Michael Fred Phelps is an American swimmer born on June 30, 1985. He is a frequent winner and the only sportsman of all times who won 23 gold medals on the Olympic Games. Phelps is also a repeated record holder. He won medals both in individual competitions and swimming relays.
Michael has two nicknames, the Baltimore Bullet, and Flying Fish. He performed more successfully in freestyle, butterfly stroke, and medley swimming. Phelps announced his career ending in 2012 at the age of 27 after the Olympic Games in London. However, he participated in international competitions in 2014 and then was selected for the Olympic Games in Rio. That was his last participation and he got 5 golden and one silver medal. (далее…)
Hockey is a popular kind of sport both among professionals and amateurs. There are two types of it, ice hockey and field hockey. If you are not informed enough about them, you will be very soon.
Ice hockey is a team sport which is played on ice. Two teams consisted of 6 players play this game using sticks and trying to shoot a puck into the opponent’s net. Hockey is considered to be a rather aggressive and as a consequence a high-injury sport. (далее…)
The names of numerous Russian researchers and innovators are known in all parts of the world. The contribution that numerous Russian researchers, physicists, scientific experts, physiologists, and others made to the advancement of worldwide science is absolutely invaluable. The names of Lomonosov, Mendeleyev, Sechenov, Popov, Tsiolkovski, Korolev, Pavlov, Sakharov are globally acclaimed. There are a lot of subdisciplines of science in which the Russian innovators and researchers have made incredible revelations leading humanity to the unheard improvements and achievements. (далее…)
Solar energy is an alternative source of energy which has become popular recently. You might have heard about solar batteries and seen them, too, because there are many people in Europe who set solar batteries up on the roofs of their country houses. However, this is not the only way to utilize solar energy. (далее…)
The generation gap has always been an important and common issue no matter what century it is. Nowadays, not only adults who already have children or even grandchildren have reasons to judge and misunderstand young people, but also young generation looks at a younger generation deprecatingly. (далее…)
At present more and more people become vegetarians or even vegans and it is not always clear if it is their conscious decision or just a desire to move with the times when it is fashionable to refrain from meat. Anyway, the fact is that the number of people who want to avoid eating meat and other products of animal origin is increasing. Nevertheless, many of them are still not informed very well about the subject. (далее…)
A healthy lifestyle is extremely popular nowadays but sometimes people who promulgate it go too far and create too strict rules and diets. Some of them are just myths which do not do any good but we still believe them. Let’s bust these myths together! (далее…)
When you think about 90’s no matter in what country you were born, you remember this decade as something bright and memorable. The fashion of those times did not avoid this, too. It was extremely important to keep up with the times and follow all even crazy trends of fashion. (далее…)
As we all know, fashion repeats itself. And old trends come back again several decades later. Nevertheless, let’s look back at 80’s years of the past century and find some “modern” trends in history.
80’s fashion brought many iconic images like big shoulders, underwear as an outwear, white jeans and many others. These clothes were popular among such celebrities as Cher and Madonna. Casual looks included jackets and roll necks under them. (далее…)
Many young girls dream about a career of a model looking at tall ladies graciously walking during catwalk shows or posing for glamorous magazines. Models’ life seems so perfect and exciting to them that the girls do their best and even more to get a little closer to their cherished dream. (далее…)