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On the border between past and present: San Francisco in photo collages
On the border between past and present: San Francisco in photo collages
In 1906, a powerful earthquake occurred in San Francisco. Most of the infrastructure was destroyed, and about 28,000 buildings were destroyed. Despite such a horrific scale of the tragedy, the city was restored quickly enough. Moreover, the architects...
17 february 2020, 19:34
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Ancient cave drawings were studied in Spain
Ancient cave drawings were studied in Spain
In the depths of the Font Major cave in Spain, scientists have found many ancient drawings that are 15 thousand years old. Archaeologists conducted the study for the first time since the flood that occurred in October last year. It is noteworthy that...
17 february 2020, 17:12
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He is like a real one! At the auction Violity sold a large-scale model Moskvich-412 (Photo)
He is like a real one! At the auction Violity sold a large-scale model Moskvich-412 (Photo)
Moskvich-412, made on a scale of 1:43, was sold at the online auction Violity in early February. And, despite the presence of small cracks in the body and a slight loss of paint, the large-scale model aroused unprecedented interest among users. At the...
17 february 2020, 16:00
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Ancient coins from the Hunterian collection
Ancient coins from the Hunterian collection
The Hunterian collection is one of the most famous collections Of the University of Glasgow. It contains 650 manuscripts, about 10 thousand printed books, and 15 thousand samples of natural objects. About a third of all books are devoted to medicine...
17 february 2020, 13:39
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In the American city of Missoula found the remains of the Chinatown
In the American city of Missoula found the remains of the Chinatown
In the center of the city of Missoula, located in the state of Montana, USA, one of the construction sites turned into an excavation site. The remains of a small Chinese community, as well as a red light district, have been found here. At the end of the...
16 february 2020, 22:22
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To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
This year, on March 10, Italy will issue two coins dedicated to the Italian painter Raphael, a representative of Renaissance art. The new products will be minted by the State printing and mint of Italy, clearly following the plan for the production of...
16 february 2020, 22:22
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Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
These photos were taken in Spain in the 1950s. The footage captures different places from completely different angles: streets of small towns, panoramas of cities, the beauty of buildings, bright pictures of beaches. Sunny Spain in all its glory.
15 february 2020, 7:52
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A solar disk was found in a funeral urn
A solar disk was found in a funeral urn
Near the town of Viborg in Denmark, excavations began ten years ago. In 2009, archaeologists found the remains of a late bronze age settlement. Parts of farmhouses and structures where food was cooked were found among the ruins. The settlement was...
14 february 2020, 22:51
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Blade engraving and complex hilt — cuirassier broadsword sold at Violity auction (Photo)
Blade engraving and complex hilt — cuirassier broadsword sold at Violity auction (Photo)
The broadsword of the cuirassier with the inscription “Zlatoust December 1832” was sold at the Violity auction a little over a week ago. The attention of users was attracted by the appearance of the blade weapon, as well as the specifics of its use by...
14 february 2020, 15:40
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Scientists reveal details about last year's hoard of antique coins
Scientists reveal details about last year's hoard of antique coins
Scientists have shown ancient coins found last year near the village Of Blythburgh in Suffolk, great Britain. The artifacts are 2 thousand years old, and there were 19 coins in the treasure. Most of the copies are gold staters that were made by order of...
14 february 2020, 17:21
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