History

Kharkiv during the German occupation in color

30-06-2021

Kharkiv during the German occupation in color

Even after so many years, interest in the events of the Second World War does not fade. There are still disputes about the ...

Grandpa found an old well at home, from where he fished out a 500-year-old sword and other finds

30-06-2021

Grandpa found an old well at home, from where he fished out a ...

A pensioner from the UK accidentally discovered a medieval well with a depth of 5 meters under his house. There he found antique ...

Brave at heart: 7 women to whom we should be grateful for the victory of equality

30-06-2021

Brave at heart: 7 women to whom we should be grateful for the ...

One of the main achievements of the XX century is the establishment of equality between people. Including gender equality. And this ...

The last of the tribe: a single woman from the island of San Nicolas

29-06-2021

The last of the tribe: a single woman from the island of San ...

Children's writer Scott O'Dell had a novel called "The Island of Blue Dolphins", in which the main character lives on an island in ...

From personal archives: touching family photos of favorite actors from childhood

29-06-2021

From personal archives: touching family photos of favorite ...

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

Bath through the eyes of Russian artists

28-06-2021

Bath through the eyes of Russian artists

Foreigners consider the bathhouse to be the main entertainment in Russia. However, for Russians themselves, a bathhouse is a quite ...

The Great Depression in the United States in color

27-06-2021

The Great Depression in the United States in color

These images, taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are the only color photos ...

Declassified photos of the Great Patriotic War

26-06-2021

Declassified photos of the Great Patriotic War

On June 22, 1941, on Sunday, Nazi Germany and its allies attacked the Soviet Union: 190 divisions, more than 4 thousand tanks, 47 ...

Smoke with a rocker: how the smoking competitions were held in the USA of the 50s

25-06-2021

Smoke with a rocker: how the smoking competitions were held ...

In the old days, smokers lived much more freely: they were not expelled from public places, they were not frightened by terrible ...

Mad Patty: why a girl from high society joined the terrorists

24-06-2021

Mad Patty: why a girl from high society joined the terrorists

The rich heiress Patricia Hurst, brought up in the best traditions of high society, has entered the annals of forensic medical ...

Bo and Cucumber from "Kar-man": how Bogdan Titomir and Sergey Lemokh live today

24-06-2021

Bo and Cucumber from "Kar-man": how Bogdan Titomir and Sergey ...

In the early 1990s, Bogdan Titomir and Sergey Lemokh sang together in the popular "exotic-pop duet ""Kar-man". Today, it seems that ...

Miss "Russian colony": how emigration chose their beauty Queens

23-06-2021

Miss "Russian colony": how emigration chose their beauty Queens

Beauty contests are known from ancient times — many cities, towns, countries and peoples was elected the beauty Queen, pushing ...

A tale with a sad ending: star couples in which lovers died together

23-06-2021

A tale with a sad ending: star couples in which lovers died ...

There are sadder stories in the world than the one about Romeo and Juliet. Bonnie and Clyde, Princess Diana and Dodi Al-Fayed and ...

"Ethnoexotics" from around the world on autochromes (1907-1931)

23-06-2021

"Ethnoexotics" from around the world on autochromes (1907-1931)

As already noted, in the first third of the 20th century, there were several global projects in the world for systematic capture in ...

Go on a treasure hunt! 4 largest treasures that have not yet been found

22-06-2021

Go on a treasure hunt! 4 largest treasures that have not yet ...

Despite the best efforts of archaeologists, treasure hunters, divers and curious travelers, it was not possible to find all the ...

Forbidden photos: the Warsaw Ghetto in the summer of 1941

22-06-2021

Forbidden photos: the Warsaw Ghetto in the summer of 1941

German soldier-radio operator, photographer Willy Georg (Willy Georg) in the summer of 1941, while in Warsaw, illegally made his ...

Looks like the farmhouse in Ireland, which has retained the atmosphere of a century ago

21-06-2021

Looks like the farmhouse in Ireland, which has retained the ...

The newspaper with the news of the sinking of the Titanic from 1912, century-old canned food and personal items abandoned by the ...

How did the Apaches, the French gopniks of the early 20th century, influence world culture

21-06-2021

How did the Apaches, the French gopniks of the early 20th ...

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Paris was terrorized by gangs of Apaches, which made headlines all over Europe and ...

15 everyday things that have changed beyond recognition

21-06-2021

15 everyday things that have changed beyond recognition

Due to rapid technological development, our lives are constantly changing. If before not everyone had a landline phone, today ...

Epidemic every 100 years, or As self-cleaning planet

21-06-2021

Epidemic every 100 years, or As self-cleaning planet

There is a theory that every hundred years, our planet holds a "self-cleaning". Perhaps it may seem ridiculous to you, but if you ...

What did the first motorists wear

20-06-2021

What did the first motorists wear

As soon as the twentieth century began, the popularity of cars began to grow by leaps and bounds, and a market for specialized ...

Rare historical footage

20-06-2021

Rare historical footage

Have you ever seen the last specimen of an extinct quagga animal? And Madonna, chatting with Sting and Tupac? Then you are here. ...

Italian Alcatraz: former colony on the island of Santo Stefano is planned to be turned into a museum

19-06-2021

Italian Alcatraz: former colony on the island of Santo ...

Despite its grim reputation, abandoned prisons are often popular tourist destinations. The famous Alcatraz in the United States ...

27 creepy photos of an abandoned farmstead

18-06-2021

27 creepy photos of an abandoned farmstead

Deep in the woods of Maryland stands a house full of secrets. This late-19th-century farmstead is a kind of time capsule of a ...

Luxury flight in the seventies on a Boeing 747

18-06-2021

Luxury flight in the seventies on a Boeing 747

Air travel has experienced its golden age. Once upon a time, planes had much more space, a stylish interior, and a brighter design. ...

The 10 best UFC fighters of all time

18-06-2021

The 10 best UFC fighters of all time

The UFC has been around for a long time - 27 years to be exact. During this time, as part of the promotion, some of the greatest ...