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The Mousetrap

A mousetrap is a small tool for catching and killing mice. It consists of five main pieces: the base or platform, the catch, the spring, the hammer and the holding bar. Of course, to attract mice, you also need some… Continue reading →

World’s oldest art gallery: Cave of Niaux

A few days ago I visited a world’s oldest art gallery: Cave of Niaux in Ariège (18500-10500 bc). It is a huge place, which has remained almost as in the Magdalenian period. Just some small paths were made for visitors…. Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Tuesday 28 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Tuesday March the 28th, 2017. Today is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 278 days left till the end of the year. Today’s Live Commentary includes: today in… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Monday 27 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Monday March the 27th, 2017. Today is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 279 days left till the end of the year. Today’s Live Commentary includes: today in… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Friday 17 March 2017

This is the Live Commentary for Friday March the 17th, 2017. Today is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days left till the end of the year. On this day in 1677, the… Continue reading →

Watch the Most Important Moments of 2016

I want to suggest this video from time.com which you can watch four minutes of the most memorable moments of this year. Bad or good, these are the most important events of 2016. Here is a summary of what I could get… Continue reading →

The United Nations: a history and pronunciation lesson

In this post, we’ll first talk a little about the United Nations and its history and then we’ll work on how to pronounce “the United nations” correctly…

Isfahan in Two Days

Hi Everybody! I hope you enjoy these pictures as much as I did. What you see in them is the roof of a palace from Safavid Dynasty (about 400 years ago). The palace was actually a “harem” in the middle of… Continue reading →

Let’s go to Avignon!

In a few hours, I will be arrived in Avignon. It is a charming city of the south of the France, in Provence. There is a big and famous theatre festival for three weeks in July. It happens every year…. Continue reading →

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