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To death is nice: celebrities who died during sex

10-06-2021

To death is nice: celebrities who died during sex

Let's be honest, there are many people who would not refuse to breathe their last breath in the arms of a lover. Although, of ...

What happened to the main TV beauties of the 1990s and 2000s? Remembering your favorite faces

10-06-2021

What happened to the main TV beauties of the 1990s and 2000s? ...

In the 1990s, our TV flourished. New, bright voices began to sound, and beautiful young faces appeared. Most of the broadcasts were ...

The story of the brave Katherine Sloterback, who killed 140 rattlesnakes and made a dress out of them

08-06-2021

The story of the brave Katherine Sloterback, who killed 140 ...

We know many stories when a person, forced to protect himself and his loved ones, did incredible things. But among all of them, ...

"Killed a spy or a woman on the run?": I would say, in the end, the mystery of the "women of Isdale"

08-06-2021

"Killed a spy or a woman on the run?": I would say, in the ...

In 1970 in the valley Isdale in Norway passers-by found the burnt body of a woman. What at first looked like an accident, start to ...

The story of Isaac and Rose, Slave children from New Orleans, 1863

08-06-2021

The story of Isaac and Rose, Slave children from New Orleans, ...

The boy and the girl looked at the camera. They were old enough to understand their task: to stand still, hands clasped, and direct ...

What schoolgirls looked like before and now

08-06-2021

What schoolgirls looked like before and now

In the Russian Empire, girls studied in gymnasiums and institutes of noble maidens. We have collected photos with pupils from ...

4 Ancient Roman amphitheaters still functioning today

07-06-2021

4 Ancient Roman amphitheaters still functioning today

Two thousand years ago, the mighty Roman emperors not only ruled over half of the world but also built large stadiums called ...

The goddess of America, the fairy of the mountain, and Washington defeating the Tiger: vintage manga on the theme of US history

06-06-2021

The goddess of America, the fairy of the mountain, and ...

A specialist in the history of Japan and East Asia, Nick Kapur, opened a Twitter thread with drawings from an 1861 Japanese book ...

What Volgograd looked like in the 1980s

06-06-2021

What Volgograd looked like in the 1980s

In 1985, the Moscow publishing house "Soviet Russia" released a large album called "Volgograd", collecting the works of five Soviet ...

A thousand-year-old mummy of a Buddhist monk has a brain and skeleton preserved in perfect condition

05-06-2021

A thousand-year-old mummy of a Buddhist monk has a brain and ...

The mummified body of a thousand-year-old Buddhist monk still has the bones and brain intact. This was revealed by a CT scan. The ...

Japanese posters of times of the flu pandemic of 1918

05-06-2021

Japanese posters of times of the flu pandemic of 1918

The flu epidemic of 1918 started in Japan in late August and has become a national epidemic in November of the same year. Experts ...

The blonde did not know! 22 rare photos of the legendary actress Marilyn Monroe

04-06-2021

The blonde did not know! 22 rare photos of the legendary ...

Marilyn Monroe, perhaps the most famous blonde in the world, and even with a heavy destiny. We used to see it in the way — ...

The artist showed what historical celebrities could be today

03-06-2021

The artist showed what historical celebrities could be today

Becca Saladin is a graphic designer who has been drawing since childhood. Since childhood, she has also been interested in history. ...

What started Black Friday: the story of the legendary sale

02-06-2021

What started Black Friday: the story of the legendary sale

Black Friday-a traditional American post-Thanksgiving sale that causes a lot of excitement — has a long history. First they ...

20 crazy inventions of the past that baffle us

01-06-2021

20 crazy inventions of the past that baffle us

The twentieth century is full of inventions that have changed our lives: television, computer, airplane. However, among them there ...

"Codex Gigas": where is the book written by the devil himself now?

01-06-2021

"Codex Gigas": where is the book written by the devil himself ...

In the first half of the XIII century, a novice of a poor Czech monastery wrote a book that, because of its huge size, was called ...

29 most expensive and crazy PR moves in history

31-05-2021

29 most expensive and crazy PR moves in history

Advertising surrounds us from all sides. And if anyone can put up ads on the entrances or order a video on television, then only ...

4 incredible cases of survival in desperate situations

31-05-2021

4 incredible cases of survival in desperate situations

None of us is immune from life-threatening emergencies. We will tell you about four terrible cases when people took advantage of a ...

A tribe of cannibals from the inside: the cannibals of New Guinea who ate the Rockefeller Foundation 60 years ago

31-05-2021

A tribe of cannibals from the inside: the cannibals of New ...

Blood-curdling stories about the cannibals didn't seem like fiction when reviewing a series of stunning images from photographer ...

Aztec tower made of human skulls discovered in Mexico City

30-05-2021

Aztec tower made of human skulls discovered in Mexico City

A tower of human skulls found in central Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire. ...

Two against all: a touching love story of a Nazi and a Jewish woman

30-05-2021

Two against all: a touching love story of a Nazi and a Jewish ...

On March 30, 1943, 46-year-old Willy Schultz shot another German soldier and voluntarily surrendered to Soviet partisans. And all ...

Diego Maradona, his Women and his Children: Life as an Argentine TV Series

29-05-2021

Diego Maradona, his Women and his Children: Life as an ...

Diego Maradona was a complicated man. One of those whose difficult nature is better to look at, keeping a distance. In any case, he ...

How ideas about sexuality have changed over the past 60 years

29-05-2021

How ideas about sexuality have changed over the past 60 years

66 years ago, the first issue of Playboy magazine was published in Chicago with the inimitable Marilyn Monroe on the cover. The ...

All the best at once: how Russian stars dressed in the 1990s

29-05-2021

All the best at once: how Russian stars dressed in the 1990s

The fashion of the 90s was also impressive in Russia. We have collected 20 images of Russian stars that will prove it. It's time to ...

From stickers and Velcro to pacemakers: 10 random ingenious inventions

29-05-2021

From stickers and Velcro to pacemakers: 10 random ingenious ...

Our world is being changed by engineers and accidents! We will tell you about the most interesting cases when chance met a "bright ...

Yogi hypnotizing a chicken, or The story of one unusual picture

29-05-2021

Yogi hypnotizing a chicken, or The story of one unusual picture

This picture has been roaming for many years on social networks and forums both in the foreign and in the Russian-speaking segment ...