History

The tallest man on earth lived in the Russian Empire

20-08-2021

The tallest man on earth lived in the Russian Empire

Almost the whole world knew Fyodor Andreevich Makhnov at one time. The fact is that he was the tallest person. With a weight of 182 ...

Why people in Spain run from bulls: the history of the San Fermin holiday in Pamplona

20-08-2021

Why people in Spain run from bulls: the history of the San ...

Every year in the middle of summer, videos and photos from the San Fermin Festival, which takes place in the Spanish city of ...

Lawyer of God: lawyer from Kenya demands to punish those responsible for the torture and death of Christ

20-08-2021

Lawyer of God: lawyer from Kenya demands to punish those ...

Ostap Ibragimovich Bender in the novel "The Golden Calf" planned to seize power in Denmark: "Why did the Danes torture their Prince ...

"Fruit machine" for gays and other conspiracy theories that turned out to be pure truth

20-08-2021

"Fruit machine" for gays and other conspiracy theories that ...

Recently, conspiracy theories and everything that, one way or another, concerns conspiracies have become popular. People talk about ...

What did household appliances of the last century look like

19-08-2021

What did household appliances of the last century look like

Since a person began to wear clothes, he faced the question of how to wash them. The need for washing clothes has existed at all ...

What did the very first gadgets look like, without which we can no longer imagine our life

19-08-2021

What did the very first gadgets look like, without which we ...

Today's generation of children can no longer imagine a smartphone not with a touch screen, but with buttons. And the first phone in ...

Born in a shirt: 10 amazing rescue cases that are hard to believe

19-08-2021

Born in a shirt: 10 amazing rescue cases that are hard to believe

There is such an expression "to be born in a shirt". This is usually said about a person who manages to avoid difficulties and even ...

"British pet Massacre": why people voluntarily killed 750,000 cats and dogs

19-08-2021

"British pet Massacre": why people voluntarily killed 750,000 ...

Fear, fuss, panic, mass hysteria… All these are invariable companions of war. When the newspapers write about the approaching ...

How popular Soviet cartoons were created

19-08-2021

How popular Soviet cartoons were created

Anyway, the best cartoons of Soviet childhood can be safely called the creativity of the Soyuzmultfilm studio. Over the years of ...

The times when there were no iPads yet, and children were playing outside

19-08-2021

The times when there were no iPads yet, and children were ...

The technologies of the XXI century have become firmly embedded not only in our lives, but also in the lives of our children. Now ...

British subcultures of the 1970s and 1990s

19-08-2021

British subcultures of the 1970s and 1990s

Gavin Watson's photographs depicting participants in the youth subcultures of England in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Mostly ...

Why do the French kiss the village waitress on the fifth point

19-08-2021

Why do the French kiss the village waitress on the fifth point

Perhaps some time on vacation, animators offered you to play bowls on the beach. A simple game in which you need to throw your ball ...

About ugly women, or "I won't drink that much"

18-08-2021

About ugly women, or "I won't drink that much"

A Pikabu user under the nickname vad. nes shared his rather contradictory opinion about how much women's appearance has changed ...

Gay bars of the XVIII century: a pleasure that could have cost your life

18-08-2021

Gay bars of the XVIII century: a pleasure that could have ...

Being caught in the so-called "molly's houses" was not just dangerous — in the XVIII century it could easily lead a man to the ...

Corrupt love during the war: rare photos of British soldiers found in French brothels during the First World War

17-08-2021

Corrupt love during the war: rare photos of British soldiers ...

These images were digitized from negatives that once belonged to Lieutenant William Noel Morgan (William Noel Morgan). His ...

Louis XIV: The God-given Sun King who ruined France

17-08-2021

Louis XIV: The God-given Sun King who ruined France

Louis XIV de Bourbon, who was named Louis the God-given at birth, will forever remain in history as the most luxurious European ...

The 10 Most Creepy ways to hide your face

15-08-2021

The 10 Most Creepy ways to hide your face

Since the man came up with clothes, he constantly tried to cover his face as well. The reasons for this were different every ...

15 atmospheric photos from the LIFE archive for the Woodstock anniversary

14-08-2021

15 atmospheric photos from the LIFE archive for the Woodstock ...

50 years ago, from August 15 to 18, 1969, in Woodstock, New York, the music festival "Fair of Music and Arts" or simply Woodstock ...

12 photos proving that the beauty of previous generations is unique

13-08-2021

12 photos proving that the beauty of previous generations is ...

You will probably agree with the idea that photographs from past centuries have some charm. Yes, in the past, photographs were ...

Ms. Zheng: as a prostitute became Queen of Chinese pirates

13-08-2021

Ms. Zheng: as a prostitute became Queen of Chinese pirates

The sea is still, you are a woman or a man, if you can hold in their hands an army of 70,000. Chinese Chin si could — she started ...

20 photos from the secret Masonic party in 1972, from which goosebumps

11-08-2021

20 photos from the secret Masonic party in 1972, from which ...

On December 12, 1972, Marie-Helene de Rothschild, a member of the most influential family among the world's nobility, arranged a ...

10 most famous womanizers in history

10-08-2021

10 most famous womanizers in history

Men from this list went down in history not only as great commanders and rulers but also as famous womanizers and lovers. Here is a ...

TV series from childhood: top 4 action movies that can not be reviewed

09-08-2021

TV series from childhood: top 4 action movies that can not be ...

There are things that seem to exist outside of time. The past years have even made them better, like wine. And there are movies and ...

Find out where your home would have been at a time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth

08-08-2021

Find out where your home would have been at a time when ...

Have you ever wondered where you would have lived in the era of dinosaurs? A scientist from California has created an interactive ...

Sex and syphilis: how Ivan the Terrible, Maupassant and Beethoven suffered from the disease of the century

04-08-2021

Sex and syphilis: how Ivan the Terrible, Maupassant and ...

The famous personalities of the past were just people. Someone drank, someone was not averse to quarreling, and someone loved sex ...

Pioneers: what models did the history of automakers begin with

01-08-2021

Pioneers: what models did the history of automakers begin with

In every person's life, the first, uncertain step is always also the most important. With cars, exactly the same parsley. Without ...