Doping for the brain: can we become smarter with the help of pills

Doping for the brain: can we become smarter with the help of pills MOSCOW, 15 Nov — RIA Novosti, Alfia Enikeeva. Modern man increasingly difficult to cope with processing the ever-increasing amounts of information. Memory and attention today — the most valuable resource. In the hope of improving cognitive ability in the West often resort to drug neurostimulators. RIA Novosti understands what it is and whether or not pills to make us smarter. Healthy young people take drugs intended for treatment of the syndrome of hyperreactivity and attention deficit, sleep disorders, senile dementia and other neurological diseases. In Europe over the last two years the proportion of those who, not having medical indications, took a course of drugs that improve cognitive function, has grown from five to 14 percent. Most fans of “smart pills” in the United States — almost 30 percent of the population. These are the findings of

In Saransk the bailiffs are unable to recover from the Depardieu tax debts

In Saransk the bailiffs are unable to recover from the Depardieu tax debts The bailiffs are unable to recover from the actor Gerard Depardieu taxes payable in Saransk. MOSCOW, 16 Jul — RIA Novosti. Relevant data published on the website of the Directorate of the Federal bailiff service in the Republic of Mordovia. According to the official database, the enforcement proceedings for non-payment of taxes and fees initiated on 13 June. On June 28 it was discontinued. As the reason for the termination indicates the position of the Federal law “on enforcement proceedings”, according to which the execution document is returned in case of absence at the debtor of property which may be seized. The amount that Depardieu is obliged to pay to the tax office, in the document no. Gerard Depardieu received Russian citizenship on 1 January 2013. Later, the actor permanently residing outside of Russia, received a residence

In the Crimea formed kilometers-long traffic jams due to the influx of tourists

In the Crimea formed kilometers-long traffic jams due to the influx of tourists On a serious tube in the Crimea began to complain about travellers. 36фотографий36фотографий36фотографий Most of the problems on the stretch from the village of seaside to Feodosiya to stand there in the heat in the mash accounts for about 20 km, the traffic jam going both ways. Drivers criticize new bumpers. The road shall be: until you finish building the track “Tavrida” jams will not disappear. A two-lane road from Kerch to Simferopol is expected to open in late 2018, but to run all four scheduled bands — in 2020. Travelling in the Crimea, motorists began to complain on social networks for the serious traffic jams that regularly occur in certain areas of the Peninsula with the arrival of the holiday season. Most often, the discontent of drivers is causing the cut length of approximately 20 km

Putin and trump took a step toward the normalization of relations between Russia and the United States

The US President Donald trump and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, July 16. /TASS/. The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump considered his first full meeting, held on Monday in Helsinki, as an important step towards the normalization of relations between the two leading nuclear powers. Bilateral relations “have never been worse than now” but “it’s changed about four hours ago,” solemnly said trump, referring to the beginning of the Helsinki summit.

In the USA detained the citizen of the Russian Federation for unregistered activities in favor of Russia

In the USA detained the citizen of the Russian Federation for unregistered activities in favor of Russia WASHINGTON, July 16. /TASS/. Citizen of Russia Maria Butina arrested in Washington on charges of alleged unregistered activity in the territory of the United States as an agent acting in the interests of the Russian Federation. This is stated in a statement Monday statement, the Ministry of justice. It argues that the 29-year-old Butina “acted as an agent of Russia on the territory of the United States, developing relationships with American citizens and gaining access to organizations which influence American policy, with the purpose of promoting the interests of the Russian Federation”. As set forth in the indictment, information, Butina “worked in the interests of the senior representative of the Russian government, which later occupied a high post in the Central Bank of the Russian Federation”. The Ministry of justice drew attention to

Putin called the maintaining gas supplies through Ukraine

Putin called the maintaining gas supplies through Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a joint press conference with the American leader Donald trump that Moscow is ready to extend the contract for gas transit to the EU via Ukraine in the event of a settlement of the dispute between “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz” in the Stockholm arbitration court. It is reported by RIA Novosti. 9фотографий9фотографий9фотографий Putin also assured trump that the launch of the pipeline “Nord stream-2” will not affect the transit of gas through Ukrainian territory. According to the Russian President, neither Moscow nor Washington are interested in shocks in the global oil and gas market. Negotiations between Russia and the USA in Helsinki on 16 July, including the tête-à-tête between Putin and trump, lasted almost four hours. The Russian leader said that the parties have not resolved many problems, but made the first important step. According to the

Trump called the meeting with Putin turning point in the relationship

Trump called the meeting with Putin turning point in the relationship MOSCOW, 16 Jul — RIA Novosti. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the US President Donald trump held in Helsinki the first meeting outside the framework of multilateral international forums. 9фотографий9фотографий9фотографий Their conversation alone lasted two hours and ten minutes. The American leader immediately after the meeting tet-a-tet has estimated it as positive. “This is a good start. This is a good start for everyone,” said trump before the working lunch, which is attended by Russian and American delegations. After the completion of negotiations in extended format, heads of state held a joint press conference. “The cold war is over” Take the first word of the Russian leader. He noted that the talks were held in a Frank and business-like atmosphere, was successful and useful. Putin said that the difficulties and the tense atmosphere in the relations between

Booking.com stopped working in Crimea

Booking.com stopped working in Crimea The booking service of hotels has supported sanctions against the Crimea. Moscow. July 16. INTERFAX.RU Service for booking hotels Booking.com stopped work in the Crimea because of the sanctions, said on Monday “Criminals”. “Internet system. Booking.com supported sanctions in respect of Crimea and ruled out the possibility for tourists to reserve a seat in the Crimean accommodation facilities. The company website reports this when trying to book a hotel or hostel at any point of the Peninsula”, — stated in the message. According to the portal, the owners of the accommodation facilities also complained about the blocking of their sites in Booking.com — according to them, today Booking.com stopped to collect feedback of tourists to the Crimean objects. “The official response from the service, it must comply with trade sanctions of the EU against the Crimea, which is based in the Netherlands”. According to the

The wild animals saw themselves in the mirror in the middle of the rainforest

The wild animals saw themselves in the mirror in the middle of the rainforest Their reactions were caught on video. A camera trap set in the Amazon rain forest, caught a variety of reactions of wild animals to their own reflection in the mirror. Adult Jaguar, it seems, wondered why new friend copies all his movements. The family pig was frightened and ran in all directions. But the Cougar is a reflection not a little angry she tried to fight the enemy, but, for obvious reasons, had to fail. During the download an error has occurred. See also: Analysis. How animals see

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