Bourbon Tunnel | Naples, Italy

The world is full of forgotten places. Some of them are in fairly large cities. One of them is a tunnel with a vintage car at Naples, Italy. The entrance to this place is not far from Piazza del Plebiscito. At a depth of 30 meters is very tunnel Bourbon, which houses rare cars. The history of this place long enough and interesting.

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Soviet Architecture in Georgia

Georgia has long been part of the Soviet Union in the last century.This era has left its mark on the architecture among others. The Italian photographer Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego traveled to the country to capture the most striking buildings.

In Soviet architecture we mainly think of drab apartment blocks and gaudy monuments, but gradually there is increasing appreciation of this cultural heritage. It’s a bit similar to the brutalism in western Europe. These designs are more and more appreciated.

The best Soviet architecture in Georgia
Tbilisi. Archaeological Museum (1988). © Stefano Perego

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Palmanova fortress town, The strategic location of war

Fort in the form of a star – type fortifications, which first appeared in the XV century in Italy. At that time, the medieval fortifications that were built of stone, becoming an easy target for the guns. That is why forts star began to build of brick, earth and other materials that are made to strengthen a much more powerful and have reduced the probability of failure of cannonballs.

Palmanova fortress town, The strategic location of war

City of Palmanova in Northern Italy.

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The Unique Kabayan Fire Mummies

Mummification – Relatively well-studied ancient rite preservation of dead bodies – mostly we associate with the embalmed Egyptian mummies. However, remarkably well-preserved remains found in the Philippines, have shed light on the existence of both types of mummies – fire. Uniqueness fire Kabayan mummies that, unlike most antiquities they are still located in the natural environment. Caves, keeping them secret, have been repeatedly looted and is now considered to be the place endangered.

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800-Year-Old Mobile Phone Found In Austria?

Archaeologists working in the Austrian town of Fuschl am See near Salzburg, found a unique artifact of the XIII century, resembles a mobile phone. Researchers still find it difficult to determine the true purpose of the 800-year-old subject, but Web users do not hesitate to put forward the most ambitious version.

800-Year-Old Mobile Phone Found In Austria?

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