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Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Synaesthesia: The Crossing of the Senses
"We interpret one sense by another." William Hazlitt "Although medicine has known about synaesthesia for three centuries, it keeps forgetting that it knows. Richard Cytowic, in "Synaesthesia: Phenomenology and Neuropsychology a Review of...
Modern Science >> Synesthesia
Hyperspace Reality
Despite the fact that the 'new' physics, a godchild of the Einsteinian revolution has taught us that the Universe we perceive is a mere shadow of a vastly more unpredictable one, most of us still view the world in a distinctly materialistic way. A world where...
Modern Science >> New Physics
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Baba Yaga
An aged crone, often described as a witch or an ogress, who dwells in the forest and appears in several Russian folktales. In some sources She is solitary, in others She is any of three sisters, each having the same name. She/They dwell in a marvelous hut,...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
(Gift-Lord, The God of Gifts) East Slavonic A God of sun and warmth, son of Svarog and one of the eight primary Slavonic deities. He is regarded as the ultimate ancestor of the Russian people, and even today a poetic reference to Russians can be made using...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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"The most perfect violinist I've ever heard"
So said Yehudi Menuhin about Vadim Repin. The Russian violinist talks to Ivan Hewett ahead of his London concert. Among living violinists, Vadim Repin stands supreme.
Camarata Trio to revisit 6 compositions for contemporary-music program
In recent years, the ensemble — cellist Luis Biava, violinist Ariane Sletner and pianist Suzanne Newcomb — has regularly performed new music on programs that also feature traditional classical music.
Famed Russian violinist to open Russo-British cultural festival
Vadim Repin, who was described by the late Yehudi Menuhin as “the best violinist I have ever heard,” will play a new composition to accompany a screening of the 1927 silent film “Love” staring Greta Garbo and John Gilbert. He will be accompanied by the ...
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1961 – Sputnik 9 successfully launches, carrying a human dummy nicknamed Ivan Ivanovich, and demonstrating that Soviet Union was ready to begin human spaceflight. 1997 – Comet Hale–Bopp: Observers in China, Mongolia and eastern Siberia are ...
Clara Rockmore: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Suffering from malnutrition she was forced to abandon the violin and instead moved on to the theremin, and thus became that instrument's most famous exponent. ... Her musical mentor was the Russian inventor of the Theremin, Louis Theremin.

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