History

The myths that we were told in history lessons and we believe in them

07-06-2020

The myths that we were told in history lessons and we believe ...

Due to the effect of the illusion of truth (the tendency to believe that the information is true when it is repeated many times), ...

As Alaska became our and why it was sold to the Americans

07-06-2020

As Alaska became our and why it was sold to the Americans

More than a century, the Russian Empire owned Alaska and the adjacent Islands until 151 years ago, Alexander II did not give these ...

Girl-Indigo: the story of a short but colorful life of the extraordinary Sasha Putri

06-06-2020

Girl-Indigo: the story of a short but colorful life of the ...

A girl named Sasha putrya has gone down in history as a talented artist, author of numerous children's poems and illustrations, and ...

"Yes, I brush put!": the British learned that his pot made by an ancient civilization

05-06-2020

"Yes, I brush put!": the British learned that his pot made by ...

The most simple and insignificant things can have amazing story and represent great value. It is well-known archaeologists and ...

Looked like Volgograd in 1980-ies

05-06-2020

Looked like Volgograd in 1980-ies

In 1985 the Moscow publishing house "Soviet Russia" issued a big album called "Volgograd", collected works of five Soviet ...

BANNO-laundries industrial complexes, public house, or "factory clean", which forged the Great Victory?

05-06-2020

BANNO-laundries industrial complexes, public house, or ...

Worn to death, not bending from arthritis fingers corroded by the lye skin and tons of Laundry. These were everyday women of bath ...

The sons of Death, servant of Kali: a secret sect of tugof-Stranglers

04-06-2020

The sons of Death, servant of Kali: a secret sect of ...

The notoriety of sophisticated killers got Indian tight (Thai), which was "the most bloodthirsty bandits in the history of ...

Strange and frightening equipment of the Victorian era

03-06-2020

Strange and frightening equipment of the Victorian era

It is difficult to imagine that these bulky machines of the Victorian era, more reminiscent of the guns for the sophisticated, ...

The millennial mummy of a Buddhist monk, the brain and skeleton are preserved in perfect condition

03-06-2020

The millennial mummy of a Buddhist monk, the brain and ...

From the mummified body of a Buddhist monk, which is a thousand years, still intact bone and brain. It revealed computed ...

Forget what you were taught in school: the facts that ceased to be true

31-05-2020

Forget what you were taught in school: the facts that ceased ...

Everything changes over time. And even those facts that you were previously believed to be concrete, after some time can change. ...

Iran in 1901 in the lens of Anton Quite

30-05-2020

Iran in 1901 in the lens of Anton Quite

Anton sevrjugin (1830-1933) was the official photographer of the Imperial court of Iran, his Studio was one of the most successful ...

In Mexico city discovered the Aztec tower of human skulls

29-05-2020

In Mexico city discovered the Aztec tower of human skulls

Tower of human skulls, found in the center of Mexico, has generated new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec ...

The brightest moments of the struggle of African Americans for their rights

27-05-2020

The brightest moments of the struggle of African Americans ...

At the Lincoln memorial in Washington sounded "I Have a dream" – famous speech of a black preacher Martin Luther king, which has ...

As bathed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and still managed to keep the decency of those times

27-05-2020

As bathed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and ...

Some clarity came only after studying the Wikipedia: Bathing machine (in Russia and Austria-Hungary was known as a bathing van) — ...

Girls, set the tone in the pinup fashion 1950s

25-05-2020

Girls, set the tone in the pinup fashion 1950s

At Christie's last auction, which incorporates many designs of the pinup culture of the 50s. the Pinup was the gloss that time and ...

What were the offices a hundred years ago

25-05-2020

What were the offices a hundred years ago

We all know what it looks like today's typical office desks with computers, office equipment, water cooler… Someone is lucky ...

The story of the legendary ointment "Asterisk"

24-05-2020

The story of the legendary ointment "Asterisk"

Legendary ointment "Asterisk" appeared in the pharmacies of the Soviet Union in about 70 years. I remember her literally ...

Muscovite in 1956 in pictures LIFE photographer Lisa Larsen

24-05-2020

Muscovite in 1956 in pictures LIFE photographer Lisa Larsen

LIFE magazine once again shares his archives, now we will see the daily life of Moscow, which captured one of the favorite of ...

What was Moscow in the 90-ies

24-05-2020

What was Moscow in the 90-ies

We offer you to remember Moscow 90 years, since the early Popov and Luzhkov. Crush on every street corner. Tracksuits and denim ...

9 odd jobs of our ancestors

23-05-2020

9 odd jobs of our ancestors

If you believe the predictions of the Economist, in the near future robots will replace accountants, retailers and Telecom ...

This crazy, vivid London black and white photo of the 1930-ies

23-05-2020

This crazy, vivid London black and white photo of the 1930-ies

30th steel British capital a time of great change: the city finally switched from gas lighting to electric, horse-drawn carriages ...

Glucose, Bilan, Alsou and 10 local musicians in the first clip now

22-05-2020

Glucose, Bilan, Alsou and 10 local musicians in the first ...

We offer you a little ride in a time machine and see how different local musicians since the release of their first clip. I can not ...

The researchers plan to rescue the Viking ship with the king and Queen

22-05-2020

The researchers plan to rescue the Viking ship with the king ...

Norwegian archaeologists began excavations at the burial site of the Viking ship with the bodies of the king and Queen on Board. ...

As the Leningrad zoo survived the siege

20-05-2020

As the Leningrad zoo survived the siege

The siege of Leningrad — one of the most terrible pages in the history of the city. The harsh winter of 1941-1942 completed what ...

Urinal de Paris: surprisingly thoughtful nineteenth-century public toilets of Paris

20-05-2020

Urinal de Paris: surprisingly thoughtful nineteenth-century ...

In the old era photographer Charles Marville was a dedicated enthusiast free photos. As strange as it may sound, in the XIX century ...

15 fashion trends of the 70's who went away and promised not to return

19-05-2020

15 fashion trends of the 70's who went away and promised not ...

The style of the 70-ies can be described as diverse and eclectic. If 60 years marked the beginning of a global youth revolt in the ...