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The Flying Bull's P-38 Lockheed Lightning N25Y / 13 – Red Bull – Flying Legends Airshow 2012 Duxford (Rob Lovesey)

The Flying Bull's P-38 Lockheed Lightning N25Y / 13 – Red Bull – Flying Legends Airshow 2012 Duxford (Photo by Rob Lovesey)


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20 Nov 2012 12:10:00
Millie The Adopted Cat Is The Best Climbing

Most pet cats will become timid or defensive when outdoors, but not Millie – after being adopted by her mountain-climbing owner Craig Armstrong, Millie has become a feline hiking and mountain-climbing legend.
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18 Aug 2014 12:05:00
Ocean voyage

Do you think that history is a science? Well, not exactly. First, and foremost, history is the state's “legend of wars”, it’s official regalia. Of course, public historians are not interested in scientific truth – quite the opposite. In this respect, any attempt to present a state’s history as altruistic and benevolent as possible is welcomed and encouraged – as opposed to any revisionism attempts that may be more accurate. In this matter, Chinese have surpassed us all – they revised in highly creative manner (but rather shamelessly) the technology already invented by Europeans, a process that resulted in oldest state on the planet. Here is an interesting paradox: ask any sinologist about the Middle Kingdom during second century B.C., and he will describe it to you in such a vivid manner as if he has been living there all his life – but as soon as you will ask him to describe Chinese history in the 19-20th centuries… let's say, his eagerness will be greatly diminished. However, we will discuss China in a different article, and in the meantime we will try to understand how exactly historic “legend of wars” is formed and functions – based on a specific and well-known example. A great example is Ferdinand Magellan's first voyage around the world.
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14 Nov 2011 09:11:00
1973: The world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, before his fight with Joe Bugner

The world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, before his fight with Joe Bugner. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 18th June 1973
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08 Nov 2011 11:45:00
Legends Russian Series Ice Cup 2012

This is the Legends Russian Series. Legends car exceeds new Porsche 911 power-to-weight ratio – it is 260 hp per ton with the car weight of 500 kg. It’s been designed in the USA by 600 Racing Inc, a subsidiary of Speedway Motorsport, the largest motorsport holding company in America with the annual turnover of $567,000,000. Khimki, Moscow region. February 11, 2012. (Photo by Alexey Petrov)
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18 Apr 2012 11:00:00
A police officer removes a reveler from standing on a post as they guard and clear the street of revelers dressed in holiday themed costumes during SantaCon in New York Saturday, December 12, 2015. (Photo by Andres Kudacki/AP Photo)

A police officer removes a reveler from standing on a post as they guard and clear the street of revelers dressed in holiday themed costumes during SantaCon in New York Saturday, December 12, 2015. As thousands of Santa-suited merrymakers prepare to hit the city's streets and bars, organizers of the annual pub crawl say they're taking more steps than ever to deter naughty behavior. (Photo by Andres Kudacki/AP Photo)
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14 Dec 2015 08:06:00
A costumed guest attends WonderCon Anaheim 2015 at Anaheim Convention Center on April 4, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)

A costumed guest attends WonderCon Anaheim 2015 at Anaheim Convention Center on April 4, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
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09 Apr 2015 14:19:00
A combination picture shows participants in costume at a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, October 25, 2015. More than 100,000 spectators turned up to watch the parade, where 2,500 participants dressed up in costumes, according to the organiser. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)

A combination picture shows participants in costume at a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, October 25, 2015. More than 100,000 spectators turned up to watch the parade, where 2,500 participants dressed up in costumes, according to the organiser. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)
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29 Oct 2015 08:03:00