Located on an area of just over 3 kilometers with a population of less than 3,000, Casey, Illinois is probably considered one of the smallest in the United States, but at the same time it is home to some of the world’s largest objects. Among them: a musical pendant, a rocking chair, knitting needles and a hook, a mailbox, a pitchfork, a golf peg, a pair of wooden shoes, coins, a birdcage, a ruler, a pencil, a corn cob, carnegia, and much more. Eight of these items hit the Guinness Book of Records. Behind all these sights there is only one person – local businessman Jim Bolin.
Bolin is the vice president of Bolin Enterprises Inc., which started from a small car paint shop right in the family garage. Continue reading
We all have long been accustomed to the fact that mobile communication is almost everywhere, wherever we have been. In particular, when high-speed Internet has appeared in almost all corners of the earth and you can even send an elementary SMS message to your friends and family and, by the way, this can be done absolutely free and quickly with the facesms.ru service. But actually it is not. There are places on Earth where you can’t make a phone call, because there simply isn’t any cellular coverage.
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Grodno is a city in Belarus, one of the oldest in the CIS. Grodno has a 10-century history. The city went through many historical periods that directly affected its appearance. Among the attractions in the territory of Grodno are the castle, several cathedrals and churches. All this creates a feeling of real medievalism. Below is a list of the most significant sights of Grodno, which must be seen first.
1. Sovetskaya street in Grodno
Interesting places in the Belarusian Grodno
One of the most ancient and popular sights of Grodno is Sovetskaya street. Located in the central part of the city and has a length of 500 meters. It originates from the Soviet Square. On the street there are many attractions – ancient buildings, office buildings, as well as cultural institutions. European architecture is clearly visible on Sovetskaya street, Grodno. Continue reading