7 The 99 Years Old Ship

The 99 Years Old Ship

How long do ships live? The Commune ship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet based in
Sevastopol is the oldest vessel of the Russian Navy which is 99 years old.
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10 The Story of One Lancer

The Story of One Lancer

The story of one
Lancer in photos...
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20 Launch Vehicle N1 – The Biggest Launch Fail

Launch Vehicle N1 – The Biggest Launch Fail

This space launch vehicle N1 was a Soviet response to the American Saturn-5. It was intended for cosmonauts landing on the Moon or trans lunar injection of an orbital station and even parts of an extraterrestrial vehicle for assembly on orbit. In general four
launches were made in 1969-1972, and all the four didn't succeed or simply resulted in a huge explosion. The project was cancelled when it became clear that the USSR lost the moon chase. Launch vehicle "Energia" designed later was more successful.
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1 How Crystals Are Born

How Crystals Are Born

Today we'll visit an institute in Novosibirsk to see how they grow
crystals the quality of which is considered the best in the world.
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1 It Is the Work For Real Men

It Is the Work For Real Men

Baimaksky casting and mechanical plant has been operating in Bashkorstan sinch tsarist Russia. Initially they used to smelt copper but in 1957 the plant started to
work in the machine building sphere. Today they produce sand and soil pumps which are used in mining industry. They help to transport and enrich ore.
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22 Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Atmospheric Photographs of Stalingrad

Photos of Stalingrad: some of them are of
the war time, others - after 1948...
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7 Hand Grenade With Your Own Hands

Hand Grenade With Your Own Hands

Some plaster, silicone and patience and you can make a
cool model of a hand grenade with your own hands.
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5 The City Of Mighty Bridges

The City Of Mighty Bridges

Kiev has many beautiful bridges. Photos of some of them were taken in severe Ukrainian winter from the frozen
surface of the wide Dnieper river. Others are shown in the rays of electric light between dusk and bed-time.
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0 Kinetic Fishes With Individual Characters

Kinetic Fishes With Individual Characters

Art group ArtMechanicus creates amazing kinetic sculptures.
Its mechanisms make the symbols of some epoch alive.
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6 The Territory of Salvation

The Territory of Salvation

Not far from Noginsk (the Moscow region), at a polygon of the Russian EMERCOM, there was held an exhibition of equipment for the Ministry
of Emergency Situations. As part of this exhibition they arranged extensive training of lifesavers that is shown in this post.
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