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20 historical frames caught at the right moment

26-06-2022

20 historical frames caught at the right moment

Sometimes, in order to get a good picture with an interesting plot, it is not necessary to study for years and have a professional ...

The Walking Dead: a traditional parade in honor of the Day of the Dead was held in Mexico

26-06-2022

The Walking Dead: a traditional parade in honor of the Day of ...

Although Halloween used to have a sacred meaning, now it has turned into a cheerful holiday of chaos and pranks. In Mexico, they do ...

Amazingly crazy inventions of the XX century

25-06-2022

Amazingly crazy inventions of the XX century

If Uncle Fyodor had been an engineer, he would have said this: "In order to invent something necessary, you must first come up with ...

30 incredible portraits of Maori women with traditional tattoos

25-06-2022

30 incredible portraits of Maori women with traditional tattoos

By the end of the XIX century the art of Maori tattoo has almost disappeared due to the spread in New Zealand bounty hunting, but ...

The world's most beautiful women, fake Circassian, who performed in circuses of the 19th century

25-06-2022

The world's most beautiful women, fake Circassian, who ...

The beauty of the Circassian women in the 19th century were considered legendary throughout the world. Said that the Circassian ...

Old photos you rarely see

25-06-2022

Old photos you rarely see

We study the past in order to understand the present. And photos can help us a lot. However, even though textbooks and other ...

Top 10 bizarre military inventions that were not meant to get adopted

24-06-2022

Top 10 bizarre military inventions that were not meant to get ...

The easiest way to attract investments in the military project, if you say that the new army will become invincible. However, as ...

40 impressive pictures of the Korean War

24-06-2022

40 impressive pictures of the Korean War

On June 25, 1950, the Korean War began, turning the two parts of the once united country into irreconcilable opponents. The Korean ...

"Inconvenient" Suvorov: what facts from the commander's life in the USSR was silent and why

24-06-2022

"Inconvenient" Suvorov: what facts from the commander's life ...

In the first years after the great Russian generals such as Alexander Suvorov, no reverence had. They disparagingly called ...

Women's education in Tsarist Russia: how was organized the Institute for noble maidens

24-06-2022

Women's education in Tsarist Russia: how was organized the ...

Modern society not so long ago came to the idea of joint education for boys and girls. But just a hundred years ago girls were ...

Who are the chaperones and what did the women of this profession do

24-06-2022

Who are the chaperones and what did the women of this ...

Fans of old English novels have probably encountered such a concept as a "companion" on their pages more than once. These women are ...

How did Jewish surnames appear and why are there so many German ones among them

24-06-2022

How did Jewish surnames appear and why are there so many ...

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov also wrote that "there is no such word from which a Jewish surname could not originate." The classic was ...

5 signs that noble blood flows in your veins

24-06-2022

5 signs that noble blood flows in your veins

Nobles have always been considered "special" people who have privileges in the form of land plots, a decent salary and power over ...

Why the victory parade of 1945 to the mausoleum threw the Kaiser's flags

23-06-2022

Why the victory parade of 1945 to the mausoleum threw the ...

The culmination of the first Victory Parade June 24, 1945 was the moment when the Nazi banners were thrown to the foot of the Lenin ...

Girlfriend, kitty, knowledge of foreign languages: in the middle Ages, the modern woman could burn

23-06-2022

Girlfriend, kitty, knowledge of foreign languages: in the ...

To get into the field of view of the medieval Inquisition could anyone. It was enough to be educated, beautiful, poor, Jew or to ...

A dwarf's ass, a door jamb and other ridiculous reasons why kings died

23-06-2022

A dwarf's ass, a door jamb and other ridiculous reasons why ...

Monarchs not only live, but even die more interesting than their subjects. At least, those that we want to tell you about in this ...

What did the first stations of the Moscow metro look like in the year of their opening

23-06-2022

What did the first stations of the Moscow metro look like in ...

The first line of the Kaganovich Moscow Metro opened on May 15, 1935. Trains ran from the Sokolniki station to the Park of Culture, ...

Caution! Things from ArtefactsPorn can cause aesthetic orgasm

23-06-2022

Caution! Things from ArtefactsPorn can cause aesthetic orgasm

Modern things are created by teams of professionals that include designers, designers, material engineers, the ergonomic ...

8 people who were acquitted too late

22-06-2022

8 people who were acquitted too late

On June 23, 1912, the brilliant mathematician Alan Turing was born, who, despite all his scientific works and achievements, was ...

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

22-06-2022

10 strange sex toys from the past: a riding simulator and a ...

Modern adult stores sell so many sophisticated toys, costumes and devices that everyone can find something to their taste there. ...

Copper bull — the most terrible device for torture in the history of mankind

22-06-2022

Copper bull — the most terrible device for torture in the ...

The copper bull is one of the most sophisticated and terrible devices for torture, created once by the Greeks at the request of the ...

Why some women in Russia were forbidden to eat cherries

22-06-2022

Why some women in Russia were forbidden to eat cherries

In the European part of Russia, cherries are one of the favorite summer treats. It is not only very tasty, but also rich in ...

5 facts from the life of Gogol, which are not accepted to talk about

22-06-2022

5 facts from the life of Gogol, which are not accepted to ...

Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol is not just a classic, but the first major Russian prose writer, who was considered his teacher by many ...

How the expression "Who does not take risks, does not drink champagne" appeared

22-06-2022

How the expression "Who does not take risks, does not drink ...

Today, the expression "Who does not take risks, does not drink champagne" is an obvious metaphor. But it wasn't always like that. ...

Light up! Guy Fawkes Night in the UK was bright and hot

22-06-2022

Light up! Guy Fawkes Night in the UK was bright and hot

Guy Fawkes Night (or Bonfire Night) has long turned into a loud colorful holiday dedicated to the disclosure of the so-called ...

A collection of archival frames, each of which will tell its own story

21-06-2022

A collection of archival frames, each of which will tell its ...

Sometimes photos can tell much more than history textbooks. Such pictures from different countries and different time periods are ...