Visiting Graceland.

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Graceland is one of the most popular places in the United States. Former house of Elvis Presley and his family is a museum nowadays. It was opened in 1982. Even though the house is widely criticized (mainly its design) in fact more than 650 000 people visit Graceland annually. Thus Albert Goldman compares it with a brothel. Tamsin Blanchard shares his impressions describing the mansion. “In a fit of gaudiness we could only expect from the King, the house was fitted out like a bordello. This was the early 70s, after all, and if Elvis couldn’t paint his house red, then who could? […] So the walls, carpets, curtains and furnishings were all hot Corvette red”.

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Alushes, The Defenders of Mexico

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The rituals and beliefs of Maya that appeared before the times of Columbus constitute the whole layer of traditions that is still a lacuna in a modern social studies. According tho the ancient Maya beliefs Alush is the representative of the whole host of the creatures that live next to the settlements of the human beings. The traditions connected with Alushes still remain quite popular within the modern native population of Mexico. Alush is believed to be a small anthropomorphic creature who cares for the crop and the house to be in order and defends the household and the land from the invasion of strangers or enemies.

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Weird Ideas of Hobbies

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Collecting thing has always presented much interest for people and became one of the most popular of their hobbies. May be such interest originates from the primeval stage of human development when people collected roots and herbs in order to survive. May be it reflects the materialistic part of our nature. However, with time this passion for collecting has transformed, and now people search for the strangest objects some of them are even immaterial ones.

One Dane came up with an idea to collect ecstasy pills. He found about 2400 pills of all possible colors. Unfortunately, though inevitably, his collection was stolen and there is a strong possibility that most of specimens do not exist any longer. This kind of collecting is illegal but this man came to the police nevertheless with the purpose nit to return the collection but to warn the thief that forty pills from the lot were poisoned.

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7 Wrong Steps Towards Becoming A Photographer

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So, you see that nowadays anyone can grab a camera and call himself a photographer. Why not trying it out, too? But still, remember that there is a gap between a person with a cool camera and a professional photographer. Photo shooting is like love – whom you make love with DOES matter! So, check 7 wrong steps that one can make while learning the science of photography.

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One Direction And Their Way To The Top

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The One Direction band is popular worldwide now as a lot of young people today call it their favorite.

Having signed the contract with the record company, the One Direction band left for the X-Factor tour and in few weeks it returned being famous and well recognized. Their first album that came out in stores on 21th of November, 2011 was called “Up All Night” and it became the most sold album in Great Britain. The music videos posted on YouTube were hitting the records of views. The song called “What Makes You Beautiful” was their very first single that actually earned a lot of positive reviews by critics as well as the second one called “One Thing”.

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The Lessons Children Learn From Harry Potter Books

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The magic world of Harry Potter has become a real school of life for the whole generation. What can we learn from this series of books by J. K. Rowling? The most pert of the lessons will seem too simple and unoriginal but one should take into account that the target audience of these books consists o children and teenagers.

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Why We Forgot How to Wait

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Due to his nature a human being is an active creature, and the capacity to wait is not given to us since we were born as the natural instinct always urges us to perform actions. The waiting is viewed as a discomforting situation, besides, in the world where the time passes faster and faster people have completely forgotten how to wait. The problem is even deeper as with loosing the skill of waiting we forget how to relax and switch the head off in lots of situations.

The first thing you should do to switch to a more relaxed mode is to stop viewing waiting as a problem. It is a kind of emptiness which requires natural filling, a change of life tempo which occurs despite our will and in improper moment. You should just adjust this waiting for yourself, put it down in your personal schedule – if you wait for the water to boil, read a book, if you are in a traffic jam, repeat French grammar or enjoy music. Do not allow the process of waiting to capture you and shift the focus of your attention.

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