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  • if the United States were independent European counties ...
    on Apr 29, 2012 in world
    US vs. EULets for a moment assume that the United States do not function as one country but are somewhat similar to the European Union. In such a case we could compare the individual states of the US as independent countries to members of the EU.&nbs...
  • if the United States were independent European countries ...
    on Apr 29, 2012 in world
    US vs. EULets for a moment assume that the United States do not function as one country but are somewhat similar to the European Union. In such a case we could compare the individual states of the US as independent countries to members of the EU.&nbs...
  • most common North American birds
    on Apr 24, 2012 in birds
    Blue JayBlue Jays are native to North America and are common in eastern US and Canada. Male and female are very similar and are light blue with white bellies. Coloring is caused by light interference not a diet like in many birds. Blue Jays mainly ea...
  • architecture of Egypt - antiquity - Pyramides
    on Apr 2, 2012 in Africa Egypt
    Egypt is one of the most fascinating countries. Starting with its ancient civilisation, its history, believes, knowledge and architecture to the modern, post-Arab Spring. Modern Egypt controls the strategic region of Suez Channel and Red Sea on the b...
  • Alaska's flag
    on Feb 18, 2012 in Alaska
    The Big Dipper and the North StarBenny Benson memorial site, the designer of  Alaska's flag.Alaska's flag displaying the Big Dipper  and the North Staron a blue field is shown on the memorial stone.  In 1927, Alaska (not yet...
  • Springfield in one day
    on Feb 7, 2012 in Illinois
    State Capitol buildingOld State Capitol buildingSundial at the back of the State CapitolFirst impressionWe spent a winter weekend in Springfield and the town seemed to be deserted. One could see only few people on the streets. However, most of the mu...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright house in Springfield
    on Jan 27, 2012 in photography Frank Lloyd Wright
    Dana-Thomas House, SpringfieldDana-Thomas House in Springfield is probably the largest and the best preserved Frank Lloyd HouseI have seen so far. The house was completed in 1904 as a reconstruction of the Lawrence family housein "Aristocrat hill" in...
  • the unconventional public campaign
    on Jan 18, 2012 in Poland public campaign
    BartÅ‚omiej Topa, screen from the campaign movie, Synapsis Foundation Odd behavior attracts attentionEveryone likes to gossip and most people like to gossip about celebrities. Whenever a celebrity behaves odd, most of us think that they are unde...
  • EPAR - the next big discovery
    on Jan 17, 2012 in discovery invention
    Energy Accumulating and Dissipating ConverterBig discoveries do not happen very often and in modern world are very rarelya work of a single person. However, EPAR (abbreviation from Polish name) or Energy Accumulating and Dissipating Converter is a w...
  • weird weather phenomena
    on Nov 19, 2011 in weather
    Catatumbo lightning or Lighthouse of MaracaiboCatatumbo lightning is a phenomenon occurring in Venezuela at the estuary of Catatumbo river to the lake Maracaibo. Very intensive lighting occur there from 140 to 160 days a year, for approximately 10 ho...
  • weird weather phenomena - part 2
    on Nov 19, 2011 in weather
    Red spritesLightnings are phenomena that we all are used to seeing during thunderstorms. However, the white and light blue strikes are not the complete picture. Second type of a lightning phenomena occurs above the clouds. Directly above the cloud-to...
  • Super Mario
    on Nov 14, 2011 in world
    Silvio Berlusconi has stepped down and Mario Monti replaced him as a prime minister of Italy. Mario Monti or "Super Mario" as call him journalists, is suppose to create a government of experts, not politicians. His program and his decisions in the ne...
  • park - photography
    on Oct 19, 2011 in photography plants
    Park in September - late photosShare||See also:Frank Lloyd Wright house in Chicagoautumn - photography...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright house in Chicago
    on Oct 18, 2011 in Chicago
    Open house ChicagoLast weekend (October 15 and 16, 2011) Chicago Architecture Foundation organized an open house event. Many sites that are usually closed to public, open just by invitation or are occupied by businesses were during these two days ope...
  • transgender members of parliament
    on Oct 16, 2011 in Poland Eastern Europe
    Anna Grodzka, PolandAnna GrodzkaAnna Grodzka became a member of the Polish parliament in the recent election on October 9th, 2011.Anna Grodzka is a member of a Palikot Movement party which collected enough votes to become a third major force in the c...
  • autumn - photography
    on Oct 15, 2011 in photography autumn
    Few pictures that I have taken on my walk today. Very sunny day gave a perfect opportunity to take some nice pictures. European yaw or hawthorn look particularly pretty in autumn, leafs changing colors are always very photogenic.  ...
  • worlds most scenic castles
    on Oct 11, 2011 in castles
    Egeskov Castle, DenmarkEgeskov Castle is a renaissance castle located in southern Funen in Denmark. The Castle has been built as a fortification on a lake and originally one could reach it only by a waterbridge. The name of the Castle means "oak...
  • graduation towers - different face of spa
    on Oct 6, 2011 in Poland Germany spa Eastern Europe
    Graduation tower in Ciechocinek, PolandWhat is a graduation tower?A graduation tower is a wooden construction traditionally in a shape of long tower. Tower is filled with blackthorn branches.The purpose of the graduation towers in the past was to inc...
  • the largest earthquake and tsunami in North America
    on Oct 5, 2011 in tsunami Alaska earthquake
    The largest earthquake in North AmericaVery close to Seward, in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on Good Friday March 28, 1964 took place the largest earthquake recorded in North America. The magnitude of the earthquake reached 9.2. The earthq...
  • slavery in the modern world
    on Oct 4, 2011 in slavery
    Slavery in the world todayOne may think that the slavery is a concept of the past centuries and that in a modern society every person is free. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word "slave" has wider meaning than the commonly used one.A...
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