The Rothschilds are known as one of the largest European banking dynasties, whose origins date back to the eighteenth century. They mingled the greatest private fortune in modern history. The family is not known precisely for anything that has to do with misery, ruin or decay.     France is a country where there are spectacular abandoned sites, it […]

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This is the abandoned house of a dentist somewhere in Belgium. Most people do not want to see the dentist, not without reason, but this time the photographer and urban explorer Yannick Vandermolen went to the dentist happy and curious, the reason was that he was going to explore the old and decaying house of a dentist. The dentist’s house […]

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There is a curious tomb in the Evergreen Cemetery in the River area, west of New Haven, Vermont, United States. It is a small mound of grass with a large concrete slab placed on top. This concrete block has a small square glass window measuring 35 centimeters facing the sky. The glass window is cloudy and has water […]

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Mauthausen concentration camp, located about 20 kilometers east of the city of Linz in Upper Austria, was one of the largest complexes of labor camps in the part controlled by the Germans in Europe. It consisted of a central field near the village of Mauthausen and almost a hundred other subfields located throughout Austria and southern […]

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When World War II came to an end, five days after Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker, one of the strangest battles of World War II took place in a 19th century castle in the Austrian Alps. In the castle Itter, located on a hill near the town of Itter, there were some very important French […]

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In Florence everyone knows where Galileo Galilei is buried. Their mortal remains rest in a crypt inside the famous Basilica of the Holy Cross, the main Franciscan church of the city. This scientist born in the sixteenth century shares this space with several of his illustrious Italian colleagues, such as Michelangelo, Machiavelli, the poet Foscolo, the philosopher Gentille and […]

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Kyle Smith and his dog Bodza have lived many things together. As members of the United States Air Force they shared 189 cold and hard days of security missions in Kyrgyzstan. Therefore, when Bodza, an 11-year-old German shepherd, was on his deathbed, Smith could not imagine being anywhere other than his side.Something similar happened when a police […]

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In a secluded spot, near the Old English Garden, in Battersea Park, London, you can see the bronze statue of a small mongrel dog. The statue was erected in 1985 but replaced another statue, the original one, which was the subject of a great political and scientific controversy that resulted in riots and demonstrations that lasted […]

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In the 1950s the British Museum purchased an ancient glass chalice called the Lycurgus Cup, named after its description of the triumph of Dionysus over King Lycurgus of Thrace, which is entangled in grape vines on the outer surface of the cup. The craftsmanship is excellent, the interior is smooth while the exterior has been meticulously […]

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Women love to change their appearance and they do it on a regular basis: they dye their hair, a daring haircut and a little make – up . What they surely do not know is that you can do miracles with makeup , you can go from being a normal girl to becoming a beauty worthy of the cover of any fashion […]

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