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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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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