Large-Scale Tragedies… The Largest Accidents in the USSR That Did Not Receive Publicity

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Railway accident near Ufa, 1989. The catastrophe that occurred on Sunday June 4, 1989 in the Iglinsky district of the Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, 11 km from the city of Asha, Chelyabinsk Region, on the Asha-Ulu-Telyak section. A gas leak occurred on the Siberia-Ural-Volga pipeline section. When 2 oncoming trains passed nearby, an explosion thundered. The power of this explosion was such that in the city the wave beat the glass in houses … The city was 10 km from the scene of the accident! 600 passengers were killed, 181 of whom are children.

Exotic Pets Held by the Chinese at Home

Snakes, crocodiles, spiders, toads - this is not the whole list of domestic animals brought up by the inhabitants of China. We share with you the stories and photos of the owners of the most exotic species of animals ...

The most unpredictable interconnected things

Each item is endowed with its own unique history of appearance. Some of the inventions are quite explainable and logical, but how can you connect, for example, dogs and velcro closures for shoes? In today's selection, we will talk about the most unusual interconnections of some things that are already familiar to us.

Coronavirus for the Good! The Extraordinary Effect of Quarantine on Nature …

Now many people compare the coronavirus pandemic to World War. In just a few months, global quarantine managed to stir up the economies and health systems of many countries, but at the same time significantly affected the environmental situation in the world. “The planet is being cleared!”, shout scientists and ecologists from all sources. How exactly does this process occur and in what way is it manifested? We will talk about the positive impact of quarantine on nature in today's selection of facts ...

12 Dogs That Have Become Famous all Over the World

List of dogs whose affairs were not limited to lying on the couch and eating food. These dogs really became the heroes of their time and deserved to be mentioned in history. Why did these dogs deserve such fame and how did they end up on this list? More on this later ...

The Most Beautiful Men of World Cinema: 15 Photos

Male beauty has always been a very, very relative concept. Rather, here we are talking about charisma, fortitude and identifiable images that a man can carry in his appearance. Movie actors are men who have always been spoiled by female attention, their faces are well known and loved, which means many of them deserve to appear on this list. However, in today's selection we will highlight the identities of actors who, in our humble opinion, occupy leading positions in the ranking of the most handsome men in world cinema.

When Fathers Stay With Their Children

Children, of course, always try to take an example from their parents and imitate them in every way. That is why the connection between the two generations is so clearly seen in these pictures ...

Cars for Export in the USSR

“Volga”, “Moskvitch” and “Lada” managed to see this world beyond the borders of their native country. Soviet cars were quite successfully exported even before the start of the war to countries such as Turkey, the Baltic states and others. In this collection, we will tell you about all the cars that were successfully used not only by russian people, but also by other people ...

7 Reasons not to Drink Bottled Water Again

Water in a plastic bottle - it is certainly very convenient. But is it so safe as it might seem at first glance? The price of such a convenience is quite high: from environmental damage to health problems. It is time to consider whether a bottle of water is worth the terrible consequences that it may entail ...

The Most Popular Cats on the Internet

You probably met photos of these cats and kitties in different social networks. Their appearance and entrepreneurial owners made them real stars. Here you will see the top 14 most popular cats on the Internet. Go!