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Просто нефтегазовая компания»: насколько экономика России зависит от нефти

По официальной статистике, нефтегазовый сектор дает всего четверть ВВП России. Показатель довольно скромный, но он не учитывает те отрасли российской …

A perfect day in Moscow

Spend a perfect day in Moscow walking through history, discovering the city’s medieval foundations and modern flare and everything in between. The Russian capital’s founding site – the majestic Kremlin and the ceremonial Red Square – is still the geographic and spiritual heart of Moscow, making it …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Sony's A7R II full-frame camera has it all, for a price

Sony's full-frame camera family just got larger with a superb, but expensive mirrorless flagship, the A7R II. The new model is one of Sony's highest resolution cameras ever at 42.4-megapixels, handily whupping its predecessor, the 36.4-megapixel A7R. It also has the "world's first back-illuminated …

Cameras

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

Online Life

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 cheapest days to fly

Contrary to popular belief, there is no right day to buy a plane ticket.<p>A flight to New York is not going to be much cheaper on Tuesday than it will be on Wednesday.<p>According to Scott Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap …

Why the Game of Thrones Composer Watches Each Episode a Thousand Times

Ramin Dajwadi walks us through the process for creating that iconic score.<p>Film and television composer Ramin Djawadi got his big break the same way an actor or writer might: by complete coincidence. Originally from Germany, Djawadi (pronounced java-dee) was having a post-college dinner with the …

How to Make Rice Pudding From Leftover Rice

<i>By Anna Stockwell</i><p>Got cooked rice in your fridge? You're only 15 minutes away from dessert (or breakfast).<p>Ever found yourself with too much cooked rice in your fridge? I definitely have. I'll make a big batch with the good intentions of making lots of brown rice bowls for lunches, only to tire of …

Why you should buy your .sucks domain name before someone else does

<b>Name:</b> .sucks<p><b>Age:</b> So new that it doesn’t even exist yet.<p><b>Appearance:</b> This is mere speculation, but let’s assume it’s going to be the very worst thing in the entire history of the world.<p><b>.Sucks? That sounds like some sort of internet domain.</b> That’s right. From June, you’ll be able to register your very …

Internet Safety

How to tell if you've been hacked

According to the UK Government’s 2014 cybersecurity survey, 81% of large businesses have suffered malicious data breaches. That suggests almost one in five didn’t. But how can those companies be sure?<p>Working out whether you’ve been hacked by cybercriminals is like leaving your diary in your bag …

Security

The 50 Hottest Sex Tips All Women Wish You Knew

If you want to meet more women, spice up your sex life, and be the best lover your girlfriend or wife has ever had, you must read this list<p>Over the years, we’ve surveyed tens of thousands of women about their wants, needs, desires, and wishes—in bed and out. And they’ve eagerly answered our …

Music Festivals

Is The Dress blue and black or white and gold? The answer lies in vision psychology

Would you like to have an argument with your colleagues this fine Friday? Just ask them what colour the dress above is. Some people say white and gold, whereas others claim it’s clearly blue and black. This rift in opinions has caused many people to doubt the sanity of themselves and their friends. …

The Brain

Chocolate Decadence Recipe - How to Make a Chocolate Decadence Cake

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

3 Easy Steps To Rule Your Industry: Be Like Apple, Google, Starbucks

The ability to change customer behavior is the highest achievement of any company. And it’s the one that pays off the most.<p>In fact, it’s the very definition of market leadership. Here’s how you can rule your industry: By changing how people do things.<p>With three brief case studies, I’ll show you how …

Google Search

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

OPEC Losing Its Grip? No, The Saudis Are Partying Like It's 1981

Falling oil prices have provided the equivalent of a $1 billion-a-day tax cut to U.S. consumers. That’s the good news.<p>The bad news is despite all the crowing about OPEC losing its ability to control oil prices, quite the opposite might be happening. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting …

Oil

Japan urges US publisher to remove comfort women from textbooks

Japan has taken its campaign to rewrite its wartime history into the classroom with demands that a US publisher remove “inaccurate” descriptions of tens of thousands of women who were forced to work as sex slaves before and during the war.<p>The move by the country’s foreign ministry comes after a …

South Korea

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

The Best Diets for 2015

Resolved to get back on the weight loss wagon? These three new plans promise to put an end to deprivation and the one-size-fits-all approach.<p><b>DIET #1: DETOX (FOOD</b>) <b>DELIVERED</b><p>DL REVAMP: If the thought of detoxing fills you with dread, this could be the program to win you over. The latest offering from …

The 25 Hottest Guys To Follow on Instagram

From the most gorgeous male models to the always-stylish DJs and bloggers...<p>Your Instagram feed has enough street style posts, brunch pics and carefully curated blogger #ads, but does it have enough male models and six packs? Never. From bloggers to DJs to models, actors and rappers, these are the …

Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting

If you think you've had an eventful year, consider the one<p>Ethan Hawkeis having. Since 2014 began, Hawke has unveiled the 12-year epic "Boyhood," shot the drone drama "Good Kill," prepared for the release of his sci-fi picture "Predestination" and has begun shooting his role as jazz great Chet Baker …

Bitcoin drops to $290, hits lowest price of 2014 before bouncing back

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>To cap off two weeks of falling prices, bitcoin plunged to its lowest price in 2014 on Sunday, hitting $290.83 at one point. …

Hundreds Of Bluetooth Beacons Secretly Track New York City Passersby

NYC has publicized its plans to modernize old public pay phones, but not this.<p>**Update: **<i>New York City officials have told Titan to remove its tracking beacons from city phonebooths, Buzzfeed reports. The removal request came just hours after Buzzfeed pubished its story on the beacons.</i><p>A company …

Korean phone subsidy regulations could hurt Galaxy Note 4 sales

New regulations from October 1 draw outcry from consumers, carriers and manufacturers as they come into force, making high-end phones far more expensive than in the past.<p>October 1, 2014, marked the beginning of a new era for the sale of mobile devices in South Korea. The Ministry of Science, ICT …

Mobile

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Apps and Books for Nothing

We’ve got some great free stuff for our dear readers this Friday, to help step up your game in your personal and professional life.<p>Learn to do your best at anything, improve your business development and sales chops, and build your startup career on your own terms with these these three great …

European Commision to accuse Ireland of giving illegal state aid to Apple, fines could be €Billions

It looks like this week’s Apple “xxx-gate” is a big one with the Financial Times reporting that the European Commision is about to come down hard on Apple for its long held tax avoidance strategies in Ireland.<p>Typically the EU has used its state aid powers to address broader competition issues. But …

Apple Could Get A Cut Of Every Transaction When People Use The New iPhone Payments System

Although Apple made it clear that it won't charge users, merchants, or developers to use this new service, sources with knowledge of the arrangement told Bloomberg's Elizabeth Dexheimer that Apple will charge banks a fee.<p>Apple reportedly reached deals with the handful of participating banks …