Experts told where the Russians go for the holidays and how much it costs

Experts told where the Russians go for the holidays and how much it costs MOSCOW, 16 Feb — RIA Novosti. Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Paris topped the ranking of the most popular destinations for Russian tourists on holidays in February and March, according to Ostrovok.ru. Analysts of the online service studied all reservation travelers in the period from 21 to 26 February and from 7 to 12th of March 2019 and has identified the most popular routes. The visits to the two capitals of Russia, and tours to Paris, Rome, Istanbul and Prague — the leaders of the list. The top ten also included Vienna, Barcelona, Sochi and Dubai. Demand for Asian destinations is reduced, as the tourist season ends. These countries are interesting for those who prefer to buy tour from travel agencies. A noticeable trend in 2019 — a reduction of dates, and the average duration of the

How to look like the most bizarre birds (photo)

How to look like the most bizarre birds (photo) Great wings, chicken habits, curved beaks. Hoatzin. It lives in Africa, tropical birds large enough — it grows to 60 cm due to the rudimentary scallop and chicken beak before the hoatzin is considered a relative of the chicken. View this post in Instagram Publication from eBird (@team_ebird) February 3, 2018 at 7:05 PST During the download an error has occurred. The hoatzin is almost flying. A bird kept in riverine thickets, where sitting in the trees. She eats leaves and fruits. Food is digested through fermentation in her large goiter. From this, the hoatzin has an unpleasant odor of manure. The shoebill This bird with a huge beak — a relative of the storks. Its second name — Royal Heron. The shoebill is a very large, it grows to 1.2 meters in height and can reach a weight of 7

Rural history: how the Russian village migrants

Rural history: how the Russian village migrants What happens if you change the computer on the stove and put in the Onions. Domestic sociologists call the migration of urban residents to the village in recent years, the new Russian trend. The scale de-urbanization in full is difficult to assess, such statistics are not yet available, moreover, in modern conditions of high mobility often call a person by far the villager or citizen difficult. But one thing is clear: moving from the cities to the villages continues. Most often from others is perplexing: the case for the village may go better or worse, but almost always difficult. “Izvestia” talked to those for whom choice — city or village — has become obvious. Fresh blood The advantages of living in a rural area citizens traditionally allocate about the same. First, the time savings: no traffic jams, everything is within walking distance, all

Why orchids pretend to be ducks (photo)

Why orchids pretend to be ducks (photo) We know a lot about the bizarre camouflage of the insect, able to blend in with the environment, for example, to pretend to be twigs, owls, or tree bark. But few have heard about some plants is a great “make-believers”. They may resemble insects, animals, or even excrement. For example, grass seeds Ceratocaryum argenteum like balls of manure. This introduces an error of scarabs. Beetles rolling balls, helping the grass to sow new areas. During the download an error has occurred. Growing in Australia, Orchid Drakaea smell the same as females of the OS. They attract wasps-males. They sit on flowers and help to pollinate plants. View this post in Instagram Publication from Tobias Hayashi (@tobiashayashi_photography) 7 Sep 2017 3:20 PDT During the download an error has occurred. Orchid Caleana growing in Australia and New Zealand, takes over insects in the same way.

What can be seen from the tallest building in the world (photos)

What can be seen from the tallest building in the world (photos) The types of charm. “Burj Khalifa” in Dubai — the tallest building in the world. This skyscraper reaches a height of 828 meters and is shaped like a stalagmite. 180 meters account for the world’s longest spire. View this post in Instagram Publication from Darren (@darren_cantwell) February 14, 2019 at 9:26 PST During the download an error has occurred. To build the building started in 2004. Its design height was kept in strict secret. If somewhere in the world has designed a skyscraper taller in the project Dubai tower he would make adjustments. The building was erected at a phenomenal rate: every week there are 1-2 new floor. There are a total of 163. Finally in 2010, a solemn opening ceremony. “Burj Khalifa” means “Khalifa Tower” — a building dedicated to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al

Musk complained to NASA for flight to Jupiter

Musk complained to NASA for flight to Jupiter Elon Musk first complained to NASA for losing the tender to run. SpaceX requires to explain why the scientific mission of the selected rocket competitor, if the rocket Mask a third cheaper. The American Corporation SpaceX billionaire Elon musk started an unusual lawsuit that draws attention to the way in which in the US are allocated public funds for the space industry, and specifically at the launches of spacecraft in the interests of the state. SpaceX has decided to appeal the decision of NASA, its primary customer, who for no obvious reason, she handed the contract for the launch of the interplanetary mission of its longtime competitor, and for much more money. We are talking about the launch of the mission Lucy, which will be sent to the so-called Trojan asteroids of Jupiter in October 2021. 31 January NASA announced that the

Looks like the mantis Orchid like (photo)

Looks like the mantis Orchid like (photo) Beautiful and dangerous. Orchid mantis of Southeast Asia disguised as an Orchid to attract prey. The wide legs of the female like the petals and light pink, almost white colour allows them to blend in with the flower. The larger the female, the more loot she gets. View this post in Instagram Publication of Emmanuel Ibarra Alcántara (@ibarraemm) 2 Nov 2015 at 8:24 am PST During the download an error has occurred. Males Hymenopus coronatus is half, and their color is pale green-brown. They did not lure, but well hidden among branches and leaves attack victim from ambush. According to scientists, male and female Orchid mantis evolved in different ways, and it is unlikely it has happened with other insects on the planet. View this post in Instagram Publication of Hamidmahnavi (@hamidmahnavi) 7 Sep 2017 4:20 PDT During the download an error has

The strangest architectural experiments from around the world

The strangest architectural experiments from around the world There are things you can watch endlessly — and strange buildings created by man, among them. Photographer Denis Esakov and does believe architectural objects animate. So they work on his pictures. Denis Esakov was born in Kyrgyzstan, lived in Moscow, then moved to Berlin. The building he began to take off about ten years ago — started with geometric abstraction, and then moved on to architectural photography. The photographer refers to architectural objects as alive, and the first meeting compares buildings — albeit somewhat jokingly — date. Indeed, in each frame Esakova, in what country it was made and what the style is not treated the building, a sense of personal relationship. View this post in Instagram Publication of Denis Esakov (@denisesakov) 9 Dec 2018 10:52 PST During the download an error has occurred. On the territory of “Marseille housing unit”, she

How to look like the smallest country in the world

How to look like the smallest country in the world Five tiny States. San Marino. Area of San Marino is 61 square kilometers. The state is surrounded on all sides by Italy, it was founded by a stonemason and a Christian saints named Marin in the year 301 of our era. At least, so the legend goes. Today in the Republic a little more than 33 thousand people. View this post in Instagram Publication of Repubblica di San Marino (@visitsanmarino) 13 Feb 2019 at 3:49 PST During the download an error has occurred. View this post in Instagram Publication from ✨Guidi Ivi✨Photolover✨ (@crazyforitaly) 5 Oct 2018 3:24 PDT During the download an error has occurred.Tuvalu The area of this Pacific state in Polynesia 26 square kilometers. It is located on 5 atolls and 4 Islands of the archipelago of Tuvalu. They lived a little more than 12 thousand people. Tuvalu

The Americans have developed tactics of using large underwater robots

The Americans have developed tactics of using large underwater robots Boeing will supply the U.S. Navy with four large underwater robot. The US Navy command concluded with American Corporation Boeing the contract to build four large Autonomous underwater vehicles Orca. According to The Drive, the army intends to use advanced machines to develop tactics of application of underwater robots, and determine the range of tasks that they must solve, including exploration, production of sea mines, clearing mined areas and the hunt for surface ships and submarines. Today there are a large variety of underwater robots, the size of which in length usually do not exceed two to three meters. Such devices are used by the military for reconnaissance, research of the seabed, patrolling the entrances to the marine base, search frogmen enemy mine operations and in search and rescue operations. According to the us military, the big robots will be

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