Secret of Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabakh) Victory

Secret of Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabakh) Victory

My younger friend asked me a question yesterday: “What helped us to win 20 years ago?” Of course, this question came to my mind before and every time words like “spirit”, “steadfastness”, “loyalty” appeared in my head. It might sound overenthusiastic and seem like bragging, but at the same those words cannot answer the question …

Ani, The Ancient Capital of Armenia

Ani, The Ancient Capital of Armenia

In 45 km from Kars, on the very border of the Republic of Armenia are the ruins of the once great medieval city of Ani, the capital of the Ani kingdom. The history of this city has been well studied and a numerous articles and books have been written about it. I will highlight only …

2700 Years Old Yerevan Street

2700 Years Old Yerevan Street

The Armenian-French-Iranian archaeological expedition that had lately excavated the Erebuni fortress has discovered the oldest known street in Yerevan, Armenia. The head of the Armenian side of the expedition, archaeologist Mikael Badalyan, said: “This year a nearly 30-meter street paved with beautiful tiles was discovered on a plot near the Khaledi Temple of the Erebuni …

The Selfie Enthusiasm

К чему может привести увлечение селфи

For a long period of time selfies have been one of the most popular phenomenon of the Internet. The ease with which we can take photos with smartphones and some additional devices, like selfie sticks, gave it additional boost. It is so popular nowadays that it is even being blamed for many accidents, like it …

Convenience Versus Practicality

Логика изобретения

Some believe that the catalyst for the invention of modern household aids is the natural laziness. At the first glance this may seem quite possible, but there could be another reasons for it. For example, a TV is a necessity as a device which “carries” information. Nowadays the remote control is an inseparable part of …

Exercise Against Varicose Veins

Упражениея для профилактики варикоза

Symptoms of varicose veins are extremely common nowadays. Genetics are considered to be the main reason of their appearance, but finding out the actual reason is much more difficult than simply preventing it. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg although varicose veins can occur elsewhere. Veins have pairs of leaflet valves …

Plasticity of A Good Actor

Качества необходимые хорошему актеру

What qualities should a good actor have aside from actor’s talent and other specific qualities? Maybe, the same qualities needed for any person? With one, probably, very essential difference. For a normal person certain qualities are desirable, but they are a must for a good actor or an actress. Most people do not know how …

Modern Technology and Children

Влияние технологий на здоровье детей

It is important to notice the impact of new technologies on children’s health and psyche. When technology gives us an easier way to solve problems, the older one starts to fade away. That is a good thing indeed, but we started, for instance, to walk less as means of transportation were invented, which oftentimes affects …

Forgotten Melodies And Modern Technology

Новейшее устройство для забытой мелодии

At the time, appearance of CDs was a shock for music industry, not only for musicians, but for music listeners as well. Being just an image of the sounding of vinyl records, compact disks featured much more poor quality of music. The difference was even more obvious in case of classical music. The inequality between …

Buses Say No To Expansion

Клевый автобус в городке Лувье

Civilization has been expanding from the very moment of its beginning. The expansion has been accompanied by destruction of everything that stands in its way, because civilization implies comfort for human kind no matter of its cost. It is paradoxical, that everything hindering progress and development of civilization in one way or another is connected …

The New Tendency of Unmanned Vehicles

The New Tendency of Unmanned Vehicles

Autonomous driving is becoming one of the main directions of development in automotive industry. Self-governing cars, buses and trucks are already being actively tested in Europe, US and Asia. Photo By DW Buses on request – What is there to do with unprofitable routes of public transport in underpopulated suburbs? Starting from the summer of …

In Search For The World’s First Beauty

In Search For The World’s First Beauty

So far, archeologists have not been able to find the place of burial of Nefertiti, Egyptian queen, considered as one of most beautiful women in the history. Anticipation of the sensation – According to Nicholas Reeves, underground burial site of Pharaoh Tutankhamun is a luxurious crypt, which has been preserved almost intact to the present …

Top Controversially Banned Cartoons

Top Controversially Banned Cartoons

Cartoons are kind of art loved all around the world, mostly by children, though adults might love them even more. But not all cartoons are meant for children as there are some of them featuring rude humor, debates on serious topics or even violence. There are some cartoons that can be easily considered inappropriate, even …

Treasures from Germany

Treasures from Germany

Nowadays heritage of past eras is often to be discovered during numerous archeological excavations. These discoveries include decorations, architecture, ancient technologies, jewelry and common items used in everyday life of our ancestors. You might even happen to discover such things in unexpected places for you, which might be even your own yard. Though discovery of …

The Richest Chinese Entrepreneurs

The Richest Chinese Entrepreneurs

Despite the problems with economic growth in China, well-being of Chinese entrepreneurs stays unaffected. Total capital of 400 Chinese participants of Forbes list of billionaires is $947 billion, which is by more 14% compared to last year. In addition, for the first time every one of 400 entrepreneurs is a billionaire, compared to 84% in …

Quotes of Haruki Murakami about the most important

Quotes of Haruki Murakami

Sometimes it is difficult to find words that would precisely describe our condition. We can experience a lot of emotions at the same time, but be unable to distinguish all of them. Human soul is very versatile and unique. But there are people who are able to touch the important strings of the heart. And …

The Beginning of 2017

The Beginning of 2017

Millions of people participated in grandiose celebratory events devoted to the beginning of 2017.  All around the world they were dipped into festive events on New Year’s Eve. In Auckland, New Zealand’s most populous urban area, fireworks were launched from the Sky Tower. Nearly 500 kilos (1102 lb) of pyrotechnics were used during the celebration. …

Renewable Energy: New Ways of Development

Renewable Energy: New Ways of Development

Renewable energy, which is the energy collected from renewable resources, is cheapening all around the globe and currently costs as much as the widespread fossil fuel, although not everywhere in the world. If this tendency continues, renewable energy might replace the non-renewable sources and become new way of collecting energy. Renewable energy can bring benefits …