Category Culture, art, history

What is known about modern Finnish jeweler art?

The fashion is always a prospection. At the same time the Finnish jewelers manage to support a stable relation with history of the craft. The special place in a new season is occupied by the association of needlework based more than 100 years ago. What is known about modern Finnish jeweler art?
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It totals more than 20 professional companies. Educational seminars, workshops and exhibitions are carried out constantly. That especially impresses, in business manufacturing handicraftsmen, in fact, private masters, the individual businessmen occupied in sector of needlework Continue reading

What mystical history passes through all history of imperial House of Romanovs?

In at one time at us "remembered" execution of an imperial family. Special indignation caused murder of the successor. Still it is sometimes remembered that history as reproach to communists. And just one of these days again started talking about a reburial. Led one of these days exhumation. So we wait for results. What mystical history passes through all history of imperial House of Romanovs?
Marina Mnishek’s flight with son Ivan Leon Jan Vychulkovsky, ru.wikipedia.org

At once I will tell: I treat Romanov’s execution… in any way. Absolutely. As it is simple to a historical event. But recently thought of several Continue reading

How many languages the person can learn?

We are surprised, when we hear from acquaintances: «Wash the son/daughter studies English, German, French and in addition is engaged in Italian.» You sympathize with this child and you think, how it is possible to find room so much into the head and not to get confused? How many languages the person can learn?
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The question arises: how many languages the person can learn? One, two, three… ten?.

The history stores tens names of outstanding polyglots. Them was much among princes of Kievan Rus’, among the scientific Middle Ages. Danish языковед Rasmus Continue reading

Dyussart, Rubens, kettle… How they are connected?

Cornelis Dyusart (1660–1704) – the Netherlands artist, the pupil to Adrian van Ostada. In 1679 at the age of 19 years it was admitted to guild St. Onions (something like trade union of artists). After death of the teacher finished unfinished pictures to Adrian van Ostada and his brother Isaak therefore sometimes it is possible to take over works Cornelis for Adrian’s works. Dyussart, Rubens, kettle... How they are connected?
Modern army kettle https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schweizer_Armee_-_Gamelle_.JPG (Feldessgeschirr)

Cornelis worked as the engraver in equipment меццотинто. As well Continue reading

Lottery. When it appeared?

Cornelis Dyusart (1660–1704) – the Netherlands artist and the engraver, the pupil to Adrian van Ostada. In 1679 at the age of 19 years it was admitted to guild St. Onions (something like trade union of artists). As well as pictures to Adrian van Ostada, pictures and Cornelis Dyusart’s engravings allow to plunge into life of that time. Lottery. When it appeared?
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Cornelis Dyusart, «A big prize in a lottery». Midday, bright sun, though not hot. Gorodskaya Street: the powerful arch, behind it – sharp roofs of houses is visible. At house doors – the Continue reading

Whose Bond drinks more alcohol?

The charming spy, the lover, the murderer and simply good person James Bond enjoys wide popularity of the audience. Time, audience, suits, cars and performers of roles changes, but the Bond, as before, unperturbably sipping various combinations of favourite martini and passionately embracing charming beauties, as though between times continues to make feats on a secret service of its Majesty. Whose Bond drinks more alcohol?
James Bond performed by Sean Connery the Frame from the movie

On an extent more than five decades of a Bondiana the role of the agent 007 was played by Continue reading

Whose Russia is mourned by misters?

«There were all of us the people, children of a family labor …», – vigorously sang the Soviet workers on May Day and November demonstrations in which many participated "for soul", and district committees Communist Party committees unostentatiously hinted the rests that «action political, awfully important and is better to you, children, geese not to tease and take the most active part!» Went «, took part», then «accepted on a breast» and celebrations passed not too state boringly. Whose Russia is mourned by misters?
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How called the Belarusian Ilf and Petrov? Andrey Mry

In Belarus often compare Andrey Mryya’s novel «Note of Samson of Samosuya» to «Twelve chairs» Ilf and Petrov. Really, in both works there is a lot of a similar. And the first that unites both works is time. How called the Belarusian Ilf and Petrov? Andrey Mry
Andrey Mry ru.wikipedia.org

If «Twelve chairs» were written in 1928, "Notes" are published for a year later, in the 1929th. However, this publication passed with big reductions and in an unabridged edition the novel could reach the reader only in 1988 when it was printed in the first issue of the magazine of "Polymya". Continue reading

Will take off – you will not catch or How to get rid of speech parasites?

If the person is accustomed actively to use filler words, on people around it can make not the most pleasant impression. After all many consider that existence in speech of filler words is a destiny of people with a poor lexicon. Almost with same, as at Ellochki-lyudoyedochka. Will take off – you will not catch or How to get rid of speech parasites?
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Existence in speech of filler words is a frequent cause of failure at employment. What employer will want to take for work of the person, not able accurately, clearly and laconically to express the thoughts?

One my Internet and acquaintance, Continue reading