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Deserts and seas

Combat over the North Sea was challenging enough, but as its remit expanded Coastal Command faced wide-ranging commitments in the Mediterranean. The first Bristol Beaufort torpedo-bombers became operational in April 1940, dramatically increasing the Command’s potential. But it was the prospect of the Beaufighter that really got the ‘top brass’ salivating; here was a truly versatile strike weapon.

With a range of around 1,170 miles (1,882km) the Mk.I offered phenomenal ‘reach’ for a fighter; but Coastal Command needed more. Awesome though the Beaufighter’s battery of guns was, endurance was more important. It was decided to sacrifice the six machine-guns in

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YSU became a launching pad for young scientists

Through the thorns to the stars. One of the Yaroslavl universities became a launching pad for young scientists.

"The university has received from the Ministry considerable sum of money, thanks to which we can implement a variety of activities for the students of the university. Students come to the University as are admitted to the equipment. They can go to different conferences. All of this from the first year and to graduate", — said chairman of YSU students Alena Volkova.

3D printer — the pride of the Yaroslavl State University Mathematics Department. Perhaps only here

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Julia Zaripov became the Olympic champion in the women’s 3,000 meters steeplechase

Athlete Julia Zaripov became the Olympic champion in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase with a score of 9:06.72. The grand style of conducting ending this terrible distance, Zaripov No one is allowed to force the fight for "gold" and finished in splendid isolation.

Julia clearly held the first and did not give her opponents a chance to get ahead of myself. When she broke the last hole with water, it became apparent that the Russian woman, no one will catch up. Include sverhskorost, Julia crossed the finish line first. Having a Russian flag from the hands of the coach, Zaripov

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Three Russian amateur astronomer became the winners of the International Prize Wilson

Earlier this year, three Russian amateur astronomer became the winners of the International Prize Wilson. One of the most prestigious awards in astronomy awarded for the discovery of new comets. Today, the pioneers of "cosmic wanderers", mainly act, large observatory with powerful telescopes. But, sometimes, luck and lovers whose names immediately get into a stellar encyclopedia.

Their customs. Enlightened Europe in the XV — XVI centuries. Part 2

In Europe, flourishing crime, for this there are all conditions. Impoverished nobles, remained idle mercenaries and the poor, often robbed on the road. The whole criminal subculture "bottom" existed in large cities. And despite the fact that the penal system in Europe was extremely cruel. Those who were caught were killed mercilessly and bloody. It must be said that the death penalty was a common punishment for many offenses. And the Europeans are so accustomed to the killings that they themselves do not have a sufficient method of intimidation. For serious crimes have sophisticated forms of execution. People publicly

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Network technology parks in Europe replenished Novosibirsk Academpark

On Saturday at the Center for Information Technology held a ceremonial signing of the contract — Academpark became the third member of Russian Association of European parks.

Novosibirsk Technopark Academpark Saturday was the third in Russia party to the European Business and Innovation Centres (EBN), said at a review of the International Innovation Forum "Interra" executive director Academpark Igor Sorokin. "Today (Saturday) at the Center for Information Technology held a ceremonial signing of the contract — Academpark became the third member of Russian Association of European parks. We went into this association, we conducted our audit in

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The five-year British boy told his parents: Im a girl and now he has a change of sex.

The five-year Zach Avery became the youngest Briton with a diagnosis of "gender identity disorder." Parents, health professionals and psychologists have supported his decision to become a girl, and at school specially equipped for it "gender-neutral" toilet, writes The Daily Mail.

According to Zack's mother, before her son is completely normal boy who loved to play trains with his brother Alex. But at some point he became interested in cartoons with the princesses, and then his world changed dramatically. At the age of three, he said to her: "Mom, I'm a girl."

Her parents thought it was just a

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Mexican traffickers employ of the U.S. military for killings over the competition

For the money and drugs soldiers of the U.S. Army are themselves involved in the punitive operations or share the experience of doing battle.

"Lately, we often fix the cases where U.S. soldiers are engaged in similar activities", — said the TV channel Fox News vice-president of a private intelligence company Stratfor Global Intelligence Fred Burton. According to him, the fact that the American military professionals working with drug cartels, raises serious concerns.

On the Web site there are many examples of how the United States became the defenders of thugs in

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The Nazi roots of NATO

Many authors have documented how the British-American elite has sponsored Hitler's rise to power. Increase the defensive effort against the Third Reich, she started only when his forces turned west. In Britain, the elite of the rules of the club, often with the tacit consent of the government, secretly supported Hitler's actions against the Jews, communists and socialists. The Duke of Wellington was an anti-Semite and an eminent member of the right club. Edward VIII, known as a "traitor to the king," was a close friend of Adolf Hitler and forced to renounce the throne, but not because of

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In the United States went bankrupt city scale with eagle

For California's economic crisis will end soon. From the very bad debt laden U.S. state again received the bad news. About insolvency announced Stockton. It became the largest in the history of modern American city bankrupt.

Stockton — the county seat of San Joaquin. Located 85 miles from San Francisco. The city's population — nearly 300 million people, or twice as much as the previous record holder Vallejo (California, too), which collapsed in 2008 and became a symbol of the economic crisis. As it became known today adopted a new budget Stockton. The deficit of $ 26 million on

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