History

In the United States roleplayer fought battle axe from broke into the house armed criminal

11-11-2020

In the United States roleplayer fought battle axe from broke ...

Quite unexpected turn of events, expected 33-year-old Alex Lavell Rawls, who, armed with a gun, decided to kill a neighbor of his ...

Vintage photography of the heritage of the gold rush

11-11-2020

Vintage photography of the heritage of the gold rush

The irony of the California gold rush that first person who found gold in the region, James W. Marshall, died alone and without a ...

Frank and bold Spain in the illustrations 1900-ies

10-11-2020

Frank and bold Spain in the illustrations 1900-ies

One sultry summer days Professor of Spanish at the University of California in Los Angeles Maite Subare walked into an antique ...

A gambler, a Saint or a genius: 10 little-known facts about Leo Tolstoy

10-11-2020

A gambler, a Saint or a genius: 10 little-known facts about ...

109 years ago, November 10 (new style), 1910, gathering only the Essentials from your own home left Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. ...

Made in the USSR: legendary cosmetic products and their advertising campaigns

09-11-2020

Made in the USSR: legendary cosmetic products and their ...

Until 1917 cosmetics in Russia practically was not made. The pioneer becomes the trust "TEJA" (Trest essential oil essences), which ...

7 Russian girls, who knew the whole country

08-11-2020

7 Russian girls, who knew the whole country

Agree, after all, are usually famous all over the country or the world become when they reach adolescence. And before, when there ...

History of beauty — the famous "Rapunzel" of the XIX century

08-11-2020

History of beauty — the famous "Rapunzel" of the XIX century

In Europe of the XIX century long hair for women was the norm. And still, there were persons whose luxurious curls caused heated ...

Rare photos of North Korea from the early 20th century

08-11-2020

Rare photos of North Korea from the early 20th century

North Korea today — a mysterious country, closed to the entire world reserve of totalitarianism. Since the formation of the ...

Why Walt Disney in all his photos shows two fingers

06-11-2020

Why Walt Disney in all his photos shows two fingers

Studying the history of the Disney company, it is possible to notice an unusual thing: the company's founder Walter Elias Disney ...

1922: discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb

03-11-2020

1922: discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb

On 4 November 1922, discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt. The tomb is located in the valley of the Kings, and it is the ...

100 years of horror: like evolved zombies

02-11-2020

100 years of horror: like evolved zombies

Zombie creatures, which have always remained popular heroes of horror. In movies and TV series the walking dead would the worst way ...

Like hanging out in Africa half a century ago

02-11-2020

Like hanging out in Africa half a century ago

The late 60's, the sexual revolution, far South Africa, the apartheid regime — seemingly absolutely nothing in common. But take a ...

How drunk Russian writers: stories traktirschikov beginning of the XX century

02-11-2020

How drunk Russian writers: stories traktirschikov beginning ...

In January 1908 in the newspaper "Russian word" feuilleton appeared on the complex relations of Russian writers with alcohol.

16 the oldest extant miracle of everyday things

01-11-2020

16 the oldest extant miracle of everyday things

Today at the disposal of mankind is full of the latest technologies that come up almost every day and which are rapidly coming into ...

The traditions of Russian feast: 10 stacks for the road

31-10-2020

The traditions of Russian feast: 10 stacks for the road

Russian feast was notable not only for hospitality, excellent appetizers, but also with plentiful libation. And, if for some reason ...

Amazingly bright take retro pictures of Jacques-Henri Lartigue, as if made yesterday

31-10-2020

Amazingly bright take retro pictures of Jacques-Henri ...

Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) — perhaps the most famous "Amateur" in the history of photography. The art world discovered ...

History of hostage-taking, after which came the term "Stockholm syndrome"

31-10-2020

History of hostage-taking, after which came the term ...

The term "Stockholm syndrome" means a mental condition which allows a person subjected to theft or violence to feel sympathy and ...

20 historical photos you will not see!

28-10-2020

20 historical photos you will not see!

It would seem that we just don't know and never seen in the Internet age, when any information is available! But the historic ...

7 inventions made so well that they never needed improving

26-10-2020

7 inventions made so well that they never needed improving

In October 1873, Joseph Glidden, American farmer from Illinois, has applied for a patent on barbed wire, giving it the form in ...

Moscow — Siberia — Japan in 1980

26-10-2020

Moscow — Siberia — Japan in 1980

In the Olympic 1980 Japanese extreme tourists drove all over the Soviet Union. In this issue you will see Soviet spaces "of our ...

Norwegian airline showed what was fed into the aircraft half a century ago

26-10-2020

Norwegian airline showed what was fed into the aircraft half ...

Always curious to look into the past — for example, who would have thought that half a century ago, passengers on Board the ...

Looked like in the beginning, the things you now cannot do

23-10-2020

Looked like in the beginning, the things you now cannot do

We are so used to many things that surround us every day that we rarely think about the fact that once they looked quite different. ...

The 11 most beautiful women of the early XX century

22-10-2020

The 11 most beautiful women of the early XX century

The Edwardian era (the reign of the British king Edward VII — 1901 to 1910) is known for its beautiful and talented women. ...

Drove the tank and rocked with sly Stallone — how amused our grandparents in her youth

21-10-2020

Drove the tank and rocked with sly Stallone — how amused ...

In the section on OldSchoolCool Reddit users share bright stylish photos of their grandparents, from whom you can learn of love of ...

10 most expensive heists in history

18-10-2020

10 most expensive heists in history

It happens that the love of money causes people to turn to crime and theft is the most simple and effective way. In our review of ...

12 the worst architectural disasters

17-10-2020

12 the worst architectural disasters

Architect — responsible and difficult job, but we all make mistakes. Mistakes in construction can sometimes result in terrible ...