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Creature from the Black Lagoon – Gill-man and the girl under the water in Crawfordville
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Creature from the Black Lagoon – Gill-man and the girl under the water in Crawfordville

A 1954 American black-and-white 3D monster horror film from Universal-International, produced by William Alland, directed by Jack Arnold, and starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, and Whit Bissell. The Creat...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – The last Symphony in Klin
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – The last Symphony in Klin

Russian composer of the Romantic period. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally. He was honored in 1884 by Tsar Alexander III and awarded a lifetime pension. The Tchaikovsky House - Museum was the co...
UEFA Euro 2004 Final – Greece stunned the football world in Lisbon
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UEFA Euro 2004 Final – Greece stunned the football world in Lisbon

This was the first time in the history of the European Championship where the opening match of the tournament would also be repeated in the final. Portuguese fans were almost unanimously supporting Greece in the semi-final, wanting not only to avoid the ...
Vardzia – The cave monastery in Gogasheni
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Vardzia – The cave monastery in Gogasheni

The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred meters and in up to nineteen tiers. Vardzia is divided into an eastern and a western part. In the eastern part of the comp...
Cathedral of Brasília – The seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília
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Cathedral of Brasília – The seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília

The Roman Catholic cathedral was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and projected by Brazilian structural engineer Joaquim Cardozo, and was completed and dedicated on May 31, 1970. The cathedral is a structure constructed from 16 concrete col...
Andy Bowen vs Jack Burke – The longest fight in professional boxing history in New Orleans
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Andy Bowen vs Jack Burke – The longest fight in professional boxing history in New Orleans

The match lasted 110 rounds, over seven hours and 19 minutes. Andy Bowen had originally scheduled the fight with another opponent, however after dropping out of the fight, Jack Burke, who was the latter's trainer, fought the bout instead for the Lightweig...
Arch of Reunification – The arch of Korean peace in Pyongyang
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Arch of Reunification – The arch of Korean peace in Pyongyang

A sculptural arch, officially Monument to the Three-Point Charter for National Reunification. It was opened in August 2001 to commemorate Korean reunification proposals put forward by Kim Il-sung. The concrete arch straddles the Reunification Highway lea...
Creedence Clearwater Revival recorded “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” in San Francisco
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Creedence Clearwater Revival recorded “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” in San Francisco

A song written by John Fogerty and released as a single in 1971 from the album Pendulum (1970) by roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival. Some have speculated that the song's lyrics are referencing the Vietnam War, with the "rain" being a metaphor ...
Nadia Comăneci – The perfect 10 in Montreal
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Nadia Comăneci – The perfect 10 in Montreal

On July 18, 1976, Comăneci made history at the Montreal Olympics. During the team compulsory portion of the competition, she was awarded the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics for her routine on the uneven bars. Omega SA, the traditional Olympics scor...
OV-099 Challenger – The space shuttle disaster next to Cape Canaveral
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OV-099 Challenger – The space shuttle disaster next to Cape Canaveral

A fatal incident in the United States space program that occurred on January 28, 1986, when the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard. The crew consisted of five NASA astronauts, and two pay...
Hotel del Salto – The riverside museum in Tequendama
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Hotel del Salto – The riverside museum in Tequendama

The traditional hotel, right by the waterfall, an elegant Wilhelminian style building, was closed by the owner and was left to decay for many years. This was not least due to the heavy pollution of the Río Bogotá, which is polluted with the largely untrea...
Łapalice Castle – The never completed mansion in Łapalice
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Łapalice Castle – The never completed mansion in Łapalice

Imposing Castle resembles many of Eastern Europe's legendary castles. The grand building was originally built as a studio for Gdańsk sculptor Piotr Kazimierczak. A 5,000 sq/m castle complete with gateways, turrets, ramparts a chapel, and a subterranean ar...

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