: like a French fortune-teller predicted the death of Napoleon, but he didn't believe her

23-11-2021

Black Maria: like a French fortune-teller predicted the death ...

There are amazing people who do not like history and think that history — it's boring, unclear and uninteresting. But writer ...

Russian Amazons and German vampires: 7 world-famous criminal couples

23-11-2021

Russian Amazons and German vampires: 7 world-famous criminal ...

Most crimes are committed by men, but some women are not a step behind them. These bandits received sentences and went down in ...

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two thousand Macedonian ships go?

23-11-2021

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two ...

By the age of 30, Alexander, the son of King Philip of Macedon, had become the ruler of a vast empire from Greece to India. Even ...

12 rivers that changed the course of history

23-11-2021

12 rivers that changed the course of history

Of the tens of thousands of rivers crossing the Earth's surface, a select few have shaped the course of human history. From the ...

What were the school supplies in the Soviet Union

23-11-2021

What were the school supplies in the Soviet Union

Politsvet pencils, metal rulers and protractors, wooden pencil cases and the famous Kohinor pencils - let's remember together what ...

Moments of the past: how did a young lady of 100 years ago

22-11-2021

Moments of the past: how did a young lady of 100 years ago

Concepts of beauty change and behaviour undergo significant changes, and over time from the past no trace remains. Only written ...

Did everyone wake up on Monday?

22-11-2021

Did everyone wake up on Monday?

Knocker-up or Knocker-upper is a forgotten profession in England and Ireland, which consisted in waking people up to work. It ...

Vivid pictures of everyday life in Thailand in the 1970s

21-11-2021

Vivid pictures of everyday life in Thailand in the 1970s

Thailand has now become for many both a place for a beach holiday, and a country where you can taste delicious dishes, and a place ...

The Golden cage: how the life of Russian tsarinas

21-11-2021

The Golden cage: how the life of Russian tsarinas

In Imperial times women had no power over him. The sphere of influence of the peasant and the boyar wives was limited to raising ...

How venereal diseases were treated in the old days: lead weights, a whip and mercury ointments

21-11-2021

How venereal diseases were treated in the old days: lead ...

Despite the fact that sexually transmitted diseases have been known for more than one century, they were effectively treated ...

Braveheart: 7 women to whom we should be grateful for the victory of equality

21-11-2021

Braveheart: 7 women to whom we should be grateful for the ...

One of the main achievements of the XX century is the establishment of equality between people. Including gender equality. And, of ...