The Motherland Calls in Volgograd

The work of sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and engineer Nikolai Nikitin is an 85-meter figure of a woman stepping forward with a raised sword. The statue is an allegorical image of the Motherland, which calls on its sons and daughters to repulse the enemy and return to the attack. The statue contains 5,500 tonnes of concrete and 2,400 […]

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The Bluesmobile falls apart in Chicago

The Dodge Monaco sedan 1974 that was prominently featured in the 1980 Universal Pictures film The Blues Brothers. The film used 13 different cars to depict the Bluesmobile, all of which were former police cars purchased from the California Highway Patrol, and were mocked up to look like former Mount Prospect, Illinois patrol cars. Some were formatted […]

PSB – The heart starts missing a beat in Rajec

Written by Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant, “Heart” was the fourth and final single from the duo’s second studio album, Actually. A new mix different to the album version was released as a single in March 1988, ascending to the top of the charts to become the duo’s fourth and, to date, last UK number one single. […]