Night Climbing

Why should Thomas Mailaender, a contemporary artist known for his impudent provocations, want to present us with photographs of students climbing on the roofs and walls of colleges at the University of Cambridge in the mid-i930s?

The Night Climbers of Cambridge was first published in 1937, by Chatto & Windus, a respectable publishing house in London. (The book, illustrated with photographs, was recently reissued by Oleander Press.) Mailaender, attracted by this peculiar venture, bought the original pictures and assembled them as a traveling exhibition. An odd choice, at first sight, but Mailaender has always been attracted by makeshift spoofs and

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Messier 42

One of the most famous nebulas in the night sky as you have never seen it before

Also known by its designation NGC 1976 or M42, Messier 42 is part of one of the most famous and best-known sights in the night sky, Orion the Hunter. Which is why this particular shot of the constellation is all the more special.

Taken by the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) – which is based at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) site in Chile’s Atacama Desert and a collaboration between three different organisations including the ESO – this fantastic image shows a blazing trail

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Dreadnought to Daring: 100 Years of Comment, Controversy and Debate in The Naval Review

Edited By Peter Hore

29 of today’s most renowned naval commentators have come together to celebrate and analyse the impact of naval thinking covered by The Naval Review. The journal was first published in 1913 by the Naval Society, a group of Royal Navy officers who wanted to encourage thought and discussion on topics affecting the navy. The book is divided chronologically and thematically into a series of articles covering subjects such as convoys, life at sea and ship organisation.

The Coming of the Comet: The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer

Nick Robins

This detailed hardback book looks

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Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

"Baikonur" cosmodrome located in Kazakhstan and is the first and the world's largest space center. More than half of the world's space launches took place here. And when the program eliminated the American "shuttles" Russia is the only country in the world that sends people into space.

Journey on the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome

Start of construction "Baikonur" started February 12, 1955 and was fully completed in 1957. However, after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s Baikonur Kazakhstan retired and now leased by Russia until

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World championship in water skiing

Waterskiing Dubna has forty-year history. Dubna is the hometown of many famous Russian champions. The city held a number of important water-skiing competitions, including several of the World Cup starts.

July 18-24 in Dubna World Cup will take place in water skiing.

In Dubna, home to about 70,500 residents. Dubna — well-known international research center. It is a quiet and picturesque town located 125 kilometers north of Moscow on the banks of the river. Volga. It is surrounded by countryside, which although does not have the famous monuments of culture, but is close to

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First exhibit of the Museum of the Belarusian resistance

Khamaida states that the first artifact that he is willing to sacrifice this museum — the statue of the "Liberty Bell", which he was instructed to convey Myron famous for his role in national dictation.While there is no museum, statue will be on display around of so-called "Blue House" in Vitebsk — house number 28 Lenin Street, where Boris Khamaida distributes independent press. Opposition leader for the first time put it now on public display and inquisitive passers explained what it did for the achievement and why she was awarded the famous Myron, who, according to the inscription on the

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Tobolsk — Siberia real

In Tobolsk agreed fateful path for Russia and for Europe. Here and time intertwined in strange knots, sometimes stops or concentrates to an incredible degree, and it seems even hangs in the sky tangible drops and crystals. 

"Tobolsk is little known to the average Russian tourist. The main complaint: far to go for a long time, most likely with a change and, in general, is "somewhere in Siberia." And, by the way, "somewhere in Siberia" is one of the most beautiful cities of our country, and this is not a joke. Tobolsk — amazingly interesting and

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Taman Kantemyrivs’ka and armored divisions recreated in Russia

Decision of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation on the basis of military units stationed in Moscow, recreated Taman Guards Order of the October Revolution Red Banner Order of Suvorov Motor Rifle and Kantemyrivs'ka Order of Lenin Red Banner Tank Division.

Currently, the personnel of these compounds is actively taking entering their armament of new weapons and military equipment, the ministry said.


"The basis for their formation are, respectively, the 5th Separate Motorized Infantry and the 4th Independent Tank Brigade, which will include a number of other military units.

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Ancient Borovsk invites!

City Borovsky — now near suburbs. Although from Moscow to him a hundred miles away, and he is not in the Moscow region and in the north of the Kaluga region. All messed up, oh sorry — changed the recent expansion of the capital, which has now become a large Moscow. After traveling a few dozen miles to Kiev highway, was surprised to look at the small pointer: the word "Moscow" crossed a red ribbon. Ah, that's where you are now running out. A few more kilometers and you turn off the road at the sign "Borovsk."

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Scientology is no longer in vogue: the western stars prefer teaching Satanist Aleister Crowley

Religious preference Western celebrities undergo disturbing changes. Whereas previously the most scandalous of them addicted to Scientology, but now there has been a far more ominous trend — Satanism, writes The Daily Mail. Idols of young people are increasingly turning glance in his direction. And the worst part about this is that thousands of fans, most of them impressionable teens can follow their example.

The reason for the excitement of the British edition has counted the recognition of the journalist, television presenter and model Peaches Geldof — the daughter of the famous Irish musician Bob Geldof and TV presenter

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