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Soviet women of the 1980s

19-05-2021

Soviet women of the 1980s

Hope for the future and the first sips of freedom from Gorbachev's perestroika changed both the image and worldview of Soviet women ...

10 examples of the "butterfly effect" that completely changed the world

18-05-2021

10 examples of the "butterfly effect" that completely changed ...

Sometimes, a small and seemingly meaningless decision can change a lot. Some of the most significant events of the last century ...

Ran away with an acrobat: 7 loud sex scandals in Royal families of different countries

14-05-2021

Ran away with an acrobat: 7 loud sex scandals in Royal ...

These days, the scandals in the Royal family happen quite often, for example the refusal of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from his ...

Marshal Zhukov's favorite women

13-05-2021

Marshal Zhukov's favorite women

Zhukov's private life is ambiguous. It was stormy, confused, happy, and tragic. Despite the black-and-white Soviet principles and ...

Soviet intelligence officer laughs before being shot — and other amazing photos of the Second World War

13-05-2021

Soviet intelligence officer laughs before being shot — and ...

We offer you to remember the Second World War with the help of nine amazing photos. Some may even seem like perfectly ordinary ...

Evolution of Picasso's self-portrait: from 15 to 90 years

11-05-2021

Evolution of Picasso's self-portrait: from 15 to 90 years

If you look at this collection of self-portraits by Pablo Picasso and compare his first paintings with the latter, you will see ...

The tragic story of American Rapunzel: how the fate of the Sutherland sisters developed

11-05-2021

The tragic story of American Rapunzel: how the fate of the ...

In the days before movies, people had fun in other ways. For example, we went to the circus to admire those who were born different ...

Evita Peron: from a kept woman with a dark past to the first lady of Argentina

11-05-2021

Evita Peron: from a kept woman with a dark past to the first ...

On May 7, 1919, Maria Eva Duarte Peron, or simply Evita, as the Argentines affectionately called her, was born. She became famous ...

"Invincible": Russia and 4 other countries that cannot be conquered

10-05-2021

"Invincible": Russia and 4 other countries that cannot be ...

Throughout the history of mankind, many wars have occurred in the world, hundreds of rulers have changed, new cities and countries ...

The Boy in the Bubble: A dozen years waiting to die

10-05-2021

The Boy in the Bubble: A dozen years waiting to die

This case is very important in the history of medicine — not only because of the sad fate of the boy David Phillip Vetter, but ...

The Smile of absolute evil

08-05-2021

The Smile of absolute evil

It would seem that what can be terrible in such a simple and sincere expression of emotion as a smile? However, when you see a ...

Archaeologists found the mummy of the young bride with a dowry

05-05-2021

Archaeologists found the mummy of the young bride with a dowry

Intact ancient burial was discovered by archaeologists in the area of the Egyptian city of Luxor. In it was the mummy of a young ...

"What are you wearing when you go to bed?» — "A few drops of Chanel #5": 5 faces of famous perfumes

04-05-2021

"What are you wearing when you go to bed?» — "A few drops ...

100 years ago, on May 5, 1921, Chanel No. 5 perfume was first introduced in France. This was the first fragrance launched by the ...

6 mysterious disappearances of famous people

03-05-2021

6 mysterious disappearances of famous people

According to some sad statistics, over 4.5 million people have gone missing over the past 20 years. There are famous people among ...

What was Europe like after World War II

03-05-2021

What was Europe like after World War II

75 years have passed since the end of the Second World War, but still from time to time there are unknown materials about the war. ...

George H. W. Bush and other US presidents in their distant youth

02-05-2021

George H. W. Bush and other US presidents in their distant youth

Those who are interested in history and politics have a fairly good idea of what American presidents look like. Before they became ...

Bloody Chillingham: ghosts is the worst castle in the UK

30-04-2021

Bloody Chillingham: ghosts is the worst castle in the UK

The history of the castle Chillingham, built in the XII century, keeps many secrets and mysteries that to this day excites the ...

The life and death of Anna Geldi, the last witch from Switzerland

29-04-2021

The life and death of Anna Geldi, the last witch from Switzerland

Witch hunts claimed the lives of thousands of women-young and old-between the 14th and 18th centuries. Mass hysteria over ...

Mussolini was a dictator both in life and in bed and constantly demanded sex

28-04-2021

Mussolini was a dictator both in life and in bed and ...

On April 28, 1945, Italian partisans shot the leader of the Italian fascists, Benito Mussolini. The same fate befell his mistress, ...

12 space pioneers

28-04-2021

12 space pioneers

On April 28, 2001, the flight of the first space tourist – an American multi-millionaire of Italian origin, Dennis Tito, took ...

The truth about the feat of three Chernobyl divers who saved millions

25-04-2021

The truth about the feat of three Chernobyl divers who saved ...

The events of 35 years ago could have turned into a much greater tragedy if the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had ...

Fashion time travel: a girl in historic outfits was fascinated by the Network

25-04-2021

Fashion time travel: a girl in historic outfits was ...

Bernadette Banner (Banner Bernadette) examines the history of fashion, and does so in practice. In her collection many dresses from ...

The trailer will not move, there are no platforms left: Stalin's road of death in the Arctic

25-04-2021

The trailer will not move, there are no platforms left: ...

In the suburbs of Salekhard, the capital of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, almost on the Arctic Circle lie the remains of the ...

20 black-and-white portraits of a young Elizabeth II in the 1940s

24-04-2021

20 black-and-white portraits of a young Elizabeth II in the 1940s

When this girl was born in April 1926, no one imagined that she was destined to ascend to the throne. Her father, Albert, known as ...

The history of fashion shows from personal couturier to the " Buy " button on Instagram

24-04-2021

The history of fashion shows from personal couturier to the " ...

If you had tried to sneak into a fashion show with a camera in your hand 100 years ago, you would most likely have been thrown out ...

On the face of the terrible, kind inside: the life and death of bearded Julia, the ape woman from Mexico

23-04-2021

On the face of the terrible, kind inside: the life and death ...

She was born in an Indian tribe, was sold to a circus as a child, became famous all over the world as the ugliest woman, traveled a ...