A selection of the best photos of Russia taken by ordinary people in 2011.
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These are win and fail action pictures from the European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield.
A roof garden is any garden on the roof of a building. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, hydrological benefits, architectural enhancement, habitats or corridors for wildlife, and recreational opportunities. In an accessible rooftop garden, space becomes available for localized small-scale urban agriculture, a source of local food production. An urban garden can supplement the diets of the community it feeds with fresh produce and provide a tangible tie to food production.
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WorldHaus is a special project by Pasadena-based business incubator Idealab that must provide millions of poor people with very cheap houses that cost about $1,000. WorldHaus is a kit home that can be put together by a family in less than a week.
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When you need something to be delivered to you inside prison walls you have to be creative how you will get it in. The people on our list were extremely creative when they were trying to smuggle things in prison. Some of these stories sound hard to believe. Check them out!
Although the first striptease in its present form was performed in Paris, the United States soon were ahead. While in France the most popular kind of dance were can-can and burlesque, in USA all the kinds of exotic dance was developing: belly dance, dance on the table (the prototype of striptese) and other original performances.
Once a required part of the wardrobe, the classic (female) hat slowly and uncertainly up losing battle with time. There was a time when not wearing a hat was considered rude and uncivilized, also there was time when slaves in ancient Greece were prohibited from covering their heads because that was the privilege of the rich.
With all of the cake making shows on TV, it’s no wonder people are having all types of interesting cakes made for themselves. However, these unique cakes literally “take the cake.”
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While some of these structures are much larger than a cabin, most of them are tucked away in the woods, far away from modern life. Some of these houses were built in unique locations and many have original designs worth checking out.
in Amazing - on 1:45 PM
This is probably one of the most unique medical cases. This man was born lucky. Dante Autullo accidentally shot himself with a nail gun – and didn’t realise until the next day. He learned that a three-inch (8 cm) nail had entered his brain when he began to feel nauseous and went to hospital.
Southern Romania is paralysed by heavy snow leaving a lot of people stuck in their cars. The country has even drafted in the army to rescue hundreds of travellers stranded by blizzards that dumped up to a meter of snow in 24 hours.
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These are versions of well-known movie posters hand-drawn in India. Ramachandraiah prints these movie posters for a living. His posters are five-color, hand-drawn, and measured just 20 inches (50.8 cm) by 30 inches (76.2 cm).
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The founder of Megaupload’s file-sharing site, Kim Dotcom, was arrested, and his website was shut down by the U.S. government, alleging that it facilitated illegal downloads of copyrighted content. Inside this post, you'll see how crazy and unique this guy is.
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