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Beautiful ballerina Michaela DePrince

Beautiful ballerina Michaela DePrince

Beautiful ballerina Michaela DePrince

Beautiful ballerina Michaela DePrince
This story is simply heart touching. Michaela DePrince, born Mabinty Bangura, was orphaned in war-torn Sierra Leone at the age of three, when her father was shot dead and her mother died of starvation. In the orphanage the three-year-old girl had to face tough life. She remembers being called “the devil’s child” and being ill-treated by the orphanage’s carers because she had vitiligo – a skin condition that causes blotches of lightening skin. Children in the orphanage were given numbers ranking them from the most favored to the least. DePrince was ranked 27th out of 27 children. Michaela DePrince was just three years old when she saw a ballerina for the first time. “I was just so fascinated by this person, by how beautiful she was, how she was wearing such a beautiful costume,” she remembers. “So I ripped the cover off and I put it in my underwear.” The girl was told – ‘Black dancers can’t be ballerinas’
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Faiyum portraits first realistic painting

Faiyum portraits first realistic painting on Earth

Faiyum portraits first realistic painting on Earth

Faiyum portraits first realistic painting on Earth
These wonderful portraits by unknown artists painted more than 2 thousand years ago, not for viewers and museums, were in fact, a kind of passport photo for afterlife. Egyptians were afraid very much that the gods in the afterlife would not be able to identify them because of the failure of embalming. Such realistic portraits were to be buried with the dead. Currently, there are about 900 funeral portraits found in the necropolis of Faiyum. Thanks to the dry Egyptian climate, many portraits are very well preserved, and, in most cases, even the paint looks still fresh.
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Space gemstone meteorite Fukang

Space gemstone meteorite Fukang

Gemstone meteorite from outer space was named one of the greatest finds of the century. Beautiful Gemstone meteorite Fukang

Beautiful Gemstone meteorite Fukang is the most beautiful meteorite ever found on Earth. Thirteen years ago, in 2000 it was found near the Chinese city of Fukang, north-western mountainous region of Xinjiang. The iron meteorite with striking patches of olivine crystals weighed 2.211 kg. These blotches are marked only 1% of all meteorites being found on the surface of the Earth. Gemstone meteorite from outer space was named one of the greatest finds of the century. On February 2005 the meteorite was taken to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Later the mysterious meteorite was investigated in Meteorite Center, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona in Tucson. The Fukang pallasite contains large, gem quality olivine, or peridot, in a nickel-iron matrix.
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Monastic festival Tsechu in Bhutan

Monastic festival Tsechu in Bhutan

Monastic festival Tsechu in Bhutan

Monastic festival Tsechu in Bhutan
Paro is a city in western Bhutan with a population of 15 000 inhabitants, located at an altitude of 2,400 meters. Here, richly carved, painted wood distinguishes Paro Dzong, a fortress-monastery in Bhutan that sits above the town of Paro and serves as its religious center. A tiny Buddhist kingdom in the Himalaya, traditionally isolated Bhutan has in recent years become the tourist destination. A balance of playful yellow and passionate red, orange attract attention of hundreds of tourists who arrive in Paro during the annual monastic festivals (Tsechu).
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Gothic chapel on bones

Gothic chapel on bones

Gothic chapel on bones – cemetery church of All Saints in Czech town of Kutna Hora

Gothic chapel on bones
Ossuary in Sedlec (chesh. Kostnice v Sedlci, cemetery church of All Saints with Ossuary) – Gothic chapel in Sedlec, a suburb of the Czech town of Kutna Hora. The chapel is decorated with human skulls and bones. On the decoration of the chapel used about 40,000 human skeletons. In 1278, Henry, the abbot of the Cistercian monastery in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutna Mountains, was sent by the Czech King Otakar II to the Holy Land. He brought back some earth from Golgotha ​​and sprinkled it over the abbey cemetery. The news of this spread, and the cemetery has become a popular burial place of the people of Central Europe. Many thousands of people wanted to be buried in this cemetery. As a result of Medieval wars in the middle of XIV century, epidemics expanded greatly, particularly the epidemic of the Black Death.
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Fashion designer and humanitarian Oleg Cassini

Fashion designer and humanitarian Oleg Cassini

Fashion designer and humanitarian Oleg Cassini

Fashion designer and humanitarian Oleg Cassini

Oleg Cassini was born 100 years ago, on April 11, 1913 into a family of a Russian father – diplomat Alexander Loiewski and Italian Countess Marguerite Cassini. Oleg Cassini is remembered not only for being an officially personal couturier for Jackie Kennedy. Oleg Cassini, unlike most fashion designers, was an animal lover and an advocate for animals. Thus, he created collections of man-made fashion fur, the ‘evolutionary furs’. A late convert to animal rights, he blamed himself for the loss of 250,000 leopards killed as women copied a coat he had designed for Jackie Kennedy. He renounced the killing of animals and stuck by his word by introducing micro-fiber fake furs in 1999, a synthetic material that retained the feel, warmth, and fashion of real fur. On his Oyster Bay estate he had eighteen dogs, fifteen cats, thirty goats, six sheep, one half-ton sow, two Vietnamese potbellied pigs, one donkey, two parrots, twenty-two full-size horses, and two miniature horses.
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Madeleine Albrights jewelry with sense

Madeleine Albrights jewelry with sense

Madeleine Albrights jewelry with sense

Madeleine Albrights jewelry with sense
Everyone knows about the love of the former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to the brooches. It was also a natural love of a woman to jewelry. And, we know that each brooch had the message. Her book “Read My Pins” tells a story how one woman’s jewelry collection was used to make diplomatic history. Madeleine used a pin or a brooch as a means of personal and diplomatic expression, thus, jewelry had become part of her personal diplomatic arsenal. “None of this would have happened without Saddam Hussein,” said Albright. When the Iraqi press called her an “unparalleled serpent,” she made sure to wear a snake pin during her next meeting with Iraqi officials. From that day brooches had become Albright’s diplomatic style, her self-expression, sense of humor, and simply sense. The jewelry pieces she wore was not only a political message, in addition, they were beautiful art work of jewelers.
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