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Little-known facts about ancient Egyptian mummies that you won't learn about from movies

08-01-2022

Little-known facts about ancient Egyptian mummies that you ...

The culture of Ancient Egypt never ceases to inspire writers and screenwriters to new stories. Tom Cruise has already found himself ...

Facial tattoos are a sacred tradition of Maori women

07-01-2022

Facial tattoos are a sacred tradition of Maori women

Maori women are traditionally tattooed on the chin during adolescence. This drawing, called "moko kauae", is considered a visual ...

Men of the Ethiopian tribe drink blood with milk to get the title of the fattest inhabitant of the village

06-01-2022

Men of the Ethiopian tribe drink blood with milk to get the ...

More is better. This is exactly what the people of the Bodi people, or me’en, think. A tribe living in a remote region of the ...

The Last Days of Feudal Japan

05-01-2022

The Last Days of Feudal Japan

These rare pictures tell about what life was like in Japan in 1908, before industrialization and the two world wars. And this life ...

Why did the Indians wear fringe on their clothes

05-01-2022

Why did the Indians wear fringe on their clothes

Cinematic Indians are all dressed in trousers, jackets, shirts and moccasins with fringe. They have this piece of clothing ...

10 strange things in South Korea

04-01-2022

10 strange things in South Korea

In 2010, the capital of South Korea, the 10-millionth Seoul, received the honorary title of the capital with the best design. This ...

Everyday life of the Dinka people of Africa: women who do not recognize clothes, defeated cancer and buffaloes

04-01-2022

Everyday life of the Dinka people of Africa: women who do not ...

There are not many places left in the world where people live in harmony with nature and preserve an original way of life carried ...

On schedule: why the Chinese eat only in 12 days and sleep in the workplace

03-01-2022

On schedule: why the Chinese eat only in 12 days and sleep in ...

Most of us live without some sort of clear routine: Wake up in the morning, drinking coffee, and further — as will go. But the ...

Pages of life of ordinary and poor Americans in New York of the XIX century

02-01-2022

Pages of life of ordinary and poor Americans in New York of ...

When you imagine New York, the so-called "Big Apple", bright neon signs pop up in your mind, streets filled with pedestrians, where ...

Sex life of Orthodox Jews: myths and reality

02-01-2022

Sex life of Orthodox Jews: myths and reality

The life of Orthodox Jews surrounded by many myths and speculation. A considerable part of them belongs to the sphere of intimate ...

The disappearing world of Sea Gypsies

02-01-2022

The disappearing world of Sea Gypsies

Photographer David Kashlikowski captured the life of the Bajo people — a tribe of nomadic seafarers who live in the seas between ...

Why Russian surnames have different endings?

02-01-2022

Why Russian surnames have different endings?

We all know that the real Russian names end in "-in" or "s". In a pinch, in "-EV" or "likewise." Why do these groups of names one ...

Blond Sirte: the vanished people of the shamans who lived in the Northern Arctic

01-01-2022

Blond Sirte: the vanished people of the shamans who lived in ...

Among the Russian who migrated to the North, there existed legends about the mysterious people of the white-eyed Chud, who was ...

What is "sacred tales" and why Russia laughed at confidential

30-12-2021

What is "sacred tales" and why Russia laughed at confidential

Obscene anecdotes, stories and jokes used in Russia popularity always. Even in an era when almost all aspects of life were ruled by ...

13 traditional gifts that are present in other countries

30-12-2021

13 traditional gifts that are present in other countries

Gift choice — not an easy task. It is important that it not only meets the needs of the recipient, but also was loaded with ...

9 Japanese traditions that are far beyond our comprehension

29-12-2021

9 Japanese traditions that are far beyond our comprehension

Japan is a unique country with old traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation. This country is able to be ...

12 facts about Brazilian culture that make it so unique

28-12-2021

12 facts about Brazilian culture that make it so unique

Some people find it difficult to imagine an apartment without a carpet. But that's not the only amazing thing you'll find in ...

Why the Jews determined by the nationality of mother

24-12-2021

Why the Jews determined by the nationality of mother

The Jews — a very ancient people, over the millennia of its existence, has seen a lot of grief. They were destroyed, ...

Russian game of thrones: who framed the Prince of Kiev Svyatopolk, called the accursed

24-12-2021

Russian game of thrones: who framed the Prince of Kiev ...

In 1015 the murder of the princes Boris and Gleb, which became the first in Russian history, the Holy martyrs. The brothers do not ...

17 maps of Eurasia that will surely offend you

24-12-2021

17 maps of Eurasia that will surely offend you

Yanko Tsvetkov is a Bulgarian artist who moved to Spain. Since he happened to live in both Eastern and Western Europe, he is ...

Like a wild people in Germany were accustomed to the vaunted German order

22-12-2021

Like a wild people in Germany were accustomed to the vaunted ...

It is known that the Germans — this is the most prone to the order and discipline nation on the planet. But, on the other ...

Why do Jews bring stones to the cemetery, not flowers

20-12-2021

Why do Jews bring stones to the cemetery, not flowers

You will never meet a person with flowers in a Jewish cemetery. Moreover, any flowers, cut, in wreaths, flowerpots or just in the ...

8 interesting facts about Vietnam

20-12-2021

8 interesting facts about Vietnam

Want to know more about Vietnam? Here are 25 interesting facts about Vietnam that you probably didn't know about before you read this.

From impaling to trampling by elephants: 5 of the most brutal executions in the history of mankind

19-12-2021

From impaling to trampling by elephants: 5 of the most brutal ...

You would not wish anyone to be in the place of criminals in ancient and medieval times. The accused were subjected to terrible ...

Amazing drone images from Karakorum

18-12-2021

Amazing drone images from Karakorum

Polish photographer David Kashlikowski took amazing pictures of a glacier in the Karakoram mountain system in Pakistan from a ...

Top 10 owners longest hair in the world

17-12-2021

Top 10 owners longest hair in the world

Long hair is the dream of almost every woman. But not so long as the heroes of our review. Because they have to spend hours and ...