History

Like beasts of the nineteenth century people were friends

09-12-2020

Like beasts of the nineteenth century people were friends

Us always fascinating vintage images from the era of cumbersome cameras and elegant costumes. It seems that with animals the people ...

Terribly uncomfortable shoes medieval women

08-12-2020

Terribly uncomfortable shoes medieval women

In Europe in the XIV-XVII centuries was widespread women's shoes on a very thick sole — COPINE, zoccoli or panelle. It is ...

10 sexual traditions of the Ancient world, which will lead to shock modern man

07-12-2020

10 sexual traditions of the Ancient world, which will lead to ...

Although conservatives argue that modern society has become too free in his manners compared to the pious ancestors, some of the ...

Die inhabitants of Pompeii

07-12-2020

Die inhabitants of Pompeii

Pompeii, the ancient Roman town near Naples, was buried under a layer of volcanic ash in the eruption of mount Vesuvius on 24 ...

Wedding dress — 200 years of history

07-12-2020

Wedding dress — 200 years of history

The history of wedding dresses over one hundred years. The bride's attire is constantly changing, following fashion: the dresses ...

Daily life in Soviet Georgia in 1976 at the photos of the Swedish photographer

06-12-2020

Daily life in Soviet Georgia in 1976 at the photos of the ...

Until 1936, the Russian-language Tbilisi city called Tiflis, and from August of that year, official form and became closer to ...

The most impressive shots of life of American workers beginning of the XX century

06-12-2020

The most impressive shots of life of American workers ...

26 September 1874 was born the famous American photographer Lewis Hein (Lewis Hine). In the early twentieth century he worked as a ...

The origin of doctoral sausage and herring under a fur coat: 10 unexpected facts about familiar foods

06-12-2020

The origin of doctoral sausage and herring under a fur coat: ...

We have long been accustomed to these dishes, but few know where they came from, what has been done before and became popular. ...

Ability to plan for the next 500 years, or what the strength of Britain

05-12-2020

Ability to plan for the next 500 years, or what the strength ...

British journalist of Russian origin, Karina Cockrell a few years ago, I wrote a strong and impressive text. It was about the ...

The Polish Jews through the eyes of al Kacyzne. Stunning pictures!

05-12-2020

The Polish Jews through the eyes of al Kacyzne. Stunning ...

Once there lived a man with a funny name Alter Kacyzne. He was a writer and playwright and sometimes poet. A couple of his plays ...

Jacob Riis: photographer immigrant who was shot an unknown half of new York

05-12-2020

Jacob Riis: photographer immigrant who was shot an unknown ...

In 1870, the 21-year-old Jacob Riis emigrated from Denmark in a thriving and growing new York. The young man had $ 40 in his ...

10 pictures of the Great smog in London

05-12-2020

10 pictures of the Great smog in London

5 December 1952 was one of the worst environmental events in the history of England. "The great smog" (eng. Great Smog) tightly ...

The crucifixion from schizophrenia and heroin cough: the strangest methods of treatment

04-12-2020

The crucifixion from schizophrenia and heroin cough: the ...

Remember how the media was in a fever, when in 2015, the year in West Africa, broke the Ebola epidemic? Scientists and authorities ...

On the waves of memory: how we lived and played in the courtyards of our childhood

03-12-2020

On the waves of memory: how we lived and played in the ...

The yard of our childhood was the focus of all, all fun and games, all rules and concepts, the measure of relations and mycelium of ...

Skinny wife not to take and other regulations of family life in Russia

02-12-2020

Skinny wife not to take and other regulations of family life ...

Family — a responsible job. If today we live in a civilized world and adhere to certain rules of morality, that in ancient times ...

Riding on electrocore: how to train passengers of the Titanic and other ships

02-12-2020

Riding on electrocore: how to train passengers of the Titanic ...

The path from Europe to America on an ocean liner of the early XX century took almost a week. It is clear that the passengers ...

The 12 best cover of Playboy

01-12-2020

The 12 best cover of Playboy

1 Dec 1953 at newsstands in Chicago first issue of men's magazine Playboy. The edition was published with a circulation of 70 ...

Photos taken at the right moment, from the era when it was not yet fashionable

30-11-2020

Photos taken at the right moment, from the era when it was ...

Photos, randomly done in very good time, existed before the era of smartphones and digital photography. Photographers have captured ...

Looked like a freshman then and now

29-11-2020

Looked like a freshman then and now

"Another time it was!" — say you're absolutely right. Today sometimes can not tell how old schoolgirl and a 20-year-old girls ...

"Girl phantom" from Krasnoyarsk: the mystery of the photos taken 100 years ago

29-11-2020

"Girl phantom" from Krasnoyarsk: the mystery of the photos ...

In 2015, the Krasnoyarsk regional Museum has received a request to photograph the sights of Krasnoyarsk, made during the reign of ...

The Construction Of The Empire State Building

28-11-2020

The Construction Of The Empire State Building

Since its construction in 1931 until the completion of the North tower of the world trade center in 1972, the Empire state building ...

100-year photo shoot is the oldest of all the surviving colour photographs

26-11-2020

100-year photo shoot is the oldest of all the surviving ...

English engineer and photographer Mervyn O’Gorman (Mervyn O’Gorman) (1871-1958) was a pioneer of color photography. ...

Unknown photos of Bruce Lee from the family archive

26-11-2020

Unknown photos of Bruce Lee from the family archive

Today, November 27 in honor of the birthday of Bruce Lee published photos from his family archive. What man in childhood parodied ...

Incredible examples of before and after restoration of old photos from a Retoucher

25-11-2020

Incredible examples of before and after restoration of old ...

Sometimes one photo can be the last physical connection the last straw between two people that gradually, unfortunately, fades and ...

Have blue legends

25-11-2020

Have blue legends

Before the blue paint was produced from semi-precious mineral lapis lazuli, it was expensive and very valuable, but then the ...

The partisan Simon SEGUIN: like a girl in shorts has become a symbol of Resistance

24-11-2020

The partisan Simon SEGUIN: like a girl in shorts has become a ...

18-year-old Simon SEGUIN (Simone Segouin), also known under the alias Nicole Mine (Nicole Minet), was determined to save France ...