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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Four years later, in the Petersburg metro will see another branch

Architectural designs of new stations have already sent for examination.

Another subway line will appear on the map in 2016. The branch will link Kalinin and Krasnoselskiy areas.

 Photo source:spb.ru

— Open the station will be in two phases — told "Komsomolskaya Pravda" spokeswoman Julia St. Petersburg metro Shavel. — In December 2016 launch of "Bypass canal-2", "Chernihiv", "Putilovskaya" and "Kazakov," and in 2018 — "Borovo" and "The armor." Work on the new line is not carried out, the projects have just sent for examination.

— The decision will be no later than four months

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Football referee in the United States was killed because of the yellow card

In Salt Lake City (USA) died amateur league football referee Ricardo Portillo after the attack, 17-year-old football player during a match.

As the site says police Utah, the tragedy was played on April 27 while playing in the field Teylorville on behalf of Eisenhower High School

 

Portillo showed "yellow card" goalkeeper, who was pushing an opponent with his hands. Enraged by this decision, the young man ran up to the referee, writes the violation in a notebook, and punched him in the face.

After impact, the man sat down on the

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March and rally in Loshitsa

12:45 Loshitsa Yar rally began. One of the managers of the Conservative Christian Party BPF Valery Buffalo audience read a letter from Poznyak. In a letter stating, that the burial places of victims of repression in Loshitsa Yar were discovered almost immediately after Kurapaty. But the authorities in time afraid of publicity and therefore burial site put garages. Zenon later promised to resume excavations in Loshitsa Yar if his team comes to power.12:38 Some politicians and recognizable people now spend procession Loshitskiy Yar, where he later held a rally should. The procession started from the Worsted Mill. Now several 10-s

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Tale about the dragon

Draco opened his eyes, stretched and yawned. Pulled his ear, listening, and turned his head in the direction from which it awakened heard the sound of metal. — What are you doing? — With interest he asked the man clad in armor, dragon vozivshegosya near the base of the neck. — Do not you see? Head you hack — man panted, still roughly blow after blow to the firm scales. [Cut] — How's it going? — Asked Dragon. — Do not bother! — Man snapped angrily. — Well, — appeasably agreed Dragon and tried to doze off again. But the

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Tale about the dragon

Draco opened his eyes, stretched and yawned. Pulled his ear, listening, and turned his head in the direction from which it awakened heard the sound of metal. — What are you doing? — With interest he asked the man clad in armor, dragon vozivshegosya near the base of the neck. — Do not you see? Head you hack — man panted, still roughly blow after blow to the firm scales. [Cut] — How’s it going? — Asked Dragon. — Do not bother! — Man snapped angrily. — Well, — appeasably agreed Dragon and tried to doze off again. But the

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Football referee in the United States was killed because of the yellow card

In Salt Lake City (USA) died amateur league football referee Ricardo Portillo after the attack, 17-year-old football player during a match.

As the site says police Utah, the tragedy was played on April 27 while playing in the field Teylorville on behalf of Eisenhower High School

Portillo showed "yellow card" goalkeeper, who was pushing an opponent with his hands. Enraged by this decision, the young man ran up to the referee, writes the violation in a notebook, and punched him in the face.

After impact, the man sat down on the ground, his start

Continue reading Football referee in the United States was killed because of the yellow card

Four years later, in the Petersburg metro will see another branch

Architectural designs of new stations have already sent for examination.

Another subway line will appear on the map in 2016. The branch will link Kalinin and Krasnoselskiy areas.

 Photo source:spb.ru

— Open the station will be in two phases — told "Komsomolskaya Pravda" spokeswoman Julia St. Petersburg metro Shavel. — In December 2016 launch of "Bypass canal-2", "Chernihiv", "Putilovskaya" and "Kazakov," and in 2018 — "Borovo" and "The armor." Work on the new line is not carried out, the projects have just sent for examination.

— The decision will be no later than four months

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Faith Healing

03.02.2004

03.02.2004

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Everyone wants to believe in miracles. Successful business enterprising fortune tellers and psychics — direct proof. But it was he deprived me of all confidence to the healers, medicine men and others who profit from others' misfortunes. Of course, people with extraordinary abilities exist in reality, but

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Germany: new version of the secret Egyptian pyramids

16.02.2004

16.02.2004

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One of Germany's leading Egyptologists Gunter Dreyer proposed the theory of building the pyramids of Egypt.

Dreyer, director of the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo, said that the pyramids, most likely the only walls around the tombs of the pharaohs.

Such a theory scholar put forward after

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