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When Adam and eve expelled from Paradise fragrant, the woman was constantly sad and was depressed. That though as-that to lift the mood of his companion, the resourceful Adam found a clearing with flowers, gathered a bouquet and gave it to his beloved as a reminder of their heavenly life. Beautiful whether it is the legend of the medieval poets or story-coined by marketers, is unknown. However, there are at least a few noteworthy versions of how and when the flowers were the subject of donation. Slavic Our ancestors were flowers and herbs of the goddess Lada and Lele. The Slavs were decorated with plants places of worship, flower lined paths, carried out rituals with the use of certain colors. the Lush plants have long been symbols of love and fertility...

Summer evening one of the spans of the Ulyanovsk bridge "cut off" the top of the ship "Alexander Suvorov". The platform where dancing people, crushed. The disaster claimed the lives of 176 people. the Victims could be more. From the bridge to the airliner crashed cars racing trains. Poles stuck in the fuel tank. By a lucky chance he fell aboard ship and not broke. the Doomed passengers of the ship "Alexander Suvorov" In 1983, the best miners of Donbass got a mind-blowing tour. Workers and their families were supposed to stay on a cruise ship. In Soviet times, stay on the boat for the common man remained a luxury. Usually people or went to the sea, or go camping in the mountains. the Cruise of unprecedented leisure. The ships have comfortable cabins. The...

There are two camps of people: those who are a kid at the garage found a piece of iron in the form of the letter E, and those who are a kid at the garage found a piece of iron in the form of the letter S. Rode in the train station because I'm a rebel and live hardcore. what if the night turned gray just because Yura Shatunov trusted her with his secrets? — I'm Sorry, I didn't see you, I'm retarded.— What happened?— Pills drink.— Th?— For retardation. The worst thing about the breakup is that AutoCorrect continues for another six months to insert her name everywhere where it is not Nadia. Read also: Top 10 jokes about everything

Stable Association sivogo merina with stupid pet has gone a long time. So, Chekhov the "inspector" wrote that the mayor "stupid like a trooper". This idiom is found in other works. it is Clear that a stupid man is often stretching the truth to seem smarter. But why ashen horse became synonymous with inveterate liar? False horse Modern urban dwellers may not know who the gelding. Meanwhile, a gelding is a castrated horse. SIV is usually referred to as horses, ashy or gray color. And as you know, horses used the sonorous neighing to attract mares for mating. And those hearing the stallion's headlong run to him. But the gelding to run no need: he his destiny by force of circumstances not be able to perform. But not to laugh, languishing from the lack of...

From Russia to America in 20 minutes. Neither by plane or by ship and by train. Railway track plan to build under the Bering Strait. Not only under water, but under 30 meters of soil. the implementation of the ambitious project will not just unify the country. Will open a new trade artery. American experts have called it precisely "New silk road". the Idea of the XIX century First we merge the continents came in 1890. The Americans offered to let the train ferries. Huge ships carrying the cars from Russia to America. The idea relished domestic manufacturers. However, the Emperor did not support the project. In the twentieth century conversations about the tunnel was resumed, then faded. After the revolution Lenin signed a decree on the construction of new...

Beer wave with a height of 4.5 meters and weighing about 800 tons fell on one of the areas of London on 17 October 1814, destroying homes, flooding basements and killing people. This is the case when people literally killed the beer, not the water. How could this terrible, but a fairly cynical Comedy, a tragedy? Blows off the dust from English archival documents. the Love of porter's the Reason the beer tsunami was a broken Hoop in a huge VAT, in which wandered porter. This has happened before, but as you rightly said the judge hearing the case of the fault of the owner of the brewery: "the will of God." In Britain, the beer stout, and proud of the fact that the authorship of this drink belongs to the British. The name itself comes from the word "porter...

His appearance idiom "useless scrap of paper" bound Ivan the terrible. He was the first to call it meaningless, in his view, the documents. And later Fileme were called fools and simpletons. But are they allowed to write documents in which they made a lot of mistakes? Let's look at the history of the origin of the expression. "Metropolitan Philip rebuked Ivan the terrible". Ya Turygin Letter of Metropolitan Philip During his reign, Ivan the terrible made some terrible and inhumane actions. Why are only the actions of the guardsmen, Kara all the unwanted autocrat! Not an exception and Metropolitan Philip — the man is extremely kind and who cared for the prosperity of Russia. However, his relationship with the king from the beginning was strained. In 1568...

One man everything in life went wrong. Expelled from work, no money. Wife left, took the kids. Beloved dog was hit by a car. Well, I think, no reason to live. He took a rope, removed the chandelier, tied to a hook, tied around his neck, stood on a stool. The last time looked around the room... Suddenly sees to the edge of the wardrobe the neck sticking out. He removed the noose, he pushed a stool to the cupboard. Pulls out, and there is a bottle of vodka unfinished. Well the man she was finished. Went to the balcony. Stands, smokes and thinks: "Oh! But life is getting better..." Read also: the Anecdote about the conversation between the man and the Archangel about the meaning of life

The Tradition to put crosses were long before the arrival of Christianity in Russia. Pagans have established a cross-cabbage rolls on the graves of the dead, considering those the abodes of souls. After the baptism of Rus there are other traditions showing that in different places there were wooden crosses. Many of them are respected in our time. As became the custom to erect crosses the Cross-holubec to Put crosses in certain places in Russia began long before her baptism. In the "tale of bygone years" is a direct indication that the crosses were established in Russia in 988. Many tribes had a tradition to bury people under the cross-cabbage rolls. They were like the Christian cross, but to the religion nothing had. Set them according to pagan beliefs. the...

In 1952, in the Kuril Islands was a tragedy the likes of which has not happened in the XX century. In the night from 4 for November 5 terrible tsunami destroyed the town of Severo-Kurilsk and several nearby villages. the Exact death toll is still classified, but on the square of Memory in Severo-Kurilsk is a monument with the names of those who were able to be identified. It is 2236. the Tsunami in the Kuril Islands: how it was Cold November night, residents of the Soviet North-Kurilsk were woken by the tremors. A seven-point earthquake was over quickly, and people decided that that was it. In the Soviet Union in those years there were no warning systems for natural disasters, so absolutely no one was prepared for what happened next. The first eight-meter...

An Orthodox man could for years to pray "demonic" icon. Worst of all was that he didn't even know existed. The devils artfully hiding. When it became clear the true origin of the image, the believer was terrified. still don't know why you created doesnae icons who dared to write them. Some critics believe that images is a big cultural myth. the First "demonic" icon According to legend, the first time such images were confronted in the sixteenth century. In the life of St. Basil tells of a strange deed of the Saint. In the eyes of the faithful the Holy threw a stone at an icon, on which was depicted the mother of God. The pilgrims were dumbfounded. The image was considered miraculous and hard he prayed. after Hitting the icon, the stone revealed the terrible...

Maximilian Abramovich staged by the father of the famous cosmetic brand. He belonged to a rich family, but has created his own Empire. Incidentally, the first store of the famous brand opened in Ryazan. Originally staged by had not planned to do the makeup, he had a different field of interest. In addition, the end of the XIX century — not the time for cosmetic changes. Painted at the time, only actress and flapper ladies. Difficult childhood, Maximilian Factorovich was born in zdunska Wola, which at the end of the XIX century belonged to the Russian Empire. To 27 years Maximilian lived in Russia. If not a revolution, well-known cosmetic brand would be remembered to the world as Russian. the Factorovich't have the funds to open its own production. With...

You will find full articles in Russian about the incident in Jollyville. Only a few notes. Another thing — English resources. Why the theme of mass fainting at a children's party does not apply in the Russian Internet? that day suffered almost three hundred children. The answer to the riddle is still not found. Different versions based on different facts and arguments. However, the fact that the strange mass fainting has happened, no doubt. "They fell like skittles" in the Summer of 1980 in the British city Hollywell came 500 children. On a special platform had to take place competition of bands. Similar competitions in the UK popular. Children in colorful costumes, marching with musical instruments is the basic concept of the holiday. However, the holiday...

Soviet Union. On the eve of the demonstrations on 7 November workers at the factory preparing for the procession. Distribute leaders — someone whose portrait will suffer. One man gets a portrait of Brezhnev. the Man went to the demonstration, denounced the portrait. After a few days, Brezhnev dies. it Takes a year. During this time came to power Andropov. Again, the eve of 7 November. The man entrusted to carry the poster Andropov. Is a demonstration, and a few days later, Andropov dies. it Takes another year. The authorities have already Chernenko. Well, according to tradition, on the eve of November 7, this man allowed to carry a portrait of Chernenko. the Guy says: Look, I was carrying Brezhnev — he died. Carried Andropov — died, too. Now you tell me...

Oldenburg castle, though not medieval, but famous. It was built the direct relatives of the Romanovs. The Royal family had no time to visit the Voronezh walls of the castle. it is Surprising that the building is well preserved. The interior rooms have not been changed in some rooms have the original furniture. The castle provides an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the life of a family close to the Emperor. the Legend of Oldenburg castle Grandiose building of the XIX century rapidly overgrown with legends after the departure of the hostess. The most famous myth talks about the secret corridors below the castle. Princess of Oldenburg ordered them to dig, to hide their treasures there. According to another version, the tunnel was not used for the...