Five amazing library designs Five amazing library designs Many people are sure that conventional libraries are becoming a thing of the past, giving way to electronic ones that are more convenient to use. However, instead they are being modernized in accordance with the latest technologies. Your attention is invited to the top 5 libraries, the architecture of which is truly amazing.
Top 5 Unique Shopping Centers Top 5 Unique Shopping Centers Creating shopping centers around the world, architects seek to harmoniously fit them into the urban space. Successfully implementing their bold ideas, they create real masterpieces of modern architecture. Of particular note are five commercial structures that combine the play of imagination and the power of metal
Under the wing of an airplane: the longest non-stop commercial flights Under the wing of an airplane: the longest non-stop commercial flights Pressure drops, dehydration and a sitting position for several hours are within the power of only the most enduring air passengers. At the same time, manufacturers every year make their stay on board the aircraft longer and longer. In a technology race, the world's leading air carriers have come close to a flight duration of 20 hours and a flight length of almost half the equator. Your attention is invited to a list of the longest direct flights operating today
Top 8 large fathers-billionaires in the United States Top 8 large fathers-billionaires in the United States Having many children is a responsible decision that people rarely make today. There is also an opinion that wealthy people, as a rule, have few children. American billionaires dispel this myth, demonstrating by their own example that a large number of children does not affect the state of a bank account. The authoritative publication Forbes USA presents 8 fathers of large families in the United States, whose income is in the billions
Top 10 Tourist Cities in the World Top 10 Tourist Cities in the World Every year, the British weekly Time Out polls 200,000 people and, based on their opinion, compiles a list of the best cities in the world in terms of tourism. Every year, the British weekly Time Out polls 200,000 people to compile a list of the world's best cities. Your attention is invited to the latest global ranking
Price of leaving: what losses did foreign companies suffer when they left the Russian market? Price of leaving: what losses did foreign companies suffer when they left the Russian market? The current corporate reporting season turned out to be very curious. This time, it attracted the attention of even those who had never followed the financial success of companies before. General interest was awakened by a new item that appeared in the reports of foreign issuers. Many companies that have suspended operations in Russia or left the country for good openly publish data on the price of their leaving. Your attention is invited to the world's largest players who loudly slammed the door on the Russian market and suffered significant losses
Who is the fairest of them all: the most beautiful, stylish and smart first ladies Who is the fairest of them all: the most beautiful, stylish and smart first ladies In the modern world, the first ladies not only broadcast a positive image of the leader of the state to society, but also unofficially take part in ruling the country, which makes them the subject of public attention. In particular, people discuss their hairstyles, outfits, lifestyle and social demeanor. Your attention is invited to the brightest and most discussed first ladies
Top 10 global data centers Top 10 global data centers With an increase in Internet capacity, big data centers able to accumulate large amounts of information came along. They have become repositories of global information and data processing. Each such facility consumes about 2.5 million terabytes of data, experts estimated. With the growing popularity of the Internet of Things, the data generating process is speeding up. As a result, more data centers appear. The biggest of them are listed in our ranking.
5 questions about fate of sinking euro 5 questions about fate of sinking euro The single European currency has been buckled by a variety of economic and geopolitical factors. Having reached parity with the US dollar in early July, the euro dropped even lower from this psychological level for a while. For the time being, the euro is on the defensive, though it is getting hard to keep afloat.
Top 5 oldest cities in world Top 5 oldest cities in world Avid fans of history are in awe when it comes to the oldest cities in the world. The ancient cities have all the more tales engulfed with rich cultural heritage to share. The majority of them are located in the Middle East. This region claims to be the cradle of civilization. In these cities, there are ruins of ancient metropolises where local residents live – descendants of former ethnical groups. Read about the five oldest cities of the Middle East in our photo gallery
Boris Johnson’s scandals and controversies Boris Johnson’s scandals and controversies On July 7, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation after numerous members of his government quit. Several politicians stated Johnson was underperforming as PM. Boris Johnson has been a target of numerous scandals over the past couple of years, but until recently, he managed to come through them unscathed.
Who is best protected: the most protected first persons of the state Who is best protected: the most protected first persons of the state A priori, leaders of states should be well protected, since great power entails a high threat to their life and health from ill-wishers. Your attention is invited to the security services of the most protected top officials of the state