Nations

"Black Cossacks" Ukrainian Cossacks who did not take prisoners

14-12-2021

"Black Cossacks" Ukrainian Cossacks who did not take prisoners

"Black Cossacks" was the most fearsome fighters of the Civil war in Ukraine. They were remembered not only for his military ...

How the igloo is arranged - the winter dwelling of the Eskimos

13-12-2021

How the igloo is arranged - the winter dwelling of the Eskimos

Snow is not the best building material. But when there is nothing else at hand, then it will do for housing construction. If you ...

Which countries in the twentieth century were carried out forced sterilization

09-12-2021

Which countries in the twentieth century were carried out ...

One of the first actions of Hitler as head of Germany was the adoption in 1933 of the "Law on preventing the birth of offspring ...

To the light will take? The absurd luxury of the graves of the Gypsy Baron

08-12-2021

To the light will take? The absurd luxury of the graves of ...

We are all guests on this earth and no matter how much of wealth is not amassed into the grave with them not to take. This is ...

Alaska Eskimos in priceless historical photographs of 1903 - 1930

08-12-2021

Alaska Eskimos in priceless historical photographs of 1903 - 1930

The Lomen family from Minnesota moved to the city of Nome in 1903, at a time when thousands of prospectors rushed to Alaska in ...

"Tales of the Congo": a photo project that makes the heart beat to the African rhythm

06-12-2021

"Tales of the Congo": a photo project that makes the heart ...

Africa, which looks at you through the eyes of the natives living in the valley of the Congo, — alive and real. Before its ...

Sikhs — people of peace, living for the sake of war

01-12-2021

Sikhs — people of peace, living for the sake of war

Sikhism is one of the many Indian religions. Some people think it's an ethnic group, but it's not. The majority of Sikhs are ...

Unusual funeral rituals in Indonesia

27-11-2021

Unusual funeral rituals in Indonesia

In the picturesque mountainous region of South Sulawesi in Indonesia, there is an ethnic group called Toraji. These simple people ...

What is kuvada, or Why men "got pregnant" and " gave birth»

25-11-2021

What is kuvada, or Why men "got pregnant" and " gave birth»

In modern anthropology, the term "kuvada" refers to special ritual actions performed by a man when his partner is pregnant or ...

8 spectacular routes you need to walk at least once in your life

25-11-2021

8 spectacular routes you need to walk at least once in your life

Many of us have traveled abroad, stayed in hotels, and eaten delicious local food. But you can feel the real spirit of adventure ...

Terribly funny phrases in different languages denoting masturbation

24-11-2021

Terribly funny phrases in different languages denoting ...

Masturbation is something that everyone has done at least once in their life. And don't pretend not to. In every country, this ...

Hell of a wedding: how to paint brides for a photo shoot in Asia

24-11-2021

Hell of a wedding: how to paint brides for a photo shoot in Asia

Our women have a special, reverent attitude to the wedding — a very carefully selected image and rehearse makeup in advance... ...

8 myths about different countries that locals are fed up with

24-11-2021

8 myths about different countries that locals are fed up with

We are used to forming our opinion about countries based on movies, news, and stories from friends. But we usually do not even pay ...

Letta the doll: the story of the possessed toys, which make the Romanian witch

23-11-2021

Letta the doll: the story of the possessed toys, which make ...

In 1970, Australian Carrie Walton arrived in the small town of Wagga Wagga for the funeral of his grandmother. After the funeral he ...

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two thousand Macedonian ships go?

23-11-2021

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two ...

By the age of 30, Alexander, the son of King Philip of Macedon, had become the ruler of a vast empire from Greece to India. Even ...

The Golden cage: how the life of Russian tsarinas

21-11-2021

The Golden cage: how the life of Russian tsarinas

In Imperial times women had no power over him. The sphere of influence of the peasant and the boyar wives was limited to raising ...

What facial features can tell you about what part of Russia your ancestors lived in

20-11-2021

What facial features can tell you about what part of Russia ...

It is believed that the Russians are a nation that is quite homogeneous in its anthropometry and genetics. Residents of different, ...

How and when did the Jews appear in Russia

16-11-2021

How and when did the Jews appear in Russia

It is known that Jews have been living on the territory of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus since time immemorial. Surprisingly, the ...

Multinational wealth of the Russian Empire of the 1870s‑1880s

15-11-2021

Multinational wealth of the Russian Empire of the 1870s‑1880s

In 1864, a young resident of Ohio, George Kennan, joined a group of researchers in search of a possible route for laying a ...

Harems of the Middle Kingdom: hierarchy, recorded sex and other "Chinese ceremonies"

13-11-2021

Harems of the Middle Kingdom: hierarchy, recorded sex and ...

Turkish and Persian harems are well known to everyone, many poems and novels have been written about them, as well as historical ...

In Portugal, employers were banned from harassing employees after hours

13-11-2021

In Portugal, employers were banned from harassing employees ...

The Portuguese Parliament has approved amendments to the labor legislation. They relate to remote work and protect the rights of ...

5 unpleasant facts about Cuba that can dispel the romantic image of the Island of Freedom

11-11-2021

5 unpleasant facts about Cuba that can dispel the romantic ...

Many guests of the Island of Freedom, barely having time to set foot on Cuban soil, hear from the guides & # 8212; " Have time to ...

Eskimo Karu Ashevak and his crazy but attractive figures of shamans and spirits

11-11-2021

Eskimo Karu Ashevak and his crazy but attractive figures of ...

Spirits play a big role in the life of the peoples of the North even today. Harsh living conditions give rise to no less cruel ...

The dirtier — the stronger? Millennial traditions of personal hygiene of the Chukchi

11-11-2021

The dirtier — the stronger? Millennial traditions of ...

The Chukchi have always believed that when washing a person loses strength and vital energy. Representatives of this people can be ...

Why are dark-skinned blondes born in the Solomon Islands

08-11-2021

Why are dark-skinned blondes born in the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a small archipelago lost in the Pacific Ocean. It is inhabited by Melanesians — a dark-skinned people ...