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Igor Sikorsky: a Ukrainian who received a patent for a helicopter
Igor Sikorsky: a Ukrainian who received a patent for a helicopter
June 27, 1931 in the United States was granted a patent for the invention of the first helicopter. Its author was Igor Sikorsky, an aircraft designer of Ukrainian origin. He became one of the first to build turbine helicopters and amphibious helicopters...
29 June 2018, 17:03
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Machine guns or helicopter: scientists have prepared a test of the work of Leonardo da Vinci
Machine guns or helicopter: scientists have prepared a test of the work of Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci is an outstanding Italian artist and inventor. He was born near the town of Vinci, near Florence. His father is a wealthy notary, his mother is a peasant. It is believed that only the first years of Leonardo spent with his mother...
20 June 2018, 1:59
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This Ukrainian has 35 world records
This Ukrainian has 35 world records
The first man in the world who jumped with a pole to a height of more than 6 m was Ukrainian Sergey Bubka. He owns 35 world records. The first of them installed in Bratislava on June 9, 1988 - jumped from the pole to a height of 5.85 m. Another...
9 June 2018, 20:27
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5 little-known projects of the architect Gorodetsky
5 little-known projects of the architect Gorodetsky
What unites the "House with chimeras", the Church of St. Nicholas and the Karaimskuy kenasa in Kiev? This is one of the most famous works of architect Vladislav Gorodetsky, who was born in Vinnytsia. But among the projects of the master are little-known...
4 June 2018, 23:00
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Clint Malarchuk: games with destiny
Clint Malarchuk: games with destiny
This Canadian hockey player of Ukrainian origin, who defended his goal, was injured incompatible with life. The edge of the ridge was cut by a jugular vein. Seeing this impassioned sight several viewers lost consciousness right on the podium, two were...
1 June 2018, 0:15
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How "Alenka" got on the wrapper from chocolate
Eight-month Elena Gerinas has been the emblem of the famous chocolate "Alenka" for more than half a century. But there could be Vasnetsovskaya "Alyonushka" there, for example. But the image of a trusting person in the scarf of the daughter of the...
26 May 2018, 18:05
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Bonnie and Clyde: the most famous criminal couple
Bonnie and Clyde: the most famous criminal couple
The infamous Bonnie and Clyde introduced in 1930, one of their common friend. And as this young couple claimed at the time, they immediately fell in love with each other. By the time of the first meeting, the 21-year-old Clyde has been arrested...
24 May 2018, 11:32
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Konstantin the Great: the first Christian on the Roman throne
Konstantin the Great: the first Christian on the Roman throne
May 22, 337 in Nicomedia at the age of 66 died the Roman emperor Constantine, who united the Roman Empire under his one-man rule and made Christianity the state religion. For this in the following centuries was called the Great and became an example for...
22 May 2018, 15:29
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Эдуард Дженнер и первая прививка от оспы
Эдуард Дженнер и первая прививка от оспы
14 мая 1796 года английский врач Эдуард Дженнер впервые выполнил прививку от оспы. Восьмилетнем Джеймсу Фиппсу он сначала уколол субстанцию с нарыва больного коровьей оспой, а затем субстанцию настоящей оспы. К концу XVIII века в Европе от оспы...
16 May 2018, 1:56
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