The most interesting person of the XIX century
The most interesting personality of the XIX century, Russian writer, teacher, music critic Vladimir Fedorovich Odoyevsky (1803 - 1869), the last representative of the ancient princely family of the Rurik…

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Creepy Island Povela
In the north of Italy, in the Venetian lagoon near the island of Lido, is the abandoned island of Poveglia (Italian: Poveglia). Once it was built up with buildings and…

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Mysterious disappearance of people in Alaska
Why are almost two times more people lost in Alaska than living there? Local search and rescue teams conduct hundreds of operations each year, but do not find signs of…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “The Mystery of the Loch Ness Monster (Nessie)”

A lot of time has passed since the last article in the unsolved mystery series of the 20th century was published, the editors of our site decided to continue this series. And the next in turn is the Mystery of the Loch Ness Monster (Nessie).
If you turn to the very depths of Celtic legends, then this creature was first noticed by the Roman conquerors. The very first mention of the Loch Ness monster dates back to the 5th century AD, where in one of the chronicles the water beast of the River Ness is mentioned. Continue reading

Apocalypse of the Black Sea and the fate of Mithridates VI Eupator

John the Theologian could not help hearing about the earthquake of the sixty-third year BC. This earthquake occurred on the territory of the modern Kerch Strait, that is, on the territory of our country.
The earthquake was fateful for the Pontic kingdom and for the Asia Minor province of Assia, which was then part of it, the former Ionia (where John the Theologian lived later). Perhaps the earthquake was one of the reasons for the death of this state.
Who now, except for historians, remembers the Pontic kingdom, once no less powerful than Rome? .. Continue reading

Will the end of the world?

The feeling of the approaching catastrophe in our days has become so universal that it seems there is not a single person who would not have asked the question – what awaits us ahead? The threat of a nuclear war is still over the planet, but even it does not seem as inevitable as the threat of an environmental disaster, the ecological End of the World.
Will the end of the world? What will it be? Continue reading

Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "Tungussky Meteorite"
Against the background of human life, the concept of "cosmic catastrophe" sounds somehow abstract, unreal. But just look at the photographs of the Moon, Mercury, Mars, the moons of Jupiter…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "Tungussky Meteorite"
Against the background of human life, the concept of "cosmic catastrophe" sounds somehow abstract, unreal. But just look at the photographs of the Moon, Mercury, Mars, the moons of Jupiter…

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Apocalypse of the Black Sea and the fate of Mithridates VI Eupator
John the Theologian could not help hearing about the earthquake of the sixty-third year BC. This earthquake occurred on the territory of the modern Kerch Strait, that is, on the…

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Time travel - fantasy or reality?
In 1895, English science fiction writer Gerber Wells released the novel "The Time Machine." It presented an original idea: someday scientists will create a device that allows you to travel…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "The skull of a child of Taung"
Let's continue the series of articles on unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. This time about the found at the beginning of the last century, in 1924, during the excavations…

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