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Why is the Queen of pin-up Bettie page spent 10 years in a psychiatric hospital

20-01-2021

Why is the Queen of pin-up Bettie page spent 10 years in a ...

It is called the Queen of pin-up: pretty Betty was famous for posing for photographs to create seductive images. But then something ...

Fast food and beer: how to eat people of the middle Ages every day?

20-01-2021

Fast food and beer: how to eat people of the middle Ages ...

You may have the question: how do scientists could learn what people ate hundreds of years ago? Because in the Middle ages, only ...

The dark years: Armenia in the early 90s

19-01-2021

The dark years: Armenia in the early 90s

In the history of Armenia was a different era, but one of them stands out. Despite the short historical duration of 3-4 years, she ...

Lying of collaborationists

19-01-2021

Lying of collaborationists

After the liberation of German-occupied territories of European countries thousands of women who were in relationships with German ...

As cat walked into the sea

19-01-2021

As cat walked into the sea

Who said that cats don't like water? Well, maybe dislike, but certainly not afraid. And these historic photos prove it. See how ...

John D. Rockefeller and Laura Spelman: billions of austerity and 50 years of family idyll

18-01-2021

John D. Rockefeller and Laura Spelman: billions of austerity ...

John D. Rockefeller made history as the first dollar billionaire. At the time of the 2000-ies he was the richest man in history. ...

This white temple in Thailand is heaven and hell

18-01-2021

This white temple in Thailand is heaven and hell

Wat Rong Khun, better known as the White Temple of Thailand, was built with a very simple idea. Its creator, Chalerchai Kositpipat, ...

The Russian Empire in color photographs of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky

18-01-2021

The Russian Empire in color photographs of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky

These color pictures were taken between 1909 and 1912 years, photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) with the ...

MOST IMPACT WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHERS OVER 100 YEARS

17-01-2021

MOST IMPACT WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHERS OVER 100 YEARS

On the eve of International Women's Day, we present an overview of the 20 most talented women photographers of the 20th century, ...

Princess — victims of harassment of their Royal fathers and brothers

17-01-2021

Princess — victims of harassment of their Royal fathers and ...

In our time, victims of harassment in the family can get help. But recently they were accused of corruption. Protection did not ...

20 fascinating photos of Moscow of the beginning of the last century

16-01-2021

20 fascinating photos of Moscow of the beginning of the last ...

Often when viewing images of the modern capital to the viewer many questions arise: in what form preserved architecture of the ...

1600 euros and two bottles of whiskey: how adidas bought the rights to three stripes

15-01-2021

1600 euros and two bottles of whiskey: how adidas bought the ...

In 1916, in Helsinki, there was a small workshop under the guise of Sportartiklar Oy Ab. They sold skis, ski poles and other winter ...

Ladies in bulky dresses: as in the past, women had to cope with toilet

15-01-2021

Ladies in bulky dresses: as in the past, women had to cope ...

How was it possible to live, work, dance, and hygiene in such clothes? In Soviet times, the guides amused as old paintings, where ...

10 impressive photos of sugar flood in Boston

14-01-2021

10 impressive photos of sugar flood in Boston

100 years ago the United States was one of the strangest disasters of the twentieth century: part of Boston was flooded sticky ...

Top 10 most beautiful castles in France

14-01-2021

Top 10 most beautiful castles in France

Castles and palaces of France — the best "storytellers" rich history of the country. They saw the lives of kings and courtiers, ...

All the inheritance down the drain: the strangest items from the wills stars

14-01-2021

All the inheritance down the drain: the strangest items from ...

The stars have original thinking: this is evident not only in their work but is evident even after their death. Think the cat-the ...

Young Alice: portraits of children from Lewis Carroll

14-01-2021

Young Alice: portraits of children from Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, whose real name was Charles Dodgson Lutwidge, writer, famous for children's books "Alice in Wonderland" and "Alice ...

13 cult movies that flopped at the box office

13-01-2021

13 cult movies that flopped at the box office

Some films are able to instantly conquer their audience. Whether, for example, "Star wars" or "Titanic", which broke at the time ...

Natalie Paley, granddaughter of the Emperor, conquered the Western catwalks and movie screens

12-01-2021

Natalie Paley, granddaughter of the Emperor, conquered the ...

It was called the Queen of Paris, she was the first Princess on the catwalk, her beauty admired Saint-exupéry, Remarque and ...

Life Current Heh: the tragic fate of the last Korean Princess

12-01-2021

Life Current Heh: the tragic fate of the last Korean Princess

The history of the last Korean Princess from the Li dynasty is not like a fairy tale. Political games, betrayal, and loneliness ...

Very strange things which excited the ancient Egyptians

11-01-2021

Very strange things which excited the ancient Egyptians

What do we know about Ancient Egypt? Cleopatra, papyrus, pyramids, mummies... and dildos? In General, the representatives of an ...

10 Jan 1897 man was first introduced a vaccine against plague

09-01-2021

10 Jan 1897 man was first introduced a vaccine against plague

The Creator of this vaccine, microbiologist Vladimir Khavkin, injected himself. The beginning of a self-fulfilling prophecy of ...

Why didn't pay the heavy "Beast of Omaha" — a German who killed 2000 Americans

09-01-2021

Why didn't pay the heavy "Beast of Omaha" — a German who ...

The allied landings in Normandy in the early summer of 1944, can be called the most tragic page in the history of the us army. ...

The wind of change: the famous city from one angle in the past and present

09-01-2021

The wind of change: the famous city from one angle in the ...

Over the last hundred years, the world has changed so much that it is hard to imagine how many have disappeared and appeared. Many ...

Ouija — restless photographer who was everywhere

09-01-2021

Ouija — restless photographer who was everywhere

Old photos are always of interest. But there's just old photos and got a photo taken of Widgeon. It's something very special even ...

The most beautiful universities in the world

09-01-2021

The most beautiful universities in the world

Some universities don't just offer students an abundance of knowledge, they also give them a great place to get that knowledge.