The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a popular privately-run museum in London, England, dedicated to the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It opened on March 27, 1990 and is situated in Baker Street, bearing the number 221b.
Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement ... and one big holiday in New Orleans! Everyone is wearing purple, green, and gold and there are parades everywhere. People are dressed in crazy costumes, kids are everywhere, and they love it! How did it all begin? Have the traditions changed?
Groundhog Day, February 2nd, is a popular tradition in the United States, which is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania every year. It is the day that the Groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, comes out of his hole after a long winter sleep to look for his shadow.
If he sees it, he regards it as an omen of six more weeks of bad weather and returns to his hole. If the day is cloudy and, hence, shadowless, he takes it as a sign of spring and stays above ground.
Сколько стоит взрыв атомной бомбы в Калифорнии? Чему равняется число "пи"в Индиане? Ответы на эти вопросы не так очевидны, как кажется на первый взгляд. Они регулируются не здравым смыслом, а действующим законодательством.
Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best known for his works of fiction, including The Jungle Book , Kim, many short stories and his poems.