Month: February 2021

Apollo 1 – The Site Of A Mission That Never Flew To Cape Canaveral

AS-204, was the first crewed mission of the United States Apollo program, the undertaking to land the first men on the Moon. Planned as the first low

Close Encounters of the Third Kind – The alien Mother Ship is being exhibited in Chantilly

This is the model of the Mother Ship used in the filming of the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”, Columbia Pictures, 1977. The spaceship was

Fantasy World – The “abandoned” theme park in Lemery

The theme park, built in 2001, it was once owned by a businessman who was forced to leave it unfinished due to financial problems. Everything now lays

Chocolate chip cookie – The birthplace of the sweet delicacy in Whitman

In 1930, Ruth Wakefield and her husband bought a tourist lodge. When the couple opened their business, they named the establishment the Toll House Inn. Located between

Statue de la Liberté – A faithful copy of the Statue of Liberty in Colmar

This statue made of resin is a 12-meter high replica of the Statue of Liberty. It was sculpted to commemorate the 100th death anniversary of the sculptor

European Union – Treaty establishing the European Community in Rome

Under the name “Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union”, it remains one of the two most important treaties in what is now the European Union.

National Congress building of Brazil – The big landscape architecture in Brasília

The project, as with most of the city’s government buildings is signed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, who gave the building a monumental character, despite the simplicity of

Bermuda Triangle – The area of myths and theories in the Atlantic Ocean

Daft Punk – The unmasked men meet for the first time in Paris

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter met in 1987 while attending the Lycée Carnot secondary school. The two became friends and recorded demos. In 1992, they formed

Vitamin C – The first isolation of the basic nutrient takes place in Szeged

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s most important universities and is among the most prominent higher education institutions in Central Europe. Among its teachers were

Palazzo del Governatorato – The seat of the Pontifical Commission in the Vatican City

The palace is located in the Vatican Gardens behind St. Peter’s Basilica. It was built in the eclectic style between 1927 and 1931 by Piedmont engineer and

Chiesa di Sant’Anna dei Palafrenieri – The Roman Catholic parish church dedicated to Saint Anne in the Vatican City

The church placed under the jurisdiction of the Vicariate of the Vatican City and is located beside the Porta Sant’Anna, an international border crossing between Vatican City

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