Signs and safety tips
July 25, 2016
Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles (483km) per hour.
July 22, 2016
Ladonia is a micronation, proclaimed in 1996 as the result of a years-long court battle between artist Lars Vilks and local authorities over two sculptures. The territory is part of the natural reserve of Kullaberg in southern Sweden.
Recent clashes with police
July 21, 2016
On the morning of July 17 a group of armed people seized police headquarters in Erebuni district of Yerevan, demanding to release Artsakh war veteran Zhirayr Sefilyan, who was arrested on charges of illegal acquisition and storage of weapons. They took hostages, including Armenian police deputy chief Vardan Yeghiazaryan and Yerevan police deputy chief Valery Osipyan, who arrived at the site to hold talks. During the assault colonel Artur Vanoyan was killed and four police officers were injured.
Signs people believe in
July 16, 2016
Anything that moves, flies or crawls has at one time served as a sign of a good or bad omen. People in different countries interpret these signs in various ways, which sometimes coincide and sometimes are unlike.
Over 175 manuscripts
July 15, 2016
With a history going through millennia, the Armenian culture is represented at museums across the globe, attracting attention of visitors. The British Museum in London is one of the places where numerous Armenian artifacts are displayed.
Most dangerous beaches
July 11, 2016
Trips to the beach usually imply fun in the sun. However, there are also dangers awaiting tourists both in the water and on the shore: from strong currents and dangerous marine life, to lightning and contaminated water. Besides, there are places not recommended to visit.
Glorious path of Armenian football star
July 8, 2016
On July 6, 2016, Manchester United officially declared acquisition of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the midfielder of the Armenian national team and Borussia Dortmund. Mkhitaryan joins the club on a four-year deal, with the option of a further year. Borussia sold the 27-year-old for a record $42 million, thus making him the most expensive player from the post-Soviet area.
Haunted forest and Voodoo market
July 7, 2016
Nature and humans can create bizarre things, and there are some absolutely strange places around the world. They can make you fascinated or scared and will never vanish from your memory once you see them.
Over 1,500 showpieces of medieval collection
July 6, 2016
Armenian culture has a history of thousands of centuries, spreading across the globe and finding its place in various museums worldwide. With a series of materials, PanARMENIAN.Net will tell about museums where the items of Armenian and Urartian culture are displayed. Hermitage, the biggest museum of Russia, is one of them.
Operation ‘Acoustic Kitty’
July 4, 2016
Spying has emerged at the dawn of civilization. Espionage and intelligence have been around since human beings first began organizing themselves into distinct societies, cities, states and nations.