Dec 05 Technology, Technical Project Services, Robots, Massive things, Internet, Geekery, Gadgets, Epic things, design, Current Events, Corporate History, Computers by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Amazon has drones, but Google's got robots - seven new robotics acquisitions, in fact
Dec 05 website, Technology, Russian, Massive things, Internet, Geekery, Crime by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Internet’s new biggest threat?
Internet experts say huge chunks of sensitive web traffic have been routinely hijacked by hackers and diverted to foreign computers, compromising the data of victims in at least 150 cities
Dec 05 Space, Russian by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), age 4.5 billion, of the Oort Cloud, disintegrated in the Sun's corona on November 28. ISON was born not long after our solar system began forming spending most of its life beyond the orbit of Pluto among other icy planetesimals and comets.
On September 21, 2012, ISON
Dec 05 Sports, Snow, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Sochi-2014 Olympic torch dives into history at Lake Baikal
The Olympic torch’s odyssey around Russia reached new depths as it dived into the world’s biggest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal in Siberia. Divers took the burning torch to the bottom of the lake – another first for the Olympic relay.
Nov 30 Sports, Space, Snow, Russian, Road Dangers, Olympics, fire by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Another mishap from the long, adventurous Sochi Olympic torch relay has made its way onto the Internet.
The latest glitch reportedly occurred on Wednesday when former
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Recent research has shown that many Black Friday sale items this year are the same things that were on sale last year, and some are even more expensive.
Other items, like electronics, aren't much cheaper on Black Friday than they are any other time of
Nov 20 Space, Russian by Polar Star | Comment (0)
15 June 2013: 50 years ago, first woman to fly in space wore world's first mission patch
Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, who 50 years ago this Sunday launched aboard the Soviet Union's Vostok 6 mission, set a world record by becoming the first woman in space. But her gender wasn't the only contribution that Tereshkova made to the cultural history of space
Nov 20 Russian, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
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An Olympic torch took a polar plunge in Blagoveshchensk, a city on the China border.
Several brave men accompanied the torch through a portion of the Amur River. By the looks of it, the torch came close to submersion.
The official Twitter account for the Sochi Olympics cited
Nov 11 Space, Russian, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
A Soyuz capsule has returned to Earth, carrying the Sochi 2014 Olympic torch after it was taken on its first spacewalk as part of the Russian lead-up to the Winter Games.
The Soyuz capsule carrying torch and crew came down to Earth by parachute
Cosmonaut Oleg Kotov waves the torch during a spacewalk outside the
Nov 09 television, stuff we like, Russian, Photos, Mrs. Globe, Beauty Contest, beauty by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Moscow (AFP) - A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony.
Miss Universe Winner 2013, Gabriela Isler, Stuns In A
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On Saturday, two Russian cosmonauts will take it on a historic first spacewalk. The torch will not be lit.
The event is part of a rebranding exercise by Russia, designed to portray it as a strong, modern country, says the BBC's Daniel Sandford in Baikonur.
The rocket left Earth at 04:14:25 GMT.
It blasted off
Oct 27 Russian, Olympics by Polar Star | Comment (0)
The Sochi Winter Games organizers say the Olympic flame has traveled to the North Pole aboard a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker. The torch relay reached the North Pole on Oct. 19.
The Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay began in Moscow on 7 October and will end at the Sochi
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Over the next two weeks, the Olympic flame will journey to and from the North Pole. The flame is aboard Russian icebreaker ship “50 years of victory” and will travel more then 3,000 miles from Murmansk, Russia, to the North Pole for a lighting ceremony and back to Murmansk.
Sep 26 Sports, Space, Russian by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Spacecraft delivers 3 to orbiting space station
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Belarus’ Kuznetsova crowned Mrs. Universe 2013
MINSK, 12 August (BelTA) - Belarus’ representative Svetlana Kuznetsova has triumphed at the international beauty contest Mrs. Universe 2013, BelTA learnt from Natalia Trofimova, the national director of the contest Mrs. Universe Belarus.
This year the prestigious international contest had two winners: one was
May 27 television, Songs, Russian, music video, music, Mental Health, Jokes, inspiration, Holidays, Hobbies, Health Care, happy time, Free, folk music, Extraordinary Sights by Polar Star | Comment (0)
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 was awarded to two Russian scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin NovoPublished in Technology, Russian, Language, Gold Awards, Epic things, Academy Awards by Polar Star | Comment (0)
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 was awarded to two Russian scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".
You can listen to the lecture delivered by Konstantin Novoselov at his
Oct 01 Top 5, The Arts, Russian, Review, Movies, Literature, Language, Fine Art, Current Events, art, Academy Awards by Polar Star | Comment (0)
Russian director Alexander Sokurov's take on the German legend Faust has won the film a Golden Lion - the top award at the Venice Film Festival.
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Russian director Aleksander Sokurov's "Faust," a new take on the German legend about the quest for knowledge at all cost, won the Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday.