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The Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden

The Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden

[caption id="attachment_25183" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Fabergé Museum © Sergejf95/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Fabergé Museum is a museum located in the German spa city of Baden-Baden, dedicated to items made by the Russian jewellery firm Fabergé. It was opened in 9 May 2009 by Russian art collector Alexander Ivanov. The museum's collection numbers almost 700 items made by Fabergé. The most significant item in the museum's collection is the Rothschild Fabergé egg, that was made as an engageme...

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Theme Week Bangladesh

Theme Week Bangladesh

[caption id="attachment_201039" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Saint Martin's Island © Niaz morshed Shovon[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bangladesh ("The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It shares land borders with India and Myanmar. The country's maritime territory in the Bay of Bengal is roughly equal to the size of its land area. Bangladesh is the 92nd-largest sovereign state in the world, with an area of 147,570 square kilometres (56,980 sq mi). It is also the wo...

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Theme Week New York City - Queens

Theme Week New York City - Queens

[caption id="attachment_164304" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Long Island City © King of Hearts/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. It is geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island, and to Nassau County further east on Long Island; in addition, Queens shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. Coterminous with Queens County since 1899, the borough of Queens is the seco...

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Theme Week Carinthia

Theme Week Carinthia

[caption id="attachment_153204" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Velden am Wörther See - Velden Palace © Johann Jaritz/cc-by-sa-3.0-at[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Carinthia is the southernmost Austrian state or Land. Situated within the Eastern Alps it is noted for its mountains and lakes. The main language is German. Its regional dialects belong to the Southern Bavarian group. Carinthian Slovene dialects, which predominated in the southern part of the region up to the first half of the 20th century, are now spoken by a small mi...

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Harlem in New York

Harlem in New York

[caption id="attachment_192647" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Cotton Club © Gotanero/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Since the 1920s, Harlem has been known as a major African American residential, cultural and business center. Originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem's history has been defined by a series of economic boom-and-bust cycles, with...

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Portrait: Werner von Siemens, founder of modern electrical engineering

Portrait: Werner von Siemens, founder of modern electrical engineering

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ernst Werner Siemens was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens’s name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductance, the siemens. He was also the founder of the electrical and telecommunications company Siemens. After finishing school, Siemens intended to study at the Bauakademie Berlin. However, since his family was highly indebted and thus could not afford to pay the tuition fees, he chose to join the Prussian Military Academy's School of Artillery and Engineering, between the years 1835-1...

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Noyers-sur-Serein in Burgundy

Noyers-sur-Serein in Burgundy

[caption id="attachment_153784" align="aligncenter" width="590"] City entrance © Philippe Alès/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Noyers (sometimes referred to as Noyers-sur-Serein) is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France. There are half-timbered houses, ashlars, pillars and pinnacles. There are a lot of lanes and small squares made of chalky and granitic pavements. There are towers surrounded by the river Serein loops. The origins of Noyers are unclear. It was founded by the king of...

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Salem in Massachusetts

Salem in Massachusetts

[caption id="attachment_201425" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Peirce-Nichols House © Fletcher6/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Salem is a historic coastal city in Essex County, Massachusetts, located in the North Shore region. It was one of the most significant seaports in early American history. Salem is a residential and tourist area that is home to the famous House of Seven Gables, Salem State University, Pioneer Village, the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, the Salem Willows Park, and the Peabody Ess...

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Theme Week Afghanistan - Herat

Theme Week Afghanistan - Herat

[caption id="attachment_209175" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Gawhar Shad Mausoleum © Alimosavisam/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Herāt is the third-largest city of Afghanistan. It has a population of about 507,000, and serves as the capital of Herat Province, situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country. It is linked with Kandahar, Kabul, and Mazar-i-Sharif via Highway 1 or the ring road. It is further linked to the city of Mashhad in neighboring Iran through the border town o...

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Pennsylvania Avenue and K Street in Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Avenue and K Street in Washington, D.C.

[caption id="attachment_207916" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Pennsylvania Avenue and K Street © AgnosticPreachersKid/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Pennsylvania Avenue is a diagonal street in Washington, D.C. and Prince George's County, Maryland that connects the White House and the United States Capitol and then crosses the city to Maryland. In Maryland it is also Maryland Route 4 to MD-717 where it becomes Stephanie Roper Highway. The section between the White House and Congress is called "America's Main Street"; ...

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