Top Online Scams People Still Get Fooled By

An online scam, also known as Internet fraud, is a way of misleading a person through use of Internet services or software with Internet access. Stealing personal information or simply money from bank account, which might lead to great discomfort and problems for users of Internet, are one of them. There are numerous types of …

The “Genuine” Epic of Azerbaijan

The “Genuine” Epic of Azerbaijan

Not long ago professor of Harvard University, the head of the department of Armenology James Russell presented his research about the epos “The Son of the Blind”, which is considered to be a monument of Azerbaijan’s epopee literature. For the first time for the Armenian audience Russell delivered a lecture on the discovery of Armenian …

“Mother Armenia” In Metal And In Flesh

“Mother Armenia” In Metal And In Flesh

In 1950 the biggest monument dedicated to the Soviet Union leader from mid-1920s until 1953 Joseph Stalin was put in Yerevan, and since then the park and even the district of its location have been called “The Monument”. There were hearings at the time that Stalin himself visited the Armenian capital to witness his giant …

Order of Operation of the Armenian Genocide

Order of Operation of the Armenian Genocide

In 1918 member of the Turkish State Council, lawyer and founder of the Anglophile Association Said Molla started to publish the “Turkish Istanbul” newspaper. On March 25, 1919 the newspaper published a letter from the central cabinet of the party “Unity and Progress” entitled “Letter with instructions to the Special Committee”. It concerned the Armenian …

Tigranakert, the Antique Capital of the Armenian Kingdom

Many Armenian kings established new cities for their reign, transferring the capital of the state to those and populating them with artisans and farmers, merchants and soldiers, including those captured in wars with neighboring countries. Sometimes more than one such cities were founded. The names of that localities and capitals were mainly given in honor …

Holy Cross Church on Akhtamar Island

Ախթամարի Սուրբ Խաչ եկեղեցի (“Akhtamari Surb Khach Yekeghetsi”, Holy Cross Church of Akhtamar) is an early medieval monastery of Armenian Apostolic Church and has been built by architect Manuel during 915-921. The Surb Khach church is one of the unique monuments of architecture and fine examples of artistic progress in Armenia during 9th century. Since …

The First Rock Band of USSR

The first rock band of USSR gathered in the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute from students of architecture faculty in 1967. The leader of the group was singer, poet, composer and guitarist Artur Meschyan, who already had some fame for his student years song “Ուր էիր Աստված” (“Ur eir Astvac”, English: ”Where Were You God”), dedicated to …

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 …