Best photos of last week (17-23 December) from National Geographic

The penultimate week of the year, and the National Geographic continues to acquaint us with retro photographs dating from the first half of the twentieth century. Unique footage, natural, natural, "live", it shows how people lived and worked our ancestors in the time of digital cameras, computers and special effects do not have even dreamed of. December 17One of the first ads of the national lottery in Paris flaunted on the boulevard of Italians in 1936. Walking past a banner reading "Try Your Luck" and advertising of vermouth, curious, how many residents of the French capital Read more [...]
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Beware, crooks. Avtopodstavy. 14/02/2013

Experts argue that only in Moscow avtopodstavy bring fraudsters to two million dollars a month! In this episode of TV viewers will hear stories from the lips of the victims. By tradition, the authors of the program in detail disassemble each case and will conduct an accident reconstruction. Our experts offer advice to motorists to avoid avtopodstavy. And under "Check for yourself", risking their lives, leading themselves to perform in the role of fraud and check whether they can dissolve the hapless motorists for money on the road.Category: Other Read more [...]
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A female giant groom found two feet below the

The tallest girl in the world - Brazilian Elisani Silva rise 2 meters 6 centimeters fell in love with his admirer rise 1 meter 62 centimeters.17 year old teenage girl Elisani da Silva Cruz, ranked in the Guinness Book of Records, which has a 14-year rose to 2 meters 6 centimeters, found love in the face of a 22-year Fransinaldo Carvalho.Young people met a few months ago in his native city Salinopolis record holder in the State of Para and inseparable ever since, despite almost half a meter difference in height.Fransinaldo builder, whose growth of 1 meter 62 centimeters, said he had never been Read more [...]
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Creativity Socion — aspect intuition of possibilities

Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon) — Intuitive-ethical extravert "Huxley".
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Worst film of the year reviewed by themselves

The roller is made up of short fragments of paintings, in which the characters give a critical assessment of the situation and apologize for the perfect thing to do. For example, the protagonist of Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows" ("Dark Shadows") Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) says only that killed the victim, "I am very sorry." Rihanna's character from the movie "Battleship" ("Battleship") utters the phrase "It's a bad idea, Lieutenant." Jason Biggs character of the tape "American Pie: All assembly" ("American Read more [...]
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Silent pause — Winter Wonder

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Which tree is greener?

New calculations confirm that greener living spruce artificial, but there are some exceptions - says WWF New Year's Eve.Analysis conducted Ekobyuro GREENS, showed that the use of artificial Christmas trees associated with higher emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Increase in the concentration of this greenhouse gas in the atmosphere leads to climate change. Production of artificial Christmas trees at the factory and delivered from China - namely, this country is a major exporter to Russia - a low cost of energy. Carbon footprint of artificial Chinese fir, purchased in Moscow - Read more [...]
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In the Rocky Mountains found an amazing cave

In the Rocky Mountains in Canada discovered a new cave. Cavers called the new world of rumbling ice abyss.In the Rocky Mountains in Canada discovered a new cave. Cavers called the new world of rumbling ice abyss because of the amazing acoustics in the cave. Falling over a stone produces a rather loud sound, striking the bottom of the 140-meter cave.The cave is covered with a layer of ice several meters thick. Researchers had to use ice axes to study it. Ice waterfall formed in it due to freezing of water flowing down. Warm air can not enter the cave, even in summer, so the cave remains frozen Read more [...]
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In Tokyo, the restaurant opened, serving with the dirt for $ 110

In the capital of Japan, a French seafood restaurant, which offers visitors a special "Small menu tasting" for $ 110. Each delicious dish from the list seasoned unusual ingredient - mud. "This is a seafood restaurant, so that all the dishes are filled with aroma of the ocean - the restaurant owner said Ne Pas Quittez Toshio Tanabe in an interview with CNN. - But I was looking for harmony and to balance the elements, has decided to add fragrance of the earth. " Signature dish menu - it's truffle soup, oysters and ice cream. All of them are prepared with the addition Read more [...]
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Why do we stop growing?

The average newborn has a length of about 50 cm in the first 20 years of human growth tripled, reaching an average of about 1.7 meters. But why do people do not continue to grow forever? That stops the growth of the body? The body is a system of glands, called endocrine that control our growth. Endocrine include: thyroid gland in the neck, the pituitary gland connected to the brain, thymus gland, which is located in the chest, and the gonads. Pituitary gland - one of the glands, stimulate the growth of our bones. If it is too intense, hands and feet grow excessively long, hands and feet are Read more [...]
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5 scientific evidence that is necessary to sleep at night

Sleep is essential for normal healthy life - you all know. You can eat the healthiest food, and do not get out of the gym, but if they are not always getting enough sleep - all efforts will go down the drain.1. Our ancient ancestors diverted sleep longer because their circadian rhythm independent of the sunrise and sunset. Today we have artificial light, which allows you to extend the period of wakefulness and, therefore, reduce the time of sleep. While in sleep requirements for each individual organism, many experts insist that a healthy sleep should last about nine hours a day. Recent studies Read more [...]
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4 years traveling around the world

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What do the trees

That's what the New Year and a new one to give hope for change. Secret desire of any person - peep the future. Even the most die-hard materialists who believed in the inviolability devoid of higher fishing picture of the world, before the New Year slightly losing ground and trying not to light up in front of others, listen to the predictions of various horoscopes."Russian forest conduct" does not resist the temptation to look behind the veil of things to come. Armed with a "forest" Horoscope of Druids, we tried to understand the perspectives of the Serpent is the year Read more [...]
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Pollination in detail

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Best Photos of Russia

"Best Photos of Russia" - the photo project, to cover all regions of the country. The project could take part of any citizen of Russia, enjoys photography as a recognized photographer and amateur photographer. Epiphany bathing in the river Nerl, near the village of Poretsky Vladimir region.Irkindinsky waterfall PutoranaIncreasingly, bears, arctic spoiled ignorant tourists coming to the ships waiting for the next presents.Between life and deathKrymsk. Albina lived here 10 years with his mom 35 years. Str. Soviet 216. Lesch, neighbor. "Yes, I knew Albina, we walked together. They Read more [...]
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The movie The Matrix is recognized as a national treasure USA.

Library of Congress unveiled its annual list of films that are considered a national treasure and will be sent to eternal storage in special archive National Film Registry. In particular, the list included such film projects as "The Matrix," "Dirty Harry," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "League of Their Own," "Anatomy of a Murder" and other well-known band. Recall that under the law, entitled "National Film Preservation Act" each year are selected 25 films that have cultural and historical value. Since its premiere should be at least Read more [...]
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Under what god people walk the earth?

According to a recent study, a group of people who do not profess any faith, is the third largest in the world, behind the Christians and the Muslims and the Hindus ahead.The study, based on 2010 data also showed that in the future, in all likelihood, will be even more widespread religions such as Islam and Hinduism, as well as for Judaism, the prospects for growth in the number of its adherents minor. The study showed that Christianity spread in the world the most uniformly, its representatives can be found in all parts of the planet, but more portable than other Hindus live, and 94% of the representatives Read more [...]
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Help for Dasha Shishkova

November 8, 2012 Dasha Shishkov hit by a car. And now the girl needs help. In critical condition after the accident was hospitalized in Burdenko. Dasha is a half months in a coma.Dasha is now a tough operation to restore the back of, long-term treatment in the hospital and in rehab. It will take months, maybe even years. For surgery and recovery girl needs 3 million rubles. Dasha's parents asking for help from those who know and those who are willing and able to help. Charity account: OJSC "Promsvyazbank" Moscow Correspondent account № 30101810400000000555 in the Operations Read more [...]
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The most distant job in the world

On Earth, there are places where life and work are no different from the life and work on a different planet.Image of ESA.Located in one of the most remote places on earth Franco-Italian polar station "Concordia" photographed ESA microsatellite Proba-1. Please note: the snow-covered base and 25 square kilometers of pristine ice desert without a trace of human activity.Laboratory and residential buildings huddle at altitude 3233 m above sea level. 12-15 scientists and engineers spend here a few months (sometimes - more than a year), and then the station while empty. In winter, there Read more [...]
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