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Birahi — a tribe that does not sleep. And why after talking with them a missionary became an atheist

14-01-2022

Birahi — a tribe that does not sleep. And why after talking ...

In the Amazon jungle lives a tribe of Pirogov, the size of which is only 400 people. These people do not sleep, do not know the ...

3 reasons why Gypsies do not serve in the Russian army

14-01-2022

3 reasons why Gypsies do not serve in the Russian army

Gypsies cannot be called a peaceful people. It is well known that they like to quarrel and even like to fight. Sometimes Gypsies ...

20 facts about Japan you didn't know yet

14-01-2022

20 facts about Japan you didn't know yet

There is no doubt that Japan is one of the most amazing countries: local people sleeping on the streets, use electronic make-up and ...

Freaky facts about the USA that are hard to believe

13-01-2022

Freaky facts about the USA that are hard to believe

The USA is a big and mysterious country, and every state has amazing things, customs, laws and rules. Some are impossible to ...

Rare photos of everyday life on Sakhalin of the late XIX - early XX century

12-01-2022

Rare photos of everyday life on Sakhalin of the late XIX - ...

Sakhalin is Russia's largest island in the Pacific Ocean. The population of the island according to the latest data is about 489 ...

The hour of reckoning has come: Yezidi women who were held in sex captivity by ISIS terrorists demand a trial of rapists

11-01-2022

The hour of reckoning has come: Yezidi women who were held in ...

ISIS terrorists have ruined and broken thousands of innocent lives. Their victims were the elderly, women, and children. The ...

The battle for the wooden bucket. Who won the most stupid war in history

10-01-2022

The battle for the wooden bucket. Who won the most stupid war ...

In 1325 between the Italian cities of Bologna and Modena, there was a battle, which killed thousands of people. The reason for the ...

Who were our ancestors afraid of? Anchutka, shishimora and other dangerous characters of the mythology of Ancient Russia

09-01-2022

Who were our ancestors afraid of? Anchutka, shishimora and ...

If we are talking about the mythical characters of Ancient Russia, then everyone will immediately remember Baba Yaga, goblins, ...

How the endangered tribe of reindeer herders from Mongolia lives

09-01-2022

How the endangered tribe of reindeer herders from Mongolia lives

Photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami lived in Nepal, studied Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, and then went to Mongolia ...

The colors of Japan of the XIX century through the eyes of an American photographer

08-01-2022

The colors of Japan of the XIX century through the eyes of an ...

Photography appeared in Japan a little later than its invention, when in the 1850s the country opened up to trade and visitors from ...

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 ...

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 ...