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We all love the odd bout of air guitar but, as Adi Vines discovered to his horror, it’s all about perspective

Festival season is almost upon us again and a certain type of guitarist will no doubt be looking forward to the Oulu Music Video Festival in Finland, as this is the home of the Air Guitar World Championships. Justin ‘Nordic Thunder’ Howard will surely be looking to defend his 2012 title against stiff competition from around the world and everyone, both competitors and audience, can all bask in the competition’s utopian philosophy that ‘wars would end and

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An Event Photographers Workaround

I have always enjoyed photographing events. Recently though, I have been forced to cover certain functions where the movement of photographers is restricted. Due to this, I am forced to shoot along with other photographers from the same enclosure. How do I avoid my pictures from looking the same?

If you are restricted to the same vantage point, getting innovative with angles can be a little difficult, but it is not impossible. Use focal length wisely… most event photographers stick to the tried and tested tight frames. Get a safe shot, but then experiment with a wide photo that includes

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Belarusian Foreign Ministry expects the EU of certain actions

"The Belarusian side marks a change in tone against Belarus issued after a meeting of the document. We did not go unnoticed attempt EU states identify likely areas for improvement of comprehensive cooperation between Belarus and the EU. This inspires optimism usmotritelny. But just to get rid of the inertia inherent in the approach to our state of the EU failed, "- said in a commentary Andrei Popov. Separately to stay on that part of the statement of the European Union, which concerns parliamentary elections, Ministry spokesman Foreign Affairs Belarus said: "Management of the country more than once publicly stated

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At a conference in Vilnius — the development of certain actions of the opposition

More than 100 participants of the forum program from developing certain actions adopted by the last Congress strategy. "Starting the conference can be described in one word — excitement, indicating that the true interest in the mechanism of implementation of the strategy," — said Lebedko. After the speeches on socio-political and economic Situation in Belarus at the plenary session, the participants started to work in 3 working groups — practical planning actions, campaigns and identifying marks and style with which the democratic forces of the» United will go to Belarusian society. This is the main work, said co-chair of the

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Hurricane frequency depends on air purity

June 25, 2013. A group of researchers from the meteorological centers Hadley conducted studies on the relationships between the frequency and intensity of storms and air quality, and came to very interesting results. As the researchers found, the efforts of people to make the air cleaner does not always have a positive impact on the mitigation of hurricanes or to prevent their formation.

It has long been known that in the modern atmosphere is a certain amount of solid particles of a certain size, for example, waste aerosols from industrial facilities or home-types of human activity. It is these aerosols

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Everything becomes the object of sale

David Harvey

To suggest that the markets and signals from the markets can become the basis for a decision on the distribution of assets — is like to admit that, in principle, everything can be bought and sold. The transformation of something into an object of sale requires the ownership of the processes, facilities, social relations, and means that things can be fixed price and that may be the subject of a contract. It is assumed that the market works as a reliable guide — or as an ethical system — for all the action. Of course, in

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Populations of game animals in Ukraine for 10 years has increased by 15%

Populations of wild game animals in Ukraine over the past 10 years have increased overall by 15%. In this case, private lands contribute to the positive statistics, as owners or tenants of such areas fed a future game.

This opinion was voiced by Chief Specialist of hunting Goslesagentstvo Mykola Myronenko, UKRINFORM correspondent reports.

"Almost 10% of the hunting grounds were private. This is not about the acquisition of the oligarchs. Refers to some specific group of hunters who have certain remedies that by the decision of the regional councils receive certain area. Invest heavily there. Grounds are not taken

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European air reduces life

European air reduces life Facts

It turned out that in certain parts of the European Union shorten your life by about two years. This is due to air pollution levels in certain parts of the EU. Of course, the European community has made great efforts and successfully reduces the concentration of certain toxins released in the air from the exhaust gas and home furnaces. For example, there is a positive trend towards reduction of sulfur dioxide. Yet the amount of harmful micro-particles, suspensions, lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases and allergies, and ozone remain safe for life.

The average life

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Populations of game animals in Ukraine for 10 years has increased by 15%

Populations of wild game animals in Ukraine over the past 10 years have increased overall by 15%. In this case, private lands contribute to the positive statistics, as owners or tenants of such areas fed a future game.

This opinion was voiced by Chief Specialist of hunting Goslesagentstvo Mykola Myronenko, UKRINFORM correspondent reports.

"Almost 10% of the hunting grounds were private. This is not about the acquisition of the oligarchs. Refers to some specific group of hunters who have certain remedies that by the decision of the regional councils receive certain area. Invest heavily there. Grounds are not taken

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In the U.S., floods and droughts are becoming commonplace

During the first decade of the 21st century, the damage from natural disasters totaled $ 130 billion. Torrential rains, snowfalls, terrible floods and severe droughts — signs of a new extreme weather in the U.S., which was always observed due to climate change, say scientists and government planners, reports Reuters.

"We are used to certain conditions, and the fact that we are seeing in recent times, is different from the usual observable pattern. This situation is beyond our understanding, "- said the study climate researcher, University of Texas Heyhou Catarina.

Also a strong influence on the climate has

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