Mysterious place near Moscow - Sesmara
Among the mysterious places of Moscow suburbs Husmor occupies a special place. There is almost everything that stirs the imagination of adventurers: of the abnormal area, where people disappear, change…

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The megalithic complex of Pinako
Under barrow (underground) dolmen in Tolosa (lined with special masonry stones) with a dromos (an underground passage gallery). The unique megalithic complex. Possible ancient solar Observatory. And - complete collapse.…

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Canadian technology construction of houses

In low-rise housing construction technology, “Canada house” (wooden frame and panel construction) is recognized as the most economical, energy-saving, fast, durable and environmentally friendly.

SIP technology in the West

M & a technology (which is derived from the SIP — Structural Insulated Panels — structural insulated panels), the proposed “M-Pro Representative” SIP technology in Odessa is:

serviced warranty – 10 years (lifespan of over 100 years);

a huge margin of safety (seismic 9 points);

the speed of construction (ready-made house 100 square meters for two months);

lightweight construction that does not require lifting equipment and high costs for the Foundation of the device;

allows you to apply all kinds of interior and exterior decoration;

and, of course, the price that is definitely lower in comparison with other technologies of construction. (Approximate prices for the construction of house are given below) Continue reading

Wawel castle

Wawel castle (Zamek Królewski na Wawelu), there is evidence that for many centuries Krakow was the center of the Polish state. Today visit the ancient Royal residence – a fascinating journey into the depths of Polish history, in times both of prosperity and of decline.

The Royal castle is located on Wawel Hill (Wzgórzu Wawelskim) is a limestone hill which rises on the left Bank of the Vistula, in the heart of Krakow. From the VII century in the vicinity of the Wawel began to settle Slavs, and during the reign of the first historical rulers of Poland from the Piast dynasty (Piastów), here was one of the main residences of the monarchs. This Royal residence Wawel castle was only at the beginning of the fourteenth century, immediately after his coronation and settlement on the Wawel Vladislav Łokietka (Łokietka).

On the mountain, then a Cathedral was built in the Gothic style, and the place of wooden and earthen ramparts, built thick walls, and the castle became even more upset. The heyday of the castle occurred in the reign of the jagiellonians (Jagiellonów), especially the last Scion of Sigismund III Old (Zygmunta Starego III) and Sigismund Augustus (Zygmunta Augusta). Captured by the development of the Renaissance in Western Europe, the kings sought to put his residence this modern look. Brought from Italy to Krakow Franciszek masters and Bartolomeo Berecci, altered Gothic building in a beautiful Palace in the Renaissance style with a spacious, arcade courtyard,which gave a representative view of the whole building. Continue reading

The underground water supply of Jerusalem

Underground water facilities in Jerusalem is a special milestone in the history of the development of the city of David. Initially, residents used a single source called the Gihon outside the city walls. So during the siege, residents were left without water, the source is carefully disguised, and the rock struck the tunnel where the water was going into the city.

The Gihon spring was distinguished by one feature: it periodically with the difference of a few hours threw the water fountain, and the citizens had to figure out how to collect water and supply it to the consumers. Archaeologists have long explored the underground hydro-technical constructions, created by ancient inhabitants of Jerusalem to collect the waters of the spring Gihon.

The Aqueduct Of Hezekiah

During the reign of Judean king Hezekiah from Gihon to Siamcom pond was built a tunnel length of about 600 meters. The tunnel passed under the city walls, directing water source to the pond located within the territory of the city. Traces of ancient constructions are still visible today. Tourists visiting the country of the Jews, to lead tours of the “water of Hezekiah”. It is noteworthy that the tunnel was quite sophisticated for their time engineering work. Continue reading