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Russia's Love Of Vodka Drives Premature Death Rates In Men
2014-01-31 09:53:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vodka has long been a part of Russian culture and that culture needs to change if the country wants to save the lives of thousands of its people. According to a new study published in The Lancet, vodka is a major cause of the high risk of premature death in Russian adults  – with a quarter of all Russian men dying before reaching 55. "Russian death rates have fluctuated wildly over the last 30 years as alcohol restrictions and...

Cause Of Yuri Gagarin Death Finally Revealed By Fellow Cosmonaut
2013-06-18 09:17:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For more than 45 years, the death of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to cross the Earth´s threshold and venture into space, has been shrouded in secrecy. But now, details of his 1968 death have been released by none other than the first man to walk in space, Aleksey Leonov. Gagarin, who became the first man to travel into space on April 12, 1961, was killed when his MiG-15 aircraft crashed on March 27, 1968....

2013-06-04 23:28:49

With concussion management being a sports safety issue in Europe as well as North America, Moscow's Hockey for Kids charity and the Hockey of Moscow Sports Society put their approval behind Shockbox technology. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Many youth, school and university hockey and football teams are using Shockbox technology in their helmets to warn against repeated blows to the head and impacts that require a sideline assessment for concussion. The Shockbox helmet sensor technology...

2013-03-27 23:01:12

Today, e2b enterprise, a division of e2b teknologies announced that a global mining equipment company, Getman Corporation, recently selected e2b enterprise and Epicor 9 ERP to replace the company´s ERP business application. Chardon, Ohio (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Today, e2b enterprise, a division of e2b teknologies announced that a global mining equipment company, Getman Corporation, recently selected e2b enterprise and Epicor 9 ERP to replace the company´s ERP business application....

2013-02-23 23:01:24

Serotonin Studios' debut title “Yuri Nation” has gamers excited and anime fans confused when they discover the object of the game is to play as a dog and pee on things to grow territory. Serotonin Studios underestimated the use of the word “Yuri” by anime fans who were expecting something a little more sexual and instead got a pun on “urination,” with a protagonist named after Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013...

Man’s New Best Friend Is A Rat
2012-12-28 10:45:05

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The dog has been caught unaware by a competitor for man´s affections. And sure, the dog has a strong foothold on its title of ℠Man´s Best Friend´. But this new species angling for the position of top dog and the surreptitious behavior it displays in doing so can only lead one to surmise that this animal is acting, well, like a rat. The reason one might perceive the rat´s march toward domesticity as...

2008-09-04 15:00:28

By HARVEY, Helen She might not agree, but Linda Brown has defined her life in relation to teaching others. Helen Harvey meets a born educator. -------------------- SOMETIMES Linda Brown sits down and reads the dictionary . . . all the way through. She'll suddenly start wondering about words, like why some have TION at the end and others SION. So, she works her way through the dictionary until she can find a pattern. She tried it with words ending in ER and OR, but didn't find an...


Latest Soviet people Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich (March 8, 1914 "“ December 2, 1987) was a productive Soviet physicist. He was instrumental in the advancement of Soviet nuclear and thermonuclear weapons, and also was an invaluable assistance in the fields of adsorption and catalysis, shock waves, nuclear physics, particle physics, astrophysics, physical cosmology, and general relativity. In 1914, he was born into a Jewish family in Minsk, now called Belarus. Four months after his birth, he and his family...

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2009-04-23 12:24:22

Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinsky (1861-1953), was a Russian chemist and academician of the Academy of Sciences of USSR (1929). Zelinsky was educated at the University of Tiraspol, the University of Odessa and also at the German universities of Leipzig and Göttingen with Victor Meyer. Later in 1988 and 1891, he received his masters and PhD from the University of Novorossisk. Zelinsky was appointed professor in 1893 at the University of Moscow. He served in this leadership position until...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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