History

What was the worst time to live in different countries?

09-09-2021

What was the worst time to live in different countries?

Humanity has experienced some pretty terrible things over the past 2,000 years, from wars to natural disasters and terrible ...

Russian trace in the Western gloss: fashion photos of Sergei Balkin of the 1940s

09-09-2021

Russian trace in the Western gloss: fashion photos of Sergei ...

Our mothers and grandmothers were able to hold glossy magazines with beauties in dresses from famous fashion houses in their hands ...

Color photos of beach life in Chile in the 1980s

09-09-2021

Color photos of beach life in Chile in the 1980s

These images were taken by photographer Don Terpstra, who captured beach life on Renyak in the 1980s. The beach of Renyaka is still ...

What the waters of Niagara hide: how the famous waterfall was repaired

08-09-2021

What the waters of Niagara hide: how the famous waterfall was ...

In 1969, the seething water flow that falls over the American waterfall (with two brothers — "Horseshoe" and "Veil" — it forms ...

10 amazing stories from the" life " of the Brooklyn Bridge

08-09-2021

10 amazing stories from the" life " of the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is much more than just an amazing architectural structure. This is part of the history of the United States. ...

A real growth of historical figures that will surprise you

08-09-2021

A real growth of historical figures that will surprise you

We were taught from school that Napoleon Bonaparte was a short man. Meanwhile, the Emperor of France was 169 cm tall, which for the ...

What is hidden behind the picture? Secrets of 12 covers of cult music albums

08-09-2021

What is hidden behind the picture? Secrets of 12 covers of ...

A music album is not only a collection of tracks, but also an example of fine art. Each cover carries a certain meaning, and behind ...

In 1986, Cleveland was attacked by ... balloons

08-09-2021

In 1986, Cleveland was attacked by ... balloons

In 1986, Cleveland, Ohio, proved that balloons, which we all consider a symbol of holidays and carnivals, can become a terrible ...

On a snow-white yacht: 20 vintage photos of Monroe, Hepburn and other stars at sea

08-09-2021

On a snow-white yacht: 20 vintage photos of Monroe, Hepburn ...

These cute black and white photos were taken many years ago, but they fully convey the charm (and some recklessness!) stars of the ...

Enemy of the state № 1: Jacques Mesrine — the robber, to whom France declared war

07-09-2021

Enemy of the state № 1: Jacques Mesrine — the robber, to ...

About Jacques mesrine written many books and filmed several movies. In France, it is the way it is today is contradictory and ...

The first compact camera Kodak No. 1: Instagram of the XIX century

07-09-2021

The first compact camera Kodak No. 1: Instagram of the XIX ...

133 years ago, a patent was obtained for a camera fueled with photographic film, and the Kodak trademark was registered. There was ...

The machinations of the devil or a gay scandal: why the commander of the Pope's guard, Alois Estermann, was shot

07-09-2021

The machinations of the devil or a gay scandal: why the ...

On the night of May 4, 1998, the 31st commander of the papal Swiss Guard, Alois Estermann, was killed in the Vatican. Next to the ...

Bonnie and Clyde: The Story of the Barrow Gang

07-09-2021

Bonnie and Clyde: The Story of the Barrow Gang

Bonnie and Clyde are the most famous pair of American robbers during the Great Depression. The Barrow gang is responsible for ...

History in color: photos of Russia in the early XX century, after colorization

06-09-2021

History in color: photos of Russia in the early XX century, ...

Planetzero project deals with the restoration and colorization of old photos. This treatment can infuse archival photographs new ...

The Bloody Sun of Russia: what kind of person was the Holy Baptist Prince Vladimir

06-09-2021

The Bloody Sun of Russia: what kind of person was the Holy ...

The grandson of Rurik and the son of Igor, Prince Svyatoslav, was a true pagan who preferred the battlefield to the Kiev prince's ...

Robots, knights and monsters: the mystical world of Jakub Rozalski

06-09-2021

Robots, knights and monsters: the mystical world of Jakub ...

Polish artist Jakub Rozalski was born in Krakow but lives in Hamburg. Paintings of Jakub is a real opportunity to make a journey ...

Shocking facts about the life and hygiene of women in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries

06-09-2021

Shocking facts about the life and hygiene of women in Europe ...

Modern people have become so quickly accustomed to the numerous benefits of civilization that it is now difficult to imagine how ...

Why did Europeans eat Egyptian mummies during the Middle Ages

06-09-2021

Why did Europeans eat Egyptian mummies during the Middle Ages

Europeans have not always been enlightened. During the Middle Ages, the Italian, French, and German nobility ate the powdered ...

Wonderland: A Fairy Tale about the Soviet Monolith

06-09-2021

Wonderland: A Fairy Tale about the Soviet Monolith

Photographer Jason Ashkenazi first visited Russia in 1991 on the eve of the August coup and has since returned here many times. The ...

Mysterious Indochina: 100 years ago

06-09-2021

Mysterious Indochina: 100 years ago

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

Scientists have explained why now 30-year-old women look younger than their peers in the past

05-09-2021

Scientists have explained why now 30-year-old women look ...

You may have noticed that today's 30-year-old women in most cases look much younger than their real age. And if you compare them ...

Standing before pyramids and had a different head: what secrets associated with the Egyptian Sphinx

05-09-2021

Standing before pyramids and had a different head: what ...

Length Egyptian Sphinx of 70 meters and a height of 20 meters. These dimensions make it the largest on the planet monument, carved ...

Snub-nosed in the share: how fraudster Mark Olmsted took death as an accomplice

05-09-2021

Snub-nosed in the share: how fraudster Mark Olmsted took ...

A person who knows that he will soon die is capable of the most desperate actions. Moreover, it does not cost him anything to cross ...

Paradise Lost: what is in an abandoned mansion worth 224 million dollars

05-09-2021

Paradise Lost: what is in an abandoned mansion worth 224 ...

The magnificent house, which is called the "American Versailles", is located in Pennsylvania. The huge building with luxurious ...

14 photos that show how the world around us is changing dramatically

05-09-2021

14 photos that show how the world around us is changing ...

We definitely live in a different world than the one our grandparents knew decades ago. It is interesting to look at photographs ...

Prostitution in the XVIII century: priestesses of love who got into the "Harris list"

05-09-2021

Prostitution in the XVIII century: priestesses of love who ...

It is not for nothing that they say that prostitution is the oldest profession, because it dates back to the times of Sumer and ...