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Chinese Studies

I remember once I went into an office of its acquaintance. It should be noted that he is the head of the Department of Chinese Studies and teaches Chinese language and literature. So, I was amazed enormous size, about two meters in diameter, like fans of great beauty. Their needles were spread out rice paper, and in some instances – silk, which were skillfully drawn bewitching eye pattern. I long time could not stop watching these masterpieces, and firmly promised myself at the earliest opportunity have something similar. Those fans in the interior compares favorably to the usual for us European-style paintings hanging along the walls. First, the story is not written on the canvas, and the fan.

In itself this fact gives them a certain elegance, lightness and grace. Secondly, the very style of painting by Chinese artists is quite different from known European schools. This lends a certain charm and colorful. Well, in the third, where such fans rarely see them, therefore, together with a fan you are giving your friend a unique interior, and you can be sure that it will remember you every time will host the guests, because seeing these spectacular decorations, none of them fail to ask the owner. Another unusual and beautiful invention of Chinese painting can be called on silk. Therefore, presenting as a gift painted silk panels, made in the form of a scroll, you can count on one hundred percent sighs of admiration and surprise. A common motif of these panels are the tigers, Dragons, as well as landscapes.

Gifts From Colorado

Did you ever talk about the diversity of the insect world with keen gardeners? No? You know, perhaps, and do not try. Will chant the beauty of butterflies – and hear about the damage that causes annual caterpillar lovingly cultivated plantings. Chafer, too, does not awaken in them memories of childhood, in which many of us are tied to the legs of these beetles thread and walk them on a makeshift leash. And so what you hear in the address the State of Colorado, who "gave" gardeners of the famous potato beetle And none of your assurances that this state still has a right to exist and there are a lot of good, interesting and beautiful unlikely to soften their hearts. But Colorado – not a hotbed of nefarious beetles arriving to dine foreign potatoes, and this is an innocent victim, one might say, a fellow-sufferer! In xix century the state was subjected to this invasion beetles from Mexico. After this devastating raid beetle was named "Colorado", and the state in the minds of men became associated exclusively with a striped fan of potatoes.

Let's go to Colorado to then argued to uphold the good name of the state. Virtually the entire state is located in the mountains, and virtually all of its territory for at least rises a mile above sea level. Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau is largely identified the main directions of development of the state's economy. From the beginning settlement of these lands are mined minerals, and the oldest and the chief industries of the state is mining.