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Medieval Festival in Sofia

I am just coming back from the Medieval Festival. It was cool at the Medieval Festival, there was also a separate section showing dinosaurs - if you have time to fill, you can jump, but maybe the events of the Medieval Festival are mainly for young children, the other things to see somehow pale to me or just for older children perhaps. ...

September 17, 2017, Sunday

The Surrealistic Atmosphere of the Burning Man Festival in Nevada

Over 70,000 people have gathered at the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. The annual gathering of artists and musicians is held for 31 years in a row. ...

September 1, 2017, Friday

Wild Men: the Ancient Pagan Ritual that still Thrives in Rural Bulgaria

Kukeri are men who take part in an ancient Bulgarian pagan tradition to scare away the evil spirits of winter. They gather to chant and dance, wearing home-made wooden masks, animal furs, horns and sequins, strapping on heavy belts with bells on that can weigh up to 70kg....

August 1, 2017, Tuesday

A Technicolor Basketball Court Emerges in Paris

In a unique collaboration between French fashion brand Pigalle and design agency Ill-Studio, the Paris Duperr? basketball court was recently redesigned and repainted with a vibrant new color scheme. The narrow basketball court is nestled between two apartment buildings and has become a backdrop of sorts for unconventional color schemes, the first of which appeared in 2015....

July 11, 2017, Tuesday

A New Island has Emerged off North Carolina's Cape Hatteras

It appeared out of nowhere in April just off  North Carolina's Outer Banks—a new land mass poking through the surf, a brand new Atlantic Ocean island, according to the National Georgaphic. Along this dynamic stretch of sea, where the cold, southbound Labrador Current churns and crashes into warmer Gulf Stream waters, it is not unusual for patches of ground to emerge and then quickly subside....

July 4, 2017, Tuesday

Turquoise Blue Black Sea, NASA Image of the Day

In the recent days, the Black Sea has a turquoise blue colour. The rare phenomenon is observed all over the coast....

June 15, 2017, Thursday

Someone In Bulgaria Is Putting Googly Eyes On Broken Street Objects, And It’s Even Better Than Fixing Things

The trend of "eyebombing'' has now reached Bulgaria thanks to a street artist called Vanyu Krastev, and as you can see from his "eye-catching" work, he certainly has an "eye" for the perfect eyebomb! From trees and lamp posts to trash cans and sidewalk stains, Krastev is proving that even the most mundane things can be made more interesting with two googly eyes and a little bit of imagination! Check out some of our favorites below, and don't forget to vote for the best!...

June 1, 2017, Thursday

Pre-summer Heat Explodes WWII-Era Munitions in German Town

WWII munitions stored illegally by a German collector have blown up amid high temperatures, injuring no one, but causing a police operation, Deutsche Welle. The collector said they were bought at a flea market....

May 30, 2017, Tuesday

In New York Auction Sold Drawings of John Lennon and Kurt Cobain

The drawings of the leader of the British band The Beatles (the Beatles) John Lennon (1940-1980) and the frontman of the American band Nirvana (Nirvana) Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) was sold at auction held Saturday at the new York auction house Julien’s Auctions. This is stated in message posted on his official website, quoted by Russian Reality. ...

May 22, 2017, Monday

What is the Antikythera Mechanism and How Was This Ancient 'Computer' Discovered 115 Years Ago?

On May 17 in 1902, Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais found a corroded chunk of metal which turned out to be part of the world's first computer and became known as the Antikythera Mechanism, writes the Telegraph. ...

May 17, 2017, Wednesday

Hackers Threaten to Post Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Online Unless Disney Pays Ransom

Hackers claim to have plundered Walt Disney’s upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film and are threatening to release it unless the studio pays a ransom, it was reported on Monday.Hollywood Reporter says CEO Bob Iger has told employees that film would be released in segments online unless hackers were paid in bitcoin. ...

May 16, 2017, Tuesday

Institute For Bulgarian Language Celebrates 75th Anniversary

With series of events on May 15-16 the Institute for Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Science marks its 75th anniversary. ...

May 15, 2017, Monday

Bulgarian Army Day, May 06, 2017

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May 7, 2017, Sunday

14 People to Watch Carefully in Bulgarian Politics This Year

The year 2017 will be quite a dynamic one for Bulgaria. A new - and still little known - President is taking over, early elections are due in the spring, a new electoral system may be introduced, and all of this before the country assumes the rotating EU presidency on January 01 of next year. ...

January 11, 2017, Wednesday

New Graffiti Painting Greets Students in Varna School

A fresh mural has marked the return of students for the new school year in Varna, Bulgaria's largest seaside city. It can be seen in Joan Ekzarch ("John the Exarch") school in Varna....

September 20, 2016, Tuesday
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