Heavy-vessels of the neck can turn the head owl — scientists

Owls almost lightning speed to turn his head 180 degrees, because of specialized vessels in their neck-protected zones during sudden movements of the head, say biologists in a paper published in the journal Science.

"Until now, neuroscientists, including myself, did not understand why the forest is not littered with the corpses of thousands of owls that were to be the victims of strokes due to their inherent sharp and rapid head movements. Carotid and vertebral arteries in most animals, including human and owls are vulnerable to even small breaks "- said Philip Gellud (Philippe Gailloud) of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore

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In Yakutsk, opened his MFC

The official opening ceremony was attended by head of the city district directly Aisen Nikolaev, Chairman of the Duma Alexander Yakut city Savvinov, the first deputy head Igor Nikiforov, who had a direct bearing on the reconstruction of the building, as well as many invited guests.The Department has never had its own building, and was forced to move from place to place 7 times. The townspeople had to collect the necessary information throughout the city, but now everything has changed. All required windows are now located in one place, there's even a walk-in closet. Head of Department, Anna Alexandrova thanked

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The negative balance can crush the Belarusian economy

Society The foreign trade situation jeopardizes the implementation of the program of socio-economic development of Belarus for 2011-2015.

This was stated by the head of the National Bank Prokopovich 1 February at a meeting of the Council of Ministers.

"If we do not solve the issue with a positive balance of foreign trade in 2014, all of our plans, searchlights, in including to improve the living standards of the population may be at risk of failing. Not to mention the economic and financial security, "- quoted Prokopovych BelaPAN.

On He said, Foreign trade balance "must be central to all

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Granite pharaoh Amenhotep III found the head

December 8, 2011 16:13

An international team of archaeologists, leading excavations at the temple complex in Luxor, Egypt, has announced the discovery of a colossal statue head of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, reports AFP.

Head of granite has a height of 2.5 meters. Statue, from which it fell off, the same archaeological expedition discovered a few years earlier. Pharaoh sculpted standing in the crown of Upper Egypt, with folded hands, in which he holds a sign of sovereignty.

From the head of a large piece broke off — the ceremonial beard the pharaoh. Scientists hope to soon and dig

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Ramzan Kadyrov said that without Putin hosted on territory of Russia to NATO troops

According to the views of the Head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, without Vladimir Fishing season on the ground of the Russian Federation has long been commanded to troops NATO.One of the favorites of Doku Umarov said he ordered his men not to make attacks against the civilian inhabitants, citing the fact that in Russia experiences the civilian protests related to the rejection of the political course of Putin.

Head Chechnya Kadyrov immediately react to such a statement, calling it "the height of cynicism and immorality."He said that it sounded from the lips of a terrorist, who

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In Chernivtsi region opened dairy complex on 200 cows

In the village of Upper Sherovtsy Zastavnivskogo district, Chernivtsi region of Ukraine opened a new dairy complex "fresh catch — Milk".

A new farm for 200 dairy cows with a milking parlor 124 breeding heifers imported from Germany by the end of the year will deliver an additional 64 head of cattle. Fodder will be grown on leased land, 300 hectares of arable land.

Also, the company has 403 head of sheep of different breeds, is scheduled bring another 162 head of sheep. There are number of goats in the amount of 36 goals by the end of

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In the Urals found a woman who knows how to cause a UFO (PHOTOS)

29.05.2008

Yekaterinburg, June 29 (New Region, Svyatoslav Bulgarin) — The first open Urals Conference on anomalous phenomena took place today in Yekaterinburg. The participants discussed the UFO problem, the historical reliability of the Old Testament stories, hronoanomaly, poltergeists, the famous Loch Ness Monster, and Bigfoot.

Actually was announced that one of the main goals of the event is proof that the Middle Urals soon undergo a massive UFO invasion. Today, however, ufologists say about anything, not only about being in connection with which a UFO drew so much attention at the Ural region. Also, the

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Ladoga Nessie mystery

July 26, 2012 12:13

About Lake Ladoga talk and write a lot. And for good reason: it keeps a lot of secrets. This is the mystery of his education, and amaze flora and fauna, and weird sound and light effects observed from time to time in the lake. Our story about the least surprising secret Ladoga — unknown to science, a monster, who dwells in the depths of the lake.

The amazing secret of Ladoga — unknown science huge monster that dwells in the depths of the lake

By 1973, include observation strange creature Mantsinsaari resident of the

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Experiments with death

March 24, 2012 12:29

Trying to solve a purely ethical problem, Dutch researchers from the University of Nijmegen unexpectedly stumbled on the truth, they said, the line between life and death — a violent brain signal that all the parameters have already been killed.

The scientists implanted electrodes into the heads of laboratory rats, and then cut them, while observing the activity of the brain. For reasons of clarity executions were carried out without anesthesia.

So weird experiment was conducted by researchers at the request of the university ethics committee, whose members wanted to know whether such a humane method

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Putin signed a decree on the structure and composition of the government. Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov was

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said he signed a decree on the structure and composition of the government and now wants to hold a meeting with the new cabinet, reports ITAR-TASS.

"The decree was signed," — said head countries at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Medvedev said new government will consist of three quarters of new people.

"How many new faces?" — Asked Putin. "I kept going, three-quarters — are the new people who have appeared only recently, or for the first time entered the government"- Said Medvedev.

Putin said that Medvedev "presented their own

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