Except Rasputin: Holy Fools, mystics and charlatans in the entourage of Nicholas II
The symbol of the moral degradation of power under the last Russian Emperor was the elder Grigory Rasputin. The uncritical confidence of the Royal family in the scandalous visionary caused…

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Mystical story of the painting of Ivan Kramskoy "Mermaids»
In the history of classical Russian painting, there are many mysterious and surprising episodes that allow us to talk about the existence of paintings with "bad reputation". This list includes…

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God of fertility
The God of fertility associated with Navya (the lower world) was Veles (Volos, Vlas). The name Veles goes back to the ancient root "vel" with the meaning "dead". But since…

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Seven mystical horror movies

Tomorrow Is Halloween. A time when you have to cut pumpkins mercilessly, tell scary stories, and, of course, watch horror movies. So we can’t do without the appropriate film rating. But I honestly asked myself, ” do I Like horror movies?”In truth, not all of them. Even very rare ones. I don’t like chainsaws, severed limbs, and rivers of cherry juice that pass for blood. I don’t like zombies and other monsters in rubber masks. But I just love mystical horror movies, where you don’t have to show blood or even kill someone to get creepy. I also like mystery movies, where you can’t immediately figure out who’s good, who’s bad, who’s alive, and who’s dead. Therefore, I made a rating from these pictures. Continue reading

Destruction of Atlantis
The fall of an asteroid or comet fragments to explain the death of Atlantis, supporters of its location in the Atlantic ocean are most often attracted to space disasters. The…

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No luck, neither in death nor in love: is it really over Isadora Duncan hangs a family curse?
The name of Isadora Duncan is well known in Russia. The talented dancer went down in the history of world art as a bold experimenter. However, the Grand success did…

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The most mystifying phenomena of nature
Ancient (and not only ancient) people, not knowing the structure of the world, came up with the most interesting explanations for various natural phenomena. I suggest today to recall some…

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The curse of the "Master and Margarita": how the fate of the actors who starred in the series based on the mystical novel by Bulgakov
During theatrical productions and filming of films on "the Master and Margarita" invariably occur certain events that generate rumors of mystical cases with those who try to screen it. Whether…

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