Haunted house: 5 mysterious estates in Russia, where they promise a meeting with the unknown
In Europe, houses and castles associated with mystical stories are always popular among tourists. Ghosts that supposedly live in ancient palaces become a brand for which fans of the unknown…

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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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The fantastic worlds of Jules Verne
106 years ago, on March 24, 1905, the great writer and passionate traveler, the founder of the genre of science fiction, Jules Verne, died. The writer lived in the past…

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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 its chimeras have sunk into oblivion, there were unusual individuals who claimed that they can communicate with spirits and other entities that reveal them “true wisdom”. In our review, 10 incredible stories that you can believe, and you can treat as a fairy tale.

Alice Bailey, who was born in 1880 in Manchester, worked as an Evangelist in Ireland and India. She married and settled in the United States to study theology. In 1915, she became interested in theosophy and tried to integrate her esoteric teachings with the strict Christian teachings she had known since childhood. Continue reading

Mystical cities
Mysticism is the name given to any phenomenon or event that cannot be explained. However, there is still an incredible number of mystical places on the planet that have manifested…

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The Bermuda triangle mysteries
68 years ago, on October 21, 1944, the ship Rubicon was discovered in the Bermuda triangle. The ship was in good order, and there was food and water on Board,…

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"Dark Venice": a mystical photo cycle by Alessandro Cancian
The legendary Russian rock musician Edmund shklyarsky claimed that "the most ringing cry is silence, the brightest light is night". Alessandro Cancian, a talented photographer from Toronto, recently presented a…

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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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