History

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

31-08-2021

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 body of an unknown white man on the path leading ...

Unconquered: The story of a Japanese partisan who fought for another 30 years after the end of the war

31-08-2021

Unconquered: The story of a Japanese partisan who fought for ...

Neither time nor political changes will break the spirit of a real fighter. A soldier who continued to wage guerrilla warfare in ...

Knickers of Queen Victoria, sex furniture of King Edward and other things of the nobility, sold for a lot of money

30-08-2021

Knickers of Queen Victoria, sex furniture of King Edward and ...

Many history lovers dream of having royal things in their collections, but the price of such a desire is quite high. The underwear ...

Alberto Vargas-the artist who made pin-up a trend

29-08-2021

Alberto Vargas-the artist who made pin-up a trend

Among all the genres of modern visual art, pin-up can be considered the most popular. Paintings in the poster style, with ...

North Korea before Kim Jong-un is a paradise for tourists

28-08-2021

North Korea before Kim Jong-un is a paradise for tourists

It is today that only the bravest tourists visit North Korea, and in the 70s and 80s, citizens of communist countries went there en ...

"I don't want to die!": the diary of a 15-year-old Jewish woman killed in the Nazi ghetto has been found

28-08-2021

"I don't want to die!": the diary of a 15-year-old Jewish ...

The heroine of this heartbreaking story was Renia Spiegel, a 15-year-old Jewish woman originally from Poland. The girl was killed ...

"Threads", arcs and ticks: the evolution of eyebrows from Marlene Dietrich to Cara Delevingne

28-08-2021

"Threads", arcs and ticks: the evolution of eyebrows from ...

Over the past century, the shape of women's eyebrows has undergone many changes-from drawn threads to natural wide contours, which ...

Then and now: have the cities of Europe changed much in a hundred years?

28-08-2021

Then and now: have the cities of Europe changed much in a ...

A hundred years ago, in the 1920s, the German photographer Kurt Hilscher actively traveled around Europe, releasing several albums ...

Black Widow: Four women whose marriage led to the grave

27-08-2021

Black Widow: Four women whose marriage led to the grave

The Black Widow is a species of spiders whose females tend to eat the males after mating. The people called" black widows " women ...

Facts about rock and roll history that most people don't know about

27-08-2021

Facts about rock and roll history that most people don't know ...

The rock and roll genre has a vibrant history rooted in the American experience. But what is the origin of rock music?

6 ridiculous accidents that led to the death of kings of the past

27-08-2021

6 ridiculous accidents that led to the death of kings of the past

It is not customary to give the Darwin Prize retroactively, but many characters in the story could have earned it. Kings, tsars, ...

A waking nightmare: 5 terrible crimes committed on Halloween

26-08-2021

A waking nightmare: 5 terrible crimes committed on Halloween

Watching thrillers, pumpkin lamps and a lot of sweets — for most people, Halloween has become an occasion to gather once again ...

"And the tsar is naked!": foreigners were struck by nude photos of Emperor Nicholas II

26-08-2021

"And the tsar is naked!": foreigners were struck by nude ...

Users of the English-language Internet have discovered the nudes of the last Russian emperor Nicholas II and can not calm down in ...

Why have men massively stopped wearing hats since the second half of the 20th century

26-08-2021

Why have men massively stopped wearing hats since the second ...

For centuries, hats have played an important role in men's wardrobe, performing utilitarian, decorative and even symbolic ...

The striking similarity of Hollywood celebrities and their historical counterparts

25-08-2021

The striking similarity of Hollywood celebrities and their ...

Of course, the appearance of each person is unique, even identical twins as they grow up, it becomes not so difficult to ...

What were the punks like 30 years ago

25-08-2021

What were the punks like 30 years ago

Those who are not familiar with the culture of the punk and hardcore scene of Los Angeles in the 1980s are unlikely to have heard ...

Sit down! The story of the dog Pep, who received a life sentence because of a fake accusation

25-08-2021

Sit down! The story of the dog Pep, who received a life ...

The federal prison of the state of Pennsylvania is primarily known for the fact that the legendary gangster Al Capone served his ...

"Hitler's secret weapon": disgusting chocolate that even soldiers didn't eat

25-08-2021

"Hitler's secret weapon": disgusting chocolate that even ...

This unpresentable chocolate bar is part of the American army rations of the Second World War. We tell you why you could break your ...

Has the Bigfoot mystery been solved? Possible ancestors of the Yeti have been found

25-08-2021

Has the Bigfoot mystery been solved? Possible ancestors of ...

Sir David Frederick Attenborough is one of the most famous TV naturalists. He has created many wonderful projects about wildlife, ...

Almost 13 Things that were Once Considered Devilish Creations

24-08-2021

Almost 13 Things that were Once Considered Devilish Creations

The general hysteria about the threat of Satanism was not limited to the 1980s alone in the United States. If you go deeper into ...

The everyday life of the" Orleans Saltychikha " Delphine Lalori: murders, tortures, experiments on people

24-08-2021

The everyday life of the" Orleans Saltychikha " Delphine ...

Since school, we know the story of the landowner Daria Nikolaevna Saltykova, nicknamed "Saltychikha", who tortured and killed her ...

13 children's photos of the most odious people in the world

24-08-2021

13 children's photos of the most odious people in the world

Let's see what the most odious personalities of the world looked like in childhood, starting from Hitler, ending with Chikatilo. I ...

10 types of unusual weapons of the Middle Ages

24-08-2021

10 types of unusual weapons of the Middle Ages

Before the advent of computer games, people had little entertainment, except for killing each other with the help of all sorts of ...

But women's heels has nothing to do with who is actually in Russia called henpecked

23-08-2021

But women's heels has nothing to do with who is actually in ...

In the past, the word pussy had a completely different meaning. It is not meant a man who's mistreating his wife, and belonged to ...

Who was the real prototype of the hero of the cult film "Voroshilov shooter"

23-08-2021

Who was the real prototype of the hero of the cult film ...

The novel "A Woman on Wednesdays", based on which the film "Voroshilov Shooter" was shot in 1999, was written by the writer Viktor ...

Directory fetish lingerie French company Diana Slip from the distant 1920-ies

23-08-2021

Directory fetish lingerie French company Diana Slip from the ...

Not vintage erotic photography from vintage catalog, which advertised fetishistic underwear late 1920-ies. A shot of this beauty is ...