1. Every 2 minutes we shoot more pictures than all of humanity took during the 19 century.
2. At the moment, 1998 is as far from us as 2030.
3. New York is actually South of Rome in Italy.
4. Mammoths died out only 1000 years after the Egyptian pyramids were built.
5. When was invented the Fax machine in Russia still had serfdom.
6. The animated series “the Simpsons” is so long that people who graduated high school this year were born when the series has already lasted several years.
7. The carrot was originally purple.
8. At a time when the first film “Star wars”, in France still executed on the guillotine.
9. Hard to believe, but in the USA more libraries than McDonald’s restaurants.
10. Human DNA 50% DNA repeats of the banana.
11. In Welsh folklore, fairies rode corgis dogs.
12. If the paper roll 42 times, the thickness of the convolution will be equal to the distance from the earth to the moon
13. Every year hundreds of trees grow only because proteins forget where they buried their acorns and pine cones.
14. Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia.
15. The name Jessica was invented by Shakespeare for the play “the merchant of Venice”.
16. Since then, Pluto has been Continue reading
Wedding traditions from different countries very different from each other. Of course, there are widespread items such as wedding rings or white dresses. Even in one country there may be variation, depending on ethnicity, culture and religious beliefs. But, as they did not differ, all practices reflect the sociality of the people, their desire to support each other for the prosperity of the entire human society with its basic unit – the family. Offer to go to different countries and see how different wedding traditions.
Bride in white from head to toe, including the face. She is dressed in a white kimono with a white hood that the bride should wear as a veil to hide the “horns of jealousy” from the groom’s mother. He, by the way, wearing a kimono of black silk. During the exchange of vows the groom and bride their families look at each other. 9 times, the couple drink sake, to demonstrate his desire to try to achieve harmony in marriage. Families also drink sake then the father of the bride is distinguished members of the families to each other. Later the bride to change kimonos in red or wear a Western wedding dress for fun and games
Wedding French Canadians
On the wedding day the groom with friends and relatives meet the bride Continue reading
In the long process of development formed morphostructural features of the mountains of Central Asia and Kazakhstan
In the long process of development formed morphostructural features of the mountains of Central Asia and Kazakhstan. Tien Shan, Saur, Tarbagatai, Dzhungarsky Alatau, part of the ridges of the Pamirs belong to the revived belt, fold-hat mountain. Part of the Pamirs and Kopetdag – mountains of youth – hat-folded and folded.
The types of relief
A characteristic feature of the relief of the mountains of Central Asia and Kazakhstan is the tiering of the main types of topography and extensive development of surfaces alignment, which fragments are located at different hypsometric levels, and in the basins overlain by a cover of loose Neogene-Quaternary deposits.
The surface of the alignment are ancient relics of the smoothed topography that formed on the territory of the mountains to the commencement of the General crest of the uplift. The nature of them is different. In some cases, is a medium-altitude mountains smoothed, about 1-1,5 km rising above the upland plains, in addit ional – megagamete or hummocky upland plain with relative elevations of several Continue reading
In Japan celebrates 14 public holidays, on each day off. In addition to these, there are many holidays in one culture of the country came recently, others for several thousand years. By the way, in Japan it is not customary to congratulate with holidays.Porridge, according to popular belief, fill the body force for a year. The reason for the congratulations can only be a personal achievement or the success of graduating high school, for example, or the birth of a child. Samples – the Holidays of Japan presentation To all “personal” holidays is to give gifts.Usually celebrated for 5 days from December 30 to January 3.Sleep is considered to lie only in the night of 2nd / 3rd January. A surprise also on the last day of the outgoing year and the summer festival of Bon. The Japanese are a practical people, because most of to each other give useful things towels, soap, food, exotic fruit. The gift should not be too “personal”. More will be valued not the gift itself, and its beautiful packaging. In the presence of the giver to open my presents − these could inadvertently hurt him.August 15 in Japan August − Day of remembrance of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Furthermore, gifts cannot be refused. July 1 open July climbing season on September 15 is celebrated Continue reading
To convince people that the Japanese are a very strange people different from us, usually is not necessary. Agree with that many. And Bloggie you can read about the many unusual things, invented by the Japanese, which confirms the above. However, we are not talking about inventions, and unusual snacks and drinks that you can try in Japan.
The Japanese eat almost everything that swims in the sea, until a particularly poisonous puffer fish, when properly cooked which man painfully dying or jellyfish, which are 95 % water. In comparison, candied squid seems not such a rarity. Actually, despite the obvious presence of sugar, these squids are not sweet. Why – unknown. Apparently, the secret of the company.
Another unusual product can safely be called a cheese drink . The company “NEEDS Cheese Factory” with Hokkaido began to make a strange drink to attract the attention of the Japanese to the cheese, which this product does not enjoy great popularity. Many Japanese children do not know the taste of the cheese. At least, so said the noble rescuers of cheese from the company. By the way, non-traditional beverage can still be used as a traditional cheese sauce. But this is not so funny.
What about chewing gum with the taste of roses? After all, in Japan there is. Gum called “Otoko Kaoru” (“the Man, smelling Continue reading