In one biblical episode, the Lord ordered Moses, the great Jewish lawgiver, to arrange 12 precious stones in four rows on the gown of his brother, the chief priest Aaron. The names of 12 family branches of Israel were to be encrusted on each stone in the following order: Reuben - on the sardion, Simon - on the topaz, Levi - on the emerald, Judah - on the ruby, Dan - on the sapphire, Naphtali - on the jasper, Gad - on the amber, Asher - on the agate, Issachar - on the amethyst, Zebulun - on the garnet, Joseph - on the beryl and Benjamin - on the onyx.


The revolutions in the Arab world, the military actions in Libya, Iraq and Syria, nuclear collapse in Japan - the confluence of fortuitous circumstances or programmed crisis?


German scientists have denied the version that the Egyptian tsarina Cleopatra VII has died of a sting of a poisonous cobra. But

2013 Color

How much time and thought goes into hunting through a diverse range of gifts for the most suitable one for your friend, wife, husband or child?

Bulletproof Superman

At least one of super-abilities with which authors of fantastic films allocate the heroes, can become real in the near future. The Dutch scientists are in a step from creation of a bulletproof human skin.