2014年10月8日 星期三

Catherine the Great, Rosa Parks




Dirk Herrmann leads an effort to restore the castle in Zerbst/Anhalt, Germany, that was Catherine the Great’s childhood home.CreditGordon Welters for The New York Times

ZERBST JOURNAL

A Home of Catherine, Before Greatness

Dirk Herrmann is leading the restoration of the childhood home of Catherine the Great in Zerbst/Anhalt, Germany, but money is so tight he cannot afford even a tour guide.

葉卡捷琳娜二世·阿列克謝耶芙娜俄語Екатерина II Алексеевна,1729年5月2日-1796年11月17日),俄羅斯帝國女皇1762-1796年在位)。有些譯法依照英語Catherine II 或 Catherine the Great)而稱呼她為凱薩琳二世凱薩琳大帝
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Google Doodle goes mobile, honors Rosa Parks

December 1, 2010 | 5:23 pm
Google_doodle The ever-changing Google Doodle that has appeared for more than a decade on desktop homepages -- and that Wednesday celebrates civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks -- will start appearing regularly on smart phones as well.Googledrawing
Devices with the Android 2.0 and iOS 3 operating systems (and newer) will display the drawings, corresponding to the images seen on computer screens. Google first experimented with mobile doodles during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Wednesday’s doodle honors Parks and her refusal 55 years ago to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus to a white passenger. Clicking on the doodle at the Google site brings up search results relating to Parks.
Earlier sketches this year were dedicated to jazz great Dizzy Gillespie and composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
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