Who cares about the crop circles?

24.12.2003

24.12.2003

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Recently, the media once again drawn attention to the topic of the mysterious "crop circles" — a two-part documentary on ORT, a number of publications in the "Arguments and Facts". In the last mentioned "version biophysics from Krasnoyarsk" — is remarkable, since the first time I set out their views on the site "Pravda.Ru".

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The fire caused a panic in Tasmania

The fire caused a panic in Tasmania Natural Disasters

Storm, followed by the frantic wind with a speed of about 10km / h, provoked several fires on about. Tasmania. Power lines destroyed. It was officially announced on the threat of fire, special forces have already started putting out the fire. Which spreads fast enough so as to this island for a long time there was a dry weather.

Wind interferes with the normal operation of fire and threatens the safety of local residents, as gusts of incredibly strong, and some fear that under the pressure of their wall

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Mars rover Curiosity to May was left without a connection to the Earth

08.04.2013

 

Mars rover Curiosity was left without a connection to the Earth due to the passage of the Sun Mars. Forced break will last until about the beginning of May.

 

"With the Martian day 237 (counted from the beginning of the mission) because of call of the planet of the Sun ceased communication sessions with the rover. Scientific Group enjoys a well-deserved break after two months of hard

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Subsidence in Louisiana is threatening

Subsidence in Louisiana becomes threatening danger zone

Earthen funnel emerged last week in Louisiana, USA, continues to deepen, becoming real hard threat to businesses and residential areas that are next to it. Subsidence appeared in the forest, having to reach an area of 1395 m2. Funnel swallowed part of the road used by the forest services in forest clearing.

Two adjacent to the birthplace of the crater the settlement, there were 150 houses, were in full force evacuated to safety. While forecasts about when people allowed to return home and allow it at all, is not available. Businesses

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Earthquake at the Shangri-La in China: five dead

August 31, 2013. In the south-western China in the popular tourist area of Shangri-La, a powerful earthquake, whose magnitude was 5.8. At least five people were killed and over 20 injured. Xinhua News Agency reported that among the victims — seven tourists, without specifying their nationality.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was near the town of Benzilan in Yunnan province at a depth of about 10 kilometers.

Many of the roads in the region were under the rubble, broken communication, there are reports of numerous landslides.

Mystic Country

AFP reports that in mountain areas

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Landslide in China's Yunnan province

Landslide in China's Yunnan Province Natural Disasters

In the south-western region of China landslide occurred, cover one of the primary schools in the village Geniez province of Yunnan. As a result of the disaster killed 18 students of the school. By landslides remained as a classroom in which children were engaged, and two commercial buildings, next to him.

In addition to students among the dead was a resident of the village. Victims could be three people more, but one of the families living in the village, managed to escape on their own. All the surviving villagers urgently evacuated

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China bought about 1.2 million tons of corn

This year, China imported from the U.S., about 1.2 million tonnes of maize. This is more than ten times the volume of imports of cereals in the past couple of decades. The Chinese authorities have refused to explain the reasons that prompted them to take this step.

As reported by the publication of The Wall Street Journal, in June this year, the trade ship, filled up to the top of U.S. corn arrived in the port of Longkou Bohai Bay. It was the first time in 15 years and was of great interest to analysts and international observers. Total to

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Rosstat: The Russians are satisfied with their housing conditions

A new study by Rosstat "Comprehensive monitoring the living conditions of the population," paints an optimistic picture enough: almost 90% of Russians are satisfied with their living conditions.

In a study of Russian Statistics notes that 49.8% of respondents believe their living conditions satisfactory, 36.3% — good. Only 3.5% of households consider the condition of their homes excellent. The poor and the very poor condition of the premises indicated 8.8% and 1.6%, respectively.

Only about 9% of Russian households complain about the tightness of residence, other Russians are satisfied with the number of "squares" in their homes.

At the

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Medicine in the UK Part 2

In the first part, I described in detail the structure of the British NHS health care system and the process of interaction with the system simple layman. In this part I will try to describe a wide range of problems.

Planned medicine

What is the most important thing in medicine? Health of the population? Not at all. According to the British government is the main achievement of the targets.

For each and every set targets. Each represented by the Minister of Social Service, which monitors the achievement of targets. The standard of living is

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Replace the human race of telepaths and psychics?

12.01.2004

12.01.2004

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Scientists believe that in our genes and brain lurking superpowers

The real sensation of 2000 was the announcement of the International Human Genome Consortium on "deciphering" of the human genome. After a year of "book of life", as it is called gene were modestly called a hastily written "rough draft." It turned

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