On board with Virgin Galactic.

We spoke to the President of Virgin Galactic, Steve Isakowitz, about the work this pioneering private space company is doing and what we can expect in the future.

Why are space planes like Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo so important for the exploration of space?

Well I think it’s going after one of the toughest problems in space exploration, which is that if you’re ultimately going to reduce the cost of getting people into space, one needs to demonstrate a routine ability to reuse hardware and to fly things over and over. [Space travel is] really the only transportation mode, whether it’s

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Attack on «Honey virgin lands»

Nikita Khrushchev has repeatedly emphasized in their speeches the need for better use of all our economic and natural reserves to increase food production.

So reserve in beekeeping is a «virgin honey» North and Siberia. Here in the forest areas, there are huge tracts of top-class wild honey plants — almost 50 million hectares occupied by raspberry and fireweed and more than two million hectares — lime. However, only a very small proportion of this generous gift of nature is used to produce honey. The long and harsh winter in these areas requires a large consumption of honey for

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The siege of the web 8 February

Guests Forum Portal Intriguing as usual statements control the country. Now Alexander Lukashenko, Speaking at the meeting, where they discussed the draft of the State applets Demographic Security of Belarus, said the demographic difficulties represent a direct threat to sustainable economic development and public interest in general. That’s what this thinking participants forums:"Well … The electorate takes the example of family values and the type of your own favorite.""What demographic problem? Its not. All depends on the problem of economic. Even if would give the family as in Russia 10 thousand (Means, 10 thousand Russian rubles — MS.) I would

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Siege February 8

Guests Forum Portal Intriguing as usual statements control the country. Now Alexander Lukashenko, Speaking at the meeting, where they discussed the draft of the State applets Demographic Security of Belarus, said the demographic prepyadstviya represent a direct threat to sustainable economic development and public interest in general. That’s what this thinking participants forums:"Well … The electorate takes the example of family values and the type of your own favorite.""What demographic problem? Its not. All depends on the problem of economic. Even if would give the family as in Russia 10 thousand (Means, 10 thousand Russian rubles — MS.) I would

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Virginity

  Why is the hymen?

There is no single answer to this question is no. In the animal world virgin membrane there is only the female apes and several species of antelope, and its destination is not too clear. Although the nature creates nothing "just".

There is a point of view that the hymen — is a vestigial organ that has been preserved in the process of evolutionary change. Some researchers believe that it is necessary to keep the vaginal flora.

An interesting hypothesis suggested Ilya Mechnikov: the dawn of human civilization, people engage in sexual intercourse at

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The birth rate in Russia from the point of view of the Orthodox-patriotic demographers

In my previous article, the question was raised about the "Orthodox-patriotic demography" and their negative impact on the demographic processes in the country. In this article I will explain my point of view the three specific examples of the speeches at the II All-Russian forum of the "Sanctity of Motherhood" on the theme "Building a family policy in modern Russia." Just say that I personally do not doubt in the Orthodox nor the patriotic people of whom I will bring it below. I just want to emphasize that their understanding of the demographic processes no relation to demography as a

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The birth rate in Russia in terms of Orthodox-patriotic demographers’

In my previous article, the question was raised about the "Orthodox-patriotic demography" and their negative impact on the demographic processes in the country. In this article I will explain my point of view the three specific examples of the speeches at the II All-Russian forum of the "Sanctity of Motherhood" on the theme "Building a family policy in modern Russia." Just say that I personally do not doubt in the Orthodox nor the patriotic people of whom I will bring it below. I just want to emphasize that their understanding of the demographic processes no relation to demography as a

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Water Maiden

"Yaik", 21.03.2002, Orenburg, n12

On the water Virgins — mermaids — anciently walks a lot of rumors and speculation. Do you believe in the reality of their existence? Do not rush to say "no" …

So who are those — Water virgins? According to ancient legends, the mermaid — a beautiful long-haired girl who lives in the seas, lakes, rivers, and even wells. In Russia they settle predominantly in the pool, and they are drowned, unbaptized children, cursed people and betrothed girls, do not have lived up to their wedding. Fish (dolphin or snake) tail is not a

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Weeping Virgin Mary warns

22.04.2004

22.04.2004

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And she says the language of the Bible and the anti-globalization

Melor Sturua

Statue of Virgin Mary in Bethlehem, injured in a shootout between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

The nuns of the Order of the daughters of Charity in Bethlehem saw the weeping Virgin Mary. This

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The unstable situation in Puerto Rico

USGS / earthquake map for the period October 2011 12.06

A series of earthquakes was recorded along the Puerto Rico trench, near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, in the past week. 30 earthquakes in the range of 2.7 to 3.5, have been recorded in the region, according to the United States Geological Survey ( USGS ). Most aftershocks occurred north of the Virgin Islands and the north-west of Puerto Rico. None of the islands has no active volcanoes in the region over the last 100 years there have been more than 7 earthquake on the Richter scale (see below).

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