Hanafuda and Nintendo: gambling entertainment from the gaming industry giant
Hanafuda and Nintendo: gambling entertainment from the gaming industry giant
Nintendo, known for its video games and consoles, was founded on September 23, 1889. Then it was called Nintendo Karuta, and it was headed By Fusajiro Yamauchi. The company immediately began producing decks of the popular card game hanafuda. The images...
23 September 2020, 22:31
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The kimono collection of Nasser Khalili
The kimono collection of Nasser Khalili
Nasser David Khalili is an Iranian-British collector and philanthropist. Born in 1945 to a Jewish family, he studied in the United States and specializes in Eastern and Western art. Its collection, founded in 1970, now includes more than 35,000 works...
23 September 2020, 22:07
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Copenhagen at the turn of the century through the eyes of the first Danish Director
Copenhagen at the turn of the century through the eyes of the first Danish Director
Peter Elfelt was born in 1866 in the Danish city of Elsinore. He is known as one of the founders of cinema in Denmark, and also became famous for photography, which he paid more attention and time to. In 1903, the world saw Elfelt's short film...
23 September 2020, 21:54
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In Spain, archaeologists came across a candelabra, jewelry and other artifacts
In Spain, archaeologists came across a candelabra, jewelry and other artifacts
In the small Spanish town of Zahara de la Sierra, archaeological excavations were carried out. The research area is located near the place where scientists previously found traces of Roman and Islamic civilizations. In the process of exploring the new...
23 September 2020, 21:43
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Found the remains of a human skull exposed to maceration
Found the remains of a human skull exposed to maceration
This month, the staff Of the Institute of archeology of the national Academy of Sciences of Ukraine began to study the mound, which was built during the early bronze age. The mound was found in the village of Shchastlivtsevo (Eastern part of the Kherson...
23 September 2020, 21:30
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At auction Christie's put up the skeleton of a 12-meter dinosaur
At auction Christie's put up the skeleton of a 12-meter dinosaur
Christie's auction offers to buy in October the skeleton of a dinosaur that lived on earth 67 million years ago. The remains of a lizard known as Stan were found in 1987. The skeleton was named after Amateur paleontologist Stan Sacrison, who came across...
23 September 2020, 21:19
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The rarest coin of the Bosporan Kingdom went under the hammer on Violiti
The rarest coin of the Bosporan Kingdom went under the hammer on Violiti
A rare antique coin was sold on Violiti - a witness to the history of the Bosporus kingdom at the turn of our era, which is still the subject of discussion of professional historians. The beautiful golden stater is decorated with portraits of Octavian...
23 September 2020, 9:03
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Vintage netsuke from the collection of the Augustus Franks
Vintage netsuke from the collection of the Augustus Franks
Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks - English collector of the XIX century, who was interested in Antiques and was an employee of the British Museum. 45 years of work brought great results: Franks was appointed assistant in the Department of antiquities, and...
22 September 2020, 22:10
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Smart monkey Jack: an unusual railway employee
Smart monkey Jack: an unusual railway employee
At the Uitenhage railway station in South Africa in the second half of the XIX century, you could meet a strange pair of workers: a legless James Edwin Wade and a baboon named Jack. James became famous for his skill in jumping between cars, but on a bad...
22 September 2020, 21:55
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Funny photos: what was the advertising at the end of the XIX century
Funny photos: what was the advertising at the end of the XIX century
In the 1870s, merchants used the original method of advertising their products at that time. They dressed women in unusual costumes, hung with the products that they offered in their stores. Dresses were hung with completely different things: baked...
22 September 2020, 21:44
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