Slightly Gothic in Bohemian country: bohemicus
Slightly Gothic in Bohemian country. I wonder, will the readers of any Association following image: People not specifically interested in the history of Prague architecture, is unlikely to recognize these…

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Famous Gothic buildings
  "...A man who was not specially interested in the history of Prague architecture, is unlikely to recognize these buildings. I will not mystify, they do not exist. More precisely,…

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Unusual and mysterious places

The existence of this terrible valley became known in the late nineteenth century, when in the canyons of Canada rushed hundreds of miners. This valley has earned the fame of a true Klondike. It was then and started a bloody countdown of the first victims of this place. It should be noted that all the victims were people able to stand up for themselves.

Notoriety

In 1898 in the valley disappeared the first group of prospectors from six people. But in 1905 a tragedy occurred with his brothers William and Frank Mac lodami and their companion craft Robert veer. The three of them went into the valley, had already earned quite a bad name, and since then nobody has seen them. Only three years later, the decapitated skeletons of these people were discovered in the valley, which was already known to prospectors as the Valley Headless.

The list of victims, however, continued to grow: 1921 – John’brien, 1922-nd – Angus Hall, 1932 – Phil the Power, Continue reading

One of the most interesting prehistoric structures

One of the most interesting prehistoric structures – the so-called megaliths, colossal architectural monuments of huge stones.

Megaliths are varied: vertical slabs or pillars (menhirs); the construction of the plates – pair of stones set vertically, is covered as a third roof (dolmens), finally, the pillars placed around the sacrificial stones (cromlechs). Many of these stones weigh tons, the largest is 300 tons! Megalithic structures are composed of single rocks or small groups, and some of the many hundreds of stones. They are found all over the planet (except Australia) from France and England to Korea and Japan, and their origin is connected with many legends.

Megalithic structures are constantly attracting the attention of researchers. The ruins of one of them – stonhenge are 130 km southwest of London on the Salisbury plain, near the swamps and hills of Devonshire, described in the novel by Conan Doyle “the hound of the Baskervilles”. This large cromlech, the stones of which the height of almost 8 m and weighing 50 tons were brought from quarries at a distance of 230 km and consists of four large stone circles.

English scientists tried to unravel the methods of construction of this mysterious structure called the eighth wonder of the world. J. Hawkins and J. White has performed a detailed analysis and calculations for the transportation of Continue reading

Gothic tales

Gothic tales

 

The tale of the girl-Gotha and the Fibonacci sequence

One little goth was a misalliance. She went on to marry a programmer fan of the DDT group. What can you do. Life is cruel, and love even angrier. Girl-goth she studied fashion and dreamed that all the Goths of the world will walk in her outfits. Girl-goth often went to the Internet, kept a diary on websitee darkdiary, where to place their doom in verse, was chatting animatedly with a friend from Vladivostok on the vanity of all things on ICQ, ie was in modern socio-cultural context. And after watching Western Gothicwebsites, girl-goth decided that her path to fame is through the home page on the Internet. “In vain I, whether that, went to a mesalliance for the sake of love. He let me website will do, once he had managed not to become a poet or at least a pathologist and a programmer, but still a lover of the DDT group.”

– Vladlen, and Vladlen – began insinuating Continue reading

Mysterious underground country
Mysterious underground tunnels are found on all continents. Experts are convinced that this is a very ancient constructions. But it is still unknown who built and for what purpose. Moves…

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Gothic house Poland
Gothic houses in Poland. The house of Nicholas of Kopernika, Torun (Toruń,. Torn). A beautiful example of Polish residential (not religious) Gothic 15th century Faceted (Episcopal) chamber in the Novgorod…

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