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    DonKiKoot for Mundialya

    Maria Granichnova / Vkontakte.ru St. Petersburg. Cat Monument Maria Granichnova / Vkontakte.ru St. Petersburg. Cat Monument St. Petersburg. Monument to the cat on the Konnogvardeisky boulevard. Photo: Natalia Smirnova / The cat on the Konnogvardeisky boulevard, in front of the Manezh building, is the third on the account of Vigenya Melnikova. Before that, Melnikov created a hooligan, also a metal cat of Vasily on Yakubovich Street and a shadow composition "A Cat over Leningrad" on Liteiny Prospekt. The new monument is the largest street cat sculpture in Russia and Europe. The monument appeared with the support of the famous kotokafe "Republic of cats". He was dedicated to the opening World…

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    There is a tribe that does not contact with civilization at all

    It turns out that there is a tribe in the world that does not contact with civilization at all. No way. But because he does not. These people live on the island of North Sentinel (North Sentinel), which belongs to the Andaman archipelago. About them, almost nothing is known – except that they all saw us in the coffin. (And some, who were too intrusive, were sent there). The island was discovered by Europeans long ago, back in the eighteenth century, and if not colonized, it was only because it had no interest in the sense of gain, and besides everything is surrounded by reefs – neither swim nor stick.…

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    What the Earth looks like at a distance of 6 billion km

    28 years ago, the space probe Voyager 1, approaching the boundaries of the solar system, photographed our planet. On the resulting image, the Earth appears as a tiny light point of 0.12 pixels in size. It can be found on the right side of the frame, in an orange strip (the colored bars in the picture are interference caused by the sun’s rays). Background to the snapshot Voyager 1 was launched in 1977. His task was to collect information about Jupiter and Saturn: their composition, mass, density of the atmosphere and so on. After the device completed the main mission, its creators from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA division) sent…

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    Underwater safari at the resort of Kuramathi Maldives

    Tourists of Kuramathi Maldives know the most picturesque corners of the archipelago. Find them themselves is not so simple, because they are hidden under the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Guides with a hunt will show you the most beautiful coral reefs near the islands of Madivaru and Rasdu, which here are often called “islands for picnics” picnic islands. There are turquoise lagoons, lush underwater coral gardens and a lot of marine life. The shoals of colored fishes scatter into thousands of inflorescences as the skates and sea turtles approach. Guests of the Kuramathi Maldives can observe flocks of small reef sharks. Experienced marine biologists-instructors will show hotel guests…

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    Crocodiles were allowed to listen to Bach in the MRI scanner

    This was a technical breakthrough. Researchers gave to listen to classical music Nile crocodiles in the scanner MRI in an attempt to learn more about the brain of dinosaurs. Scientists have launched one-year-old animals in an MRI scanner. While the crocodiles were walking around the apparatus, they switched on Bach and measured brain activity. It was found that when these reptiles hear complex stimuli, then they activate additional zones in the brain. It turned out that the brains of crocodiles react to music in much the same way as the brains of birds and mammals. It was unexpected, because the birds themselves are singing, it would seem, their brain must…

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    Tourists refused to pay a double resort fee in Mallorca

    As already reported Nat-geo.ru, May 1 in the Balearic Islands came into effect an increased tourist tax. According to the newspaper Express, the hoteliers of Mallorca immediately ran into problems: some tourists refuse to pay twice the tariffs, citing the fact that they were not informed about it in advance. “Tourists were surprised by the increase in the resort fee. Some refused to pay, and some paid, but warned that next time they would consider other countries for recreation, “Express quotes the head of Palma and Cala Major Hoteliers Association Javier Vic. The current situation causes discontent among the owners of hotels, who believe that local authorities do not inform…

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    10 ways to save on a trip to Australia. Circuit lighting Mirvmeste

    For 27 days in Australia, we spent $ 1100 for two without visas and tickets. This is very much for our budget. But not so much for a dream. There is a link to the video, but there are more secrets in the text. For how many of you have you always visited Australia as your cherished dream? For me it was exactly. About 7 years ago I even bought a guidebook, which remained standing on the shelf unused. Now that we WERE in Australia, I can confidently say it is worth it. It is worth dreaming about it for half a lifetime, and it’s worth it to go there…

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    Wrong side of sunny paradise: Russian woman talks about the disadvantages of life in Spain

    Ania Lockey maintains a video blog for YouTube, where he talks about the warm and sunny Spain. The girl and her husband have lived in a European country for 12 years and periodically share their experiences abroad with subscribers. In one of the videos, Anna shared, to what she could not get used for so many years in Spain. Summer heat The main and main problem for Anna remains the heat. “With a clear conscience I can say that in the south of Spain the heat in the summer is simply unimaginable. And it’s completely unpleasant. That is, if the heat in 28-33 degrees of heat – it’s hot, warm,…

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    Who are they – Philippine healers

    The world is incredibly multifaceted, and what is normal in Europe is categorically condemned and condemned somewhere on the abandoned islands of the Indian Ocean. One of the most incredible wonders can be called things that occur on the far and exotic Philippine islands. Here, healers are practicing, or, to put it in modern terms, psychological surgeons. Who are these people? Why do hundreds of thousands of different people come to them from all over the world? For the first time these wonderful healers became aware of the 1940s in the USSR, when our athlete visited the Philippines in the framework of the international competition. It should be noted that…

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    Finds of the week

    Editorial office of the club “My Planet” that she was surprised or pleased this week. A selection of photos, videos and entertaining facts about people and the planet. Play, accordion Who would have thought that Felix Semper was a self-taught sculptor? He creates works in a rare technique – gluing together a lot of paper sheets. As a result, such extraordinary sculptures are obtained. In order to make one of them, leaves up to 7000 sheets of paper. Felix is ​​inspired by a variety of objects and makes “harmonies” in the form of hamburgers, sneakers, cartoon characters (for example, Bob Sponge got Square Pants). In addition, the sculptor does not…