23 January, 2020

    The true, breathtaking beauty of Lebanon, which many forgot about because of the war

    What comes to mind when we mention the Middle East? Most often, a striking contrast comes between the endless oil wealth and the terrible wars and terrorist attacks. But we do not pay attention to the beautiful nature stretching between the seas and valleys. Lebanon is a true paradise of this part of the world, a country located between Syria and the Mediterranean Sea, also neighboring with Israel and Cyprus. ...
    • 9 domestic cars, the existence of which not everyone knows

      Each of us has our own opinion about the modern domestic automobile industry, however we would like to tell not about what it has become now, but about what it could be. Take a look at these unique and unusual domestic cars that most of us have never even heard of. But what an excellent technological reserve has been lost. ...
    • For the mood: finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography funny animal contest

      Comedy Wildlife Photography is a fun wildlife photography contest founded by British photographer Paul Johnson Hicks and the Born Free Foundation. And although the pictures here compete in their comic nature, the goal of the competition is a very serious mission. With the help of these wonderful shots, which, in addition to the ridiculous plot, must comply with all artistic laws, the contest organizers want to raise public awareness about poaching and the threatening situation of some species of animals that can soon disappear from the planet forever. ...
    • Aerial photographs of Damas Rusli: the brightness and symmetry of the world through the eyes of an architect

      After leaving his native Indonesia and moving to Australia, the architect Demas Rusli accidentally discovered his vocation - aerial photography. It all started with the fact that his brother, working as a professional photographer, needed help in one of the shootings. Then Demas first picked up the camera and took his first photo. ...
    • How much is human labor: 27 minimum wages in different countries

      A person is inclined to think that somewhere someone necessarily lives better than him and, as a rule, he comes to such conclusions when assessing the level of material security and incomes of residents of another country. To satisfy our curiosity, we want to get acquainted with the amounts of minimum wages in 27 different countries of the world. ...
    • The most popular fox on Instagram named Juniper, which has millions of fans

      How to turn a wild beast into a happy pet, the owner of the fox knows about the nickname Juniper. From birth, the animal lives in Florida with its loving owners and even acquired its own Instagram page, which, by the way, already has 2.5 million subscribers! Watching photos of the animal’s life is a real pleasure. ...
    • Twilight spell: photographs taken on the “blue border” of day and night

      Landscape photographer from Germany Kilian Schönberger invites us to look at nature in a new light. In his latest project, Blue Border, he explores the charm of twilight. Here are shots taken at dusk and at dawn. They convey magical moments of beauty in a stunning blue tint that fills the surrounding views. ...
    • Mokele Mbemba: is there really an African monster

      Mokele Mbembé - this is the name of the legendary creature who found refuge in the Congo Basin and Lake Tele, that is, in Central Africa. Translated from the language of the lingala, this name means "one who can stop the river." Another translation option was proposed by American missionary Paul Olin. ...
    • Looking for adventure in Guam

      In search of adventure in Guam, take a river cruise among the Talofofo jungle, visit the night market in Hagatna and take a walk in a spacesuit under the waters of Tumon Bay. What else awaits you ?! Read more in this article. Believe me, in order not to find entertainment to your taste in Guam, you need to try hard. ...
    • 20 photos showing how work is going on in various factories in China

      China is a great power, which is also called the "factory of the world", because it is difficult to find at least something that would not be produced here. Chinese goods are in great demand due to their relative cheapness, and, according to statistics, almost every fifth item that you pick up in a store will be produced in China. ...
    • 10 very funny photos of animals proving that they are also non-photogenic

      We all have a clumsy friend who doesn’t work well in photographs. At the crucial moment, he blinks, yawns, or looks off to the side. You know what? Among animals there are also such guys! Today we will show you hilarious photographs of our smaller brothers, who can not be photogenic in any way, despite all the efforts. ...
    • In Moscow will host a master class by Mikhail Rozanov "Secrets of travel photography"

      Announced admission to groups for workshops "Secrets of travel photography", which will be held on August 15 and 16, as part of the Moscow Festival of Creativity, in the central courtyard of the Flacon Design Factory with the support of LG G4 s Smartphoto School. A unique training program in the basics of mobile photography combines the theoretical part and consolidating the knowledge gained at the master class of Mikhail Rozanov, a well-known photographer and teacher in the British Higher School of Design, faculty of photography, both in Russia and abroad. ...
    • An island that no one can reach and that did not exist until 1963

      Today it’s quite clear that no matter how curious people are, how much they love to travel and discover something new for themselves and the world, there are places on our planet that you can never reach. One of them is the unique island of Surtsay in Iceland. Surtsey is a plot of land formed in 1963 after a huge volcanic eruption that lasted three years. ...
    • 15 delightful non-tourist corners where you can experience the true spirit of the country

      Handouts and crowded with tourists, world-famous places are unlikely to convey the real life of the country and reveal its soul. So, if the purpose of your trip is to get to know the real country, see its essence and feel its spirit, we suggest you look into more secluded, but at the same time no less beautiful corners. ...
    • Photographer travels time and makes amazing selfies with icons of the past.

      How amazing and unpredictable life would be if we had a time machine. Surely, each of us would like to visit different eras or even find himself in a very specific moment in history to intersect with the idols of the past, which we do not have today. And, of course, we would like to capture this amazing moment forever with a selfie. ...
    • Six Senses Zil Pasyon wins 2018 Prix Versailles for "Best Hotel Exterior"

      Six Senses Zil Pasyon, a Seychelles resort, was named the winner of the 2018 Prix Versailles in the Best Hotel Exterior category following the presentation of the Special Prize for the Best Exterior 2018 in Africa and West Asia award to the resort. The Prix Versailles - Award designed to mark the most outstanding objects of commercial architecture among shops, restaurants, hotels and shopping centers. ...
    • Chiksulub: a huge trail of meteorite, due to which the end of the era of dinosaurs came

      Many inhabitants of our planet are not interested in flying comets and asteroids, and a collision with a large celestial body seems unlikely to them. If you still believe that the fears of astrophysicists about the fall of a meteorite to Earth are something of a science fiction category, then we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the history of the Chiksulub crater. ...