Merciless time, or 10 disappearing things that remained in a single copyPictolic
As you know, nothing is eternal under the moon. Today in the world there are things which remain neither more nor less — a single instance. In our review of the 10 items in the near future simply disappear from the face of the earth will remain only in memories.
Latest in the world of the Creator of the "sea of silk"
Chiara Vigo is the latest in the world of the Creator of the "sea of silk"
The world's last Studio performing the title
With the advent of GPS and the Internet, globes are becoming increasingly rare, and the title has virtually disappeared. Now in the world only two studios doing a modern title. One of them — the London Bellerby & Co. Sun. The process of creating the globe is quite complicated and expensive, so prices for these globes start from $ 1500. Each globe is made only by individual order and, in essence, is unique.
Globes from Bellerby & Co. The sun
In the age of Internet technology, digital printing and 24-hour news channels, there are few who buys a printed newspaper. But in India, a country known for its age — old tradition- there is still a newspaper that is written by hand. And she has a 21 thousand subscribers.
Musalman newspaper, written in perfect handwriting
Sudan, the last male Northern white Rhino on earth, lives in Kenya and is guarded 24 hours a day. The life of 42-year-old of the Sudan is an amazing story. Young Rhino caught in the wild, after which he spent 35 years at the Czech zoo. Then the Sudan was brought back to Kenya. Unfortunately, this Rhino is aging, and all attempts to achieve reproduction of this rare species lead to nothing.
The British strategic bomber Avro Vulcan this year was the last time you can see in the sky at an Airshow in London and Essex. The iconic aircraft of the cold war will be removed from regular flights at the end of 2015 for safety reasons (because it is operated since 1956). Another Vulcan bomber on display in the Museum of the Royal air force and the other was restored by the volunteers at the airport of Southend.
Ernest Wright and Son Limited is the last plant in the world that are still making scissors by hand. In 2014, he was on the verge of closing, but video shot by Sean Bladworth, which was shown the process of assembling the scissors manually, has suddenly gained immense popularity. The number of orders increased dramatically, and the plant, which has existed since 1902, survived.
PS Waverley — the last sea passenger paddle steamer, which is on the go. It was built in 1946 and made regular flights until 1973. After the cancellation of the vessel it was bought by the Society for the preservation of paddle steamers in 1 pound, after which it was restored.
The world's last manually operated cable car
Cable car in San Francisco- the world's last manually operated cable car road. Of the 23 lines that were built between 1873 and 1890, now there are only three functioning. They are one of the most important tourist attractions in the city along with Alcatraz island, the Golden Gate bridge and Fishing Harbor.
Bedford SB3 Mobile Cinema
In 1974, all mobile cinemas were scrapped, except for one that mysteriously disappeared. The current owners found this Bedford SB3 in poor condition, then fully restored it, and installed a new transmission and a modern heating and air-conditioning. In March 2015 mobile cinema was sold through eBay.
The world's last true ninja
Dignity Kawakami is the last true ninja
Kawakami decades were trained to hear the needle drop in the next room, to disappear in a cloud of smoke and slit the victim's throat from 20 feet to 5-inch shuriken. Unfortunately, Kawakami decided that the ancient art should die with him because the concept of ninja "just doesn't fit with today."