Bloodthirsty barbarians or geniuses of agriculture and astronomy? No matter how you look at it, Aztecs and their culture are undoubtedly captivating and thrilling even to this day, almost 500 years after their decline.
It comes as no surprise to tourists that numerous excursion programmes, in many cities on the planet, include visits to the most beautiful cemeteries.
Lingerie Fashion Week is an underwear showroom where more than 100 brands will present some 2,500 items of underwear in any size, shape, and colour.
Real fur - to wear or not? This has long become a question of ethics and not just fashion: animal rights activists have their point of view while people living in cold climates may think differently about it.
Traditionally, Halloween is celebrated once a year but there are people who have never-ending All Saints' Eve throughout their lives.
The end of October did not bring us what was probably the most anticipated event (Brexit, of course) but it was full of other remarkable things - in politics, in entertainment and in sports.
The international exhibition Necropolis-Tanexpo World Russia offers a unique representation of today's state of the funeral industry and its most recent tendencies in Russia and across the globe.
Niko Photographisme is a French photographer and designer specializing in photography and photo manipulation. Using tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, he creates entertaining pictures with an obvious play on surrealism.
The fashion industry has recently turned its gaze to one of the most rapidly-developing countries in the world. Fashion Weeks in China are becoming more and more large-scale, creative, vibrant and grand from year to year.
This week has been rich for different events - both big and small - that are worthy of our attention. Check out Sputnik's gallery to learn the details.
The 14th Rome Film Festival is taking place from 17th to 27th October at the Auditorium Parco della Musica and in other venues throughout the city.
Nikon’s Small World contest has announced the winners of its 45th annual photomicrography competition, where photographers from all over the globe present their pictures of the microscopic world.
Rusarc company was set up in 2009 in order to increase popularity of sea tourism in Russia, attract public attention to Arctic environmental problems, and to develop yachting.
Moscow's Red Square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and now the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant district known as Kitai-gorod.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (or Russian Fashion Week before 2011) is one of the main events in Russia’s fashion world and has been held biannually in Moscow for ten years - in early April and mid-October.
Rikers Island is a New York jail notorious for its infamous inmates such as John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman, rapper Tupac Shakur, serial killer David Berkowitz and former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a selection of pictures that capture the most significant and eye-catching events that happened across the globe during the past seven days.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition shows most fascinating pictures captivated by photographers from around the globe.
Plastic surgeon Julian De Silva conducted special research to find out, which famous women have facial features closest to the ideal.
One of the brightest and most anticipated traditions in advertising and marketing is calendars, which brands and companies actively release, presenting each month as something non-standard, like half-naked people or cute animals.