Nikolai Vakhroushev

128 Added | 15 Magazines | 4 Likes | 5 Following | @NikolaiVakh34k6 | Keep up with Nikolai Vakhroushev on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nikolai Vakhroushev”

Russia was the target of Nato's own fake news

Whatever happened to the imminent outbreak of World War Three? Earlier this month, you may recall, warnings about a “huge” Russian war game were …

Loupedeck's hands-on controls make you better at Lightroom

Adobe's Lightroom can do wondrous things to photos, but fiddling with a mouse can impede your speed and creativity. This is where a product called Loupedeck comes in. It's a control panel designed especially for Lightroom that lets you adjust white balance, contrast, exposure and many other …

Tutorials

Google just gave Docs the major overhaul you've been waiting for

Google is introducing a slew of new features in an overhaul to its web-based Docs, Sheets, and Slides tools, which could make working on and editing …

China and India are edging closer to a war in Asia that neither can back down from

Both Beijing and New Delhi see the conflict as a shoving match for dominance in the Himalayas, an age-old struggle between the two states that most recently went hot in 1962, before either state had perfected nuclear bombs.<p>But now a Chinese construction project aiming to build a road that can …

China

Why the Germans Blew It at Dunkirk

The military mystery behind Christopher Nolan's World War II blockbuster.<p>Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" is lighting up the box office, with star turns by Mark Rylance and Kenneth Branagh. One set of characters remains largely offstage, however: the Germans, who appear almost entirely in the form of …

History

NASA moves ahead with plans to build a quiet supersonic jet

NASA's dreams of a quiet supersonic jet are one step closer to fruition. The agency tells Bloomberg that it'll start taking bids to build a larger …

Russia Was Once the Enemy That Threatened War on U.S.

Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Reckless Concessions” on August 23, 1976. In light of recent events involving President Donald …

First New Species of Sunfish Discovered in 130 Years

Marianne Nyegaard, a postdoctoral student at Australia’s Murdoch University, had been searching for evidence of a fourth ocean sunfish species for …

Tip: Don't forget Windows 10's Virtual TrackPad

A large proportion of Windows laptops sold these days have touch screens and many can even fold into tablet-like configurations, not to mention the …

Laptops

Latest breaking news NZ

5:51 PM Only in small town NZ would a parcel for "farm up a long drive with cows" get to right place.<p>5:43 PM Ex-KGB agent with claims of being …

Love him or loathe him. You can’t ignore him.

by Cameron Slater on April 6, 2018 at 11:30am<p>It is so good the teacher registration protects these kids, just like Chris Hipkins says it does.<p>The <i>NZ</i> …

New Zealand

How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Everyone should know how to reinstall Windows 10, because you never know when a random mishap or malware will render your PC helpless. Put a copy of …

Amazon ends its unlimited cloud storage plan

Another cloud storage party is over, guys: Amazon has sunsetted its unlimited cloud storage plan for Amazon Drive — although members of its Prime subscription club will still get unlimited cloud storage for photos.<p>From today, people signing up for Amazon Drive will not be able to select an …

Cloud Computing

Google’s Project Wing has successfully tested its air traffic control system for drones

If Amazon and Google have their way and quadcopters become as commonplace as delivery vehicles, it could lead to some <i>very</i> busy skies. To manage this problem, a number of companies and institutions are working on air traffic control systems for drones — including Alphabet subsidiary Project Wing.<p>In …

Drones

Here's What Scientists Found When They Opened A Cave That Had Been Isolated For More Than Five Million Years

Advertisement<p>The inhabitants of the Movile Cave are like no others. The “otherworldly” conditions of this Romanian cave, just a few miles west from …

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in Android

It's not the worst thing that can happen to your smartphone, but if you have a ton of duplicate contacts it can be really inconvenient when you try …

Apps

How to get past Windows Defender SmartScreen in Windows 10

We've all been there. You read about a great little traditional desktop application or utility that you think will be a great help. Once it's …

More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft on Sunday pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing …

Cybersecurity

Amazon’s touchscreen Echo Show will reportedly ship in June for $229.99

Amazon’s touchscreen-equipped Echo has leaked all over the place in the past week, and now we have some crucial bits of info from <i>AFTVnews</i>, which posted the first image of the device. It’s apparently called the Echo Show, according to a new image received by the site, and pre-orders are set to start …

Wall Street

New iPhone 8 Details Will Anger Users

Exciting leaks and images about 2017’s new iPhones have users so excited Tim Cook claims they have caused iPhone sales to slow in anticipation. But the latest news from financial giants JPMorgan Chase will leave users feeling far from happy…<p>In a lengthy report obtained by 9to5Mac, the multinational …

Mobile Technology

Windows 10 S FAQ: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's streamlined operating system

Editor’s note: This article is updated frequently as new information about Windows 10 S is revealed. The most recent addition as of June 15: …

Hitler's Suicide and New Research on Nazi Drug Use

On April 30, 1945, as Soviet troops closed in on the city, Adolf Hitler shot himself in a Berlin bunker. In the years since, the Nazi dictator’s …

Los Angeles

Isoroku Yamamoto — 10 Fascinating Facts About Japan’s Most Famous Admiral

“Undeterred by death threats, Yamamoto continued to defy the regime. It was only his popularity with the navy and the admiration of the emperor that …

Military History

Blogger spends three days inside North Korea – what he discovers will surprise you

Drew “Binsky” Goldberg has built up a loyal following on the internet reaching into the hundreds of thousands thanks to his intriguing travel diaries.<p>…

Nothing to celebrate in Anzac: The bloody history of the British empire

The Gallipoli campaign was not about democracy, but defending the profits and colonies of the British empire, one of the most brutal the world has …

Roads

6 quick tricks for doing more with Google Maps

Get from A to B much faster<p>Since its February 2005 launch, Google Maps has grown to become one of the most useful apps on the web and on mobile. In fact, it has transformed the way we travel so thoroughly that it's hard to imagine getting around without some sort of map app in hand. As …

Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain Prepares for Big Race: Pictures

Бой за Донецкий аэропорт. Спартанцы против киборгов

Секунд через тридцать после первого взрыва, как только начала оседать железобетонная пыль, эхом по разрушенным руинам нового терминала заметались …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Pictures