History

The cure for all diseases: female circumcision in Victorian England

18-07-2021

The cure for all diseases: female circumcision in Victorian ...

"The state of excitation, which occurred very often after the operation is completely gone, the wound completely healed, the ...

They wrote Dexter from him: about the life of a psychopathic maniac, Pedro Rodriguez Filho

18-07-2021

They wrote Dexter from him: about the life of a psychopathic ...

On his account, hundreds of people were killed and his own father's heart was eaten. He struck terror into everyone around him and ...

He despised women and killed his mother: the real face of the Walt Disney animator

18-07-2021

He despised women and killed his mother: the real face of the ...

Many popular cartoons were created at the Walt Disney Studio. But Disney himself, according to the reviews of his relatives, was ...

What hairstyle was in fashion in the year of your birth: the 50 most popular haircuts

17-07-2021

What hairstyle was in fashion in the year of your birth: the ...

Trends are constantly changing, but often new is well forgotten old. Let's bring back some nostalgia? Find out what kind of styling ...

How to assess the strength and intensity of earthquakes

16-07-2021

How to assess the strength and intensity of earthquakes

On January 30, 1935, the American seismologist Charles Richter proposed a new way to describe the power of earthquakes, known today ...

10 inventions of the ancient Romans that changed the world

15-07-2021

10 inventions of the ancient Romans that changed the world

Despite the fact that the Roman Empire is more than 2,000 years old, its contribution to the world continues today. We usually ...

Harsh Romania of the 90s, where flocks of sheep blocked busy streets

14-07-2021

Harsh Romania of the 90s, where flocks of sheep blocked busy ...

Like the governments of all socialist countries, the Romanian Communists really wanted to surpass the Western countries in terms of ...

What did Canadian prostitutes of the 1940s look like

14-07-2021

What did Canadian prostitutes of the 1940s look like

In the first half of the XX century, the Canadian city of Montreal was known as the capital of sex tourism in North America. ...

These 13 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

14-07-2021

These 13 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

Does science fiction represent the future, or is it just inspiring future discoveries?

Why suicide that occurred in England from the early 20th century, was "Shakespeare"

14-07-2021

Why suicide that occurred in England from the early 20th ...

In September 1905 a small English town of Wickford, Essex, was shaken by a horrible event. 24-year-old wife of the priest of the ...

35 years in a wedding dress: the story of a love-crazed Eliza Donnithorne

14-07-2021

35 years in a wedding dress: the story of a love-crazed Eliza ...

Eliza Emily Donnithorne could have lived a happy and peaceful life, but instead she spent more than 35 years in seclusion and died ...

Belyany: perhaps the most unique river vessels in the world

13-07-2021

Belyany: perhaps the most unique river vessels in the world

If you ask what the belyans are, then few people will answer this question. But only some 100 years ago, these giant ships sailed ...

Looked like the processed photos before the Photoshop era

13-07-2021

Looked like the processed photos before the Photoshop era

Now very few people without photo editor and before publication of the picture in social networks it is certainly processed in ...

Photos from the past that are worth seeing

13-07-2021

Photos from the past that are worth seeing

The phrase "a picture instead of a thousand words" was coined by the American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911. These ...

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

12-07-2021

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

We bring to your attention a dozen tips published by the British edition of The Daily Mail, which were relevant before the outbreak ...

Picnic on the Pyramids: tourists in Giza during the British occupation

11-07-2021

Picnic on the Pyramids: tourists in Giza during the British ...

In the July heat, Egypt was finally opened to Russians: Vladimir Putin canceled the decree of 2015 that banned charter flights to ...

12 facts about the favorite children's fiction "Guest from the Future"

11-07-2021

12 facts about the favorite children's fiction "Guest from ...

For more than 35 years, the five-part film "Guest from the Future" has been one of the important elements of nostalgia for Soviet ...

12 masterpieces by Robert Falk, one of the first artists of the Russian avant-garde

10-07-2021

12 masterpieces by Robert Falk, one of the first artists of ...

Falk changed his style several times throughout his creative years. Either in fashion or in disgrace, he has always remained ...

7 legendary beauties who were proclaimed witches

10-07-2021

7 legendary beauties who were proclaimed witches

Many people envied these women. Beauty and an extraordinary mind made detractors accuse them of witchcraft. And it cost some their ...

"You can't love on the phone": the dramatic fate of comedian Lucille Ball

10-07-2021

"You can't love on the phone": the dramatic fate of comedian ...

Lucille Ball was an iconic figure in the film industry and still remains on the list of the best comedy actresses of the twentieth ...

They were the first: 11 subcompact cars of the early 20th century

10-07-2021

They were the first: 11 subcompact cars of the early 20th century

Subcompact cars appeared already at the dawn of the formation of the automotive industry. In those distant years, when cars only ...

A hundred years at lunch: how women washed, cleaned and cooked in the last century

10-07-2021

A hundred years at lunch: how women washed, cleaned and ...

We are constantly dealing with continuous progress, changes and additions in the field of technology — in particular, these are ...

4 most strange and perverted myths from the life of the gods of the Ancient World

09-07-2021

4 most strange and perverted myths from the life of the gods ...

Reading ancient legends, myths and legends, you can stumble not only on the epic moments of the victory of good over evil, but also ...

The Annexed Paradise: The Life and death of the last Princess of the Hawaiian Kingdom

08-07-2021

The Annexed Paradise: The Life and death of the last Princess ...

She was called the "princess of peacocks" at home and the "flower of civilization" - in a foreign land. She could have happily ...

Secrets of the Kennedy clan: from drugs to deaths

08-07-2021

Secrets of the Kennedy clan: from drugs to deaths

The Kennedy clan is one of the most powerful families of America. According to the degree of influence compare them with the ...

Crazy beauty techniques from the Past that make the hair stand on end

08-07-2021

Crazy beauty techniques from the Past that make the hair ...

Over time, ideas about female beauty changed, and sometimes the words "beauty requires sacrifices" had the most literal meaning. ...