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Why Jacqueline Kennedy was considered beautiful

30-09-2021

Why Jacqueline Kennedy was considered beautiful

Jacqueline Kennedy is one of those women about whom no one will say – she is ordinary. Many believe that Jacqueline was a ...

Rostov "Fantomas": The bloody history of the Tolstopyatov brothers gang

30-09-2021

Rostov "Fantomas": The bloody history of the Tolstopyatov ...

The gang of "Fantomas" kept Rostov-on-Don in fear for five long years. This gang has 14 armed robberies and several human lives on ...

The story of Australian Romeo and Juliet, who broke with the whole world for the sake of their love

30-09-2021

The story of Australian Romeo and Juliet, who broke with the ...

If Australia is the most dangerous continent on the planet, then the Gibson Desert located in the west of the continent is its most ...

Evolution of the Victoria's Secret Underwear Catalog

30-09-2021

Evolution of the Victoria's Secret Underwear Catalog

The Victoria's Secret underwear brand was founded in 1977 by a guy named Roy Raymond, who wanted to create a place where you could ...

The 24 Most Ruthless Leaders in human history

30-09-2021

The 24 Most Ruthless Leaders in human history

"One man's hero is another man's villain!" says a well-known aphorism. No matter how much someone emphasizes the effectiveness and ...

Rats, mines, tuberculosis and other unpredictable things related to each other

29-09-2021

Rats, mines, tuberculosis and other unpredictable things ...

What do dogs and Velcro have in common? And between painting and nuclear weapons? If you say nothing, you will be very mistaken. In ...

Eleanor of Aquitaine: how the blonde princess conquered medieval Europe

29-09-2021

Eleanor of Aquitaine: how the blonde princess conquered ...

It is known that medieval minstrels never skimped on flattery and, quite often, sang the virtues of beautiful ladies, which they ...

From personal archives – touching family photos of actors loved since childhood

29-09-2021

From personal archives – touching family photos of actors ...

This issue is a post of warm lamp nostalgia, a selection of photos from the family archives of many beloved Soviet actors and other ...

From the old to the new: 30 cases in skilled hands transformed things

29-09-2021

From the old to the new: 30 cases in skilled hands ...

People consume more and more things. Now, even phones without a removable battery, because either, the device will die before the ...

The Riddle of Fate: How the Soviet pilot Ivan Datsenko became the leader of an Indian tribe

29-09-2021

The Riddle of Fate: How the Soviet pilot Ivan Datsenko became ...

According to the official version, the pilot Ivan Datsenko died in 1944 over Lviv. Unofficially, he fled to Canada, where he became ...

Color photographs of the First World War that were taken as if yesterday

29-09-2021

Color photographs of the First World War that were taken as ...

More than a hundred years have passed since the end of the First World War. Many generations have passed since then. When you look ...

The most mysterious deaths of famous people: from Osama bin Laden to Princess Diana

28-09-2021

The most mysterious deaths of famous people: from Osama bin ...

When a public person suddenly dies, the hype and rumors surrounding his death cannot be avoided. Some fans refuse to believe that ...

Sexual slavery, orgies, legalized pedophilia: how the ancient Romans would shock a modern person

28-09-2021

Sexual slavery, orgies, legalized pedophilia: how the ancient ...

Ancient Rome is the foundation of modern civilization. The Eternal City has given us jurisprudence, principles of government, and a ...

The Princess of Midnight: The Mystery of Evdokia Golitsyna, the hostess of the St. Petersburg salon

28-09-2021

The Princess of Midnight: The Mystery of Evdokia Golitsyna, ...

Princess Evdokia Golitsyna was one of the most famous personalities of the XIX century. Perfectly educated and charming, she drove ...

Start the time machine: 25 photos of grandparents who recreated their grandchildren

27-09-2021

Start the time machine: 25 photos of grandparents who ...

Of course, none of you have seen your grandparents at a very young age. But, turning over the pages of the family album, we are ...

23 stunning shots of Stanley Kubrick

27-09-2021

23 stunning shots of Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick is a famous director and screenwriter who had a huge influence on American cinema. His talent was already ...

Faces of British crime of the XIX century

27-09-2021

Faces of British crime of the XIX century

What did the petty criminals of the XIX century look like? We offer you a look at the faces of English prisoners held in a penal ...

The national question, or were our heroes Russian

27-09-2021

The national question, or were our heroes Russian

It seems that the answer to the question — to which nationality the epic heroes belonged is obvious. But do not rush to write ...

5 deadly situations from which a person emerged victorious

26-09-2021

5 deadly situations from which a person emerged victorious

Survival in extreme situations requires a person's endurance and unshakable faith that there are no hopeless situations. We present ...

13 vintage photos in which people are haunted by the shadow of an unknown person in a hat

26-09-2021

13 vintage photos in which people are haunted by the shadow ...

For the first time, the shadow of an unknown man in a permanent hat appeared in photos of the 1920s, almost imperceptibly gliding ...

The country of poor billionaires: how inflation led Germans to strip clubs

25-09-2021

The country of poor billionaires: how inflation led Germans ...

After the First World War, Germany found itself in an economic hole. For the maintenance of the army, the government recruited ...

Father Yod and his "Family": the amazing story of an American cult

25-09-2021

Father Yod and his "Family": the amazing story of an American ...

In 1969, a healthy food restaurant opened on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles-one of the first in the country, and possibly in the ...

Hunghutz: Chinese mafia has seized the far East of the Russian Empire

25-09-2021

Hunghutz: Chinese mafia has seized the far East of the ...

Translated from the Chinese "hunghutz" means "red beard". It is believed that the so-called one of the criminal clans of China, ...

It's time to turn off the lights, man: what was sex like in the Wild West

25-09-2021

It's time to turn off the lights, man: what was sex like in ...

If you think of old westerns, a picture comes to mind where two cowboys stand opposite each other, off-screen music sounds, their ...

Torture and other terrible methods of treating mental disorders

25-09-2021

Torture and other terrible methods of treating mental disorders

Until the end of the XVIII century, people with mental illnesses were considered not sick, but possessed by the devil, or witches ...

Tsarskoye Selo murderer: how a serial killer was in the service of the lyceum student A. S. Pushkin

25-09-2021

Tsarskoye Selo murderer: how a serial killer was in the ...

The Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, from the walls of which many glorious sons of Russia came out, keeps many secrets. There are also bloody ...