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Wonders of vertical transport

Inclined lift Foxton Incline

Sadly, the inclined lift Foxton Incline is no longer valid, but there is hope that one day the new system is in place this magnificent example of engineering. Design is located in Leicestershire, UK, at the time it was called differently: The Thomas Lift (Lift Thomas), a lift for barges Foxton, reclining Foxton, The Lift Lock (Gateway to the lift) and New Locks (New Gateway).

I Lavna engineer Grand Junction Canal Co. Gordon Cale Thomas led the project, which was to provide a faster method of lifting and lowering river ships passing through the sluice channel

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Moscow of my childhood.

I lived on Plyushchikha, near Baksheeva Vasily Nikolaevich, who was with us at the Art School in memory of 1905 consultant. Russian painter, academician of painting, he studied with Valentin Serov, M. Nesterova, Alexander Arkhipov, K. Korovin, was friends with many famous artists.

Due to this circumstance, the school’s authority and instructed me to patronage of the famous master. This commission is often allowed to visit the house at Vasily Nikolayevich, to see his work and the work given to him by fellow artists who were covered all the walls of his small apartment. Old artist really loved his

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Two portraits of a noble lady.

In the hall of the gallery, where the works of famous Russian painter Karl Bryullov, many viewers are delayed at huge ceremonial portrait of a society lady and her little daughter. However, her name is little to explain the visitor gallery. M.A.Bek portrait painted by the artist in 1840. Such spectacular, custom paintings including many works by the master.

In the picture, the full image of a young beauty with fine regular features, beautiful black hair in ringlets laid the fashion of the time. Dressed in sumptuous velvet dress, she poses, holding the hands of well-dressed little girl. It

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Damaged by fire STEALTH BOMBER B-2 returned to service

When, in February 2010, one of four engines stealth bomber B-2 Spirit lit based on Andersen (Guam), the U.S. Air Force said that nothing terrible happened, recalls swampland.time.com January 2. «Terrestrial services quickly extinguished the fire in the engine department, minor damage,» said a day for the next edition of the Pacific Daily News (Guam) with reference to the statement of service for public relations of the 36th Wing. Plane back into service December 16, 2013 (photo — first off, the base Whiteman, Missouri — approx. «VP»), in other words, almost four years after the fire engine. So a

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American Landmarks military reform

The information revolution, according to industry professionals in the South American military construction, has had an impact on the formation of 3-node problems, which can not be considered when choosing ways of development of the armed forces and their adaptation to the requirements of the ensuing, in fact, new era in the history of the world’s population . In 1-x, this is another «Migrations», now take the form of mass migrations. Consequence of this phenomenon — «reformatting» civilizational cultures. Misunderstandings and more than that neglect of this factor by the authorities in an environment fraught with the formation of non-adapted

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American Landmarks military reform

The information revolution, according to industry professionals in the South American military construction, has had an impact on the formation of 3-node problems, which can not be considered when choosing ways of development of the armed forces and their adaptation to the requirements of the ensuing, in fact, new era in the history of the world’s population . In 1-x, this is another «Migrations», now take the form of mass migrations. Consequence of this phenomenon — «reformatting» civilizational cultures. Misunderstandings and more than that neglect of this factor by the authorities in an environment fraught with the formation of non-adapted

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Iran launched a new anti-missile system «SAYYAD-2»

November 9, Iranian Defense Minister Hussein Dehkan (Hossein Dehqan) took part in the opening ceremony for the production of industrial band missile defense system «Sayyad-2» (Sayyad-2, or «Hunter 2», pictured), reports New Straits Times. «To counter air attack, we began to create a system of» Sayyad-2. This solid-propellant missile capable of destroying various types of cruise missiles, bombers, drones and helicopters, «said the head of the military department of the Municipal Iranian television that aired footage system commissioning. Minister did not specify the firing range of the system, the first test launch which was held in 2011. SAM is an

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Iran launched a new anti-missile system «SAYYAD-2»

November 9, Iranian Defense Minister Hussein Dehkan (Hossein Dehqan) took part in the opening ceremony for the production of industrial band missile defense system «Sayyad-2» (Sayyad-2, or «Hunter 2», pictured), reports New Straits Times. «To counter air attack, we began to create a system of» Sayyad-2. This solid-propellant missile capable of destroying various types of cruise missiles, bombers, drones and helicopters, «said the head of the military department of the Municipal Iranian television that aired footage system commissioning. Minister did not specify the firing range of the system, the first test launch which was held in 2011. SAM is an

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First Soviet helicopter — Omega

For the first time the real preconditions for the transition from the earlier experimental modeling of helicopters to the construction of a reasoned purpose machines appeared in the late 30-ies of XX century. Develop similar technologies and Russian Union but at the barrier to the introduction of thoughts built helicopters stood majestic Russian war, which had brought adjustments not only in the social life of the country, and in the development of science and, namely, the helicopter industry. But still, despite the very difficult situation in the country, Dr. B.N.Yurev managed to organize the first special company, the main purpose

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The Pentagon has acknowledged cyberspace battlefield

Pentagon already presented the long-awaited U.S. cybersecurity strategy for 2011 year. According to the new U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Pannetty (from July 1, 2011, previously served as director of the CIA — from 13 February 2009 to 30 June 2011 year) to 60 thousand of harmful computer programs and viruses every day endangering national security and economy of the United States of America. Global network Now officially called the "battlefield", the same as land, sea, air space or space.

Introducing the newest kiberstrategiyu in Washington, DC at the Institute of National Defence (officially called the document "Strategy of the

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