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Old 07-27-2012, 11:38 PM
 
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Bayan
1870 туляк - craftsman N. Белобородой invented a new perfect instrument - the first in the world chromatic harmony, which in the right hands, all twelve of the sounds of modern music system. And he, and not Мирвальду of Bavaria belongs to this invention, since the tool Мирвальда appeared only in 1891. This instrument is called гармонистом And. Орлянским-Titarenko «Bayan» in honor of the ancient Russian singer-narrator Bojana.
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:41 PM
 
Location: State Fire and Ice
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Cold
The coldest place on Earth until recently was considered the city. Verkhoyansk in the North of Yakutia, where frosts can reach minus 69,8 degrees. Then a lower temperature (-71) was noted in Oimyakon, which is located 700 kilometres South-East of Верхоянска. And yet the real pole of cold is located in Antarctica. Scientists have registered there the lowest temperature - minus 88.3 per degrees Celsius.
It is curious, that in Yakutsk, located at 63 degrees North latitude, and in Lisbon, located at 23 degrees to the South, in July it happens the same temperature plus 20 degrees.
The air temperature during the ascent to every kilometer of the falls by 6.5 degrees. It happens to a height of 11 kilometers, where the temperature is minus 56 degrees and further to a considerable height remains unchanged.
According to historical evidence, in 1485 in the Russian state (meaning the current Moscow area) in January and February flowered gardens, but in March, came the cold and all the gardens were killed.
In 1634, in Germany at the end of July snowing, and in 1466 in Moscow in the end of may Yves June the snow did not melt for two days. In the winter in 1928-1929 years of the cold reaches of the Danube. The black sea whole frosting in the 401, 1011 and 1620 years. In 1011 year was marked by the ice even at the lower reaches of the Nile, and in 1620 frosting Mediterranean sea in Genoa.
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:54 PM
 
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Poland
Poland - the most populous and the 6th largest of the 27 member States of the European Union.
The highest point in Poland - Trot in the Tatras (2 499 m)
Geographically, Poland is not in Eastern Europe, and in the center of Europe.
The poles won 17 Nobel prizes, including four peace Prize and five in the Literature.
There is only one desert (Блендовская Desert) in Poland.
Warsaw is one of the highest cities in Europe, and in Warsaw is one of the highest skyscrapers in Europe.
The poles, the largest of the households in Europe.
In pursuit of retreating troops of Napoleon, the Russian army took in the end of February 1813, almost all of the Grand Duchy of Warsaw. Krakow, Thorne, Czestochowa, Zamosc and Modlin surrendered later. Thus, created by Napoleon state eternity in fact in the hands of Russia and In 1815, according to the decision of the Congress of Vienna, the main territory of Poland was included into the Russian Empire. Alexander I.
The first Polish Constitution - the oldest in Europe
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Old 08-02-2012, 01:52 AM
 
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Aircraft parachute (in French PA-Pyr - prevention, шюте - fall) was first created in 1911, a Lieutenant of the Russian army Str. E. Kotelnikov.
The first women's world record of the protracted jump was established on August 10, 1934, the Russian парашютисткой(parachute- woman, flying through 2 500 meters away from undisclosed a parachute.
World women's record of high-altitude parachute jump without the use of oxygen device was installed with a height of 6 350 meters.
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Old 08-02-2012, 01:54 AM
 
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Growth
Did you know that the most high you go in the morning and in the evening, decrease in the growth of 1-2 centimeters? If the day has to walk a lot, the reduction in growth can reach 4-6 inches. The decrease in growth is due to the fact that the cartilage layer between the vertebrae and joints of the contract.
For a long time the scientists do not understand why some people grow up high, and low. Only in the late XIX century it was found that the growth is connected with the activity of one of the bodies secretion of - the pituitary gland, located at the base of the brain. In 1945, three American scientists have been able to of the anterior pituitary growth hormone in a pure form
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Old 08-02-2012, 02:15 AM
 
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Asia is the largest continent of the land. It has an area larger than the size of the moon.
In Asia around the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers originated human civilization (found the earliest human remains).
India is home to more people than in Central America, North America and South America put together! More than 60% of the world population live in Asia.
In China live 1.3 billion people and India's 1.1 billion. More than half of Asia's population lives in these two countries.
In South Asia, live more Muslims than the whole of the middle East, all the same, Muslims in South Asia are less than 15% of the total population.
One of the most densely populated countries in the world, Bangladesh With 85% Muslim and 15% of the Hindus.
Maldives - 99%-th Muslim country. In the Maldives are prohibited from tourist to have more than 1 of the Bible, because they are afraid that tourists can donate it to local residents.
Did you know that the 10 highest mountains are located in Asia.
Asia is divided into 6 sub-continents: - Central Asia - East Asia, North Asia, sub-continent of India - South-East Asia, South-Western Asia
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Old 08-02-2012, 02:35 AM
 
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Coca-Cola was invented by a doctor-pharmacist John Пемертоном in 1886. John considered drink medical tincture and thought that he will help the pains in the stomach. It all makes sense, as the leaves of the Coca Bush, which was originally one of the ingredients of Coca-Cola, contain cocaine (from 0.1% to 0.9%). Today Coca-Cola produce without the use of cocaine. Interestingly, Coca Cola still imports about 100 tons of the leaves of the Coca Bush every year from the Peruvian firm under the name of National Coca Co. To import the leaves of cocaine in the United States, you need permission from the American Administration's control over the enforcement of the drug laws.
Requires 2 liters of water to produce one liter of Coca-Cola. Lack of clean water in India has caused farmers protest in 2004 against the Coca Cola Company and their water consumption mainly in third world countries. An interesting fact Coca-Cola - the fact that a few years earlier Coca-Cola has started a program called, "Say no H2O", which пропогандировал the use of Coca-Cola instead of water. The main idea of the program was to offer a Coca-Cola for free in restaurants, where customers have ordered a simple drinking water.
What are the components of Coca-Cola? On the label of Coca Cola is written: carbonated water, cane sugar, the color of caramel, food acid (фосфорическая acid 338), "aroma" and caffeine. However, there is also the secret ingredient in Coca-Cola, called 'Goods 7X', and a description of this component is stored in the repository of security in the Bank in Atlanta, Georgia. Only a limited number of high-ranking officials know what is the secret of the component. The question arises: what are we really drink?
What we know today is that Coca-Cola is a very sour drink with a high amount of sugar, which masks the acid taste. Acid in Coca-Cola is called phosphoric acid, which, as is known, destroys organic matter. In fact Coca-Cola makes the body prone to many diseases, such as osteoporosis (a lack of calcium due to high levels of фосфористых), cancer, moderate depression, problems with teeth and fatigue.
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Old 08-02-2012, 03:02 AM
 
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Salo is animal fat, laid under the skin near the kidneys, in the abdominal cavity. It carries within itself the nutrient supply of the animal organism, consisting mainly of vitamins A E D and unsaturated fatty acids, which are involved in the construction of the body's cells, and the formation of hormones and холестериновом exchange. Moreover, they bind to and remove toxins out of the organism.
The word FAT comes from the proto-Slavic sadlo. The root of sad - the same as in the word «sit», садло is what planted the meat. With time the letter "d" fell out of the old Russian language and get the word out FAT. However, in the Slovak language, it still is called sadlo.
Fat is used for food in a fresh, salted, smoked, boiled, stewed or fried and has many faces, such as:
- Cooked (salted or brine-cured) subcutaneous pig fat is called «bacon».
- Small fried bacon called «cracklings».
- Lard with meat veins are called in Russian bacon» or in English «bacon».
- Melted lard is called «смалец» and is used as a cooking oil.
Calorie fat - 720-902 kcal per 100 g. Carbohydrates - 0 g. This калорийсность makes the bacon is a good product for people living harsh conditions of the North or engaged in heavy physical labor.
At the present sedentary lifestyle enough to eat 50 grams of fat per day, not to gain weight.
To avoid problems constipation, дискинезиями of the gall bladder, and just, and all those who are over 40, you should eat more fat, because it is the excellent choleretic agent.
Slavs love bacon and products from it and here is the religion of the Jews and the Muslims prohibits the use in food of pork and lard.
In the Ukraine, which is famous for his love of the Salah even released a new delicacy - SALO IN CHOCOLATE. Buy this candy is possible at almost any store.
The only in the world Museum of fat, which is considered to be a Ukrainian national product, is open in Lviv
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:26 PM
 
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Some facts about Venezuela
- Same size as Texas and Oklahoma together
- Larger than all West european countries
- People say that Venezuela's flag was copied from Russia when Venezuelan Francisco de Miranda, who I believe was a lover of the Russia's empress "Catherine II the Great", came back from a trip around the World (including Russia) and came back calling for independence with a a yellow, blue and red flag.
- Francisco de Miranda is the only Southamerican with his name in the "Arc of Triumph" in Paris.
- Simon Bolivar (independence hero of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia) was actually raised by his black "nana" after his father died when he was 2 and his mother died when he was about 8. Around 1820s, when Simon Bolivar was in his 40s, he would write letter calling her "mother".
- Country with the longest Caribbean coastline
- Highest waterfall in the World (Angel Falls)
- Orinoco river, 3rd most voluminous river in the World after the Amazon and Congo.
- Canaima national park - 5th largest national park in the World
- 70 Caribbean Islands
- One of the islands (Isla de Aves) is closer to Puerto Rico than it is to Venezuela
- Guayana Esequiba is the 2nd largest disputed land in the World, a terroritory larger than Florida.
- Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela were one country from 1821 to 1831.
This is part of the reason why colombians and venezuelans refer to each other's country as "The sister nation".
- From this page Global Forest Watch - Venezuela - Overview
The country ranks in the top twenty countries for number of endemic plants, amphibians, birds, and reptiles.
Venezuela also has tremendous biodiversity, ranking in the top twenty in the world in terms of birds, amphibians, and plants.

- 10th most urbanized country in the World
- Catatumbo lighting - A never ending lighting storm on the South side of Lake Maracaibo
- Largest oil reserve in World
- Sarisarinama sinkholes - Sinkholes on top of mountain top with a diameter of 1000ft
- Paraguana is a peninsula with an isthmus 20 miles long that at times gets cover by the ocean, temporally turning the peninsula into an island.

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Old 08-05-2012, 02:05 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Откуда эти статьи... из Википедии или ???

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