7 Swim Like a Dolphin

Swim Like a Dolphin

"Kolkhuri" is an unusual method of swimming that once interested a citizen of Sevastopol, Oleg Sofyanik. Now he swims with his hands and legs tied with elastic bandage. Those who invented such "kolkhuri" are
sure that a man practising it becomes hardy, brave and is not afraid of death. Oleg decided to swim 400 meters (1312 ft) in the "kolkhuri" style. He had been training for three weeks to do it.
8 Making Bread In a Tandoor

Making Bread In a Tandoor

"Churek" or pita is one of the main products in Azerbaijan. It is also known as lavash or Caucasian bread. In Azerbaijan it is made near numerous small shops and it is always tasty and healthy. Outside Baku, the
capital of the country, it is baked right along the roads. The main attribute for the baking process is a tandoor, it is a clay dome with an open top, often cemented from outside for strength.

4 Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Charyn canyon is 200 km (124 miles) to the east from Almaty not far from the border with China and is included into the territory of
the Charyn national park. It is a natural monument which formed from sedimentary rocks whose age is about 12 million years.

3 Procure Firewood In a Creative Way

Procure Firewood In a Creative Way

The winter is coming. And many people have to procure firewood. But citizens of a Russian city Rybinsk decided to do it in a creative way and even break a world record. In
Demino vallage they built the largest stack of wood in the world. It is twenty two meters (72.12 ft) high which is two meters (6.56 ft) higher than the previous record.
0 Russian Yellow Submarine

Russian Yellow Submarine

This is how a wedding was celebrated in one Russian village. Apart from all
traditional entertainments they invented a new way to make guests remember this day.

51 Four Years of One Bench

Four Years of One Bench

A bench is like a model of the world. Everything goes around a bench. Couples who can't find another place for passion, hoboes who use a bench as home, a table, a toilet and a bed, students who always break benches or prepare for exams sitting on them, old people who live their last
days on a bench... Eugene Kotenko chose one ordinary bench and was describing its life for four years. It had been gray but then was painted blue, trash bins appeared and disappeared and more new people kept coming to spend some part of their life on the bench.

2 Master of Russian Origami

Master of Russian Origami

A school teacher Sergey Tarasov from Tigritskoye village of the Krasnoyarsk region is a true talent. He managed to make huge models of St.
Basil Cathedral and St. Saviour Monastery from paper. Sergey has already received some awards but it's probably not the end.
1 The Stunt Goes Wrong

The Stunt Goes Wrong

The guys were shooting some movie which they called a "blockbaster". But suddenly something went wrong.
The main stuntman had no fear at all being sure that he would successfully land from the tree...
13 Saving the Tractor of the War Time From the Swamp

Saving the Tractor of the War Time From the Swamp

"Stalinets" tractors were produced in 1937-1941 in Chelyabinsk for industrial and construction works. But they were also often used by the Red Army as a prime mover. This "Stalinets" tractor sank in winter 1942 in Usoditsa lake of the Zapadnodvinsky district of the Tver region, Russia. It was repeatedly searched and when was finally found there were
some attempts to pull it out. But it was not easy. The tractor was under the marsh bog. However the last attempt made by the volunteers together with the Russian Ministry of Defence and the Moscow search and restoration center "Rearguard", divers from Pskov and other specialists finally managed to pull the tractor out.

24 The City Abandoned At the Worlds End

The City Abandoned At the Worlds End

Three days by car to Oslo, three hours by plane to Svalbard, Norway, five hours by an Arctic ship with a
romantic name "Polar Girl" and you find yourself in the northernmost abandoned city: you are in Pyramiden.

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