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Theremin and theremists

Theremin and theremists. the inventor Leon Theremin

Leon Theremin, the inventor. Theremin and theremists

Theremin and theremists
If God or Gods or Angels or Devils could play a musical instrument, this would be, with no doubts, Theremin. An unprecedented Russian innovation, it’s simply magic. It’s a musical instrument that can’t be touched. Or, better: touched with no touch. The Theremin player, or the theremist, looks like a maestro with no button, a commander of an invisible orchestra, inebriating the listener with ether. In fact, theremin sounds like the wind coming inside through the window, or like the hypnotic chant of a mermaid, like the invisible presence of a phantom.
A performer manages sound without touching the instrument. Particularly, with the help of hand movements in the air near the two antennas, the only tool of its kind.
Meanwhile, Theremin sounds in academic, jazz, rock and pop music, Soviet and foreign films. Noteworthy, outstanding personalities played the theremin – Vladimir Lenin, Charlie Chaplin, and Albert Einstein. Today, such musicians as Sting, Jean-Michel Jarre, Rammstein, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Portheshead, Sting, Сплин, БГ, and БИ2 used it.
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Spanish photographer Saul Santos Diaz

Fiesta del Diablo 2012. Isla de La Palma, Canarias. Spanish photographer Saul Santos Diaz

Fiesta del Diablo 2012. Isla de La Palma, Canarias. Spanish photographer Saul Santos Diaz

Spanish photographer Saul Santos Diaz
Born on the Canary Islands in 1979, Saul Santos Diaz is a talented Spanish photographer. In 2001 he began his adventure in the world of photography, combining training and education with works for press and book editorials. Besides, he collaborated with tourism companies and different publishers from all over Canary Islands. Meanwhile, in 2006 Saul moved to Madrid, where he started his professional career. According to the photographer, he made his dreams come true. After finishing prestige college C.E.V. (Centro de Estudios del Video y la Imagen), he became professional photographer and a superior technician of artistic photography.
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Beautiful Menton lemon festival

lemon festival

Funny Bunny sculpture. Menton lemon festival

The Menton lemon festival
Held on the traditional carnival date, 40 days before Lent, The Lemon Festival is quite unique and beautiful event. Famous in the world, it attracts each year more than 230,000 visitors – a constantly increasing attendance. In fact, it is the second biggest event on the French Riviera, after the Carnival of Nice and before the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco. Noteworthy, the services of over 300 professionals take part in it, and it requires 145 tons of citrus fruit.
The Lemon Festival (Fete du Citron) usually takes place between mid-February until March in Menton. The city, located in Alps-Maritimes, in the beautiful area of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France. Naturally, the lemon has become Menton’s symbol, routed in old local traditions with the new motto “My City is a Garden”.
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Gaddafi’s bodyguards

Gaddafi's bodyguards

Wearing red berets, so-called “revolutionary nuns”, Gaddafi’s bodyguards

Gaddafi’s bodyguards
Often called Amazon Guard, they were female elite bodyguards of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Meanwhile, their official name was “revolutionary nuns”, or “green nuns”. The detachment consisted entirely of women who had received special military training. The division formed in the early 1980s, a few years after his resignation from the post of Gaddafi Libyan state and acceptance of of another title. In particular, the leader of the revolution together with the declaration of Libya’s Jamahiriya. However, the reasons for creating such a unit is unclear. According to the most common version, Gaddafi allegedly suggested that Arab terrorists, the victim of which he could be, will not be able to shoot at women. And another version, though more prosaic – female bodyguard was just one of the bizarre ways to attract the attention of the world.

Traditionally, 15 “Amazons” accompanied Gaddafi during his visits through the country and abroad. Noteworthy, in 1998 one of his bodyguards had saved his life at the cost of her own.
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Loneliness in the net 2006 film

2006 film S@motnosc w sieci, Loneliness in the net. Movie poster

Poster. Polish film “S@motnosc w sieci”, or Loneliness in the net 2006 film

Loneliness in the net 2006 film
The author of the film “S@motnosc w sieci” 9English – “Loneliness in the net”) is Witold Adamek, Polish director and operator.

Eva (played by Maria Aguero) lives in Poland, and Jakub in Germany. As often happens in modern life, they accidentally get acquainted thanks to the global network. They begin to communicate via the Internet, through e-mail and ICQ. Meanwhile, the more they talk, the more they approach to each other, beginning to fall in love… Finally, they decide to meet in real life. But all is not as it should be.

The author also describes the life of each of them “out of the network” – friends, family, work, preferences in music. After a long virtual communication, the characters meet in Paris, and soon after they face trials that will play a major role in their relationship and the life of each of them.

According to annotation to the film, “From all that is eternal, love has the shortest period”.
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Representational crop art by Stan Herd

Representational crop art by Stan Herd

Absolute vodka. Representational crop art by Stan Herd

Representational crop art by Stan Herd
Born into a family of a Kansas farmer, American Crop artist Stan Herd graduated from Wichita State University. He is famous for his crop art – a method of creating images by digging, disking, plowing and otherwise manipulating acres of green space. Meanwhile, the themes of his land art – people, landscapes and brands. World famous, Stan Herd is the preeminent representational earthworks artist. In fact, Herd has created his beautiful earthworks projects around the world. And in particular, in England, Cuba, Australia and the United States.
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Kevin Richardson the lion whisper

Kevin Richardson the lion whisper

Animal behaviorist Kevin Richardson the lion whisper

Kevin Richardson the lion whisper
World famous zoologist and animal behaviorist Kevin Richardson has been working with wild animals for more than 10 years. In particular, with lions, cheetahs, leopards and hyenas. According to Richardson, he does not use the usual methods of animal training and not trying to subjugate their will with the help of sticks and chains. Instead, he uses love, understanding and trust. In fact, Kevin has always shown an interest in all types of creatures large and small. Even from an early age at just 3, he was breeding crickets under his bed and keeping a pet toad called “Paddatjie”. He grew from a young boy who cared for so many animals to so-called “The Bird Man of Orange Grove” in his home town. Also from an adolescent who ran wild and, finally, to a man who is able to cross the divide between humans and predators.
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