Ancient structures and civilizations
The mystery of the megaliths has long been concerned about humankind. And recently interest again increased dramatically due to the findings of megalithic structures on the bottom of the Atlantic…

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The history of the Ancient world
The natural conditions of Ancient China. In Southeast Asia, cut off from the world by high mountains, lies the Great plain of China. In ancient times it was covered with…

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The bases, foundations and underground structures

The pumping unit 429 Aggressiveness groundwater 68, 197, 397 Amplitude of oscillations of the Foundation 226, 227, 228 Anisotropism of a ground 59, 274 Anchor 106, 128, 395

— contraction 222

Infinite beam 145

— hard 135, 140

— the ultimate stiffness 235

— console 414

— continuous 133

— 145 semi-infinite

— cross 413

— base 44, 133, 199 Ballinest construction site 277 Bench knife sunk well 351, 352 Shoe of the column 50 the Berm 329, 337, 342 underwater Concreting 356 Continue reading

10 most scary places in Kiev or where to celebrate Beltain

Perhaps, all have heard of Walpurgis night . when, according to legend, witches gather on a Grand Sabbath. But with a fantastic celebration called Beltain familiar to few.

In fact, Beltain (aka – Beltan, Baltan) and Walpurgis night falls on the same date – the night of 30 April on 1 may. To celebrate this event for the first time thought of the ancient Celts, who saw in it a symbol of the final victory of spring, sun and of light over evil darkness. As we know, the Celts were pagans. So it is not surprising that with the spread of Christianity, the celebration of fertility and love, merged with the day of Saint Walpurgis, national consciousness was transformed into “professional” holiday of evil forces. Something like the second, spring, Halloween, if you want.

How to relate to one of the most mysterious nights of the year, each of us is free to decide for himself. Consider Beltain beautiful calendar as a reason to tickle your nerves? Continue reading

Tomsk catacombs

Tomsk underground: reality rooted in the myths? Engaged in the study of problems of Tomsk dungeons, I was amazed at the abundance of witnesses. They said that during excavation works in the basement or on the coastal slopes of the rivers found underground passages, and fortified with larch struts and timbers, or brick vaults. My University classmate Tomic Gregory Dubner claimed that the failure of the Gromov near bath saw the underground passage gigantic, fortified by a brick arch.

Dungeons very often met in the preparation of pits for construction. In 2003 Boris Maltsev, in a live interview on TV-2, Tomsk devoted to the dungeons, challenging me, said that most of them faced with them, being a Builder, and that they laid Tomsk merchants.

Along with the stories of eyewitnesses, Tomsk catacombs devoted to the huge wave of rumors. Scosta rumor attributes them to an enormous size. Area this object supposedly goes far beyond the scope of modern Tomsk, and there are moves under Tom. In depth, they extend far beyond imagination. According to rumors, under the current prospectus of Lenin is a huge underground passage, he is called “the Tomsk station”. Oddly enough, the frequent failures of soil along the Avenue casinobaccarat this rumor. But this is only rumored. Continue reading