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"Red threat": military propaganda of the times of the Cold War
This collection of propaganda posters from the beginning of the Cold War. The series is called the "Red Menace". "The common message is that the USSR wants to seize all the US military power and steal our women," the photo comments. Cartoons were...
4 August 2018, 0:45
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Willamette: the sixth largest meteorite in the world
Willamette: the sixth largest meteorite in the world
This iron-nickel meteorite is called Willamette. It weighs more than 15.5 tons and has the size of a small subcompact. It is considered the largest meteorite ever found in the United States, as well as the sixth-largest meteorite in the world. The...
1 August 2018, 18:14
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Triumphal arch: how to build a triumphal structure
Triumphal arch: how to build a triumphal structure
The idea to build the Arc de Triomphe in Paris appeared in 1806 after several high-profile victories by Napoleon. But finally it was built and opened only on July 29, 1836. The arch symbolized the invincibility of the "golden" army of the emperor. The...
29 July 2018, 23:19
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Mummy, soldiers and a box with diamonds: finds that
Mummy, soldiers and a box with diamonds: finds that "hid" glaciers
No one will argue that global warming is directly related to the number of glaciers of the planet. After their convergence, people are faced with very unusual findings. This mammoth was found by accident. During the work of the bulldozer in the...
27 July 2018, 22:13
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What ended the first round the world race?
What ended the first round the world race?
The first round-the-world car racing finished in Paris on July 26, 1908. The first to finish was German Kooppen on the car Protos company Siemens-Schuckertwerke Gmb. But he was accused of using a train and the victory was awarded to an American George...
26 July 2018, 22:48
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The dimensions of this camera are simply amazing
The dimensions of this camera are simply amazing
In 2013, the media reported that the American photographer Dennis Manerchi created the world's largest camera. This giant gadget is a copy of the classical accordion camera. And it is not a sham, but really functioning. Its length is 10 m and 66 cm...
24 July 2018, 16:57
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Pullmanovsky car:
Pullmanovsky car: "luxury available for the middle class"
Pulman cars of the XIX century are palaces on wheels, in which passengers were given the highest level of service. For the construction of railways and passenger cars, the most advanced technologies of the time were involved. Interiors of Pullman cars...
22 July 2018, 19:10
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Ironically, death: a fun cemetery in Romania
Ironically, death: a fun cemetery in Romania
In Romania there is a small village of Sapanta, which is known all over the world for its "Happy Cemetery". Performed in a naive style of gravestones with instructive amusing epitaphs tell of the life and death of a deceased villager ... This tradition...
21 July 2018, 19:05
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Fukuro: a special unit of kamikaze submariners, who were supposed to oppose the American landing
Fukuro: a special unit of kamikaze submariners, who were supposed to oppose the American landing
In 1944, the Imperial Navy of Japan began preparing a special unit for the defense of the coast in the event of an American landing. Counteract this should have been a squad of kamikaze submariners - fukurju, which translates as "crouching...
20 July 2018, 19:03
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Offizierslager: exemplary military camp of the Second World War
Offizierslager: exemplary military camp of the Second World War
What are the known Nazi camps for prisoners of war? Forced labor and inhuman living conditions. Nevertheless, photos of the "exemplary" camp in Germany were found in France, where prisoners of war took part in performances, went in for sports, read...
20 July 2018, 16:43
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