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Dahomey Amazons — the most feared women in history

08-02-2024

Dahomey Amazons — the most feared women in history

Dahomey Amazons — a unique phenomenon in world history because it is the only documented female military division. This group of ...

The battle of Molodi in 1572: like Russia again was almost Tatar

08-02-2024

The battle of Molodi in 1572: like Russia again was almost Tatar

From 29 July to 2 August 1572, near the village of Molodi modern Chekhov district of the Moscow region was the battle that decided ...

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

08-02-2024

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 ...

Pizza, matryoshka and 6 other famous things invented not where it is considered

06-02-2024

Pizza, matryoshka and 6 other famous things invented not ...

Quite often it happens that if people use something for a long time, they begin to consider it part of their culture. For example, ...

8 unique customs of different cultures

04-02-2024

8 unique customs of different cultures

The world is filled with unique and vibrant cultures. Different cultures have very different customs and traditions. Some of these ...

What do the names of countries actually sound like in their language?

02-02-2024

What do the names of countries actually sound like in their ...

Have you ever thought about what the Chinese themselves call China? And the Hungarians - Hungary? Often the names of countries in ...

"Siberia in faces": the indigenous Siberian peoples in the work of Alexander Khimushin

02-02-2024

"Siberia in faces": the indigenous Siberian peoples in the ...

Photographer Alexander khimushin took a backpack and went to travel the world. He visited 84 countries and realized that the most ...

Dazzlingly beautiful brides in hijabs

01-02-2024

Dazzlingly beautiful brides in hijabs

On February 1, World Hijab Day is celebrated – a holiday that is gaining popularity in many countries. Thousands of women, both ...

6 sad facts about funerals in China: the place in a million, rental graves and fashion for cremation

31-01-2024

6 sad facts about funerals in China: the place in a million, ...

The country, which is home to more than 1.5 billion people, sooner or later had to face a disposal problem, because the places in ...

"Wine, confusion, orgies and so on": 7 signs that you are in Ancient Rome

31-01-2024

"Wine, confusion, orgies and so on": 7 signs that you are in ...

George Zotov once again pleased his readers with a selection of funny facts. This time the man, in his usual cheerful manner, told ...

Cargo cult, or What are the "airplane worshippers" of Oceania waiting for

30-01-2024

Cargo cult, or What are the "airplane worshippers" of Oceania ...

Most religions of the world imply the existence of a higher entity capable of bestowing benefits on people. In many cases, it is ...

Odessa 30‑ies in the photos by American photographer Branson Deco

27-01-2024

Odessa 30‑ies in the photos by American photographer ...

Whether you want to see Odessa 30 years? If so, this will help us work of American photographer and traveler — Deco Branson ...

How Koreans take care of their health. It's effective, but a little weird

21-01-2024

How Koreans take care of their health. It's effective, but a ...

A girl named Jean more than once delighted users of Peekaboo with its fascinating stories about life in South Korea. This time she ...

War paint and superstition wild: amazing pictures Karo tribe

18-01-2024

War paint and superstition wild: amazing pictures Karo tribe

Stunning pictures show the life of the tribe Karo — the smallest in Ethiopia.Members of the community covered from head to ...

12 Of The Winning Images From The AAP Magazine Content 37 Travels

16-01-2024

12 Of The Winning Images From The AAP Magazine Content 37 Travels

We’re delighted to reveal the names of the 12 talented photographers who won “AAP Magazine #37: Travels”

The amazing life of the sea Gypsies of Borneo

16-01-2024

The amazing life of the sea Gypsies of Borneo

Since time immemorial, the representatives of the people Bajo lived in small boats on which they are day and night adrift, relying ...

How did the custom of making snowmen and snow women appear

15-01-2024

How did the custom of making snowmen and snow women appear

It is difficult to find a person in our country who has never made a snowman. But few people will be able to answer the question of ...

These Russian surnames are actually Jewish, but no one even knows about it

12-01-2024

These Russian surnames are actually Jewish, but no one even ...

Few people know, but some popular supposedly Russian surnames are actually Jewish. And we are not talking about the Abramovichs, ...

10 rules of table etiquette of different countries that should not be violated

12-01-2024

10 rules of table etiquette of different countries that ...

In any cultural society, it is necessary to adhere to etiquette. Therefore, during a trip to another country, it is necessary, ...

"The Mongolian struggle is like going to war"

11-01-2024

"The Mongolian struggle is like going to war"

In the nomadic communities where 30% of the population of Inner Mongolia lives, the ancient art of special struggle — beh ...

In captivity stereotypes, or How foreigners see Russian

11-01-2024

In captivity stereotypes, or How foreigners see Russian

The list of myths about the Russian, who wander through the world, is huge. The Communists, bears, balalaika, samovar and ...

Without a couple in South Korea: how Koreans treat singles and what the Sampo generation is

09-01-2024

Without a couple in South Korea: how Koreans treat singles ...

A Korean woman named Hyeon lives in South Korea, but she speaks Russian well and often writes interesting facts about her country ...

Stunning skills of the tribal peoples of the world

09-01-2024

Stunning skills of the tribal peoples of the world

Thousands of years tribal peoples held in close contact with nature, taught them surprisingly accurate to read the tiny signs: to ...

Guilty by gender: Where girls are sent during menstruation in Nepal

08-01-2024

Guilty by gender: Where girls are sent during menstruation in ...

The mother of Indian activist and photographer Poulomi Basu, a widow, does not wear red. In India, where Poulomi was born, red ...

Why did people prefer shoes with curved noses in the East

08-01-2024

Why did people prefer shoes with curved noses in the East

Nowadays, the strangest wardrobe details can be explained by fashion trends. But once everything was different, and even the most ...

Red thread on the wrist. Where did it come from and what does it mean

06-01-2024

Red thread on the wrist. Where did it come from and what does ...

Madonna, Johnny Depp, Annie Lorak, Lady Gaga, Olga Buzova, Philip Kirkorov, Leonardo DiCaprio, what unites these stars of domestic ...