Силвия Георгиева

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Roger Federer wins historic 20th Grand Slam after epic Marin Cilic battle in Australian Open final

Roger Federer became the first man in history to win 20 Grand Slam titles as he downed Marin Cilic to win his third major over the age of 35.<p>The …

Roger Federer Just Won His 20th Major. Here's the One Thing He Changed to Make it All Possible | Inc.com

Roger Federer cruised to his 20th major title win adding yet another Australian Open to his impressive resume by beating a resurgent Marin Cilic on Sunday in Melbourne in five sets.<p>Astonishingly, at 36, Federer is showing no signs of slowing down. Former world number one and tennis legend Mats …

Getting to know you: Introducing Melbourne's Grand Slam debutantes

Jana Fett strikes a backhand in the 2017 Japan Women's Open semifinals against Miyu Kato (Getty)<p>Magdalena Frech (left) and partner An-Sophie Mestach …

What is Blockchain Technology? - CoinDesk

<i>"The practical consequence [...is...] for the first time, a way for one Internet user to transfer a unique piece of digital property to another</i> …

Understanding Service-Oriented Architecture

David Sprott and Lawrence Wilkes<br>CBDI Forum<p>January 2004<p><b>Summary:</b> Gives a concise explanation of service-oriented architecture, what it is, and how it …

Versioning in SOA

by Boris Lublinsky<p><b>Summary:</b> Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is taking a center stage in enterprise architecture. SOA enables parallel development …

The World According to Jeff Goldblum | GQ

Jeff Goldblum lives the life we all want to live when we’re 65 and impossibly handsome. And a clotheshorse. And a massive flirt. Meet your delightfully weird (and weirdly delightful) new hero.<p><b>Five decades of</b> Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The …

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Cybernog

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Quiz: So You Think You’re a Crossword Puzzle Expert? Prove It!

Test your knowledge of these words from the 2016 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.<p>We will use your email address to send you this newsletter. For …

This Spelling Test from 1974 Will Drive You Insane

Demons are real. And they write spelling tests.<p>Dr. William Kottmeyer was a “bespectacled, grandfatherly man” who, if you went to elementary school in …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 pilots reveal the scariest thing that's ever happened to them in-flight

Don't read this if you're an anxious flyer<p>Anxious flyer? Look away now, because pilots have been sharing the scariest in-flight situations they've ever been in on Reddit, and it's definitely not a thread that's going to calm your nerves.<p>1.'We tried to land in fast crosswinds'<p>"We almost crashed …

Official: Perl the most hated programming language, say devs

<b>Poll</b> According to Stack Overflow, anyway. Disagree? Vote now right hereDevelopers really dislike Perl, and projects associated with Microsoft, at …

New York Terrorist Attack: Truck Driver Kills Eight in Lower Manhattan

Eight people were killed and about a dozen more were injured Tuesday when a motorist in a rented pickup truck deliberately drove down a bike path in lower Manhattan and mowed down several people before crashing into a school bus. Officials said it was a terrorist attack — the deadliest in New York …

Angry Roger Federer topples Novak Djokovic record by lifting stunning eighth Basel title v Juan Martin del Potro

Roger Federer secured an eighth Basel title in dramatic fashion by fighting back from a set down to beat Juan Martin del Potro 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-3.<p>The …

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LIGO Detects Fierce Collision of Neutron Stars for the First Time

Astronomers announced on Monday that they had seen and heard a pair of dead stars collide, giving them their first glimpse of the violent process by which most of the gold and silver in the universe was created.<p>The collision, known as a kilonova, rattled the galaxy in which it happened 130 million …

The Dirty Secrets Saved in Dead Birds’ Feathers

Tucked away in the drawers of natural history museums across America’s Rust Belt, thousands of dead birds carry dirty secrets from America’s polluted past.<p>The specimens that were put away around the start of the 20th century are far grimier than the ones from more recent decades. And now, climate …

Fear the Blanket, Not the Germs

People talk about the first glimpses of their first grandchildren in terms borrowed from romantic poetry: They swoon. They find every finger and eyelash beautiful, perfect. They melt into helpless puddles of love.<p>What I felt when I first met my granddaughter, hours old and sleeping off the rigors …

Ancient Viruses Are Buried in Your DNA

In July, scientists reported that a strange protein courses through the veins of pregnant women. No one is sure what it’s there for.<p>What makes this protein, called Hemo, so unusual is that it’s not made by the mother. Instead, it is made in her fetus and in the placenta, by a gene that originally …

Electric Honeycombs Form When Nature Gets Out of Balance

This is an electric honeycomb. It’s what happens when certain kinds of electrically charged particles travel between a pointy electrode and a flat one, but bump into a puddle of oil along the way.<p>The polygonal pattern that emerges is what some physicists also call the rose-window instability, …

'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds'. The story of Oppenheimer's infamous quote

As he witnessed the first detonation of a nuclear weapon on July 16, 1945, a piece of Hindu scripture ran through the mind of Robert Oppenheimer: …

Is a Life Without Struggle Worth Living?

In the autumn of 1826, the English philosopher John Stuart Mill suffered a nervous breakdown — a “crisis” in his “mental history,” as he called it.<p>Since the age of 15, Mill had been caught firmly under the intellectual spell of his father’s close friend, Jeremy Bentham. Bentham was a proponent of …

Serena Williams Shows Tiny Waist As She Trains For Australian Open 2018, Husband In Charge Of Baby Instagram?

Serena Williams may have given birth to her first baby a month ago, but that does not mean that she is sitting around. The former world number one …

A Gray Puff, and the Old Kosciuszko Bridge Is No More

Sometimes this city that’s always rebuilding carefully preserves the traces of its past.<p>Occasionally, it just blows them up.<p>Such an occasion occurred early Sunday, when the last remnants of the old Kosciuszko Bridge — a despised hunk of steel that stitched Brooklyn and Queens together through 78 …

2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to 3 Americans for Body Clock Studies

Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discoveries about the molecular mechanisms controlling the body’s circadian rhythm.<p>The three scientists used fruit flies to isolate a gene that controls the rhythm of a living …

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