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The only gem created by a living creature

Pearl - The only gem created by a living creature

Pearl – The only gem created by a living creature

The only gem created by a living creature
In fact, people have used pearls for thousands of years. Pearl popularity reached its peak during Roman times when women of the privileged class wore clothes richly adorned with pearls. Even Julius Caesar favored pearls, and according to legend, Cleopatra dissolved a pearl in wine and drank it to prove her love to Marc Antony. Also, the Roman general Vitellius financed an entire military campaign by selling just one of his mother’s pearl earrings.
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Environmental organization Greenpeace is 40

Greenpeace is 40. Group of Ecologists, Journalists, and Visionaries that Changed the World

Group of Ecologists, Journalists, and Visionaries that Changed the World. Greenpeace is 40

Greenpeace is 40
Formed from the peace movement and anti-nuclear protests Greenpeace appeared in Vancouver (British Columbia) in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Besides, September 15, 1971 the newly created Committee «Don’t Make a Wave» sent a chartered ship «Phyllis Cormac» route from Vancouver to Amchitka (Alaska). And later the ship renamed «Greenpeace», protested against nuclear tests in earthquake-prone areas. In particular, protests of environmentalists forced the U.S. government to stop testing at Amchitka area and by the end of 1971 the island became a bird sanctuary.
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Irish Blessings

Irish Blessings. Beautiful Ireland

Beautiful Ireland. Irish Blessings

Irish Blessings

Now sweetly lies old Ireland
Emerald green beyond the foam,
Awakening sweet memories,
Calling the heart back home.
May the Irish hills caress you.
May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.
Now sweetly lies old Ireland
Emerald green beyond the foam,
Awakening sweet memories,
Calling the heart back home.
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Flower photographer Tatiana Makushina

Flower photographer Tatiana Makushina

Delicate wildflowers. Work by Flower photographer Tatiana Makushina

Flower photographer Tatiana Makushina
Russian photographer Tatiana Makushina – Designer, Artist, Florist, Photographer, and just positive and inquisitive person, open to everything new. According to her biography, she graduated from Teachers College, Faculty of graphic arts. And later studied at the phyto-design department of institute named after Nadezhda Krupskaya. Most of all the photographer wants to learn how to show the beauty that surrounds us. So, the camera and lens are faithful companions who are always with her.
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Images of the sun taken during this week’s solar storms

Images of the sun taken during this week’s solar storms

Beautiful Images of the sun taken during this week’s solar storms

Images of the sun taken during this week’s solar storms
According to NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, during this week there have been huge solar storms on the sun. Fortunately, NASA has produced some incredible images of the sun. In particular, they captured the sun in all its violent glory, with its surface a maelstrom of activity. Meanwhile, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory is able to differentiate between different temperature levels on the sun. So, it’s able to take beautiful kaleidoscopic pictures for us to enjoy.
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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

Nature photography. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

Twilight. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself
First of all, Stop spending time with the wrong people. Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. And if someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you. You shouldn’t have to fight for a spot. Never, ever insist yourself to someone who continuously overlooks your worth. And remember, it’s not the people that stand by your side when you’re at your best, but the ones who stand beside you when you’re at your worst that are your true friends.
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The Chair That Grew. Growing Architecture

The Chair That Grew. Growing Architecture. Axel Erlandson (1884 – 1964)

Californian farmer Axel Erlandson (1884 – 1964). The Chair That Grew. Growing Architecture

The Chair That Grew. Growing Architecture
One day, in 1903, a friend of Krubsack’s openly admired a beechwood chair he had crafted. A man who perhaps didn’t know how to take a compliment, Krubsack announced, “Dammit, one of these days I am going to grow a piece of furniture that will be better and stronger than any human hands can build”. And fifteen years later, he had done just that, with every joint in his chair “cemented by nature”. Though many handsome offers were made for the famous chair, Krubsack refused to sell, eventually leaving it to his nephew to be displayed in his furniture store. The “Chair That Grew” was last seen at the entrance of Noritage Furniture, owned by Krubsack’s descendants. The store recently closed and the fate of the chair is unknown. However, it likely still resides somewhere in the tiny town of Embarrass, WI, not far from where it grew nearly 100 years ago.
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