Историк Евгений Спицын о том, имеются ли сейчас шансы на возрождение СССР?

Историк Евгений Спицын о том, имеются ли сейчас шансы на возрождение СССР? Не надо тешить себя иллюзиями, витать в облаках, полагать, что по щелчку пальцев мы воссоединимся, время работает против нас. После развала Древней Руси, после монгольского нашествия от России откололись огромные территории: нынешние Украина и Белоруссия. Только через 500 лет, в 18 веке они снова вошли в состав нашей страны, 500 лет их собирали вокруг Москвы, ценой огромных жертв. Сколько пришлось вести войн. Так что не надо строить иллюзий. Хоть теперь время ускорилось, на что раньше уходили столетия, теперь…

Мозг Ленина: чем он удивил учёных?

Мозг Ленина: чем он удивил учёных? Смертельная болезнь Ленина до сих пор представляет собой загадку. В отсутствие официальной информации, по-прежнему остающейся за семью печатями, расцветают всяческие сенсационные слухи. Они ещё сильнее подогреваются столь же смутными и непроверенными сведениями об исследованиях мозга Ленина, которые якобы проводятся до сих пор. Атеросклероз, сифилис, отравление, генетическое заболевание или что? В 1921 году у вождя мирового пролетариата обнаружились симптомы странной и тяжёлой болезни центральной нервной системы. Время от времени у него стали нарушаться мыслительные, речевые и двигательные функции, отказывали конечности, его мучили ночные кошмары и…

Fantasy LCS is back for 2021 season, and this is how it works

The LCS has reintroduced the Fantasy LCS for the upcoming 2021 LCS Spring Split. The Fantasy LCS is back and better than ever. The LCS has partnered with Sleeper, an app available for iOS and Android. Players can download the app and create their own leagues. The onboarding process is simple, as players just need to provide a phone number or an email address. They will then receive a confirmation code and will be allowed to create an account. Once in, players can browse through created leagues, or they can…

Four ways to fix CSGO’s invalid app configuration error

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s constant updates means that sometimes users get errors regarding “invalid app configurations.” This error normally means that the appinfo file that tells Steam how to start CSGO is corrupt. Now that sounds bad, but clearing up the invalid configuration issue is actually a simple fix that involves only one file inside Steam’s directory. If that doesn’t work, there are several more options players can try before they might want to consider downloading the game over again. Luckily, Steam’s verification and settings options make troubleshooting a breeze, so…

New York City To Cancel All Contracts With Trump Organizations Due To ‘Criminal Activity’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the city will be canceling several Trump projects because of the president’s involvement in the Capitol riots. Mayor de Blasio said specifically that “inciting an insurrection against the U.S. government clearly constitutes criminal activity. The City of New York will no longer have anything to do with the Trump Organization.” The canceled projects include Trump’s management of two ice skating rinks near the Central Park Carousel and a new golf course at Ferry Point in the Bronx. The Trump Organization…

FURIA signs Junior to replace HEN1 for BLAST Global Finals

FURIA Esports has found a replacement for former AWPer Henrique «HEN1» Teles in Triumph’s Paytyn «Junior» Johnson. The Brazilian organization has acquired the AWPer ahead of BLAST Premier Global Final 2020. The organization took to Twitter to announce him as the team’s new AWPer. Junior’s move to FURIA had long been in the pipelines, and was reported by multiple sources after HEN1’s expressed his wish to play with his brother Lucas «LUCAS1» Teles. Junior expressed his happiness over joining his dream organization. Reports state that Junior’s discussions with FURIA had…

Now that Trump is impeached (again), what’s next?

The US House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for a second time — just days before he is scheduled to leave office — raising questions about what happens next. The House voted 232-197 to impeach the president, with 10 members of Trump’s Republican Party joining 222 Democrats. Here are some of the possible scenarios after the House impeached Trump for inciting last week’s attack by his supporters on the US Capitol as Congress certified Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential election victory: Senate trial Now that Trump has been…

Chrishell Stause and Justin Hartley reach divorce settlement

Chrishell Stause and Justin Hartley have reached a divorce settlement. The 39-year-old actress and real estate agent split from the ‘Smallville’ alum in 2019 after two years of marriage, and on Wednesday (13.01.21), E! News confirmed the former couple have now settled the terms of their divorce. E! News reports Chrishell and Justin have reached a confidential divorce settlement, which includes terms of divorce as well as spousal support, and details of the settlement have not been made public. The news comes over a year after Justin, 43, filed for…

Nikki Bella: I have a life coach to help stop ‘meltdowns’

Nikki Bella has hired a life coach to prevent herself from having “meltdowns”. The 37-year-old retired professional wrestler has revealed she is in touch with a life coach to help her manage her mental health, because she believes it’s just as important to take care of her body mentally as it is physically. Speaking to the self-care digital issue of SheKnows, she said: «Self-care to me is definitely mental and physical. I feel like mentally, when I’m taken care of, my outsides just look amazing. So I’m very big on…

Zac Efron feels at ‘home’ in Australia

Zac Efron considers Australia his “home”. The 33-year-old actor has been living down under throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and in June, he met his girlfriend Vanessa Valladares in the country whilst she was working at Byron Bay General Store, where Zac moved last year. And after putting his Los Angeles home up for sale in December, sources have now said Zac has “no plans” to move back to the US, because he’d much rather stay in Australia full time. The insider told People magazine: «As of now, he has no…

Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

Due to the rising cases of the coronavirus, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga officially declared a second state of emergency for Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa prefectures on Jan. 7. On Jan. 13, he expanded the state of emergency to include Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Aichi, Fukuoka, Tochigi and Gifu prefectures. The state of emergency puts restrictions on the public concerning “non-essential” activities. To help foreign residents in the affected prefectures, we have compiled a list of answers to questions you may have about living under the state of emergency. You…

Zao Onsen

About less than an hour away from the capital of Yamagata Prefecture by bus, Zao Onsen is a ski resort and hot spring town with a long history. While the most popular season to come visit is undoubtedly in the winter to take full advantage of the quality of snow, there’s still so many things to do and see regardless of the season. Skiing and Ice MonstersThere are multiple ski equipment rental shops available as well as several ski and snowboarding schools in town. Lift tickets are valid on all…

CES 2021: Meet Razer’s surprising high-tech face mask

The American manufacturer Razer, which specializes in gaming hardware and accessories, has showcased a surprising high-tech face mask that filters the surrounding air. Presented at this year’s CES, «Project Hazel» stands apart with its futuristic look, built-in microphones and integrated lighting effects. This face mask has an adjustable fit, with a silicon guard around the nose and chin to help keep it sealed. The wearer’s face is visible, and there are two ventilation zones — positioned either side of the mouth — to filter the air. According to Razer, this…

BREAKING: Security law police arrest 11 people suspected of aiding ‘Hong Kong 12’ speedboat escape bid

Security law police officers have arrested eight men and three women on suspicion of aiding 12 Hongkongers in their bid to escape to Taiwan last August, according to NowTV and CitizenNews. Those arrested on Thursday were between the ages of 18 to 72. Among those arrested was District Councillor Daniel Wong Kwok-tung. Officers arrived at his house at 6:10 am in the morning, according to his Facebook page. Activist documentary filmmaker Wilis Ho’s mother was also arrested Monday morning at 6:15 am and taken to Tsuen Wan police station, according…

CCSA urges workers to install virus app

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is urging more people, particularly the estimated 40 million people of working age, to download and install the MorChana Covid-19 location tracking app help contain Covid-19. Currently the app has been downloaded 6.79 million times and registered by more than 4.83 million users, while at least 10 times this number is required to ensure an effective ecosystem for containing the spread of Covid-19 in the country, said CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin on Wednesday. The higher the number of MorChana app users, the more…

Jewish Historians of England

Twenty Years On, Views and Reviews of Modern Britain by Peter Stansky; Pinehill Humanities Press, 2020. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D Oliver Pollak RICHMOND, California – Peter Stansky born in Manhattan, graduated from Yale, Harvard, and King’s College, Cambridge where he earned his doctorate studying the late 19th century Liberal Party. He taught at Harvard and since 1968 has been associated with Stanford University. He has published at least 20 books with Chicago, Harvard, Oxford, Stanford, and Yale University Presses as well as leading trade book publishers such as Farrar,…

Book Review: Esther in America

By Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin Rabbi Israel Drazin BOCA RATON, Florida — The biblical book Esther made a significant impact upon Americans, Jews and non-Jews, as seen in the new book Esther in America. As I described in detail in my book Ruth, Esther, and Judith, the biblical book Esther is in no way similar to what many think the book contains. Most noteworthy is that it contains no mention of God and no indication that the Judeans observed any biblical command. Even when the Judeans fasted when prompted by…

Solemnity, tension at gaveling of Trump’s second impeachment

Washington (AFP) — There was deep silence on the House floor as the gavel struck Wednesday heralding the second impeachment of US President Donald Trump. With hands clasped atop a lectern on which rested the results of the chamber’s historic vote, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the charges, making Trump the only president in US history to be impeached twice, this time for «incitement of insurrection» against the Capitol. During the document’s subsequent sober signing, the mood was a far cry from Trump’s first impeachment, when Pelosi signed the document with…

Olympic swimming medalist Keller charged over Capitol riot

Washington (AFP) — US Olympic swimming gold medalist Klete Keller was charged by the Justice Department Wednesday with participating in the June 6 attack on Congress by supporters of President Donald Trump. Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the huge Rotunda hall of the Capitol after violent protesters broke through police lines and forced their way in. A statement accompanying formal charges unveiled Wednesday said police identified the three-time Olympian first by what appears to be an official team jacket bearing the large logo «USA»…

Disneyland opens mass Covid vaccination center

Anaheim (United States) (AFP) — California’s Disneyland opened a giant coronavirus vaccination center Wednesday, some 10 months after the pandemic’s appearance forced the closure of the world-famous theme park. The first few hundred patients lucky enough to bag online appointments drove up to the Anaheim resort’s parking lot Wednesday morning, where those over 65 and health care workers are being inoculated in white tents. «Today for many people getting vaccinated, it is truly the happiest place on Earth,» said Orange County supervisor Lisa Bartlett, referencing the famous Disney descriptor. T…

No chance of ‘fair’ trial before Trump leaves office: Senate leader

The US Senate cannot conduct a «fair or serious» trial of impeached US President Donald Trump in the short time frame before he leaves office next week, the Senate’s Republican leader said Wednesday. «Given the rules, procedures, and Senate precedents that govern presidential impeachment trials, there is simply no chance that a fair or serious trial could conclude before President-elect (Joe) Biden is sworn in next week,» Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement. Trump was impeached Wednesday on one charge of «incitement of insurrection» for his comments…

5 Seconds of Summer Announce 2021 Rescheduled Concert Dates

Australian boy band 5 Seconds of Summer have announced their upcoming No Shame tour dates for 2021. The band was set to travel through North America and Australia later this year, but “due to government action in certain markets and out of an abundance of caution, the remaining shows this year will no longer be possible,” the band said in a statement when the shows were rescheduled in June. GET DEALS ON 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER CONCERT TICKETS HERE! “As we’ve said before, playing live shows for our fans is…

«Перепрошивка» человечества или о том, что переход на новый технологический уклад это просто уловка…

«Перепрошивка» человечества или о том, что переход на новый технологический уклад это просто уловка… Похоже, что каждому из нас впору создавать себе резервную копию. Ибо «перепрошивка» человечества уже началась. Как утверждает специалист в сфере цифровых технологий, президент «Инновационного центра познания и творчества» Ирина Мухина, переход на новый технологический уклад (шестой по счёту), о котором в последнее время так много говорят СМИ и эксперты – это всего лишь уловка. Ирина Мухина. Иллюстрация с ресурса Яндекс.Картинки Соль происходящего, по её словам, состоит вовсе не в этом. «Самое важное, что сейчас происходит с нами, — заявила специалист на…