10 A Tragic Story of One Soviet Family Having Three Lions as Pets

A Tragic Story of One Soviet Family Having Three Lions as Pets

In 1970s there was a family in Soviet Union which was keeping real lions as home pets in their small apartment in Baku city (now Azerbaijan). The head of the family - his name, ironically, was Leo (or Lion in
Russian) was a normal Soviet architect, then one day he has got a lion cub from the zoo. The little lion has been rejected by his mom-lioness and people of the zoo lost a hope to bring him up.
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17 Soviet Wonder of the World: The Great Solar Furnace in Uzbekistan

Soviet Wonder of the World: The Great Solar Furnace in Uzbekistan

"This projected costed some crazy money and was possible to be produced only in the USSR. However, its day-to-day use was almost free - during the day the temperature inside the furnace is steady 3,000 degrees centigrade!", says
Nikolai, the blogger who went to Uzbekistan and visited this Soviet unique structure. With this furnace they were making metals melt with just Sun power. Want to see more? Thanks to Nick we can see it in detail:
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2 House of Baka in St. Petersburg

House of Baka in St. Petersburg

This one is pretty nice and unique piece of architecture from St. Petersburg, Russia. It is called "The House of Baka" or "house designed and built for the engineer of
transport Mr. Bak", and is dated back to 1904-1905. It has those weird bridges inside the backyard. See more inside, thanks to Shardapa who has made those photos.
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3 Russian Lake Baikal in Winter AGAIN

Russian Lake Baikal in Winter AGAIN

A few times the photos of Russian lake Baikal, the most deep lake and as some say the most clean lake in the world have been posted here, because the ice in winter is so clear at places that looks pretty much ethereal. So why not
post new cool photos of this natural phenomena again? Like you see the guy is standing and there is a deep deep water below him that can be perfectly seen thru the transparent crystal clear ice. See more inside:
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7 Blue Snow in Ural Russia

Blue Snow in Ural Russia

Do you remember an occasion of orange snow that was reported a few weeks ago? People were saying that it's not a big deal - just a sandstorm from South got caught into water clouds which
later resulted in tinting the snow orange. Okay, that's version is viable, however, what sort of storm can cause snow to become blue? Let's see it, we have  a short video too:
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