Craco is the medieval town of Italy. Gulf of Taranto 40 kilometers from the medieval town situated inland typical of the region, residents of houses built on the slopes of a long time corn and grain produced. The settlement history can be traced back to 1060 when the area became the property of Archbishop Arnaldo, Bishop of Tricarico. In 1891, there were still 2,000 houses inhabited, despite the fact that the region fought a very serious agricultural problems. That is why they moved to 1,300 between 1892 and 1922 in North America, followed by earthquakes, landslides and loss of life in the war completely devastated the city. Between 1959 and 1972 series of disasters struck the region, and in 1800 the remaining residents moved to nearby Craco Peschierába, and the medieval streets are empty today.
Opal is composed of small beads of silica – alpha-cristobalite – low temperature, but tightly closed in a waterproof casing. Between these “beads” have cavities that contain a small amount of water. Reflection of light on the surface of the opal crystallization gives reflections that differ from each stone depending on the “form” created by all the elements described above. There are many types of opal. Opal can be dull and have no value, in which case such opals called “common opal” because only the large stones of bright colors are “semi-precious opals”.
White dress became fashionable and has become an essential symbol of the wedding ceremony only in the XIX century thanks to Queen Victoria. She became the first woman to put on her wedding dress white. Until this momentous moment the woman choose an outfit that matched the fashion of the era.
Debra Bernier calls her work, “sculptures of spirits”, meaning the spirits of nature. They often have human faces, but their body permanently connected to the tree, thus combining nature, people and the supernatural. These sculptures look surprisingly naturally as if they were not the result of human creation, as something natural, natural. Conventional driftwood, pieces of bark had fallen away or broken off by drought zaderevenelye roots are for the artist in Canada is not just material to work – for it is the true repository of nature spirits, it can release with tools for cutting wood.
The face and posture of these animals look like something out of a morning hangover after a night of crazy and with large doses of alcohol party. Indeed, do not put those faces by surf, but have been photographs taken at random and chance has made a fun images they remain’ll never forget.
Patrick Magno is from San Diego, California, USA, was extremely unhappy with his appearance. But the words of the doctor, who said that he was on the verge of diabetes, forced 29-year-old social worker to change his life and lose weight at 22 kilograms in just three months. At the same time, man recognizes that a significant impact on the transformation and had his own appearance. “I could not recognize myself – he says. – I was confused. I was disgusted with himself. I was ashamed that I allowed myself to roll up to this. And now the body of a Man is 24% less fat. It significantly reduced the risk of developing type 2 diabetes – a family disease, and given to him by his father.
A resident of Pakistan Huma Mobin. And she became disappointed when her husband was denied a visa to Greece during their own honeymoon. Nevertheless, at the request of her husband, she still went on vacation and made a touching and funny photos to local attractions. Huma and Arsanali Bharti are from Lahore. And have decided to spend their honeymoon in Greece. However, her husband could not get a visa to the country. At first she did not want to go alone, but because the trip has already been paid, so it still took place.
Toborochi tree or Ceiba Speciosa, or refuge tree. Tree that can would reach 15 meters high, with a barrel-shaped bottle suffused with thorns. The flowers are pinkish in color at the top and yellowish-tinged brown on the bottom. The fruit is a large capsule similar to a massive pear, containing the woolly fibers that surround the seeds.
In the tropical Pacific archipelago of Palau is located one of their extraordinary lakes in the world, is a paradise for jellyfish, as on the very small area of 0,057 km2 inhabited by a great variety of jellyfish, of which there are more than 15 million. Because they have no enemies here, so they live and enjoy life. This lake is called as Lake Jellyfish. Jellyfish Lake is small in size – 460 meters long and 160 meters wide, the depth of the unique lake is 50 meters. The lake was formed over 12 million years ago, when as a result of the collision of two tectonic plates on the border with the ocean basin was formed, in which the pores in the limestone leaked not only to salt water but also some small marine life, including jellyfish. Predatory fish is not able to penetrate through such small pores.