Mountain of the Dead demands new victims: remembering the tragedy at the Dyatlov pass
The first of February will mark 57 years since a terrible tragedy took place high in the mountains of the Northern Urals on one of the passes – members of…

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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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Two brides for one groom: the Mystery of the picturesque plot of the mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine
Among the works of masters of the Renaissance and later periods of the history of painting, there are often those that depict the "mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine". At the…

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Who is hiding the truth about UFOs?

In 1980, the international organization of ufologists ICUFON published a Memorandum justifying the need to create a world Agency for space Affairs to perform the following tasks: to carry out international control and monitoring of UFO activities around the world; to find ways to establish contacts with the forces directing the activities of UFOs; to prevent any hostile actions against UFOs by the armed forces of the Agency’s member countries; to use the discoveries resulting from contacts with UFOs to accelerate progress and improve life in all countries. The Memorandum cited various examples of actions by US government agencies aimed at silencing and hiding data on the UFO problem from the public. In 1988, the head of the ICUFON, von Kevitsky, drafted and sent a new Memorandum to the representatives of all UN member States containing 350 declassified documents describing 140 classic UFO cases. Continue reading

10 mediums of the XX century and their incredible stories that are more like a fairy tale
The 20th century will go down in history as a time of active development of industry, but even at a time when it would seem that the middle Ages with…

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10 unverified claims of the eccentric mystic and the most famous marginalist of the XX century Aleister Crowley
Someone calls Aleister Crowley a philosopher and occultist, someone a great black magician, a follower of Edgar PoE and a predecessor of Burroughs. But the fact remains that without this…

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A hell of a lot of wax and bronze. Horned self-portraits of Jan Fabre in the sculpture series CHAPTERS I - XVIII
The "great and terrible" Belgian Maestro Jan Fabre won fame with provocative paintings, sculptures, installations and art performances. His work is so shocking that the degree of strangeness can compete…

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Fascinating work, at the same time causing anxiety and emotion
The works of this Illustrator evoke mixed emotions – the viewer feels both emotion and anxiety. Invented by the artist, cute and strange creatures that walk in the company of…

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