9 medieval curses that scared book thieves
The threat to go to the gallows may seem unnecessarily harsh for stealing a book, but this is just one example of a long-standing tradition of book curses. Before the…

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Mysticism is near us
Did anything surprising happen to you? Our electricity was leaping (my computer didn't turn on at all). On this day, so many things accumulated that everything had to be done…

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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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The unsolved mystery of the “humpback horse”: what hidden knowledge could the author encode in the fairy tale?

When Pyotr Yershov wrote “the humpback horse”, he was only 18 years old. The genius of this tale, which has not lost popularity until now, as well as the fact that after it the writer was no longer able to create anything outstanding (the other works were clearly weaker), does not cease to surprise readers and literary critics. But fans of mysticism and hidden meanings find a lot of encrypted information in the “humpback horse”. They believe that in this way the author wanted to pass on some secret knowledge to descendants.

Yershov with the participation of Pushkin
This brilliant work, translated into dozens of languages and published in our country at least 150 times, is shrouded in a veil of mystery. Continue reading

Socialism came 9,000 years ago, or what do we know about the Bronze age
The bronze age is not just an era when people began to kill each other with bronze swords instead of stone axes. It was in the bronze age that the…

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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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The calendar of the ancient Slavs
Most vividly, the dual faith is reflected in the peasant land-farming calendar, where the veneration of Christian saints is closely intertwined with pagan beliefs and rites. Over time, many of…

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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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