The Fatal Cigarette Case That Could Shoot Someone Dead

The Fatal Cigarette Case That Could Shoot Someone Dead

After the WWII the world faced many changes. Among the important things was the opposition of the communist and capitalist worlds with a subsequent arms race and secret operations. That was the time to invent numerous spy gadgets, many of them were really interesting and cool to look at in the present day.

This cigarette case TKB-506 invented by a Soviet engineer Igor Stechnkin, for example, could shoot someone dead…

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Paintings Inspired By Saint Petersburg

Paintings Inspired By Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, the city of its own special atmosphere, has been inspiring talented people for making art. Native to the city or not, they painted its streets, roofs and houses when it was named Petrograd, Leningrad and St. Petersburg. Here is a nice selection of works painted in different epochs but inspired by one and the same city.

On the photo above: “Unknown yard”, Elizaveta Zarubina, 2017.

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