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 What makes this small old book extremely special, aside from the fact that it's a 16th century relic, is that it's a marvelous example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, a type of ancient binding in which six books are conjoined into a single publication. You can also read each book individually with the help of six perfectly placed clasps.

This 16th century book is housed at the National Library of Sweden.

 The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. Its workers initially lived in a planned worker community (or “company town”) named Pullman.

 The mining town of Chiatura, Georgia, surrounded by steep cliffs, is criss-crossed by a network of aging Soviet-era aerial tramways that are still in use today.

In the 1950s, planners began work on what locals call the "Kanatnaya Doroga," or "rope road," that still connects almost every corner of the town. Today, while some of the cars have rusted away, 17 of the aging tramways remain in service and localsride them daily.

A newly discovered document from March 1991 shows US, UK, French, and German officials discussing a pledge made to Russia that NATO will not expand to Poland and beyond. Its publication by the German magazine Der Spiegel on Friday proves Moscow right and NATO wrong on the matter. 

 Foot binding was a custom practiced on young females for approximately one thousand years in China, from the tenth century until the early twentieth century.

Women with bound feet wore special, tiny shoes decorated with beautiful embroidery. Since they were unable to do labor, the tiny feet were a symbol of privilege and wealth. Girls with small, bound feet had a better chance of getting a higher bride price

 The Flatiron Building, originally called the Fuller Building, is located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper.

When it was completed in 1902, it became one of the tallest buildings in the city and the only skyscraper north of 14th Street.

 The first written evidence of Devetashka cave is from 1877 by British traveler J. Baker. The cave has been rediscovered by a Bulgarian scientist in 1921 G. Katzarov, but it has not been fully excavated because it had been proclaimed as a secret military base. In June, 1996 the cave was declared as a main natural landmark.