Obama last President pardoned a Turkey WASHINGTON, November 23 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. US President Barack Obama on Wednesday for the last time as head of the state fulfilled a long-standing national tradition of pardoning a Turkey on the eve of thanksgiving. The ceremony in the Rose garden of the White house, which was attended by several dozen people, lasted less than ten minutes. Obama went to the crowd, with two boys. Later the President explained that his daughters Malia and Sasha are unable to attend the ceremony, so it involves his nephews Austin and Aaron Robinson. According to the head of the state, “they are not as cynical about Washington as Malia and Sasha”. During a brief speech, Obama several times passed with joking tones to serious and back again. He in particular recalled that “for generations American presidents followed two traditions — the proclamation of thanksgiving and
Forbes named the most disastrous films of the year American magazine Forbes has published a “Major failures of Hollywood” — a list of the worst films of 2016. The leader of the rating became a sci-Fi film “Max steel” (Max Steel) directed by Stewart Hendler with Ben Winella and Andy Garcia. He earned $ 4.4 million in worldwide box office with a budget of 11 million. In second place was the picture of the “Free state of Jones” with Matthew McConaughey, which collected $ 23 million. It costs 50 million. Took third place in the ribbon “Pop star: don’t stop, don’t stop,” which starred Andy Samberg. On the film with a budget of $ 20 million was able to earn 9.5 million. The first five were picture of “Pride and prejudice and zombies” (16.4 million dollars with a budget of 28 million), as well as the cartoon “ratchet and Clank:
The average life expectancy of Europeans first reached 80 years According to the study, the average life expectancy has increased from 74.2 years in 1990 to 80.9 years in 2014. While in 17 countries the figure is above the average. MOSCOW, November 23 — RIA Novosti. The average life expectancy of Europeans has increased by more than six years since 1990 and for the first time reached 80 years, according to a joint report of the European Commission and the Organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD). In a report published Wednesday, the results of the analysis of health systems in 36 European countries, taking into account risk factors, health care costs and access to medicine. According to the study, the average life expectancy has increased from 74.2 years in 1990 to 80.9 years in 2014.See alsoa Mathematician estimated the odds of humanity to disappear in the XXI century While
Discovered the most elusive organism on Earth Zoologists from the University of British Columbia first spotted the body, the existence of which was known, but he has long remained elusive is the simplest diplonemids (diplonemid). The achievement of scientists, reports Gizmodo. Diplomacy — one of the most numerous planktonic organisms, were discovered about ten years ago, thanks to the discovery of a single gene isolated from marine samples. They had long been ignored by biologists, until it became clear that they are extremely common in the ocean. However, until now diplonemids was not caught and was not observed in their natural habitat. See alsoRussian scientists have created a material with antibacterial properties First photos of simple managed to make the zoologists, gathered samples in the deep waters off the coast of California. It turned out that diplonemids include a variety of species with relatively large genome, most of which formed
Manager of the President to classify a subscription to the press for the Kremlin The office of the President will spend nearly 6.6 million rubles, to pay for Newspapers, magazines and electronic subscriptions to publications for the Kremlin. The names of senior officials, which is intended for printed products, this year hidden. The administration allocated slightly more than 18.3 million rubles. for the supply of printed materials for the administration of the President and the government, from the data “SPARK-Marketing”. Some of these contracts are yet to be published on the public procurement portal, information about them is contained only in the plan of the Department. Published documentation only on one auction — “for subscription and delivery of periodicals in 2017,” for the office of the Kremlin 6.6 mln. see alsoOfficials will oblige to report about participation in social networks The Manager announces a contest every year, but in November
“Dr. Strange” turned into 8-bit arcade On the YouTube channel CineFix has a video to retell the plot of the film “Dr. Strange” in the form of 8-bit arcade. It is reported by Mashable. Sam strange, Mordo, Cecilia and other characters in the film exist in the video in the form of a fictional vintage game 80-ies. On the CineFix channel there are other video that plays on popular movies and TV shows, like “Star wars,” “Mad max,” “Jurassic Park” and many others. Earlier it was reported that the Director of “Dr. Strange” said the second about the role of Cumberbatch in the film. Subscribe to the channel “Газеты.Ru” Telegram to be the first to know about the main news and important events.
Russia and the United States seek the extradition of the accused in the hacking Russian The Prague Prosecutor’s office needs to consider both requests and route them then to the city court of the capital of the Czech Republic. PRAGUE, November 23. /TASS/. Prague has received requests from the United States and the Russian Federation on the extradition of the detainee in the Czech Republic of Russian Evgeny Nikulin. “We have received both documents are actually at the same time,” — said on Wednesday, TASS press-Secretary of the Ministry of justice of the Czech Republic Teresa Shabalova. See alsoforeign Ministry has demanded that the Czech Republic not to extradite Russian hacker USA “The requests were received. Both States sought the extradition of Eugene Nikulina, she said. — The Ministry of justice will consider these documents. Today or tomorrow they will be directed to office of public Prosecutor of Prague”. The
The neural network has to lip-read the speech of the BBC announcers Developers from Oxford University and the laboratory of Google DeepMind has created a system of artificial intelligence that can recognize speech lips in the real world, and she does this better than a human. For its study, the researchers used fragments of television BBC. The text of the article can be found on the website ArXiv. Automatic speech recognition system based on gestures can be used in a variety of ways: for example, to hearing AIDS of new generation, biometric identification or investigation of crimes. Therefore, scientists have been working on the development of programs for “reading” on the lips, but their success in this area is very limited. Just this month, researchers presented the first system in the world LipNet, which can understand speech at the level of entire sentences better person. However, even it had flaws.
Russia is entering an epidemiological season of influenza YEKATERINBURG, November 23 — RIA Novosti. Russia is entering an epidemiological season of influenza: the situation with this disease will become more in 2-3 weeks, told reporters the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova. Wednesday Popova held in Yekaterinburg meeting on HIV infection. Bolesnici “The flu is of concern to us because it deals including maximum economic damage. In the case of influenza also refers to the possible emergence of new strains. With regard to immunization in the Sverdlovsk region, here the situation is better than in other regions of the Ural Federal district”, — said Popov. In September the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova predicted that the peak incidence of influenza in Russia will be in January-February of 2017, while the number of human cases will begin to appear in November. Since August, the country began a campaign of vaccination against influenza.
The public chamber has called the most sober regions of Russia Published rating of the most sober and troubled regions of the country. Chechen Republic, Ingushetia and Dagestan are recognized as the most lightweight subjects of the Russian Federation. In turn, the most problematic steel Magadan oblast, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and Komi Republic. The relevant data presented in the Public chamber. The document was created with the support of the Federal project “Sober Russia” and Expert-analytical center under the Public chamber. Read alsoIn Russia began to drink less “The national rating of the sobriety of subjects of the Russian Federation-2016” was created on the basis of data for last 2015. The list of indicators includes: total number of dead and died from alcohol poisoning of people; the number of patients registered with the diagnosis alcohol; number of crimes committed by people in a condition of alcoholic intoxication. In addition, they