Tag: culture

New Year

After this first day of New Year was seen as the first day of January. Its name in January was named after the Roman god Janus, the two-faced. One face of Janus was drawn back to last year, the other – forward to the New Year. In the New Year holiday Romans decorated the house and gave each other gifts and coins with two-faced Janus. Celebrations lasted for several days. At this time, slaves and their masters ate, drank and made merry together. The Romans are given gifts to their Emperor. Undertaking was voluntary, but over time it became mandatory.

Emperors demanded that rich tributes to the New Year. In the past, Persians New Year’s Eve gave each other eggs. This symbolized the continuation of the species. The Celts, the inhabitants of Gaul, celebrated the New Year at the end of October. Traditionally, the Celts decorated their homes mistletoe to banish the ghosts.

It is believed that the New Year spirits of the dead returned to earth. The Celts have inherited some Roman traditions, including the requirement of Christmas gifts from his subjects. New Year, usually gave gold and jewelry. In the New Year husbands gave their wives money for pins and other trinkets. And in China the New Year comes in February. In China, the country’s agricultural, celebrating the New Year attached great importance. New Year, which met at the end of winter, in anticipation of spring and, most importantly, the spring sowing, proclaimed the imminent revival of vital forces of nature. After the overthrow of the monarchy in 1911, when China introduced the European calendar, New Year’s traditional lunar calendar called Spring Festival (Chuntsze). Religious basis of Christmas festivities was the magic of Chinese fertility, designed to ensure the victory of life-giving heat of the deadly cold. Then the New Year will be celebrated in India, there will come March 22 1922. A little later, on April 13, the new year will come to Nepal, it will be 2057-m. Muslims meet its 1420-th year in the summer, on June 21. Jews celebrate the New Year 5761 on September 15. In Japan and Korea, the new year comes, as in Europe, 1 January, but the calendar will be completely different era. Finns celebrate the New Year January 1 was adopted in the XVI century. Before this year began after Michaelmas (21 November). Maybe not limit yourself pervoyanvarskim walking, and celebrate New Year in February – the Chinese, and in March – with the Indians, and in April – with Nepal, and in June – with Muslims, and in September – with the Jews?

“Angel Falls (Seraphim Falls, 2006 )

Today's article is devoted to "Angel Falls (Seraphim Falls, 2006) and continues the good tradition of stories about strong films. Recently I was talking about the prepared premiere 'You must kill', about the film "On the Verge" and, of course, "Pushed", which links to permeate my entire blog. Special search engine optimization would call it a competent relinking, but I live – every good movie brings me to another. That's what I call "not to waste time in empty". And then read the book, watch a movie and regret that he spent time on it.

On the film "Angel Falls" is to spend time. Do not pay attention to the modest rating in imdb 6 points. Reading my blog, you already know that the ranking of 6 can be to find such masterpieces that could have all 10 points. Prepare to be transported into the past, at times following the Civil War in the United States. This is a blood stain in the history of America, also known as the war between the North and South, left mark on the film's main characters.

To run the ex-captain of the Union Army Gideon? Why has it the former Confederate Army Col. Carver? Where will their confrontation? The answer will be brief: Unknown. We do very little know. But from the first frame ourselves in the shoes of a cornered. From the first frame we know the date – 1868 The year and place of action – the mountains of Ruby (Ruby Mountains) in northern Nevada.

Zeus Perseus

Then the people of the city of Argos, whose kings say that the gods had degenerated, they demolish their temples and statues, and shouting that their princess Andromeda is the most beautiful girl of the world (the world seems to have been a crop failure in the beauties), is Aida and deliver an ultimatum. Tcoyd recognizes the significance of this. Or his victim, rather, it Kraken, give Andromeda, or all over. People are panicking, praying Hades, Zeus finally forgotten, and the king's bodyguards and the adopted son of a fisherman Perseus, whose family had sunk Hades exactly near Argos, sent in a quest to which is to rescue the beautiful and all-all-all. Perseus (incidentally, played by Sam Worthington, a rapidly rising star) who learns during the phenomenon of Hades, that he – the son of Zeus, depressed, refuses relationship with alimentschikom-god and does not want to kill the Kraken. Persuades him to Io (Gemma Arterton my dear), cursed by the gods for eternal youth.

She and all members of the campaign trying to convince the Perseus on his way to take advantage of a divine power his father, who, like all prodigal father, appealing baby toys, shoved his son with the sword-kladenets (model, "Finn-vykiduha"), the Pegasus, a coin for Charon. Perseus and gifts from relatives refused, but, unknown to himself becomes a friend to the brave companions, and occasionally uses his superpowers for adventure. Adventure – this is another story. Giant scorpions, jinn electric staffs, creepy monstrische – ex-husband mother of Perseus, who became a cuckold caused by Zeus and the young demigod natravlenny Hades, Medusa amazing …

Feodor Dobrovolsky

It is possible that in the near future, the existence of g Pestovo Novgorod region. know many Russians and visitors from around the world. Remarkably, learn, not because of any sports records, industrial or agricultural achievements, but only thanks to the cultural heritage of our ancestors. During one of his expeditions staff found in Village Votrosa noteworthy house. Time of its construction belongs to the 70s of XIX century. Unusual from the standpoint of modern house building, its structure is consistent with the ancient canons of the craft. Cottage cut down without a single nail is composed of two half-summer and winter. The spacious basement storeroom were masters, and in winter – a haven for livestock.

Lower log crowns are now in a deplorable state, but from a distance in your eyes, immediately rush to the carved frames. The interior has not changed and come down to us intact, preserved loft, Russian stove, a loft and weight of household items made of wood, bark, ceramics and metal. NGOMZ leadership decided to buy a house Dobrovolsky (peasant Feodor Dobrovolsky – distant ancestor of the current owners). There is already a tentative agreement with the owners about selling it. Upcoming fall Museum experts will disassemble the structure, will transport it to the wooden architecture of the sanctuary 'Vitoslavlitsy', which is close to Novgorod, where it will again be collected and will take its place among the other exhibits, extant from time immemorial.

History Of Tobacco

One of the first who began to grow tobacco were Indians. At that time already become clear to all that America will be open, though the natives of this still did not know anything, but prepared in advance up the world, who knows what will happen. Sly Indians, they soon became acquainted with the expedition really Christopher Columbus, as was intended – they offered to travelers to test tube. And you know, before she liked members of the expedition, which not long thinking, they decided to grab a tobacco with him. In a question-answer forum Center For Responsible Lending was the first to reply. Europe was struck by the discovery of Columbus. Similarity to the well-known cry, "Eureka!" Inhabitants of the European continent singing in one voice the triumphant cry of "America! America ", and yet they liked tobacco. Governor of Virginia brought his longtime friend, first pipe, and since the triumphal procession of tobacco in Europe.

Clever British went even further and before long established mass production of pipes across the country, now buy a pipe was much too expensive, however, as to acquire the necessary accessories for the home in a pipe. Article would look incomplete if there is not heard the names of well-known manufacturers of pipes, which existed at the time. They can surely include such brands as Big Ben, Butz Choquin and Peterson. These guys really know how to make high quality and good things. Unfortunately, history has led us to the fact that the pipes had lost its former status and their place was taken by the Queen with the proud name of a cigarette. Look around, how many brands of tobacco products on the shelves stores? Answer and begs to … but now is not about that. Just all of us it's time to quit smoking.

April Grandmother

Today, April 25 Grandma all night not sleeping, I did not know that this may disturb the old man. So it was scary and I quietly climbed up on a cold oven and a wing old guard. The morning of April 26. I woke up late as usual, in the village that something happened, something strange going on in the depths of the countryside could be heard shouting someone cried someone screaming. I ran over my grandmother in tears for some reason I started hugging and crying, the grandmother, I do not where I'm not going stay with you I said, but this woman Grunya more sobbing. Take me home began to collect my things, I looked tupya eyes and can not seem to understand where I collect. and so we sat shivering with knots on her knees at night when I dozed off came the big bus grandmother woke me and suddenly looked up with eyes, but said calmly I need to go, Mom I will. Imagine my fear in a 11-year take the bus with people in white coats.

Baba Grunya left and stand to accompany me on the bus were among children and 5 adults, and their faces were pale and frightened. AND Then I burst into tears as his hands and hit the bus door, a woman came silently hugged me and said that we are all going to the hospital where we find our parents and that the city no longer exists. Most likely, this woman was scared than me but held. I did not know what the worst thing for my childhood, I come. What will I see my grandmother in just one year where she died at the hospital that my favorite shot of Rex as half the dogs in the village. the fact that our village is not become. We were taken to a military hospital two days later mother came with her brother and sister, all the things that we had only managed to collect something that my grandmother and mother. .

Much has changed in our life, 10 years after my mother's brother died of the days stopped laughing, and was not our father. After the death of his brother, we went to our city wanted to find our house and found only what was left of him. I was surprised by one of our old walls of the room and now our record store where I beautifully spoil the new wallpaper on them by drawing houses. Many interesting, because they want to go to Chernobyl to see the streets deserted house. And I so want to forget everything but you can not just do not have a choice. It's part of my own.

Internet Businesses

Not necessarily to make businesses by Internet, is for " empresarios" with thousand companies. Finally everything has a principle, and nobody can deny that the great things arose from something small. When your you have interest, you have approach., and therefore the fruit of your interest will come! *3. – To look for information without supersaturating to us. In this time, I have seen as it is that the businesses by Internet, in fact are a very coarse subject, we can derrepente receive tons of information on the subject, but in truth is necessary always to be you allow of all the information to which we decided to expose itself. Nobody can receive one ton of weight on its head and take a walk calmly by the park as if nothing had happened. As well as in the common life, when we avoided the excesses is when in truth we managed to advance.

And in the businesses by Internet the same happens, the information must formarte and therefore; not sobresaturarte! *4. – Disernir between false and the true thing. Thus so what as makes the personnel takes care of who you in the window of a bank. They have been trained to recognize true tickets. If some false one were strained that way, of immediate this a would jump his seen, since that one ticket does not agree with the characteristics of a true ticket. In the same way, when deciding to make businesses by Internet you will be learning to disernir between false and the true one. Simply of entrance it is necessary to outside hechar the Chinese story of which you will be rich overnight when doing businesses by Internet. Simply we do enough when we so ignored that spent argument.

Nothing comes by magic art, but all profit comes as a result of everything a effort.! * 5. – Perseverar without desmayar. We see as well as it in an athlete, once the race has begun needs to maintain the rate of its step! It needs to run according to the distance that it has ahead. If it restrains its steps, simply it will happen enough: some of its companions will win. Also, to make businesses by Internet is as demanding as it is it a race for an athlete. All the effort that you print at first, must stay constant until the end! Of a time to the date I have seen examples of people who siemplemente have to me left of course truth: When assuming a challenge, you assume the challenge of perseverar and not desmayar! Hhaha I am arriving at the end of this my first article, and you will think: Everything comenzo with keys and I finish with a race, " and to tell the truth: that mezlca but so rare there am atrevio to publish! But in truth I am convinced of the intention of this and all post will be fulfilled not by the peculiarity of my examples, but by the value that can contribute all that one that it has decided to rise the boat and to begin to sail! Businesses by Internet are the vehicle, your you decide when it will be the principle of that route that hopes already! A hug very hard! Maggi Muoz Creative in Design Grfico and Emprendedora de Negocios by Internet. Original author and source of the article.