Photographer who spent years on the mean streets of NYC with the NYPD reveals the arrests AND camaraderie of the violent and turbulent 1970s and ’80s

Фотограф, проведшая годы на злачных улицах Нью-Йорка с полицейскими Нью-Йорка, рассказывает об арестах и братстве по оружию в течение жестоких и бурных 1970-х и 1980-х годов The gritty black-and-white photographs speak to a time of violence, soaring crimes, budget problems and cuts, and several calamities New York City faced: fiscal, a burgeoning HIV/AIDS crisis, and the scourge […]

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British towns that are no-go areas for white people: Muslim author’s study of mosques reveals children ‘attacked for being white’, parents making families live under Taliban-like rules and women who can’t leave home without permission Author Ed Husain visited places of worship across UK for Among the Mosques Would turn up unannounced to the largest […]

14 Unintentionally Sexual Ads of Yesteryear

 Here is a stack of old adverts which seem to indicate sexual shenanigans. Much of the innuendo here was clearly unintentional, but others will have you doubting their innocence. These vintage ads, however, are a specific kind of shameful… the sexual kind.

Историк Ирина Такала о сталинских репрессиях в Карелии.

В Карелии фактически не было большевиков, не было национальной интеллигенции, и советские власти приняли предложение по разрешению так называемого карельского вопроса одного из красных финнов — Эдварда Гюлинга, который считал, что для того чтобы Финляндия перестала претендовать на Восточную Карелию, необходимо дать карелам автономию. Создание республики во многом обуславливалось военно-стратегическими и внешнеполитическими факторами: Карельская трудовая коммуна — с 1923 года Карельская АССР — должна была, по замыслам Москвы и красных финнов, стать некоей буферной зоной, проводником советского влияния на Финляндию и Скандинавию.

En 1990, les derniers mois tragiques de Jill Ireland

Dans les archives de Match Paris Match | Publié le 23/05/2020 à 15h30 |Mis à jour le 23/05/2020 à 18h43 Clément Mathieu Il y a 30 ans, l’actrice Jill Ireland, grand amour de Charles Bronson, perdait son long combat contre le cancer … Avec Rétro Match, suivez l’actualité à travers les archives de Paris Match. […]

Sex workers offer to limit customers to two positions which ‘minimise the risk of transmitting coronavirus’ to enable brothels to end lockdown in Switzerland

Swiss sex workers have drawn up a list of rules which they say minimises the risk of transmitting coronavirus in brothels, in hopes that the country’s ban on the industry could soon be lifted.  It comes as Switzerland’s adult industry has been heavily hit by the pandemic, after the government placed a temporary ban on […]

Nazi gold worth £1BILLION could be hidden under 16th century Polish palace

Twenty eight tonnes of Nazi gold worth more than £1billion may have been traced to the grounds of a palace in Poland after the location was mentioned in an SS diary. The stash of gold bars, jewellery and coins is believed to be sitting 200ft down at the bottom of a destroyed well shaft in […]