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The legacy of the Spacers or memories of the future

In a sensational film “memories of the future” – there are some interesting footage shot on one of the Islands of Polynesia.

In a sensational film “memories of the future” – there are some interesting footage shot on one of the Islands of Polynesia.

During the war, the Americans established it as a transit air base for bombing Japan. And after the war, when the Yankees left the base, aborigines were constructed on the island the idol, worshipped as a deity. It is a replica of the aircraft during wartime, only made of branches and reeds. Continue reading

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome is one of the greatest States of Antiquity. The state was in the territory of modern Italy. Rome was named after the founder — Romulus . It was famous for its customs, gladiatorial battles, the Colosseum, Emperors, etc.

The most interesting facts about Ancient Rome

Saturnalia — the great annual festival in Ancient Rome in honor of the God Saturn. These days, the slaves had some privileges, for example they could dine at the same Banquet table with the owner, and sometimes even the owners of slaves were laid on the table.

The Emperor Claudius is ridiculed because he did not have sexual relations with men. Said the one who has a relationship only with women, he becomes effeminate. Continue reading

The great structures that were never built

If you are fond of alternative history, here’s a gem that you would definitely not thrown away. Some of the monuments of civilization were not built for challenging projects, others by chance, others have even been approved but have not been implemented.

The Palace Of Soviets, Moscow

Certainly the most ambitious of the planned constructions of communism. Whether it is completed, Moscow would not even new Rome, new Atlantis, and after some few decades Lenin would be in advertising given into the hand of a big Mac, and the building would become the greatest trading centre in the world.

The expected answer London know what. In the tender participated a lot of work, and the first prize got here this:

Another White house, Washington

As it turned out, the White house also there is no one version. As you can see from the image, the building could be more and more magnificent, while to the South it would be decorated with some semblance of fortification. Continue reading

Flamboyant style of late Gothic France
At the beginning he let's define the concept of Gothic. The word is derived from Italian. gotico — unusual, barbaric and at first was used as a profanity. The term…

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In China on the lake bottom were discovered the ancient pyramids
About 17 people, including researchers from Russia, are carrying out an expedition in the Chinese province of Yunnan in the area of Alpine lake Fuxian Hu (the height of 1750…

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Gothic architecture
The Gothic style mainly manifested in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries. Developed on the basis of the Romanesque, or rather Burgundian architecture. Unlike the Romanesque style with its…

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