May 21, 1712, Peter I moved the capital of Russia from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Transfer of capitals in the world – a phenomenon not unique, and even frequent. Transferred to the capital so far – the different geographic, strategic, and sometimes more peculiar reasons. We suggest you familiarize yourself with the ten youngest capitals of the world. Read the rest of this entry →
A desert metropolis built on gambling, vice and other forms of entertainment, in just a century of existence Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada. The city was founded by ranchers and railroad workers but quickly found that its greatest asset was not its springs but its casinos. Las Vegas’s embrace of Old West-style freedoms—gambling and prostitution—provided a perfect home for East Coast organized crime. Beginning in the 1940s, money from drugs and racketeering built casinos and was laundered within them. Visitors came to partake in what the casinos offered: low-cost luxury and the thrill of fantasies fulfilled. Read the rest of this entry →
In today’s post we have collected latest Adobe Illustrator CS6 Tutorials Released in March, You can learn new techniques and tools from these tutorials. Check the entire list of 20 Best Adobe Illustrator CS6 Tutorials.
The world famous scientific and geographic National Geographic magazine celebrated its 125 years, it was founded in 1888. Today, the publication read by over 40 million people in 26 languages around the world.
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