About the "end of the world."
Rumors about the upcoming lightning apocalypse, of course, did not arise from scratch. The ancient Mayan people considered time as cycles of 5,125 years each. The beginning of the last…

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Mythical creatures from Africa
For centuries, Africa remained for Europeans unknown mysterious continent. It was believed that ancient creatures could still live on the "black" continent, and that is why numerous scientific expeditions were…

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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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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “The Book of Veles”

The time has come for another unsolved mystery of the 20th century from our already half-lost series of secrets of the 20th century. The Veles Book is a written text first published in the 1950s by Russian emigrants Yu. P. Mirolyubov and Al. Kurom (A. A. Kurenkov) in San Francisco. According to the stories of Mirolyubov, he was written off from the wooden planks lost during the war, allegedly created around the 9th century. It contains legends, prayers, legends and stories about the ancient Slavic history from about the VII century BC. er until the ninth century n. er
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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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Parallel Worlds
The idea of ​​the existence of parallel worlds became especially popular after astrophysicists proved that our Universe has limited dimensions — about 46 billion light years and a certain age…

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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…

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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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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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