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Society | January 8, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Coastal Town Glories in Wedding Boom

The small coastal town of Balchik appears to be the most coveted place to organise weddings with a total of 882 marriages held last year. The number of non-Bulgarian couple to have started their spouse life in the northern Black Sea town is 752, mainly c

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian Heroes Join St. Petersburg's Waxworks Collection

The figures of the Bulgarian liberation heroes Vassil Levski and Hristo Botev will join the collection of the Sank Petersburg's museum of wax figures. Currently the museum is presenting in Bulgaria's old capital city Veliko Tarnovo an exposition of 30 fi

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

Bulgaria Marks St. John's Day

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria is celebrating Friday the St. John's Day in honour of Saint John the Baptist who baptized Jesus.

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

World's Cleverest Woman Inundated with Job Offers in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's cleverest woman says she has been inundated with job offers following reports she couldn't find work, Daily Times reported. Daniela Simidchieva, 44, has three degrees and her 192 IQ matches that of two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie.

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1353

Science: New Calendar Uses 364 Days

People born on January 31 or May 31 would lose their birthdays, according to a new calendar, designed by the American physicist Dick Henry.

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

Pets: Exclusive Chewing Gum for Dogs

A Brazilian company is launching an exclusive chewing gum for dogs, Ananova reported.

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

Forks & Corks: Spicy Tomato Dumpling Soup

Ingredients: 1 large onion, diced, 4 minced garlic cloves 3 tablespoons olive oil, 6 cups chopped fresh tomatoes, 2-3 teaspoons chili powder, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 4 cups vegetable stock

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

Health: Mobile Phones "Modify Human DNA"

Radio waves from mobile phones harm the human body's cells and damage DNA, recent studies show. Despite the findings scientists point out that people show not be worried, as the study did not constantly find evidence of damage.

Society | January 7, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

Bulgarian Sci-Fi Novel to be Released in US

After a 25-year unscheduled delay, the sci-fi novel "Timeship" by Bulgarian writer Boris Belovarski will finally be published in the United States in May 2005. First written in 1980 when the author was only 19, the manuscript was confiscated by the Bulga

Society | January 6, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Colourful Snail-Giants Help Children in Need

The colourful snails, exhibited in open air in the centre of Sofia in the end of 2004, will be sold at an auction and the funds will be donated for children in need. Bulgarian artists turned 29 fiber-glass snails of weight 30 kg and height 1.

Society | January 6, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

Bulgaria Marks St. Jordan's Day

The Christ-aged Georgi Todorov of varna was the man to deliver the cross from the sea waters this year, following the tradition on St. Jordan's Day.

Society | January 6, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1030

Bulgarian "Little Mozart" CD Debut Sees Sunlight

The first solo CD of the Bulgarian 12-year-old pianist Asen Tanchev has been launched on the Bulgarian market.

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

Mutant Lemon Grows on Bulgaria's Seaside

Gardeners in Bulgaria's coastal resort of Balchik have grown a giant lemon, media disclosed. The piece weights 1.

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

Experts: Cigoli Painted Bulgaria- found Precious Canvas

Bulgarian art experts confirmed that the precious canvas found in the southern city Stara Zagora was painted by Italian Baroque Era Painter Lodovico Cigoli, local 24 Hours newspaper reported. The canvas was found in a private house in Stara Zagora on Oct

Society | January 5, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Troy-Dated Treasure Shines in Sofia Museum

A gold treasure dated back to the times of Troy, which was recently unearthed at an unquoted location near Karlovo's "Valley of the Kings", has already taken its place among the exhibits of National History Museum. The set of 450 gold artifacts and jewel

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Female Newborn Destined Bulgaria's BABY 2005

Laura Petkova, born a minute after New Year advent on January 1 is Bulgaria's BABY 2005, as the lot fell on her on Tuesday. The small lady competed with a boy and a girl from different Bulgarian towns who also took first breath in the first minute of 200

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Bulgarian Sets World Record for Highest Blood Alcohol Level

A 67-year-old man had a 9.14 promilles blood alcohol level when he got crushed by a truck at the end of December, police say.

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16393

Sofia Gets a Taste of Japanese Pop

One of Japan's celebrity pop musicians - Miyazawa - will perform live in Bulgaria for the first time this February. The former vocalist of The Boom has been climbing high on Japanese music charts for some 15 years.

Society | January 4, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

Bulgaria's Big Brother Craze Creeps into Politics

A political party aimed to bring together Big Brother fans was inaugurated in Sofia on Monday. The founder - Atanass Panayotov - gave the new formation the name Big Brother National Movement, apparently with a wink to the ruling Simeon II National Moveme

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgarian Eighth-Graders World's Laggards in Math Scores

Bulgarian eighth-graders saw the largest declines in average math and science scores, followed by their peers in Sweden and Norway, according to the 2003 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), cited by the Washington Times.

Society | January 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619
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