Neatorama Posts Tagged "USSR"
Pattern Baldness in Russian Leadership...

If you haven't taken the mental_floss quiz on Soviet leaders yet (and want to), go do that before reading this post, because it contains spoilers. Neatoramanaut Stubb left a comment that blew my mind. I'm pretty sure mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/01/pattern-baldness-in-russian-leadership/
Back in the USSR

You might not know as much as you think you do...  ...as much as you think you do when it comes to the USSR . In today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss, you a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/31/back-in-the-ussr/
The Secret Race to the Moon...

The following is reprinted from the book Uncle Joh...  ...modrome in Soviet Kazakhstan, headquarters of the USSR 's space program. As the entire world would learn...  ...official newspaper, Izvestiya, admitted that the USSR had indeed tried to send a cosmonaut to the Moon,...  ...rth's orbit. But the CIA was so...

https://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/18/the-secret-race-to-the-moon/
5 Soviet Space Programs that Prove the USSR Was Insane

The Soviet Union used their space program as one of the front line battles of the Cold War. And for a time they were ahead, as anyone who remembers Sputnik and Gagarin will tell you. They had an edge in that reaching the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/07/5-soviet-space-programs-that-prove-the-ussr-was-insane/
Coming to America: The Extraordinary Journey of Morris Moel...

Mark Lamster interviewed 97-year-old Morris Moel, who immigrated to the United States from Ukraine, a part of the Soviet Union in 1922. The story is typical of that era's immigrants, which means it was a heroic struggle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/05/coming-to-america-the-extraordinary-journey-of-morris-moel/
Soviet Russian Album Covers...

English Russia has a collection of record album covers from the 70s and 80s. Looking through these, I get the feeling that I've seen these before, just with different faces and a language I understand. Link -via Metafi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/24/soviet-russian-album-covers/
Bigger is Better: 7 Insane Soviet Projects...

The Soviet Union decided the best way to show up the West was through building the biggest version of any given object. The following are just seven of the largest examples.1. MagnitogorskIn Magnitogorsk, fishermen often...

https://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/05/bigger-is-better-7-insane-soviet-projects/
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