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The Museum of Broken Relationships

  Paris displays relics of sentimental disappointment.They call it the city of romance. Even so, Paris recently hosted a new exhibition — the Museum of Broken Relationships  at at the CentQuatre exhibition hall in the capital of France and has on display objects that testify to love gone... [Read More]

Bin those Family Stickers, get your car inked!

Ever found yourself staring out at the car in front of you wondering why in hell people think I care about how many people, kids or dogs are in their family? Tired of reading the same old clichéd bumper stickers “My other car is a Ferrari”, “Gone Fishin’” or “Magic Happens”? Are you... [Read More]

Now, plants for your personality types!

  Plants for your personality types! Plant lovers across the country are plenty. However, there are some who believe that plants are just not the right match for them. Well, if you fall under this category, then we have the solution for you. We suggest you go green in style by picking a plant that... [Read More]

Beautiful Photographs Of Stockholm Metro 2

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Beautiful Photographs Of Stockholm Metro 1

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Conceptual Photography By Michelle Ellis 2

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Moscow to get new Gulag museum

Moscow to get new Gulag museum A new cultural center dedicated to the victims of the Soviet labor camps and prisons for those with “wrong” political views is set to open in the Russian capital. The initiative has come from the Moscow Mayor. According to the newly-introduced head of the capital’s... [Read More]

South Ossetian war in pictures

South Ossetian war in pictures A display dedicated to the South Ossetian war of 2008 has opened in Moscow on National Unity Day. Titled ‘Art against War’ it will showcase photographs taken during the war by photojournalists, as well as videos from the Emergency Ministry’s archives and The display... [Read More]

Exploring the heart of nature and the nature of human’s heart

Exploring the eart of nature and the nature of human's heart 6 billion others / GoodPlanet As the International Year of Forests, as 2011 has been officially declared, is in full swing, the GoodPlanet environmental foundation presents the Moscow public with a large-scale multimedia display on wildlife... [Read More]

Being Andrey Sakharov

Being-Andrey-Sakharov John Malkovich in Disgrace directed by Steve Jacobs (Image from kinopoisk.ru)   The star of In the Line of Fire, John Malkovich, has been offered the chance to portray outstanding Russian scientist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrey Sakharov.­The versatile American actor... [Read More]

In the Mood for Plant

In-the-Mood-for-Plant Plant will present his Band of Joy in Moscow on July 29. (Photo from www.robertplant.com)   A legend in the hall of the legends, former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will play a live gig in the Russian capital on July 29.­Big Log, In the Mood, All Your Love… his... [Read More]

Solzhenitsyn stories to appear in English

Solzhenitsyn-stories-to-appear-in-English- The author of The Gulag Archipelago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Photo RIA Novosti / STF)   A collection of nine stories by maverick Russian wordsmith Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, written by the author of The Gulag Archipelago in the early 1990s and considered... [Read More]

Single swan father hatches offspring all by himself

Single swan father hatches offspring all by himself An amazing story of love and fidelity has taken place in southern Russia, where a male widower swan has unexpectedly managed to hatch baby swans after his partner was killed by a stray dog.If Black Prince and Swan Princess were humans, people would... [Read More]

Renewed Bolshoi announces first show date

Renewed-Bolshoi-announces-first-show-date Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (RIA Novosti / Alexandr Utkin)   The epic battle for the reconstruction of the historical building of Russia’s trademark theater, the Bolshoi, is finally coming to a foreseeable end. After six long years, the theater’s main... [Read More]

Extremes meet in Venice

Extremes-meet-in-VeniceViva las Antipodas! (Image from http://www.labiennale.org) Viva las Antipodas! – a new film by one of Russia’s leading documentary film-makers, Viktor Kosakovsky, will have its world premiere at the 68th Venice International Film Festival where it will be screened out-of-competition,... [Read More]

New Holland Island in St. Petersburg opens to public

New-Holland-Island-in-St--Petersburg-opens-to-publicStudio 44, Russia. Proposed Triangular Square on New Holland Island An artificial island in the delta of the Neva River in St. Petersburg, long closed while the city authorities were deciding its reconstruction’s fate, has opened to the public for... [Read More]

Yet another museum for Peterhof

Yet-another-museum-for-PeterhofThe Imperial Telegraph Station Museum The museums of Peterhof near St. Petersburg are broadening their domains. The Imperial Telegraph Station Museum has opened on July 21 and is ready to tell the story of optical telegraph’s development in Russia.The new museum... [Read More]

Russian drama travels overseas

Russian drama travels overseas What do Anna Karenina, Carmen Suite and The Little Humpbacked Horse have in common? All of the above have made it to New York where the signature Russian ballets will be presented at the summer festival. ­Russia’s landmark Mariinsky Ballet Company has chosen two of... [Read More]