Bird Yoga

As owls manage to turn my head, without turning your neck?

«Experts in personal injury caused by damage of the arteries of the neck and head, wondering why the forests are still not littered with the corpses of owls, who died of a brain haemorrhage?» — Says neuroradiology Philip Gaya Medical Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (USA). These birds are able to turn his head 270 degrees. Theoretically such rotation should lead to a pinched the main neck artery supplying blood to the brain. But, as the researchers found, this protects the owls are a number of anatomical

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As the heat descended on Denmark Street the thoughts of the music trade turned to ice cream, portable fans and above all, flocks of visitors from abroad – the financial lifeblood of Tin Pan Alley. Sid Bishop recalls the guitar tourists of the 1970s.

Whoopee, summer had finally arrived to cheer up our damp and shivering population, and everyone in the retail trade was rubbing their hands in glee. The instrument dealers in Denmark Street were certainly no exception, and one word was buzzing on all our lips… ‘Tourists!’

No one working in Denmark Street could fail to notice the

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Psychology and IGRORAZRABOTKA:

Obtaining data that can improve GAME *

Bill Fulton

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EDITORIAL: The first part of the publication was devoted to a brief description of the problem "intuitive approach" to game design, it has been shown the benefits of the use of professional psychological methods to collect data on the players and set out four criteria for an adequate feedback from users. Now you will learn how on the basis of these studies, Bill Fulton built his work group at Microsoft.


There are many feedback systems used by game designers around di

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Hercules — The C-130 is service.

by Tim Laming; Airlife Publishing, 128pp, colour, £10.95, softback

BY THE VERY nature of things, only certain aircraft can be objects of beauty and grace. The C-130 clearly doesn’t possess too many pleasing aesthetic qualities, but this workhorse of the skies does command immense respect for its sheer practicality. If form equals function, then the flexible Hercules is comely indeed.

It’s nearly 40 years since the first prototype flew, and yet you’d have to look quite closely to differentiate a brand new C-130 from the first one off the production line. There have been innumerable changes under the skin, or

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Psychologist: question-answer

My marriage collapsed suddenly husband left me without any explanation. A month later, I learned that he was living with another woman. He is not asking for a divorce, but not going back. I’m very confused, I do not know what I do now. Friends advised me to let go of the situation, but I do not see that in this case it means — to let go?

With Olga, Moscow

Dear Olga! You are in a difficult situation. The familiar world collapsed, you’re confused, it’s hard to believe that all this really happened to you … This is what

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Henry VII the warlord

In pursuing dreams of victory in France, Henry threw England into decades of war and the chaos of a Europe in conflict

Henry VIII was born dreaming of war. When he took the throne in April 1509, with his bride Catherine of Aragon at his side, Henry knew exactly what kind of king he wanted to be. His would be a glorious reign that would restore England to the magnificence it deserved. His father, Henry VII, had become unpopular by levying punishing taxes to restore the country’s finances, but the new king had no intention of focusing on matters as

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Straight recorder

Today’s novelty — model Lexand LR-4800 — is equipped with 5-megapixel camera-term support for recording video in Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 f / s).

Recording can be carried out either continuously or in fragments 1, 3, 5, 10 minutes (cyclic operation). The new file starts at the same moment, which ended the previous — «gaps» between them absent. For reference: in many registers between fragments lost 1-5 seconds.

In Lexand LR-4800 provides photo mode (up to 12 megapixels), a microphone for audio recording, built-in speaker, motion sensor and G-Sensor. After the last operation (as a

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Simply write what you know.

Dmitry Silla — «Design» author. He wrote three successful «stalker» of the novel, has inspired its own post-apocalyptic series «(the Kremlin in 2222», is now being prepared for publication is another of his project. All the novels sill are selling well and have a stable circle of fans who celebrate a special authority «combat» episodes of his books. Probably affects experience Dmitri, a former paratrooper and a bodyguard, the creator of a special system of self-defense.

«From classics — to fiction»

What fantasy do you like personally? What will advise to people who dream of becoming a writer?


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Debt forgiveness. Trends arbitration practice make the deal possible for companies


The subtleties of the transaction

How important is the retribution for the forgiveness of debt How to prove that the debt forgiveness — no donation

The Civil Code provides a number of ways by which the parties may terminate the mutual obligations. One of them is the forgiveness of debt. This institution could be widely distributed in property turnover, but the companies are afraid to resort to it. The courts and the tax authorities in most cases qualify debt forgiveness as a variety of gift and acknowledge void. To use this institution in its business practices, the

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Да и что мы знали о Финляндии вообще? Что там живет буржуйский Дед Мороз, что лайки-хаски воют на северное сияние, что финская лыжница — это не женщина, а песня, что водка Finlandia хороша, но дорога к обеду, поэтому финны массово пересекают русскую границу, чтобы дешево напиться и забыться в полярную ночь. Такие особенности национальной неохоты выходить в Хельсинки. И вдруг врата ада распахнулись, и путешествие в преисподнюю Скандинавии свершилось. Она оказалась одним из самых неожиданных, интересных и доступных направлений для неугомонного украинского туриста, не приемлющего турецкие курорты и борьбу за топчан под солнцем на засаленных пляжах Крыма.


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