18 January, 2020

    Cool vintage photos where women from the 1920s pose next to their cars

    In the 1920s, women around the world took pictures of themselves next to their cars. These pictures are amazing, they captured the time of the very first car trips, magnificent vintage fashion and beautiful retro cars. And the most important thing is that they show how the role of women in society has changed, how they have become more independent, gaining more rights and freedoms. ...
    • 7 terrible ways to treat mental illness from the past

      Medicine is one of the fastest growing areas of human activity. People were sick and needed treatment in all the centuries of their existence. And since demand creates supply, and experience comes only as a result of practice, so quickly, but at the same time risky and sometimes frightening history, there is no longer any industry. ...
    • The 15 most beautiful and amazing beaches on the planet according to TripAdvisor

      Looking for a beach where you will spend an unforgettable vacation for the coming summer? Then this is the latest ranking of the best beaches recommended for holidays in 2017 by TripAdvisor, especially for you! The rating is based on millions of user reviews from all over the globe collected in 2016. And as a bonus - useful information about the cheapest month of the year for the trip and the average cost of living per day for this month. ...
    • 15 rare photos of ancient mobile libraries that were long before Amazon

      Long before Amazon, Audible, and other digital book distributors appeared, mobile libraries brought literature to the doorsteps of ordinary people's homes. Their mission was to bring the written word to remote villages and to the city outskirts, where there were no libraries. Let's see how these wonderful mobile vehicles looked like. ...
    • Mount of idols Manpupuner: how the sacred Mansi mountains appeared in the Komi Republic

      On the territory of the Komi Republic there is a place stunning in its beauty - the Manpupuner plateau with amazing cliffs. The giant stone pillars worshiped by the ancient Mansi fascinate and delight all travelers who are fortunate enough to get to these protected places. The geological natural monument Manpupuner is located on the territory of the Pechora-Ilychsky reserve, in the Northern Urals and is one of the seven wonders of Russia, which were determined by a popular vote. ...
    • 20 most terrible and mystical places in Russia

      How nice to find a quiet and cozy clearing in the forest. Or enjoy the beautiful panorama from the top of a mountain. But what if we tell you that there you can be trapped by something that you are not always ready to face? We present to your attention 20 mysterious places that attract with their otherworldly power. ...
    • Mysterious circles of trees in a Japanese forest - the result of a curious experiment

      Crop circles are the main element of conspiracy theories, which is often attributed to UFO landings and contact with extraterrestrial civilizations. Therefore, imagine the experiences experienced by people who recently discovered incredible geometric patterns in a Japanese forest. And they were not created from wheat ears, but from the huge trees of Japanese cedar. ...
    • Mekong Delta Floating Market

      Once here, everything was completely different. American military boats armed with machine guns ran across the Mekong waters, Vietnamese guerrillas fired at them, Americans fired and bombed in response, and quite often the numerous channels and ducts of the yellow river acquired the color of blood ... Today these places are more reminiscent of the episodes of the film "Water World" with Kevin Costner that are not in the main version of the film. ...
    • Enraged elephant burst into the streets of the Indian city

      It will be difficult for most of us to imagine a situation when a giant, enraged elephant rushes at us and needs to do something. But the residents of the Indian city of Siliguri can imagine such a picture quite clearly, since this year they had to personally find themselves in similar circumstances. The city of Siliguri is located in India, in the state of West Bengal. ...
    • Abstract Warsaw: an unexpected look at the Polish capital

      Everyone who has been to Warsaw will confirm: this is a city with history, atmosphere and character. The German Max Leitner is also convinced of the unique beauty and mood of the Polish capital. However, he did not take the city as we expect it to be. In Leitner’s pictures you will not find either old cathedrals, or houses and pavers from past centuries. ...
    • 10 best tree hotels in the world

      When planning a trip, the question of choosing a hotel is one of the first priority. Each of us refers to this moment extremely scrupulously, carefully choosing a location and status, because how well your vacation will go will depend on a good hotel. Fortunately, the hotel market is literally full of offers for every taste and choice, and in order to attract the attention of customers, the owners often show real miracles of fantasy. ...
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva is a hotel worth a trip

      Have you ever made the ultimate goal of your trip not a city, not historical places, shops or the beach, but ... a hotel? Do you often find yourself in a hotel that you don’t want to go out of it? Have you ever stayed at a landmark hotel? If the answer to these questions is no, then it's time to go to Geneva, where the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva awaits discerning guests. ...
    • Scientists restored the appearance of a noble Peruvian woman by her mummy

      Modern technologies allow us to look deeper and deeper centuries. No time machine is needed if, with the help of computers and tomographs, scientists can recreate the past. So now they managed to restore their appearance by the mummy found in the north of Peru and named after the place where it was found, Lady Kao. ...
    • Game of Thrones-style ice hotel opens in Lapland

      Game of Thrones fans who have long dreamed of visiting the mythical Seven Kingdoms can rejoice! And rather buy a ticket to Lapland. HBO Nordic, in collaboration with Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, has created a themed hotel of snow and ice, dedicated to the cult series. The hotel is located in the resort of Kittilä, which is 200 km above the Arctic Circle and a 90-minute drive from Helsinki. ...
    • Swamp oil: why did the ancient inhabitants of Ireland bury butter in peat

      In Scotland and Ireland at the moment, more than 250 ancient hiding places with butter have been discovered, which is well preserved, given its venerable age of several thousand years. Oil was discovered in peat deposits in the marshy area that was once inhabited by the ancient inhabitants of this region. ...
    • Hurghada - Egyptian health resort without Russian tourists

      Until 2015, about 50,000 Russian-speaking people from all the former Soviet republics lived in Egypt. After the “plane crash”, according to studies, in 2017 there were 11,000 people left in the Russian-speaking diaspora, which nonetheless was very much. Take Russia, where there will be even less Europeans (except for people of German and Polish descent). ...
    • Hungarian "Maldives": floating houses of Lake Bokodi

      Typically, artificial ponds near thermal plants, where water is drained after cooling, have the form of unattractive ponds that perform an exclusively production function. But the artificial lake in Hungary has become a popular tourist attraction, where vacationers from all over the country seek. Why Lake Bokody is so interesting, we will tell in our review. ...