Unusual smiling soldier of the great Patriotic War.

Medved soldiers Wojtek

Wojtek (1942-1963) — a Syrian brown bear found in Iran and taken into the pay of soldiers of the Polish army of Anders (the so-called Second case). According to legend, in the battle of Monte Cassino in Italy helped the Polish gunners to unload the boxes of ammunition and even tray shells during the battle, it became known among Polish and British troops.

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The name “Wojtek” is a diminutive form of “Wojciech”, an old Slavic name that is still widespread in present-day Poland. It comes from two words: “woj” (the root of “wojownik”, warrior, and “wojna”, war) and “Ciech” (pleasure). Thus, the name has two meanings: “he who enjoys war” or “smiling warrior”.
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Critics degenerative art or That used in “the Tretyakov gallery”?

What to eat in “the Tretyakov gallery”?


Recently on TV showed the plot, in which the Director of the Tretyakov gallery” – a respectable woman in years and glasses, for which the pupil is not visible, is standing at the painting “Black square” painted by Malevich, with enthusiastic excitement talked about the depth of the space, which she fancied, in this very square.
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Great story about a little mouse: the mouse Museum

Original taken from logik_logik in a Big tale about a little mouse: the mouse Museum

Original taken from cheremsha in a Big tale about a little mouse: the mouse Museum

Love these stories when we are witnesses. There is no advertising gloss, no one calls to go to visit 🙂


And now we have the pleasure to read the story and see photos sergthegod made in
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The ship under 14 meters of the cultural layer

MY COMMENT: of course, this is not a cultural layer, but how many of these natural sediment – 6-11 meters of the blue declared the cultural layer


Original taken from serj_aleks in a Steamboat under a cornfield

7 unusual Moscow museums

Museums are not always the collection of archaeological antiquities or works of art of bygone eras. It’s not always boring exposition and dusty rooms where the chairs in the corner of the sleeping on-duty attendants. Visit to the modern Museum can be both informative and actually become a distraction. Especially if the Museum itself is unusual


Vitaly Ryzhov
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7 unusual Moscow museums

Museums are not always the collection of archaeological antiquities or works of art of bygone eras. It’s not always boring exposition and dusty rooms where the chairs in the corner of the sleeping on-duty attendants. Visit to the modern Museum can be both informative and actually become a distraction. Especially if the Museum itself is unusual


Vitaly Ryzhov
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Photorealistic pictures drawn by fingers

Original taken from anti_chief in Photorealistic pictures drawn by fingers

Spanish artist Jaime is One of Okubo writes amazing hyperrealistic paintings, as a brush is your finger, and the canvas serves as a touch display. For creating movies Jamie spends hundreds of hours, but the result is worth it. Now his works are exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, and to the artist came to fame.


The artist himself convinces everyone to take up painting, with no extra costs for materials and tools: “If you have a tablet or smartphone… then you have an entire art Studio in your pocket”.
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Lunar Scam NASA (photo-fact)

Original taken from vladimir_krm in Lunar Scam NASA (photo-fact)

At once I warn – is not a new post, write “Bayan” is not necessary!

I think everyone heard that the first space ship that brought humans on the moon was American research manned spacecraft “Apollo 11” and the first person to imprint his boot on the lunar surface was Neil Armstrong. Is this true?
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