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Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

04-07-2020

Interesting facts about the real Alice in Wonderland

4 July 1865 he published the first edition of the book of Lewis Carroll "Alice's adventures in Wonderland". "Alice in Wonderland" ...

Ladies in yellow. Legalized prostitution in the Russian Empire

02-07-2020

Ladies in yellow. Legalized prostitution in the Russian Empire

Until the beginning of XVIII century courtesan in Russia was on the free bread. The first monarch who introduced legislative ...

The Wehrmacht high: drugs in the service of the Third Reich

01-07-2020

The Wehrmacht high: drugs in the service of the Third Reich

At that time, the Red Army used the "front hundred grams" on the other side of the trenches, it was methamphetamines. Under the ...

10 creepy photos and stories that stand behind them

01-07-2020

10 creepy photos and stories that stand behind them

Impartial technique with photographic accuracy captures events in real life. Some of the pictures immediately caused a storm of ...

Maxim: photos of tsarist Russia

01-07-2020

Maxim: photos of tsarist Russia

We all know and love photography, Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky. Color footage of Imperial Russia is a unique treasure. But there's ...

The Kharkov during the German occupation in color

29-06-2020

The Kharkov during the German occupation in color

Even after so many years is still interested in the events of the Second world war. Still there are arguments about the ...

Great Russian inventions that changed the world

29-06-2020

Great Russian inventions that changed the world

Every year on the last Saturday of June in Russia marks Day of inventor and innovator. Our country is full of great scientists and ...

Looked like the historical figures in the movie and actually

28-06-2020

Looked like the historical figures in the movie and actually

Filmmakers and screenwriters, taking pictures of historical figures, often distorting history in the direction of drama and ...

A vanishing Italy in the images of cult photographer Gianni Berengo Gardena

28-06-2020

A vanishing Italy in the images of cult photographer Gianni ...

Gianni Berengo Gardin (Gianni Berengo Gardin) — one of the legendary Italian photographers, more than half a century he catches ...

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers, who lived three

27-06-2020

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers, who lived three

We already know the concept of "polyamory family" that consists of more than two people (and no, we are not talking about children ...

The great depression in the United States in color

27-06-2020

The great depression in the United States in color

These images, taken by photographers Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are the only colored photos, ...

Strikingly extravagant inventions of the XX century

26-06-2020

Strikingly extravagant inventions of the XX century

If Uncle Theodore was an engineer, he would have said so: "to invent something, you need first to think of something unnecessary". ...

How it really looked like ancient Greek sculpture

26-06-2020

How it really looked like ancient Greek sculpture

Nothing in our world forever. The same applies to unique works of art and architectural masterpieces, which for centuries lose ...

20 historical frames caught at the right moment

26-06-2020

20 historical frames caught at the right moment

Sometimes in order to get a good picture with an interesting plot, not necessarily to learn over the years and have a professional ...

40 impressive photos of the Korean war

25-06-2020

40 impressive photos of the Korean war

June 25, 1950 started the Korean war that turned the two parts of the once unified country into irreconcilable opponents. The ...

8 people who were acquitted too late

23-06-2020

8 people who were acquitted too late

June 23, 1912 born genius mathematician Alan Turing, who, despite all the scientific works and achievements, was accused of ...

10 weird sex toys from the past: riding simulator and the Nazi sex doll

22-06-2020

10 weird sex toys from the past: riding simulator and the ...

In modern stores for adults for sale is a lot of sophisticated toys, costumes and devices that everyone can find something to your ...

Declassified photos of the great Patriotic war

22-06-2020

Declassified photos of the great Patriotic war

On 22 June 1941, on Sunday, Nazi Germany and its allies attacked the Soviet Union: 190 divisions, over 4 thousands of tanks, 47 ...

The order of Malta and the Vatican – the smallest state in the world

22-06-2020

The order of Malta and the Vatican – the smallest state in ...

The famous state of Vatican city is not the only country located in the centre of Rome. Even in the Italian capital is the order of ...

Collection of archival footage, each of which tells a single story

21-06-2020

Collection of archival footage, each of which tells a single ...

Sometimes photos can tell much more than the history books. It is such pictures from different countries and different time periods ...

The theory of bullying: what have suffered wife of albert Einstein

21-06-2020

The theory of bullying: what have suffered wife of albert ...

Today marks 138 years since the birth of the great theoretical physicist albert Einstein. Like many other geniuses, Einstein was, ...

The last peaceful summer of pre-war Paris, 1939

21-06-2020

The last peaceful summer of pre-war Paris, 1939

These photos, this year marks 80 years. They did the LIFE magazine photographer William VanDiver during his prewar trip to the ...

As women living in Eastern harems, or what is not told in romantic movies

20-06-2020

As women living in Eastern harems, or what is not told in ...

The word "harem" most of the people come up with colorful painting — the abundance of seductive half-dressed women, bubbling ...

Margaret Gorman, the first "Miss America"

20-06-2020

Margaret Gorman, the first "Miss America"

Beauty contest "Miss America" may seem an absolute anachronism, but he really was of great importance. In 1921 Margaret Gorman was ...

18 personnel who are unlikely to understand the current 18-year-old

20-06-2020

18 personnel who are unlikely to understand the current ...

Those born in 1998, this year eighteen years old. Imagine that most of these already quite adult people have no idea about how to ...

What to wear for the first motorists

20-06-2020

What to wear for the first motorists

Barely had time to begin of the XX century, the popularity of cars began to grow by leaps and bounds, and there is a market of ...