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Loyalty points

I always find polls hard to deal with, as they never ask the right questions. So it is with the AP ‘brand loyalty’ poll in AP 24 August. The question that would have been really worth answering is: ‘Why are you loyal to a brand?’

My answer is along the lines of: ‘I have a lot of lovely prime lenses. I don’t want to have to spend three or four times as much as a camera body on a load of new lenses.’ Mix in a little, ‘I don’t want to have to learn a completely different set of controls,’

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World Cup on track: Chulkova won the race on points and brought Russia its first gold in the 2004

During the second day of the World Cup on track, held in Australia the Russian team won its first gold.

Medal of the highest dignity in the treasury of our national team has brought Anastasia Chulkova, excelled in the race on points.

We add that this gold medal was the first for the Russian team at the world championships in cycling since the 2004.

Melbourne, Australia

World Championship on track

Day 2

Women, points race

1. Chulkova Anastasia (Russia) — 31 points.

2. Jasmine Glaser (Canada) — 28.

3. Caroline Ryan (Ireland) — 24.

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Four of the baker’s dozen

Holding company "Composite" summed up the first stage of the competition for the best technical solution for developing a method for separation of carbon tows. It was held at the company's website, as well as in conjunction with Zvorykinsky project in a "Book of innovation." Competition Commission has selected four ideas, scored the highest marks. All four finalists will be awarded a cash prize in the size of one thousand dollars.

According to the head of engineering projects of the holding "Composite" Yuri Svistunova — chairman of the competition committee, the work of applicants were evaluated in terms of

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FC Rostov won the 23rd win of the season

The leader of the Russian football championship teams of the first division "growth" in Rostov-on-Don won at home over Novorossiysk "Chernomorets" and scored 78 points. Bout in the 34th round, held on Thursday, was won by the hosts 2-1. As part of "growth" for which this victory was the 23rd this season, excelled legionnaires — Serbian Ivan Zivanovic (4th minute) and Hong Yong Jo (70th) from North Korea. Team, from the coast of the Black Sea scored Vladimir Booth (77th). Running second in Krasnodar "Kuban" (69 points) at a party defeated the worst team in the league — Bryansk "Dynamo"

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Tatyana Kim: In need glasses clink offspring

Then transferred to the transfer of patients to the hospital and prisoners 1st colony. "His eyes naturally unhealthy. Particularly the left eye — red-red! He urgently useful points. Doctor said that he examined, and he would send me the recipe for which he must purchase a pair." Andrei Kim eyesight beginning to deteriorate sharply after, in January it concluded in Minsk remand. Doctors had read about contagion activist mother, but Tatyana Kim mentions complaints son also gloom in the chamber and the fact that there is always smoking, from which his eyes and began to water. "At the moment,

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Figure skating: 14-year-old Russian and Russian sports pair won the Grand Prix in Canada

14-year-old figure skater Elizabeth Tuktamysheva won Skate Canada in the Canadian city of Mississauga. For Russia it is a solo debut at the start of the adult Grand Prix.

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Tuktamysheva, who led after the short program, the results showed any second result (117.81 points), second only to Japanese wife Akiko Suzuki (119.44). Following two rentals Tuktamysheva gained 177.38 points to guarantee her first place. "Silver" got Suzuki (172.26), "bronze" an American Ashley Wagner (165.48).

After Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won a pair of sports competitions. The Russians, who led after the short program,

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Figure skater Elena Radionova won the tournament Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf

Junior world champion in 2013 Russian Elena Radionova won the tournament Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, ahead of more than 25 points twice world champion in adult Japanese girl Miki Ando.

 

Radionova for stunning and complex elements of any program (the only failure was at the double axel) gained 123.52 points. The total amount of 14-year-old Russian figure skater was 188.21 points. Ando, for which this was the first tournament after a break of 2.5 years, scored 162.86 points. Third place went to American Ashley Cain — 162.39 points.

Earlier, winning the pairs

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Carbon tape FibARM (Composite): The second phase of testing for earthquake resistance

Specialists Institute of Defense Emergency summed up the second phase of tests on seismic stability of fragments of brick buildings, and to enhance the external reinforcement using carbon strips FibARM.

According to the study artificial earthquake of 9 points did not cause any harm to the model enhanced carbon materials.

In mid-August, the results of the tests were carried out on the seismic stability of the fragments of brick buildings: the conventional and enhanced The reinforcement system of carbon ribbons FibARM. The technology is developed Holding company "Composite". It is designed to enhance the buildings and structures,

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In the north-west of Kashmir strong earthquake

In the north-west of Kashmir strong earthquake Natural Disasters

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, in the north-western part of Kashmir in an earthquake measuring 5.6 points and a depth of 49.3 km. Information from the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre: 5.7 strength earthquake epicenter points and 60 km depth.

Closest to the epicenter are the following locations: Lasht (13 km), Barohil (19 km), KHARACH (20 km), Deh Holaman (18 km). The nearest civilian airport located in the town of Chitral (159 km), 62 km away Mugrabskaya hydropower.

It is reported that about 9000 people have felt moderate shaking for 332

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The planet was shaking the whole day

May 25, 2013. Last day for the land were not the most simple in its history. Earthquakes of varying thickness were recorded in large parts of the globe. In addition to the strong aftershocks were felt in Russia, tremors experienced people for at least another nine regions of the world.

The very first felt the instability of the soil under the feet of the inhabitants of the island of Crete. According to the testimony of devices, the power of this earthquake reached 4.8 points. Two hours later, the news of the earthquake came from the area of Celebes Sea.

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