Then and Now — A Decade Later With Richard Stuplich.

We continue our series of articles about famous figures from a decade ago. The year 2002 marked the ending of the popular Comedy Central series, BattleBots™. The year 2003 inaugurated a new era in combat robotics, where our sport left the spotlight and tried to fly on its own.

Grassroots events sprung up everywhere, as documented in our 2012 series of articles, «The History of Robot Combat» For 2013, we’re taking a more personal approach, interviewing media stars from that time.

Richard Stuplich first came to the public’s attention in the final two seasons of BattleBots. His super heavyweight, New

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Decade InfoWatch: information flow under control

December 9 InfoWatch Group will celebrate a decade of work in the Russian and foreign markets. Understand that the LRA for the company, can be very simple: just to name its CEO — Natalya Kaspersky.

And the further we can say that in the segment of enterprise data protection at InfoWatch account for more than 50% of the market of Russia and CIS countries. It also works in Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

In its anniversary year, the company released a new version of the package InfoWatch Traffic Monitor Enterprise. It is built on a unique design

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a decade of glory

A national treasure, home to rare wildlife species and sky high mountain ranges, The Cairngorms National Park in Scotland is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Native photographer Peter Cairns reflects on the location’s unique habitat

The Cairngorms boasts a unique list of superlatives: four of Scotland’s five highest mountains, the UK’s largest area of arctic mountain landscape, 25 per cent of the UK’s threatened wildlife species, the largest surviving remnants of native woodland, stronghold populations of red squirrels, crested tits, golden eagles, ospreys, capercaillie and wildcats… all impressive stuff. And to top it off, for the last ten years the Cairngorms

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The warmest decade

The first 10 years of this century were the warmest in history, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations. In addition, according to scientists, the outgoing 2009 finished fifth in the last 160 years in terms of high temperatures.

"In 2009, the excess of the normal level of temperature was observed on every continent except North America — it was cooler standards — said WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud. — The warming trend in the face. This fact leaves no doubt. "

"El Niño" warm the planet, "La Niña" — cools

According to the WMO, the

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The largest Russian Navy began teaching in the Black and Mediterranean Seas


In the past decade, the largest event of combat training involves fighting ships of the Black Sea, Baltic and Northern fleets.

The largest in the past decade teaching mezhflotskoy grouping of the Russian Navy began on Saturday in the waters of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean under the leadership of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, the press service of the Defense Ministry.

"In the past decade, the largest event of combat training involves fighting ships of the Black Sea, Baltic and Northern fleets: the guided-missile cruiser" Moskva ",

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Kazakh President warned of the critical decade


18.04.11.Prezident Nursultan Nazarbayev warned of impending critical decade, reports from the meeting of the Assembly of Peoples of Kazakhstan (APK). "The fact that the next decade will be crucial, says the events of the first months of this year. Mass protests and movements in the Middle East, not abated, apply to other countries. Economy yesterday successful countries because of discarded decades ago. The exposed by the global crisis, the humanitarian problems supplement prices, drug trafficking and terrorism. Over many states in danger of a large-scale famine. Today, about one billion people suffer from hunger every year die of

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World heats, cools off Alaska

January 4, 2013. Despite the global trend of global warming on Alaska there is a process of constant cooling, at least for the last decade, scientists report. In the first decade, Since 2000, the state is cooled by an average of 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit, according to online newspaper Alaska Dispatch.

In its report, published in Atmospheric Science Journal, Center for Climatic Research at the University of Alaska, reports that the figures are too large, given that it has been only ten years. Lowering the temperature was recorded in 19 of the 20 stations of the National Weather Service Alaska. In

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The climate is out of balance

March 9, 2013. Global thaw can significantly alter the planet. However, scientists can not say when it will happen: after a few decades or hundreds of years. One thing is for sure — the global climate change has already begun and it is impossible to stop.

Responsibility for process global climate change lies with the person only partially: it "warms" atmosphere, building large cities and increasing production. But this is not the main factor. Our planet has its cycles of cooling and warming. And people only accelerate this process, explains the head of the climate program of the World Wildlife

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Thermal catastrophe is inevitable

Scientists from around the world have provided strong evidence that global warming continues to worsen and, obviously, can not be stopped by the measures which are now accepted. Not all are sure that his cause — the greenhouse gases emitted by industry and automobiles, but all agree that it is becoming warmer and warmer. 80 years of the last century was the warmest decade on record at the time. But 90 years were even warmer, and the first decade of the new century was warmer than the 80's.

The ice around the world are melting and sea levels rising.

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In the case of a warm winter Petersburg waiting for the invasion of cockroaches and rats

"Winter cold — the most effective control populations of insects and rodent pests beginning of the calendar winter, as expected, did not bring cold weather. Freezing in St. Petersburg are expected only by the end of the first decade of December, and while in St. Petersburg holds zero temperature. According to experts, One of the drawbacks associated with the warm winter population of pests and rodents. These frosts in winter naturally eliminate 80% or more small animals and insects, including cockroaches and rats, reports neva24. It is not known how many there are today in St. Petersburg, those as

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