Irina Gerasko

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29 октября 1923 года музыкальный коллектив "Runnin 'Wild" выступил на Бродвее, с песнями Джеймса П. Джонсона и Сесил Мак. Первый акт шоу закончился …

Великие танцоры — Элвин Эйли — 4dancing.ru

Родившийся 5 января 1931, в Роджерсе, штат Техас, Элвин Эйли стал одной из ведущих фигур в современном танце 20-го века. Мать родила его в 17 лет, а …

Underwater gardening in the Maldives

Below the Indian Ocean’s cyan waters are iridescent, rainbow-coloured coral reefs in desperate need of saving.<p>Eyes fixed ahead, the gardener delicately held the spiky-sharp thorn in her gloved hands. It was capable of giving her a deep cut, so she had to be careful. Occasionally, she paused to take …

Our favourite images of the week

From the azure lakes of Patagonia to a multicoloured ecosystem beneath the Indian Ocean, these are some of the most striking images from around the globe.

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Mandarin Oriental

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This Exhibit Could Kill You: The Museum of Natural History Takes on Poison

Who knew poison could be so much fun?<p>Crowds of people of all ages are piling into the nearly pitch-black exhibition, “The Power of Poison,” at the …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Meet The Woman Who Only Ate Starbucks Food For An Entire Year

Even on Thanksgiving and her birthday.<p>She went on:

Food

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Science & InnovationOnly Human<p>Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early …

Ukraine anti-government protest draws tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered on the central square of Ukraine's capital, Kiev, for the latest in more than a month of rallies protesting against the government's decision to shelve a deal with the European Union.<p>The turnout at Sunday's protest was markedly lower …

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7 signs you’ve made it in a foreign language

Learning a foreign language as an adult is undeniably more challenging than growing up bilingual. Since we’re no longer human sponges, the task …

Reader Q&A: Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year

BBC Travel reader Sarah Morrison wants to spend the winter holidays in Europe. In the lead up to the festive season, our Facebook fans share their destination ideas.<p>Last week, we asked our Facebook community to help BBC Travel reader Sarah Morrison in her search for the best “European destinations …

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