Metro station "Dostoevskaya", Moscow

Dostoevskaya Metro station in Moscow

Dostoevskaya Metro station in Moscow The recently built Dostoevskaya station is very impressive, decorated with Florentine mosaic panels. Noteworthy, they depict works of the great Russian writer Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky. On the walls of the station one can see scenes illustrating the four novels of Dostoevsky. In particular, “Crime and Punishment”, “Idiot,” “Possessed,” and “the …

Las Vegas Carpets by Chris Maluszynski

Las Vegas Carpets by Chris Maluszynski

Las Vegas Carpets by Chris Maluszynski Born in 1975 in Warsaw, Poland, Chris Maluszynski moved to Sweden at age 7. There, he studied at the University of Linkoping, Sweden, and Sorbonne, Paris. Having begun his professional career in 1995, he worked for most major Swedish newspapers. Next, Chris Maluszynski moved to New York City (2005). …

Valeria Levitina-where dreams of beauty come to

Valeria Levitina where dreams of beauty come to

Valeria Levitina where dreams of beauty come to Russian girl Valeria Levitina (in the above photo) since childhood, like all the teenage girls dreamed of becoming a model. So she tried to lose weight, to come closer to her beautiful dream. To date, 39 year-old Valeria has a severe disease – anorexia, weighs 25 kg …

postage stamp in honor of Indian maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan

Maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan

Maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan The deathbed puzzle which came to him in a dream from the Hindu goddess Namagiri – solved. Born on December 22, 1887, right 125 years ago, in Kumbakonam, Tamilnad, Srinivasa Ramanujan was a famous Indian mathematician. Self-taught mathematician, Ramanujan worked in isolation from the mathematical community of his time. Noteworthy, he …

Beauty Queen of the Syrian Arab Republic, Nadine Fahd, elected Miss Arab world 2012

Miss Arab World 2012 Beauty pageant

The beauty pageant Miss Arab World 2012 took place in Giza, Egypt. The Beauty Queen of the Syrian Arab Republic, Nadine Fahd became Miss Arab world 2012. She beat 16 contestants from 11 Arab countries and won the crown. “I’d like to present this victory to my home country Syria. Also, I hope I can …

Creepy sculptures

Creepy sculptures with human teeth in Finland

Creepy sculptures with human teeth These creepy sculptures stand along the road going from Imatra in Savonlinna, in Finland. The most interesting is the fact that they have human teeth. The maniac sculptor is unknown but the fact of creation is evident. Since the artist is unknown, there’s a suspicion that somewhere, near the road …

Sergei Yesenin

Phobias of famous people

Phobias of famous people According to science, Phobia is a persistent, uncontrolled fear growing in certain situations. Undoubtedly, Phobias affect millions of people. And outstanding historical figures are not exceptions. For example, well-known Russian poet Sergei Yesenin. He had syphilophobia – fear of getting infected with syphilis. But not a less fear Yesenin felt to …

Bunker turned into luxury nightclub

Bunker turned into luxury nightclub

Bunker turned into luxury nightclub Located 56 meters underground in central Moscow, near the Kremlin, built in 1956 Bunker No. 42, is now a tourist attraction full of red alarm lights. The bunker has lots of underground tunnels. Upon entering the bunker, which can accommodate up to 3000 people, visitors will be whisked 18 floors …

House of hobbits in Pennsylvania

House of hobbits in Pennsylvania

House of hobbits in Pennsylvania American architect Peter Archer designed the “House of hobbits” for a man, who has been a longtime fan of J. R. R. Tolkien. And the dream has finally come true in Pennsylvania. In addition, the man filled the rooms with manuscripts and memorabilia of Tolkien from his collection, which he …