A stray pig Pink Floyd declared wanted

A stray pig Pink Floyd declared wantedA giant inflatable pig with the signature of the former bass guitarist of the rock band Pink Floyd's Roger waters, who since the release of the 1977 album, "Animals" and the song "Pigs on the Wing" mandatory attribute of the band, flew to the sky during a speech at the festival Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival in Los Angeles.Music festival organizers announced a reward of 10 thousand dollars and a life free of the law of visiting this festival for anyone who finds a lost toy.Waters was the songwriter and bass guitarist of Pink Floyd from 1965 to 1985. A picture of this pig once became the cover for their next Studio album rock band. The toy remained a permanent feature of the stage during performances even after the waters had quit the band.As noted by RIA "Novosti", in 1977, after a photo shoot near the Battersea power station in London inflatable pig was flown, after which he was found safely.Pigs are popular in the Western star party. So, live hog held Hollywood actor George Clooney. Cernohorsky Max was to be a gift for one of beloved Clooney. However the destiny has disposed so that four-legged brunette stayed in the apartment of the actor. Читать полностью -->

The monument Egor Letov will set in his hometown

The monument Egor Letov will set in his hometownThe monument to the leader of the cult rock group "Civil defence" Egor Letov will be installed at the tomb of the musician in his native city of Omsk, RIA Novosti reported.Yegor Letov died 19 February in his apartment in Omsk. The official cause of death was acute respiratory failure developed as a result of ethanol poisoning. Letov was buried on 21 February in Omsk on Old Eastern cemetery near the grave of his mother.Musical career began in the early 1980-ies, creating together with like-minded rock band "Seed" and later the rock group "Civil defense".In 2004-2005 there were two new album "Long Happy Life" and "Resuscitation". 's latest album, "Civil defense" "Why dream" was presented on may 26, 2007. Source: Monument to Egor Letov will set in his hometown. . Читать полностью -->

Ended in Moscow Russian Fashion Week

Ended in Moscow Russian Fashion WeekEnded in Moscow Russian fashion week (RFW). The latter presented their work, the Duo known designers Anne Fine and Marina Endourology.Their collection has confirmed the trend: the upcoming autumn and winter in the wardrobes of fashionistas will dominate two colors - white and black, ITAR-TASS reported.Designers turned to the colors and shapes: geometry clear, austerity and minimalism. They offer to remember the pads, which are found in each of their models, be it evening gown or autumn robe. Just my ideas on RFW presented 49 fashion designers, including the UK, Spain, France, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine and, of course, from Russia.Many designers "painted" autumn and winter of 2008-2009 in black color and see the simplicity. And this is logical, as the current spring and summer is a real riot of colors and combination in clothes of all colors.But Belarusian designer Olga samoshchenko continued "color" theme and in the "cold" season. So, in his collection autumn-winter 2008-2009 she applied all the rich colors of October: gold leaf, sky blue, chocolate wood pillars. Читать полностью -->

The chief ideologist of the exam retired

The chief ideologist of the exam retiredThe head of the Federal service for supervision in education (Rosobrnadzor) Victor Bolotov has filed a resignation.This official is known as the ideologist of the most controversial project in the reform of education of the unified state exam (EGE), which from 2009 will become widespread in Russia.The former official confirmed that he has indeed resigned, but refused to comment on this. Surrounded by Bolotov dismissal is associated in particular with the Prosecutor's checks of Rosobrnadzor, which have increased in the last two years.So, in February 2007, the Prosecutor General's office accused the leadership of Rosobrnadzor in the failure to provide information about the conduct of educational activities without a license, forgery of diplomas of a state institution, the misuse of budget funds and the creation of leavesof whose graduates get a job with fake diplomas.Information about such violations were received in the state office of public Prosecutor from the regional divisions and affected citizens. In the same year, the Federal service was involved in another scandal. Against the head of the Federal center of testing of Rosobrnadzor Vladimir Khlebnikov was a criminal case on suspicion of abuse of office and misuse of funds in the amount of 33 million rubles.Personally Bolotova no one was charged, but the Prosecutor's investigation, according to his colleagues, tired of the official, and he decided to change the scope of activities to do science. New place of work ex-official will be the Russian Academy of education, where the results of the next election, he received the post of Vice President."In this post I will do his favorite thing - science," said Victor. Ex-leader reported that it continues to support the introduction of the unified state exam in Russia everywhere since 2009. Читать полностью -->

Jules Verne women were considered a hindrance in traveling

Jules Verne women were considered a hindrance in travelingFebruary 8 marks the 180th anniversary of the birth of Jules Verne. According to the legend, when the writer once came to the reception to the Minister, the Secretary invited him to sit down with these words: "After traveling so much you must be really tired".Fans of the talent of the writer had no doubt that he describes are true travels and adventures of his characters very real.Jules-Gabriel Verne was born on 8 February 1828 in France. Pierre Verne, hereditary lawyer, performed their duties with such scrupulous honesty that in Nantes proverb - "honest as Verne". The father assumed that at the end of the lycГ©e Jules will go to Paris and there will be a law degree, and then take my father's things at the office.And the boy dreamed of distant lands and travel under sail. To realize their dreams, he tried in 1839, when a secret from their parents got a job as a cabin boy on going to India schooner "Coralie".The father of Jules managed to catch up with her at the local boat and failed to take the man home. Young Jules Verne promised that from now on only travel in my dreams, and indeed from time to time followed his father's plan. Читать полностью -->

The Russians on the `Eurovision` chasing trouble

The Russians on the `Eurovision` chasing troubleTomorrow Serbia will host the semi-final of the music contest "Eurovision", where Russia will be represented by Dima Bilan with the support of producer Yana Rudkovskaya, figure skater Evgeni Plushenko and violinist Edwin Marton.Almost from the first day of arrival in Belgrade we ran into trouble. First detained at customs ice stage on which to write pirouettes Plushenko, says Komsomolskaya Pravda."Customs did not miss the scene due to the fact that we are a few hours waiting for signatures from the Russian side. That is a shame. I wish that our government does not materially and morally supported us in the contest "Eurovision", - said Plushenko. "We were struggling with such problems!". . Читать полностью -->

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