History

Iconic photos of Max Alpert about the history of the USSR

23-10-2021

Iconic photos of Max Alpert about the history of the USSR

The people and events captured on film become part of history, telling us the truthful facts about how "it all really happened." In ...

15 times Kate Middleton and Megan Markle were dressed uniformly, and we can't decide who looked better

23-10-2021

15 times Kate Middleton and Megan Markle were dressed ...

No matter what the reason, Kate Middleton and Megan Markle seem to always have the right outfit. And quite often they shared ...

The most depraved scenes in the history of art

23-10-2021

The most depraved scenes in the history of art

Do you think that pornography has appeared quite recently? And here it is not! The fantasy of our distant ancestors went far beyond ...

An amazing story about the boy Lev

23-10-2021

An amazing story about the boy Lev

A story that all of us should know. In one Moscow school, a boy stopped going to classes. He doesn't go for a week, Leva didn't ...

Sergey Krikalev is the most famous Russian cosmonaut after Gagarin, who was "forgotten" in space

23-10-2021

Sergey Krikalev is the most famous Russian cosmonaut after ...

In February 1994, the first flight of a Russian cosmonaut on an American spacecraft took place. This was the flight of Sergei ...

20 stunning black and white photos of Italian screen stars of the 60s and 70s

23-10-2021

20 stunning black and white photos of Italian screen stars of ...

A wonderful selection of pictures taken by one of the first Italian paparazzi, and later by the star photographer Tazio ...

The Captain from Kepenik: how the shoemaker robbed the Town Hall and made Kaiser Wilhelm laugh

23-10-2021

The Captain from Kepenik: how the shoemaker robbed the Town ...

When Kaiser Wilhelm learned the story of the captain from Kepenik, he laughed until tears came. He personally pardoned a man who ...

How the Belarusian Jew Meyer Lansky became the criminal king of the United States

22-10-2021

How the Belarusian Jew Meyer Lansky became the criminal king ...

Meyer Lansky is one of the most successful gangsters in the history of the United States. He was born into a poor Jewish family, ...

The story of Sir William Stead, a fighter against pedophiles, or How to buy a 13-year-old virgin in London

22-10-2021

The story of Sir William Stead, a fighter against pedophiles, ...

In Britain of the 19th century, girls who reached the age of 13 were recognized as adults. This was not at all surprising, because ...

Tunisia of the late 19th century on old colored postcards

22-10-2021

Tunisia of the late 19th century on old colored postcards

These magnificent colored postcards show Tunisia in all its splendor: here are busy streets, impressive architecture, and just the ...

Princess Diana in bicycles in the photo of the 1990s

22-10-2021

Princess Diana in bicycles in the photo of the 1990s

Princess Diana, who was called the people's princess, was a favorite of the British. She was a princess, a volunteer and a fashion ...

Hijacked a tank and swung with Stallone — how our grandparents had fun in their youth

21-10-2021

Hijacked a tank and swung with Stallone — how our ...

In the OldSchoolCool section on Reddit, users share bright stylish photos of their grandparents, from whom you can learn the love ...

Two Da Vinci's "Giocondes", a newly made face of the sphinx and other secrets of world art

21-10-2021

Two Da Vinci's "Giocondes", a newly made face of the sphinx ...

After all, Socrates was an intelligent man. "I know I don't know anything"—how true that is. You can live for a thousand years, ...

Retrofoto from the series "What the fuck?!"

21-10-2021

Retrofoto from the series "What the fuck?!"

Analyzing old archives, you can stumble upon something that involuntarily raises a natural question: "What the hell is this?!" ...

The collection is simple and stunning photographs of the Soviet era

21-10-2021

The collection is simple and stunning photographs of the ...

The past has passed and will never return, but examining a bundle of old pictures, you can again feel an attack on paper and light ...

Money, infidelity, arrests, syphilis: the lives of six wives of the most dangerous gangsters in history

20-10-2021

Money, infidelity, arrests, syphilis: the lives of six wives ...

What's it like to be the wife of the number one criminal? Someone replaced their spouses in business and unleashed criminal wars, ...

Treasures electrician Ilyina, or How the Soviet collector and overcame the Hermitage

20-10-2021

Treasures electrician Ilyina, or How the Soviet collector and ...

When in 1993 in the Ukrainian city of Kirovohrad died a pensioner Alexander Borisovich Ilyin, nobody could even imagine that he ...

Marina Tsvetaeva's great love: 5 beloved poetesses who changed her life

19-10-2021

Marina Tsvetaeva's great love: 5 beloved poetesses who ...

The whole life of the poetess Marina Tsvetaeva was spent on the edge of a nerve, every event was reflected in her work, every ...

The fate of the imprisoned "Stranger". By stage to Siberia

19-10-2021

The fate of the imprisoned "Stranger". By stage to Siberia

About the amazing fate of Sofia Kramskoy, the daughter of the artist I.N. Kramskoy, who posed for the painting "Stranger". About ...

"Blood opening": what is the essence of bloodletting treatment, which often had the opposite effect

19-10-2021

"Blood opening": what is the essence of bloodletting ...

Nowadays, a person has access to modern medical technologies and methods of treatment, and often even has the opportunity to choose ...

Luxury tattoos of the Victorian era: cherubs, dragons and coats of arms

19-10-2021

Luxury tattoos of the Victorian era: cherubs, dragons and ...

We are used to seeing unbearably serious people in decent closed clothes in old photographs. But there are also such pictures where ...

When her husband the Emperor, but a pervert: as the granddaughter of Yaroslav the Wise became the heroine of a sex scandal

19-10-2021

When her husband the Emperor, but a pervert: as the ...

The daughter of Kyiv Prince Vsevolod Eupraxia was married at the age of 12. Kiev chronicler her laconic mother, became a wife, ...

Chinatown in San Francisco before the 1906 earthquake

19-10-2021

Chinatown in San Francisco before the 1906 earthquake

Between 1839 and 1860, due to the ongoing opium wars, many Chinese left for the United States in search of a better life, attracted ...

The 11 Greatest Practical Jokes of All Time that have Misled Many People

19-10-2021

The 11 Greatest Practical Jokes of All Time that have Misled ...

For those who think that the drawing of a friend in a hostel on April 1 is something impressive, there is clearly something to ...

Why used to hunt on horseback in the forests, but today it is difficult to walk even on foot

19-10-2021

Why used to hunt on horseback in the forests, but today it is ...

In the old paintings we see that earlier in the forests they hunted in large companies and on horseback. At the same time, it all ...

How the "Steel Grandfather" Gustav Hokansson put cycling champions to shame

19-10-2021

How the "Steel Grandfather" Gustav Hokansson put cycling ...

Sometimes ordinary people, accustomed to hard daily work, are able to put titled athletes behind their belts. This was the case ...