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Sunken city found near the coast of Cuba

Ruins of the ancient city discovered by Paul Weinzweig and Pauline Zalitzki

Sunken city found near the coast of Cuba. Ruins of the ancient city discovered by Paul Weinzweig and Pauline Zalitzki

Sunken city found near the coast of Cuba. A group of Canadian researchers, led by Paul Weinzweig and Pauline Zalitzki, discovered the ruins of the ancient city. The Sunken city was found in 700 m off the coast of Cuba by an underwater robot. On the images, obtained by using a robot, researchers have found the remains of monumental structures, including four large pyramids. Besides, they discovered parts of monument, that in shape resembles a Sphinx, and several monoliths with inscriptions. According to Pauline Zalitzki, the town was founded in the preclassical period in the history of civilizations of Central America and the Caribbean Islands. The ruins are at least 1.5-2 thousand years old, experts believe. But also not rejected more ancient origin. The discovery is kept secret.
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Secrets of Jordan Lead Codices

Secrets of Jordan Lead Codices. Unique leaden books found in northern Jordan

Secrets of Jordan Lead Codices. Unique leaden books found in northern Jordan

Secrets of Jordan Lead Codices.
Unique leaden books were found in northern Jordan. According to scientists, the collection of ancient manuscripts is able to turn the entire biblical story. A local peasant-Bedouin went to the mountains with his goats. The man knew every stone in the land, therefore, at once he drew his attention to glittering objects. There were 70 books. The books made of lead were fastened by a metal wire. The cave where the books were found, most likely, was the place the first Christians were hiding, back in the 70’s ad, and maybe even before.
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Last letters of Eva Braun

Last letters of Eva Braun

Last letters of Eva Braun

Last letters of Eva Braun were typed just days before they suicide. In fact, the letters were intended for Eva Braun’s friend Herta Schneider. For example, in one letter, dated April 19, 1945, she writes that, “despite the thud of artillery and falling bombs”, she is “happy to be close” to Hitler and remains “convinced that everything will turn out all right”. But three days later her mood changed from fragile hope to black despair, as the Red Army smashed into the suburbs of Berlin in April 1945. The discovered letters reveal Hitler’s bride-to-be Eva Braun growing sense of doom. “We are fighting until the last but I’m afraid the end is threatening closer and closer’. She also writes of preparing to die and her bewilderment at how God could let such things happen. In the second letter Braun says: ‘Greetings to all my friends, I’m dying how I’ve lived. It’s not difficult for me. You know that.’ Eight days later, 33-year-old Braun was dead, killing herself alongside her husband of only a few hours, Adolf Hitler.
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Fidel Castro in Russia

Fidel Castro in Russia. Fidel Castro rides a horse sleigh

Fidel Castro in Russia. Fidel Castro rides a horse sleigh

Fidel Castro in Russia. The first visit of Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz to Russia, former Soviet Union took place 50 years ago, in June 1963. On April 26, 1963 in an atmosphere of secrecy Fidel Castro flew to the Soviet Union. Moreover, his plane that flew secretly from Havana, landed not in the Soviet capital but in the north of the Soviet Union, in Murmansk, where Fidel first thing moved to the base of Soviet submarines in Severodvinsk. Soviet sailors drove to raid squadron moored nuclear submarine directly to the pier. The Cuban leader has visited it in person, delighted by what he saw. Soviet military even raised in firing position with a nuclear missile to demonstrate the possibility of a real submarine. Castro, dressed in a jacket, with his mighty and gigantic figure was in its compartments. Fidel was amazed, seeing the possibility of Soviet military equipment. He had the impression that the Soviet Union can really protect Cuba from its territory. Castro made a historic visit to the Soviet Union, he visited not only Moscow, but also Soviet republics – Uzbekistan, Georgia, which were the part of a great country – the USSR. And Fidel Castro’s route through the territory of the Soviet Union, and the exact length of stay in a particular city, were under secret.
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Rainbow architecture

Rainbow architecture, Stockholm, Sweden

Rainbow architecture. Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

Rainbow architecture

Spring has finally filled the streets with bright sunlight, and houses some of the cities, shimmering all colors of rainbow have been the subject of art. The definition of color – the visual effect that is caused by the spectral composition of the light emitted, transmitted, or reflected by objects. Bright colors can change the appearance of a city significantly. Our mood, health, and happiness are all affected by the colors of our houses. Over the years, the bright colors in architecture become more popular. Thus, apartment blocks and public buildings are painted in intense colors, transforming the cities into kaleidoscope of colorful cityscapes – pink, green, blue, and red colors. So, if colors can brighten up our days, the understanding of color significance and color harmony is increasing around the globe.
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Buddhist complex Maytszishan

Buddhist complex Maytszishan. Huge statue of Buddha is almost perpendicular to the mountain wall — the highest is more than 16 meters in height.

Huge statue of Buddha is almost perpendicular to the mountain wall — the highest is more than 16 meters in height. Buddhist complex Maytszishan

Buddhist complex Maytszishan – a series of 194 caves carved into the wall of a hill Maytszishan in Tianshui City, Gansu Province, northwest China. This striking example of rock architecture contains over 7,200 Buddhist sculptures and over 1,000 square meters frescoes. Construction of the grottoes began in late Qing Dynasty. The monks chose to stay there, the earliest written records mention two monks Tanhonga and Huanggang, who meditated there.
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Flying cars against traffic jam

Flying cars against traffic jam

Flying cars against traffic jam. Flying car that can take-off from standing still

Flying cars against traffic jam.
The first flying cars that can take off vertically if you get stuck in a traffic jam are set to go on sale to the public as early as 2015. The Massachusetts firm Terrafugia has announced its Transition design, which is part sedan, part private jet with two seats, four wheels and wings that fold up so it can be driven like a car. The firm has also unveiled plans for a TF-X model that will be small enough to fit in a garage, and won’t need a runway to take off. The Transition will cost $300,000.
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