What a triumph and tragedy of the liner "Normandie"? Part 2


What a triumph and tragedy of the liner "Normandie"? Part 2Until August 1939, Normandy has successfully worked on transatlantic lines, made during this time 139 flights and carried 133,170 passengers, not only paid for itself, but also brought the owners a considerable profit. August 23 airliner again ...
 

What a triumph and tragedy of the liner "Normandie"? Part 1


What a triumph and tragedy of the liner "Normandie"? Part 1Ships - like people. Everyone has his own destiny. They are born, live long, or not, life in the glare of fame, or a modest worker, and die, sometimes die tragically. Nowadays, more and more rarely used as passenger vehicles for transport ...
 

What creates a rainbow of pearls?


What creates a rainbow of pearls?"... Three jewels sopernichayutmezhdu themselves in glory: it is ruby, emerald and pearl. (Biruni, 1040) Among the hundreds of other jewelry pearl stands alone. It does not produce the land, he mysteriously appears inside the shell-pearl. His ...
 

We - the heirs of Gagarin?


We - the heirs of Gagarin?Well, what to do? Again, I can not sleep! Mom laughs: "It's you, Masha, in love. Yes, love. Another, though not understood, in whom and in what ... Stop! Yes this is my life I love! His head stuck out the open window, her eyes lifted up. And there! Sky ...
 

What a town - Miyadzhima?


What a town - Miyadzhima?This amazing place is located near the tragically famous Japanese city of Hiroshima, where I had the good fortune to live for four months. The island is called Itsukushima, and placed upon it the city - Miyadzhima. Small town, ...
 

What are harmful dams on the rivers?


What are harmful dams on the rivers?Plotinus we ponastavleno, wherever possible, and even more if they can not. Strange, but it is in our country a principle, which determine the feasibility of building in some areas. Evaluation criteria are: the flooding ...
 

Want to learn about the most unusual and extreme attractions of the world?


Want to learn about the most unusual and extreme attractions of the world?The ride is rightly considered one of the best holidays. They give pleasure, they are breathtaking, and the heart beating faster. Amusement parks - is the concentration of laughter, thrills and good mood. In short, ...
 

What are museums to visit in Kaliningrad?


What are museums to visit in Kaliningrad?Ka-li-ning, hail! What word is something wonderful, and the city even better. Probably in every city in Russia know about its most western point. About the fact that Kaliningrad is separated by several states. About the fact that the authorities made a "nice" to all ...
 

What do they tell us the name signs of the zodiac?


What do they tell us the name signs of the zodiac?How would you treat astrology, you probably know your zodiac sign. The names of the modern signs of the Zodiac back to the names of the ancient zodiac constellations within which they were located near the turn of our era. Now, when the earth ...
 

What attracts the emerald?


What attracts the emerald?As is known, the emerald - green mineral. The ancient Greeks called it "shining stone". Green - the color, pleasant to the eye. In addition, the emerald is clean and transparent. He attributed a mysterious, enigmatic. It looked ...
 

What is Solovki?


What is Solovki?Resorts in Turkey, the beaches of Taiwan, the island of Greece and even Paris with its Eiffel Tower, pale before Solovetskya islands. Solovki - a mysterious world, full of colors and some extraterrestrial fascination. In this world, with its flying over the horizon ...
 

What days this year on all articles unfavorable?


What days this year on all articles unfavorable?Sun and Moon rule the world. This is true. The Earth is constantly feel the hot breath of the star called the sun, this vast electromagnetic stove, and its inhabitants are under the influence of its radiation field. Luna - a kind of tuning fork, the regulator ...
 

What are the signs of spring?


What are the signs of spring?Agree, very nice focus not only on meteorological forecasts, but also proven by many generations of signs. Here is some of them - the spring. Signs of the first month of spring - March. We saw a rook on the street or in the garden -...
 

What a day on August 13, or Why It's Good to be left-handed?


What a day on August 13, or Why It's Good to be left-handed?In 1984 International Conference handers decided to declare August 13 the World Day of left-handers! It seems then that no one took seriously, so in Europe left-hander became widely celebrate their holiday only since 1992. The motto of the festival ...
 

What amazing planet of the solar system?


What amazing planet of the solar system?"Wandering Star" .... It is translated from the Greek word planet. Planets do not occupy a particular place in the starry sky, and wander among the stars. This is because they revolve around the sun. Closest to the Sun is ...