10 unfinished buildings that have become the world's most famous landmarks
To build an architectural masterpiece requires years of work and impressive financial influence. But sometimes, despite all efforts, the construction remains unfinished. Lack of funds, lack of labor, death of…

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An American couple turned an old tarantass into luxury apartments on wheels
If it is almost impossible to find an ambulance, a fire truck or a decommissioned bus converted into residential apartments in the vast expanses of our country, then in America…

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Useful ideas from other countries that we would like to borrow
Many of us have long been used to nod at Europe, saying that they have greener grass there, and higher living standards. As they say, it is good where we…

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122 days in a barrel: how a 72-year-old Frenchman crossed the Atlantic

In one of his fairy tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin wrote: “a Cloud in the sky goes, a barrel on the sea floats…”. And it seems that traveling by water in such an unusual way can only be a figment of the imagination of the light of Russian literature. And it is unlikely that Pushkin himself or his contemporaries could assume that in two centuries one brave Frenchman will be able to cross the Atlantic ocean in a barrel in almost six months.

In fairness, it should be clarified that attempts to cross the Atlantic on something that is not quite adapted to such a difficult journey, were previously. Continue reading

The couple gave up their home and office in exchange for living in a converted Ford Transit
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