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A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
Singapore became independent on 9 August 1965. Lee Kuan yew and Yusuf ibn Ishaq took leadership positions, becoming the country's Prime Minister and President, respectively. In 1970, the active industrialization of Singapore began. The country began to...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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Rare Oriental coin: 1923 Chinese dollar sold at auction
Rare Oriental coin: 1923 Chinese dollar sold at auction
Eastern numismatics is of great interest to collectors – several categories on Violity are devoted to This direction. For 81,650 hryvnias, an interesting coin was purchased at the auction – Chinese dollar of Cao kun, President of the Republic of China...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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Three ancient houses were opened in Pompeii
Three ancient houses were opened in Pompeii
The restoration of three ancient buildings - Casa degli Amanti, Casa del Frutteto and Casa della Nave Europa - has been completed in the archaeological Park of Pompeii. All three houses are open to tourists at the end of six years of restoration work. ...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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Similar to a rocket: the futuristic GM Firebird III
Similar to a rocket: the futuristic GM Firebird III
In 1958, General Motors assembled the unique Firebird III concept car, which debuted in 1959. The two-seat car is equipped with two engines. A 10 HP petrol engine rotates all the wheels, while a 225 HP gas turbine unit rotates only the rear pair. It...
20 february 2020, 21:47
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In the United States, a silver medal dedicated to Andrew Jackson was released
In the United States, a silver medal dedicated to Andrew Jackson was released
On February 24, we will begin accepting orders for the purchase of a silver medal with the image of the seventh us President, Andrew Jackson. The cost of a copy is $ 46. The product consists of silver, the obverse shows a portrait of Jackson, his name...
20 february 2020, 21:48
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Collected all 007 agents: James Bond on new stamps
Collected all 007 agents: James Bond on new stamps
Royal Mail has unveiled 10 new stamps printed to mark the release of the 25th James bond film. "No time to die" will be released in the UK on April 2, starring English actor Daniel Craig. Six stamps show the actors who played 007: Sean Connery, George...
20 february 2020, 7:14
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How to shoot
How to shoot "Shining": photos of the creative process
The film adaptation of Stephen king's novel "Shining" by Stanley Kubrick is one of the most famous film adaptations based on the works of the horror king. Despite the fact that the writer himself remained, to put it mildly, not happy with the film...
19 february 2020, 23:17
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The United States returned illegally exported ancient coins to Cyprus
The United States returned illegally exported ancient coins to Cyprus
Cyprus returned ancient coins that were exported to the United States more than a decade ago. Back in 2009, the find was found in a cargo that was sent from London. According to data provided by the us customs service, the coins were purchased by a...
19 february 2020, 23:17
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A restored Roman dagger discovered in Germany was shown
A restored Roman dagger discovered in Germany was shown
The dagger found last year in a burial ground near the German city of Haltern was restored and its image published. Then archaeologists discovered a set consisting of weapons, scabbards and belts. During the excavations, which were attended by...
19 february 2020, 19:46
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Ancient sarcophagus found under Roman forum
Ancient sarcophagus found under Roman forum
On the territory of the Roman forum, archaeologists discovered the Hypogeum - a religious building that housed a sarcophagus installed here in the 6th century BC. it is Assumed that the underground structure was dedicated to one of the mythical founders...
18 february 2020, 14:49
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