The developers have demonstrated the capabilities of the robot Minitaur on the roads In the published video Minitaur climbs up a grassy slope with a 32-degree slope, jumps with all four legs simultaneously at the 25-cm plate and moves along the large rocks. The company Ghost Robotics demonstrated on rough terrain capabilities of a four-legged robot Minitaur direct drive legs. Video posted on YouTube. The design of the legs the two-legged and four-legged robots usually use multiple joints and in various spring-loaded or elastic elements. This approach allows to absorb shock loads on the entire structure during movement. Engineers from the Robotics Ghost refused elastic elements and suggested to dampen shock loads due to the motor feet. Feet are directly connected to the motors with feedback, making Minitaur recognize different surface features and adapts them gait. In addition, the direct drive of the legs allows the robot to make fast
Experts told about the sharp rise in the US in the first nuclear strike Passed since the end of 2000-ies in the United States the modernization of nuclear warheads gave them increased opportunities to attack protected objects, which can be seen as finding new opportunities in preventive nuclear strike against the strategic forces of Russia or China. This article “How to upgrade nuclear forces undermines U.S. strategic stability”, published in the journal Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, says a group of leading military experts of the USA: the Director of the Nuclear information centre of the Federation of American scientists Hans Kristensen, a renowned expert on rocket technology, Theodore Postol, as well as the Director of the nuclear programs of the National Council for the protection of natural resources Matthew McKinsey. According to them, the observers missed the real revolution in strategic arms, which in 2009 held the United States.
Named the most dangerous for the relationship of a tourist destination Want to save your relationship after the first joint vacation? Then avoid Mexico, Ibiza, Portugal and several other places. Travel firm sunshine.co.uk 2187 interviewed people aged 18 years and older from across the UK in the framework of the research on the holidays and their impact on the relationship, reports the Daily Mail. It turned out that the 1056 respondents broke up with a partner after the first joint vacation, and the rest managed to save the relationship. It turned out that most people split up after a holiday in Mexico (21%), Ibiza (17%), Portugal (12%), Cape Verde (9%) and the Canary island of Lanzarote (7%). Experts suggest that the cause of tears become money issues (typical for expensive Mexico) and frivolous atmosphere of some places (such as Ibiza). Couples that still happy together, resting in Tenerife (18%), Italy
Photo: Reuters Earlier today, British MPs have published a report on the state of relations with Russia. It contains a recommendation to expand contacts with Russia in various fields. According to the Chairman of the international Committee of Parliament Crispin blunt, the current British government better than the former, understands the importance of cooperation with Russia. It was the decision to withdraw Britain from the European Union caused the British understanding of the necessity of revision of relations with Moscow, said the Slutsky. – Obviously, Brexit has moved the ice in the minds of British politicians seriously. We only welcome such a position of our counterparts in the House of Commons and is ready to develop the most forced dialogue, – he declared to journalists. We need to catch up in the relationship over the years. According to the head of the Committee, the parliamentarians of Russia and the UK
Photo: RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation Vladimir Davydov explained the virtual absence in Russia of acquittals. Now, according to statistics, less than 1%. According to Davydov, quoted by “Interfax”, a critical analysis of court practice “certain items”, considering that the percentage of acquittals should not be less than 18-20%, is not tenable, since “they at all desire can not so much be a maximum of 10%”. Davydov explained that the low number of acquittals promotes primarily a special order of consideration of cases on which the defendants themselves agree. Using this mechanism deals with 65% of all cases, and admits his guilt of the defendants 90 out of 100. However, Davydov added that he did not know “good or bad”. Recall that the special procedure provides for the refusal of the accused to trial, instead the court may not impose a sentence for
Trump posted a photo of the leader of the Democrats in the Senate with Putin Moscow. 3 Mar. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump posted on his Twitter a photo of Senator Chuck Schumer, leader of the democratic minority in the Senate, which he captured near the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. “We need to immediately start an investigation against Senator Schumer and his ties with Russia and Putin. What hypocrisy!” — wrote the 45th President of the United States. We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite! pic.twitter.com/Ik3yqjHzsA — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 3, 2017 He previously Chuck Schumer called on the head of the justice Department Jeff and Roman sessions to leave his post because of reports about his contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. Sessions confirmed that communicated with the Russian diplomat,
Trump is obsessed with CNN, the President of the channel MOSCOW, 3 Mar — RIA Novosti. The head of CNN Jeff Zucker said that the President of the United States Donald trump is obsessed with TV and watching it all day. “He (tramp — ed.) claims that CNN is impossible to watch, but the only reason he knows is that he watches it obsessively. We are sure that he spends all day watching CNN,” said Zucker in an interview with radio station NPR. Earlier, the White house and the President of the United States Donald trump accused a number of media outlets, including CNN and the New York Times, of spreading “fake news.” On Friday, trump was accused of “unfair media” of distorting his words. He said he is not against a free press and against those who are “spreading fake information up with news and sources.” In the presidential
The General staff said details of the operation for the liberation of Palmyra MOSCOW, 3 Mar — RIA Novosti. Operation near Palmyra was planned and conducted under the leadership of the Russian military advisers, said at a briefing head of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy. 11фотографий11фотографий11фотографий “Significant success has been achieved by the Syrian army near Palmyra. The operation was planned and conducted under the leadership of the Russian military advisers,” said rudskoy. He also said that during the operation to liberate Palmyra was neutralized more than a thousand fighters, 19 tanks, over 40 armoured fighting vehicles. “In the course of this operation the loss of the rebels amounted to more than a thousand people killed and wounded. Destroyed 19 tanks, 37 armored combat vehicles, 98 pickups mounted with heavy weapons, over one hundred vehicles,” said rudskoy. Palmyra, one of the
Vice-speaker of the state Duma, Secretary of General Council of “United Russia” Sergei Neverov © Anna Isakova/press service of the state Duma of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. Vice-speaker of the state Duma, Secretary of General Council of “United Russia” Sergei Neverov urged the media to take a critical analysis of the investigation of the Fund of struggle against corruption, headed by opposition leader Alexei Navalny. “Though not a journalist, but I want to remind the media that are hyping Pseudorasbora banal rehash the retelling, that sort of journalism is not about mindless copying, but about figures, facts and about two points of view,” – wrote politician on his page on Facebook. Neverov suggested that the Bulk of all the “really bad”, since he “in dill came from”. Previously, the Fund of struggle against corruption has published on its website a video accusing the Prime Minister of Russia
Andrei Klishas © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. The head of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Andrey Klishas and Senator Anatoly Shirokov submitted to the state Duma a package of amendments to the electoral law, which reflected some previously announced proposals of the Central election Commission, political parties and public organizations.