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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Amazing Facts

I present to you the most impressive photo, who met on various resources interenet lately.  

Seahorse and diver watches


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Walking on water 

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view from the top of Mount Fuji 

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Venezuelan butterfly poodle 

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X-ray stingray

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The trajectory of midges at night 

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Just clothespin 

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Meeting elephant with a sea lion 

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Beysdzhamper prepares to jump 

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Where does the Great Wall of China 

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View of Chicago from Indiana 

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Molokini Crater, Hawaii 

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If Jupiter is from the Earth at the same distance as the Moon 

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Kung Fu Fighters 

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On the edge

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Smithsonian magazine has announced the finalists of the 12th annual photo contest. This year, the Smithsonian Photo Contest participated photographers from 93 countries, sending more than 26,500 images.  

The editors have selected ten finalists in each category: "Natural World", "Travel", "People", "The American Experience", "Modified image "and" Mobile ".  

For some staff members patiently hunted, and others - captured by accident. Full gallery of the 60 best photos, please visit Smithsonian.com. 

1. Finalist in the category of "World of Nature" 

Ray Collins 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalistsoddly refracted light bends in a breaking wave. (New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, in July 2014, Nikon D4)  



2. Finalist in the category "Natural World" 

Nicholas Royzens


Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists"During a recent trip to Costa Rica I was able to photograph this beautiful snake in the worst of situations (for frogs, of course)," - says Royzens. (Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica, May 2014, Canon 5D Mark III) 




3. finalist in the category "Travel" 

Brian Ian 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists"It was well after midnight. In the densely populated area was a dead silence. This is one of the largest Christian cemeteries in Hong Kong, "- says Ian. "There is not enough land. Being alive, you yutishsya in a tiny house. When you're dead, housing becomes much better. " (Hong Kong, June 2014, Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III)  



4. Finalist in the category "Travel" 

Jorge Fernandez 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsGirl looks out the window of a slow-moving train from Loikaw to Yangon, Myanmar, and an elderly woman sleeps. (Kaya, Myanmar, May 2014, Nikon D700) 



5. Finalist in the category of "World of Nature" 

Kevin Morgan 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsBrown Bear goes to the mouth of the river. (National Park Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska, in July 2014, Canon EOS-1D X) 



6. Finalist in the category "People" 

Pham Thi 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsWomen in a small village near the bay Vinh Hy, Vietnam, sew fishing nets. Their husbands fishermen. (Vinh Hy, Ninh Thuan, Vietnam, in November 2013, Sony NEX-6)  



7. Finalist in the category "Travel" 

Sergio Rodriguez Carbajo 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsYoung Buddhist novices play Sinbyume Pagoda, Myanmar. "As soon as the last boat leaves Mandalay with tourists, pagodas and terraces are transformed into a playground for the children," - says Rodriguez. (Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar, in November 2014, Nikon D600) 



8. Finalist in the category "American Experience" 

Kristen Kiefer 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalistswoman builder relies on the truck. "Leslie - fragile woman. Her attitude and sarcasm allow a good fit into the rough world of male construction workers. " (Glenwood Springs, Colorado, October 2014)  



9. Finalist in the category of "World of Nature" 

Alvaro Cubero Vega 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsKarakolera widespread, but restless snake. "It is problematic was to take pictures of her body as a whole", - says Cubero Vega. (Selva Verde Sarapiqui, Costa Rica, in September 2014, Canon 5D Mark II)  



10. Finalist in the category "Travel" 

Matjaz Krivich Rhine 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalistsbarite with friends playing on the main minaret of the Great Mosque in the city of Bani, Burkina Faso, during Eid al-Fitr.(Bani, Burkina Faso, in August 2014, Canon EOS 5D Mark II) 



11. Finalist in the category "American Experience" 

Olivier Douliri 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsPresident Barack Obama is in the White House Oval Office. (Washington, DC, in October 2014, Nikon D4)  



12. Finalist in the category "American Experience" 

Anne Mark 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsFireworks illuminate the Willamette River Fourth of July. (Independence, Oregon, July 2014, Olympus E3) 



13. Finalist in the category "People" 

Viet Phuong Tran 

Smithsonian Photo Contest FinalistsTwo boys jumping into the river near the village Ngim Ksuien, Vietnam. (Hanoi, Vietnam, in August 2014, Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II) 



14. Finalist in the category "People" 

Matjaz Crivitz 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finaliststeenage girl from the tribe Onno Arbor. "Like the other women of the tribe, Onno love to adorn themselves with hundreds of beads" - says Crivitz. (Omo Valley, Ethiopia, February 2012 Canon EOS 5D Mark II) 



15. Finalist in the category "People" 

Ana Iturralde 

Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalistsinquisitive girl with albinism, a genetic condition that causes lack of pigment in the skin, eyes and hair. "It was the opening day of one of my exhibitions about albinos in the museum of ethnology Valencia. Most visitors were parents with children albino. Director of the museum has allowed me to triple photographic journey for kids of all museum halls. This little girl was looking at everything with great interest - Iturralde said. "Almost all albinos poor eyesight."(Valencia, Spain, in March 2012, Canon EOS 5D Mark II)
Collection of facts, surprising, confusing, forcing vzdёrgivat puzzled eyebrows, laugh and be amazed at how much the world just weird, wonderful and absolutely unknown. 

99% of all that ever existed on Earth species have left no trace in the fossil record.


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40% is sold in the world of bottled water - plain tap water. 

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Keep the person in prison in the UK is worth 45,000 pounds a year - a half times more expensive than to send him to university. 

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46% of American adults believe that the earth is less than 10,000 years . 

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One third of Russians believe that the sun revolves around the earth. 

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In Genghis Khan had 500 wives and just a lot of children. Every tenth inhabitant of Central Asia is a distant descendant. 

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In modern musical postcards, playing the tune of "Happy Birthday", more computing power than all the computers of the world in 1950. 

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can opener was invented only 48 years after the invention of canning jars. All this is the time to open them had to use a hammer and chisel. 

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The girls-neandertalok biceps were more powerful than the modern adult male. 

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If the most ordinary piece of paper folded 51 times succeeded, its thickness would be greater than the distance from Earth to the Sun. . 

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The highest crime rate in the world per capita - in the Vatican. 800 people committed 600 crimes here every year. 

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The longest hangover, registered in the medical literature has happened to 37-year-old resident of Glasgow and lasted four weeks. 

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The males of the fruit fly, rejected by females, drink more alcohol than those who have everything turned out. 

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The first motorist fined for speeding was a kind of Walter Arnold in 1896. He was driving at a speed of 13 km / h in an area where the speed limit is 3 km / h. 

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Chance of addiction to smoking in schizophrenics three times higher than that of the average person. 

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90% of crimes in Afghanistan's Helmand province makes the local police. 

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The usual microwave oven consumes more electricity, supporting the work of the electronic clock in the standby mode than warming food. 

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In 1915, Charlie Chaplin was personally involved in the doubles competition of Charlie Chaplin. He not only did not win the competition, but did not took place in the final. 

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In 2012, the accounts of Apple had more money than the US government. 

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Here are collected the stunning pictures taken by professional photographers and amateurs from around the world.They are all different, but none of them will not leave you indifferent. 

The boy who overcame cancer


It's more than just a photo

Kindness 

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dog taken away from the orphanage. The difference - in one day 

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guy made ​​a "speed limiter" on his motorcycle - a photo of his daughter 

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from generation to generation 

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, Nikolai Mikhailovich Belyaev, 92 years old. The latter, of the surviving soldiers who stormed the Reichstag. 

It's more than just a photo

The difference in the first eight months of 

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girl who miraculously survived after being lost and spent over a week in the Siberian taiga. 

It's more than just a photo

Sometimes help comes from where it is not waiting for 

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newborn baby, weighing only 500 grams , conquered death 

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Sight 

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Princess 

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caring grandfather 

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blind man hugging his dog-guide 

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girl gets a diploma of higher education at the bedside of his terminally ill mother 

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Other people's children are no 

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Irish rugby player BrayanO'Driskol share his victory with the most loyal fans - children in hospital. 

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Do Barbara Soper of three US children born 08.08.08, 09.09.09 and 10.10.10 

It's more than just a photo

Acknowledgement 

It's more than just a photo

Understanding 

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Loyalty to the very end

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History sometimes surprising absurdity and cruelty - you read and think that it is simply inconceivable. I propose to look amazing photos of the XX century, made ​​in the course of wars, crises and other disasters. 

1995. Denomination in Poland. One new zloty instead of 10,000 older.


Striking archived images



1917. Jerusalem. 

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1953. Dummies to test a nuclear bomb. Las Vegas. 

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1926. Berlin. People brought their dogs on euthanasia, since they are unable to pay the increased tax on pets. 

Striking archived images



Under the supervision of the officers of the Turkish army, Kurdish children write on the board, "How happy is he who calls himself a Turk." 

Striking archived images



1945. Berliners are looking for food in the ruins. 

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1992. Sarajevo residents harvested firewood for the winter. 

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1961. Adolf Eichmann smile when he read out the verdict, accused of crimes against humanity. 

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1945. German prisoners forced to watch newsreels from the concentration camps. 

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1986. Viewers see the disaster "Challenger". 

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1940. Christmas on the London Underground. 

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1921. Georgian Anarchists oppose the Red Army. 

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1914. British soldiers asleep after landing in France. 

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1922. Women thank the representatives of the American Relief Administration. Village Vasilevka Samara province. 

Striking archived images



1945. Mass suicide in Vienna before the arrival of the Red Army. 

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1900. Indian student preparing for exams. In order not to fall asleep, her hair tied to the wall. 

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1943. The soldiers of the 13th Mountain Division SS "Khanjar" (1st Croatian) namaz. The division was recruited volunteers from the Muslim Bosnians. 

Striking archived images



1916. Russian submarines "Bars" and "Wolf." 

Striking archived images



Hunt of King George in India. 

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Khrushchev and Castro. 

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1922. Girls paint on the dials glowing figures radioactive dye (Radium Girls). Many of them then die of cancer. 

Striking archived images



1938. Kindergarten teacher, was summoned to court as a witness, gets five days in jail for contempt of court - she came to give evidence in the pants. Los Angeles. 

Striking archived images



1949. Women wash clothes in Central Park during water shortages. New York. 

Striking archived images



1940. Germany. Schoolgirls in class on racial purity. 

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1945. Germany. The child is trying to sell his father's iron cross. 

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1918. One of the first monuments of the Soviet Republic - concrete monument to Robespierre. He will stand for three days. According to one version - blown up by hackers, on the other - has collapsed due to poor quality of concrete. 

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1935. Stormtroopers posing with violators of the law on racial purity. On the neck of a woman poster "I am a big pig and I give only to the Jews." On the neck of the man poster "I am a Jew, just invited a German girl to his room." 

Striking archived images



1936. Racing on motokolesnitsah.  

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1943. German rider shows that it is - Russian thaw.

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At eating jelly candy in the form of animal figures, eight out of ten first bite off the head.

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