Manual workers die earlier “office plankton” Dutch scientists came to the conclusion that intensive physical activity at work lead to a reduced life expectancy by as much as 18% in comparison with the life expectancy of those who work all day at the computer. But there is a solution — playing sports in his free time, 150 minutes a week; in contrast to heavy physical labor, such activity does not exhaust the body and strengthens it. Every day we hear about the dangers of sedentary work and a sedentary lifestyle, but the Dutch scientists who studied a large array of data on life expectancy of people of different professions, came to the conclusion that people whose work involves serious physical exertion during the day, die before those who spend a working day in a sitting position. Perhaps it is time to thank the office chair, walk at lunchtime and play
Sotheby’s sold a rare blue diamond for USD 6.7 million Blue diamond Farnese was donated to the wedding of Isabella Farnese, daughter of the crown Prince of Parma. A rare blue diamond, which at different times belonged to different Royal houses of Europe, was sold at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva for USD 6.7 million. Blue diamond Farnese was donated to the wedding of Isabella Farnese, daughter of the crown Prince of Parma. In 1715 she married the king of Spain, Philip V. Jewel then 300 years handed down and became the property of the Royal houses of France, Italy and Austria. Purchased for 10 pounds the diamond was a rare treasure diamond “the Pink star” sold for a record $71 million Diamond earrings sold for a record 57 million dollars. A diamond with a weight of 6.1 carats were mined in the famous diamond mines of golkonda in India. The
The most expensive ship of the US Navy suddenly rose On the newest aircraft carrier of the us naval forces, “Gerald Ford” during the last sea revealed serious problems in the operation of the propulsion system and elevators designed for the transportation of ammunition. Repair the most expensive ship in the history of the U.S. Navy will cost the us budget more in the $ 120 million. 9фотографий9фотографий9фотографий The American aircraft carrier “Gerald Ford”, aka CVN-78 is the lead ship of the eponymous type. It is named after the 38th U.S. President Gerald Ford, who served in the Navy during world war II in the Pacific theater of operations. Displacement of the ship is the aircraft carrier one hundred thousand tons with a length of 337 meters and a width of 78 meters. “Gerald Ford” can reach speeds up to 30 knots, with a crew of 4660 people. “Gerald Ford”
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS KERCH, may 16. /TASS/. Sergei Skripal was not deprived of Russian citizenship, came out from him and has the right to communicate with the Russian Consul, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova at a briefing on Wednesday.
© EPA-EFE/ANDY RAIN LONDON, may 16. /TASS/. The Russian Embassy in the UK said that Moscow is ready to share with the London experience of construction of Crimean bridge to help build a bridge across the channel.
Rouhani said that instead of “iranophobia” comes “temporalia” TASS, may 16. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani believes that instead of “iranophobia” the world begins “temporalia”. As reported on Wednesday the Agency ISNA, the Iranian leader said at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the beginning of the month of Ramadan. “The place of iranophobia, which is worldwide spread false propaganda today comes temporalia,” said Rouhani. — Today Iran is respected by everyone, because they see in it a country that pursues a policy aimed at achieving peace and complying with international agreements. The President of Iran pointed out the miscalculations of the President of the United States Donald trump. “Trump had planned that tonight he will announce withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran, and the next day Iran announced its withdrawal from the agreement,” said Rouhani. According to him, the American leader had hoped that in this
Peskov promised a response to the detention in Kiev, editor of “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Moscow. May 16. INTERFAX.RU Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow promptly retaliates in case of attack on its citizens abroad, however, assured that in connection with the detention of editor-in-chief of Agency “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky Ukrainian journalists in Russia is not threatened. “Russia has never been tardy with responses, especially when its citizens are such actions, said Sands, answering the question of journalists about the response of Moscow on the detention Wyszynski and possible threats to journalists in Russia. “Answering directly to your question, not is it safe to be here with news, I’ll tell you — absolutely safe”, — said Peskov . He noted that “throughout all these difficult years the professional activities of Ukrainian journalists in Russia have no limits”. Press Secretary of the President expressed regret
Berlin agreed with the European partners on the preservation of the transaction on Iran BERLIN, may 16 — RIA Novosti. Berlin agreed with the European partners on the conservation of the deal to Iran, said foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas, speaking Wednesday in the German Bundestag. “We agreed with our European partners that we remain in the agreement. In addition, in recent weeks and months, we together with the French and the British stood and fought in Washington, London, Paris and Berlin that the United States remained in the contract. Explain why it is important to us. This does not mean that we welcome everything that makes Iran. On the contrary — ballistic missile program and a very bad role of Iran in Syria, we continue to believe is unacceptable. But in this agreement it is banal way about one thing — our own, direct interests in security,” said
Sound illusion splitting network users Netizens argued because of the audio recordings of computer voices, pronouncing the word like both names, yanny (Yanny) and Laurel (Laurel). Clip with audio posted on his Twitter account the popular blogger Chloe Feldman (Danielle Feldman). “What do you hear?! Janni or Laurel,” he asked to his subscribers Feldman, adding that she picks the first option. The video became viral, it was viewed and listened to five and a half million people. The tweet received more than 56 thousand likes and became one of the most discussed in social networks. What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I — Cloe Feldman (@CloeCouture) May 15, 2018 In the comments under the post started the confrontation in defense of each of the names. Most of the users agreed with Feldman: they also heard the word “Yanni”. A few representatives of other “camp” reacted emotionally “As you all
The algorithm has learned to predict the success of songs The scientists were able to predict the fall do new song in the charts. To this end, they “drove” through a machine learning algorithm half a million songs, and taught him to automatically extract parameters such as mood, tone, degree of “dance” and others. Having examined the composition of components, the algorithm compare it with those songs that were already in the charts. A study published in the journal Royal Society Open Science. In the charts, such as the U.K. Top 100 Singles Chart (top 100 on the UK singles chart), gets only a small share of the songs. Such lists are typically created based on the analysis of sales of physical CDs, paid downloads and online services with audio streaming. The researchers decided to train the computer to distinguish successful from this point of view the song from a