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Symbol of Austria Woman in Gold

Symbol of Austria Woman in Gold. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt

Symbol of Austria Woman in Gold. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt

Until recently, the “Woman in Gold“, a masterpiece of 135 million dollars, was called “Vienna Mona Lisa” or the symbol of Austria, and the crowds stared at it in the Vienna gallery, only to see a beautiful picture, shimmering gold with their own eyes. This is the story of a woman – a state ideal, whose family was humiliated and practically destroyed. By the way, the name “woman in gold” appeared much later. Gustav Klimt painted portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer in 1907, at the time she was 26 years old. The portrait was commissioned by her husband, “sugar king” of Europe, Ferdinand Bauer. Their union was approved by the parents on both sides, because both spouses were from the elite families of the Vienna Jewish community.
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Stylish horses hairstyles

Stylish horses hairstyles. Photographer Svetlana Petrova

Beautiful and Stylish horses hairstyles. Photographer Svetlana Petrova

Stylish horses hairstyles
Lord, who made the horse, said to it: “You are like no one animal; all earthly treasures lie between your eyes. you’ll trample my enemies and carry my friends. On your back will be prayers said. You will be happy in all the earth, and you will be appreciated more than all creatures, because love of Lord of the earth belongs to you. You’re going to fly without wings and strike without a sword … “. Arab legend. Special power of horse hair is not a legend. Maybe that’s why you get great pleasure, touching mane with hands. Horse mane has become an inspiration for creating horse hair-style. All horsemen and owners of beautiful horses want their horse to be the most beautiful!
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Saigon Flower Market before sunset

Saigon Flower Market before sunset

Ships at Saigon Flower Market at Tet Vietnam. Photo by Frank Fischbach

Saigon Flower Market before sunset – photo by German landscape photographer Frank Fischbach. These beautiful flowers will be sold for the Vietnamese New Year festival Tet. No matter what festival or a season – cool spring, hot summer, rainy autumn, or the cold winter … Saigon flower market is always crowded with buyers and sellers. When night falls it’s busy time for trucks to carry hundreds of tons of fresh flowers from France, Japan, China … to the night flower market. The people working in the night market have lost the concept of night sleeping, they work quietly at night to please the early risers with the most fresh flowers – narcissus, roses, chrysanthemums, tulips, daisies, orchids … They say Saigon has neither day nor night, just 24 hour break. This is true when we explore the night flower market in Saigon, Vietnam.
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Rare half-male and half-female butterfly

half-female butterfly

Lexias pardalis – Rare half-male and half-female butterfly

Rare half-male and half-female butterfly

The name of this beautiful butterfly is Lexias pardalis. And it is the part of butterfly exhibition at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. By the way, it was Chris Johnson, a retired chemical engineer from Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) who noticed the truly unique butterfly. Thus, volunteering at the exhibit, he stumbled across the unusual sight. Johnson noticed that the insect’s two right wings were typical of the females of its species. In particular, they were larger, and had brown with yellow and white spots. However, its two left wings were smaller and darker. In addition, with splashes of green, blue and purple, a pattern characteristic of males.
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Drokpa people in India

Drokpa people in India. ‘Before they pass away’ photo project by Jimmy Nelson

Before they pass away – photo project by Jimmy Nelson. Drokpa people in India

Drokpa people in India
Series of unique photos by Jimmy Nelson, who is working on a remarkable series “Before they pass away” in different corners of our planet. His photo projects refer to rare and endangered peoples and tribes of the world. To create a new photo, Jimmy Nelson visits the most remote places, where there are still unspoiled traditions and customs. They still wear the national costumes, perform folk songs, doing the same as their ancestors things. They look really amazing, incredibly beautiful and completely different from the inhabitants of modern cities and settlements.
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Emotional cats

Emotional cats. Even the smallest of the felines – perfection. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Emotional cats. Even the smallest of the felines – perfection. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Emotional cats

If you want to see your reflection – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see the universe – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see God – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see a cat – Look inside yourself …

Dogs and cats can exhibit a wide range of emotions, straightforward man. And the way they do it, makes most of us smile. One can only speculate about the reason for their surprise. The gray matter of cats have some resemblance to the human brain. While experts debate about the depth and range of emotions, they confirm that cats often have the same emotions as humans, such as happiness, excitement, playfulness, depression and anger. Any cat lover can confirm from their four-legged friends the presence of all these emotions, if not more. Be careful with angry cats. Unhappy cat can pee on your favorite chair, throw toilet paper roll and even break the dishes. Also, cats purr not only when satisfied, but when they feel pain or under stress.
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Edwardian era actress Lily Elsie

Edwardian era actress Lily Elsie

Edwardian era actress Lily Elsie (1886 – 1962)

Edwardian era actress Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie was the most photographed actress, singer and model during the Edwardian era. On the stage Elsie seemed mysteriously beautiful with her perfect Grecian profile, enormous blue eyes, and hauntingly sad smile. Lily Elsie was not very fond of her profession, as in life she was shy, and took breaks for several years. Childless, she was not happy in marriage, and her husband did not welcome her work on the stage. Lily Elsie wore dresses by a well-known fashion designer Lucy Duff, who saved from the “Titanic” in the infamous “boat of millionaires.” After the resounding success of her costumes in the operetta “The Merry Widow”, all paid tribute to the beauty of Lily Elsie. Her outfits and hats were copied and sold in the majority of the London department stores. She was loved for her looks, dresses and taste. Lily Elsie was so popular, and thousands of cards with her picture had huge circulations. Lily herself did not consider herself beautiful and, according to the recollections of her friends, “Lily Elsie was always shy and unsure of herself. She considered herself too thin, not too showy, with too low voice.”
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