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In ancient times, Japanese people were fishing with tame cormorants. at Night, the fishermen in the boat lit torches, attracting thereby the fish. Then with each boat produced a dozen cormorants, tied to long ropes. Each bird neck was intercepted by a flexible collar that prevented the cormorants to swallow the fish caught. Cormorants quickly gained their craws, and the fisherman pulled the birds in the boat, where he collected the catch. Each bird received his reward and was produced for the next round of hunting for fish. the Japanese, answering the phone, did not say "Hello" and "MOSI-MOSI". When the phone has entered the life of Japanese, they are responding to the call, said "Oh, Oh!" like our "Yes, Yes!". And the one who called, spoke thus: "hi, e...
On the Russian island in Primorye region, in September 2012 was held the APEC summit, which attracted everyone's attention. On the island built comfortable hotels, various facilities, including entertainment, but was somehow forgotten that the island of Russian has a sinister history, which was the horror during the American intervention in the far East. in Russia When the Civil war broke out, firewood in which, from the beginning, tossed Western political schemers, England, France, USA and Japan wanted to profit at the expense of Russia, to dismember its territory and eliminate the Russian factor in General, creating a somewhat weakened puppet regimes in place of the former Russian state. Even before the end of the war, they are already entrenched in the...
How not to be deceived, correctly reading the tags on jewelry? Quite often we have to answer the question: "How to deal with what is written on the tag jewelry with natural stones? What are all these alphanumeric abbreviations?" This question is of interest to many and is heard quite often. A small tag attached to the product with precious stone, contains [...]
Famous music producer Yuri Aizenshpis (15.07.1945 — 20.09.2005) in Soviet times, was twice convicted of foreign exchange transactions. In total he spent 17 years. But the talent Manager Aizenshpis implemented in the area. In the first run he has started production on the construction of the KrAZ, and the second was led by the sawmill. Aizenshpis remembered that intelligent man lived well even [...]
From time immemorial women different ways to remove excess body hair: pull out, burn, shave. Waxing is not immediately became so comfortable as in our days. We offer you a selection of facts about how it all began. 1. Women began to remove excess hair on the body long before our era it is believed that in 4000-m B. [...]
On the background of the crisis in the country, gaining momentum in the microfinance market. Moreover, in recent years, the Russians prefer not only to borrow money from microfinance institutions, but also bear them their money, hoping for high interest that they actively promise. The most alarming Amateur of risky investments are pensioners and the poor. In the end, experts warn very soon to the streets [...]
How was the Soviet national anthem Soviet national anthem, which the current Russian inherited the music and the overall meaning of the text is considered to be one of the most solemn and pathetic among all the available in the world. Therefore especially curious that after his appearance from some citizens of the Soviet Union a new national anthem as a surprise, while others – rejection. The story of why the people saw [...]
Hard to find a more popular word than "OK". It is like no other, knows no borders and nationalities. In different countries it is used as consent and the question of how praise and joyful interjection. Naturally, such a generic and common word could not fail to attract attention from the point of view of finding out its origin. There are several dozen versions, [...]
Japan is an amazing country, there remain untouchable national costume, almost remained untouched interior, religiously observed the tea ceremony, with its many rules. In this country honor the Kabuki theatre, literature has remained the Japanese language, and all this splendor is surrounded by the innovations of civilization, harmoniously combined with each other. There are many rituals and ancient traditions, which are used to read, [...]
To live, go to work, to create large companies or can lead small trade, not knowing what Parkinson's law, but this does not mean that they at this time do not work. They are universal and relate to everything in life – from the organization of bureaucracies to the above taxes, saving electricity and creating a strong family or a successful business. [...]
Despite the fact that the banks jointly with payment systems constantly improve the level of protection for card products, the attackers also are on the alert and showing an enviable ingenuity in their methods. Here the main weapon against fraudsters, as in many other cases, is information! Knowledge of safety measures and rules regarding the use of a plastic card — the key to success in this never-ending struggle. The Council [...]
The People who had a hand in the collapse of the Soviet Union, did virtually everything in the mass consciousness of Andrei Sakharov became almost an icon of Russian democracy, the most popular among the public in the USSR and the Russian Federation's moral authority. The image was created of a genius-Martyr who fought against the Soviet totalitarian system. However, as the illusion of "democracy", "freedom" and "market" [...]
The participants of the duel of Lermontov and Martynov vs hid from the investigation the fact of gross violation of the dueling rules, in which the poet died. But it could not be decisive in determining the court penalties that the defendants had been prosecuted merely for participating in prohibited by the law of the duel, and the responsibility for the deviation from the unwritten rules of the "fight two" the law is not provided. 15 Jul 1841, about seven o'clock in the evening near the city of Pyatigorsk held a duel of Lieutenant tenghinka infantry regiment Mikhail Lermontov with a retired major Nikolai Martynov, culminating in the death of the poet. Less than five years ago Lermontov responded to the death of Alexander Pushkin, streamsage with a French...