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The life of two Murziks the cats

White (city cat) Murzik and a snowman. Photographer Kozandrevna

White (city cat) Murzik and a snowman. Photographer Kozandrevna. Two Murziks the cats

The life of two Murziks the cats
I really don’t know much about this young photographer nicknamed Kozandrevna, but her photo albums have attracted much attention on the Russian internet. Kozandrevna takes pictures of two cats, whose names are the same – Murzik, and not to be confused they are called White Murzik and Gray Murzik. The cats are brothers, but white Murzik had been taken to live in a big city, when he was a kitten, and gray Murzik stayed in the village. From time to time white Murzik visits his brother in the village, and acts like he is not a guest, but a host. In short, the curious, emotional and smart white cat simply rules.
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The dying flowers installation

The dying flowers installation

Beautiful red roses, still fresh and full of life. The dying flowers installation by Scottish artist Anya Gallaccio

The dying flowers installation
London based Scottish artist Anya Gallaccio has made an installation of 10,000 beautiful Holland roses, trees, flowers, candles, sand, and ice to explore the process of natural decay. According to the artist, she likes the mixture of celebration with death or decay. Her work is featured in numerous public and private collections, such as the Tate Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Gallery in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
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Kamchatka animals by Sergey Gorshkov

Kamchatka animals by Sergey Gorshkov

Enjoying water bear cub. Kamchatka animals by Sergey Gorshkov, Russian professional wildlife photographer

Kamchatka animals by Sergey Gorshkov
Russian professional wildlife photographer Sergey Gorshkov has been taking pictures of wild nature for many years. Sergey says, «My camera is a connecting link between me and wildlife. Through the lens of the camera I can see things, take pictures and try to reproduce beauty of the wild nature, a piece of what I have seen and I have felt being there. It is in their escaping world which is disappearing, little by little from the face of the earth». Kamchatka is Sergey’s favorite place of shooting. According to the photographer, the wild nature of Kamchatka is so fascinating and amazing that many years of work have gone as one day.
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Beautiful African Namib Desert

African Namib Desert

A lonely traveler in the beautiful African Namib Desert

Beautiful African Namib Desert

A desert is a place without expectation“. Nadine Gordimer. The desert is a horrible and cruel world at the same time. And still, it is incredibly beautiful in shapes, curves, and warm colors. And to everyone who visit it, a desert gives high serenity and wisdom. Besides, to be indifferent is impossible – as the the appeal of its emptiness is too strong.
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The most unusual breeds of cats

The most unusual breeds of cats - Sphinx

Representative of the most unusual breeds of cats – Sphinx

The most unusual breeds of cats

Many of us today can boast about our favorite fluffy pets – cats. Cats’ beauty, tenderness, and grace make us endlessly admire them. Here is a short description and images of most exotic and beautiful creatures. The first one – Sphinx, or Canadian Sphinx – hairless cats farmed in the decorative purposes. They display a high level of energy, intelligence, curiosity, and affection for their owners.
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Tommy Tucker the adorable squirrel

Tommy Tucker the adorable squirrel

Tommy Tucker the adorable squirrel with a toy dog. The life of squirrel Tommy Tucker, captured in 1940s by a LIFE magazine photographer Nina Ling

Tommy Tucker the adorable squirrel
The life and dresses of one squirrel, Tommy Tucker, captured in 1940s by a LIFE magazine photographer Nina Ling. A woman named Mrs. Mark Bullis from Washington, the District of Columbia, in the hollow of a tree that grew in the backyard had found a baby squirrel, tiny, blind yet. Squirrel’s mother no longer appeared, Mrs. Mark Bullis brought the squirrel to her home. The adopted squirrel got a name – Tommy. Squirrels are vibrant and inquisitive animals that are easily trained, they like to do different tricks, conquering the audience. Mrs. Bullis specially sewed for Tommy favorite pet 30 costumes: silk pleated dress for visits and receptions, nurse’s costume for a visit to the vet, coat and hat for a shopping to the market …
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Mysterious Carbonado Diamonds

Mysterious Carbonado Diamonds. Carbonado – natural polycrystalline diamond

Mysterious Carbonado Diamonds in jewellery

Mysterious Carbonado Diamonds
Commonly known as Black Diamonds, Carbonado comes from the word “Carbo”, which means coal. When this crystal was discovered in Brazil in 18th century, it was confused with charcoal. Carbonado – natural polycrystalline diamond, the color of which varies from dark green to dark grey. Despite the fact that production of diamond mining began in the 20th century, after screening more than 600 tons of diamonds from Australia, China, India and Siberia, carbonado was not found. In some opinions, the diamond has outer origin. According to them, it formed with the explosion of the supernova.
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