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Secrets of Easter Island

Easter IslandVolcanic island 166 square meters Km and a height of 539 meters, is located in the eastern Pacific Ocean. On the island of 70 extinct volcanoes that never erupted for 1,300 years since colonization. The island belongs to Chile. It has a population of about 2,000 people, so they say it is the most secluded corner of the world.

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Posted by on February 22, 2013 in Historical, Island, Nature

 

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Altai become submerged

Altai Rainy summer and fall, and later ice formation on rivers Primaries can trigger high spring tide flooding of roads and settlements, reports Primgidromet. “During the period from August to December 2012 on the rivers of Primary water content was generally three to five times more than the norm.

Water levels in rivers exceeded the average long-term value by 1.5-3 meters. On the background of the high water content of the ice formation began at the flooded bottomlands, and five days later, the most recent period, “- said in a statement Primgidrometa. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2013 in Nature

 

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Akkad died as a modern Syria

AkkadThe current Syrian crisis can see parallels with the events that preceded the fall of the Akkadian empire over four thousand years ago.

About 2200 BC Akkad broke out in a drought, and people began to leave the city centers. Power lost the thread of control, and powerful empire collapsed.

So far all we know about the crisis of urbanization in Mesopotamia end III millennium BC. Was based on the analysis of ceramics and changes in the size of archaeological sites, as well as information about how the farm at the time.
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Posted by on February 22, 2013 in civilization, Historical

 

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The coronal rain

SunSun can be very different from each other. Some may be in the form of a solar flare. More often dumped material from the solar corona. Others are related to the formation of complex structures of moving and changing magnetic field lines.

July 19, 2012 Solar Dynamics Observatory SDO captured the event, which included all three processes. First, the sun appeared moderately powerful solar flare. After that there was a coronal mass ejection into space. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Galaxy, Historical, Planet

 

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Why do women talk more than men

women talkScientists have found that women, on average, say about 20,000 words a day, while men – less than 7,000. Neuro scientists and psychologists at the University of Maryland found that the verbosity of women due to the fact that their brains more protein Foxp2.

Scientists point out that if people just women have more of this protein, the rats developed the opposite situation. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Human, Science

 

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The earth there is a decline of exploding meteorites

Earth  meteoritesThe sky and exploding fireballs were seen in many countries of the world – Russia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Australia, Cuba, South Africa, Morocco, Germany, Switzerland, northern Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain …

Glowing ball resembling a meteor was seen by several people Sunday night in Miami-Dade and Broward (USA) on 18 February 2013. “Looking at the Bay of Biscay, I saw a falling object,” says Brad Greenberg of Miami, 30, in his twitter about 18.30 “At first glance, the object of weak light and move fast, but not as fast as a shooting star.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2013 in Earth, Galaxy

 

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Bangladesh’s parliament has amended a war crimes law

ShahbagBangladesh’s parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an opposition leader for his role in mass killings and rape during the 1971 war for independence. Tens of thousands of demonstrators in central Shahbag Square cheered as the assembly approved the changes on Sunday.

Protesters have gathered in central Dhaka for the past 13 days demanding the death penalty for Abdul Quader Mollah, an assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, for war crimes.
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Posted by on February 19, 2013 in civilization, Historical, Human

 

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Real vampire caught in Trukey

vampireTurkey caught the vampire who attacked passersby, biting and scratching them. Doctors said 23-year old boy committed these acts to quench his thirst.

The 23-year boy a Turk who lived through tragic events in a short period of time, they developed mental disorders: a man began to suffer from bipolar disorder and has an affinity for human blood.
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Posted by on February 18, 2013 in Human, Vampire

 

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Youths rekindle spirit of ’71

spirit of '71The Bangladeshi nation yesterday saw the biggest gathering in recent memory as tens of thousands thronged the capital’s Shahbagh intersection to call for death penalty for the war criminals, including Abdul Quader Mollah, of 1971.

Men and women, boys and girls, young and old — tens of thousands of them — from all walks of life filled the few square kilometres area to the brim.
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Posted by on February 17, 2013 in Historical, Human

 

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The Pope and the meteor rain

meteorMeteor rain approaching Earth asteroid and lightning in the Basilica of St. Peter – these rare events during the week, caused a stir on the Internet. On Friday morning, in five Russian regions was recorded meteor rain. Russians have seen the fall of car – a very bright meteor, like a ball of fire. He left a trail of smoke, his flight was accompanied by a strong sound wave. Eyewitnesses also reported explosions.

NASA experts have come to the conclusion that the power of the blast, which occurred at the time of entry of a meteorite, was 0.5 megatons. “The events of this magnitude can occur on average once in a hundred years”, – said Paul Chodas NASA specialists.
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Posted by on February 17, 2013 in Earth, Galaxy, Mysterious

 

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