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Summer solstice

Solstice — time in the yearly rotation of the Earth around the Sun, when there is the shortest day or the shortest night. In year two solstice — winter and summer. In the Northern hemisphere the winter solstice occurs on 21 or 22 December and then there is the shortest day (and longest night), summer — 20 or 21 June and then there is the shortest night and the longest day). In the southern hemisphere on the dates given are, respectively, the summer and winter solstices.

In the mid-latitudes, during the year, in spring and early summer, the Sun every day rises higher above the horizon, and at the time of the summer solstice stops and changes its movement reversed. Then it rises every day and in the end, at the time of the winter solstice, again changes its movement in reverse and starts to climb.

In the times of the solstices the Sun in its apparent motion along the Ecliptic is most distant from the celestial equator, reaches its greatest declination North or South.

Due to various inequalities in the motion of the Earth, era solstice oscillate at 1—2 days. The summer solstice, when the Sun has the greatest Northern declination, it is an average of 21 June, this day is the beginning of summer. The winter solstice, when the greatest southern declination Continue reading

Unusual salads will help to surprise your guests in the holiday

As you know, the salad is a cold dish that is prepared from vegetable mixture, mushrooms, beans, fruits and different greens. Usually salads dressed with the standard sauces. sunflower and olive oils, lemon juice, mayonnaise, sour cream or yogurt without additives. As for cooking time, the salad is done immediately before use or a few hours before.

Salads are not considered a full meal, this quick snack. So, the ancient Romans with grilled meat often made a sort of salad of endive, onions, olive oil and honey. But in the Middle ages, people almost forgot about these dishes. Only peasants cooked vegetable salads consisting of onions, garlic, parsley and mint.

Over time, the salads were recognized. On a culinary pedestal of honor they were erected by the French. They came up with to mix seemed absolutely incompatible ingredients, getting balanced and delicious meals, which received the name of the French salads. In addition, the French also entitled to most of the famous sauces and dressings.

Thanks to the French and we got kind of salad etiquette. Unspoken rules are in the proper selection of components and related dressings. There is a part of the experiment in the preparation of these dishes. Because without it we wouldn’t have gotten a tenth of that receptora of wealth that you have now.

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10 most beautiful countries in the world

When choosing a place to stay, everyone wants to not only relax, but also to see the unusual natural scenery or incredibly beautiful cities and sights. Of course, during his life, few would have time to see everything the city and the country firsthand. But to visit many of the most prominent places is quite real.

There are a large number of ratings from the “10 most beautiful countries in the world”, but every one is different. Because the basis in compiling the list come from a variety of factors:

the beauty of untouched nature;

the architecture of the country;

the presence of tourist infrastructure and an abundance of entertainment, etc.

How to choose the 10 most beautiful countries in the world

Opinions about beauty at everyone. One likes old architecture, while others, it seems too old-fashioned and outdated. Who loves Europe, anyone – Asia. How to determine the 10 most beautiful countries in the world that are worth visiting in the first place? Very simple: listen to what your tastes and preferences, the advice of those who have been there, information about the countries. And, of course, see pictures – online or in print magazines.

The most beautiful countries in Europe

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10 most delicious desserts from around the world
Pies, cakes, muffins, puddings, ice cream — it seems that every country in the world people can't live without something sweet after a hearty lunch (or at any other time…

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Summer solstice
Solstice — time in the yearly rotation of the Earth around the Sun, when there is the shortest day or the shortest night. In year two solstice — winter and…

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Festival "Boldino autumn"
The only festival of Opera and ballet art, devoted to A. S. Pushkin on the right carries a great symbolic name and is held at the Nizhny Novgorod land, because…

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