With a growing number of Chinese tourists being robbed on the streets of Paris, Chinese tour companies are now turning to Russia where “Chinese visitors feel safe.”
A very lucky or smart cat plays a shell game in this video. The shell game, also known as thimblerig, is a synonym of mug’s game. In confidence trick slang, this swindle is referred to as a short-con because it is quick and easy to pull off.
Almost everything in life is constantly weighed, counted, measured and recorded. Nothing escapes the state's keen interest, and Sweden is no exception. Nothing except immigrant crime, which is rather strange, considering Swedes' propensity for transparency.
Lake Cheko was supposed to be the impact crater of the large explosion that occurred near the Tunguska Riva in Russian Siberia, which was detected hundreds of miles away. However, Russian scientists revealed that Lake Cheko is at least 280 years old, which means that the lake dates back hundreds of years before the Tunguska event.
The European Space Agency (ESA) plans to work with Russia on three moon exploration projects in addition to the joint ExoMars project, Head of ESA Moscow Office Rene Pischel said Wednesday.
This year Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), named Russia’s best institution of higher education in 2016, will add a department of space sciences to its long list of 42 faculties to focus on mathematics, astronomy, biology, chemistry and informatics, the university’s rector Viktor Sadovnichy said.
Imagine giving birth in a car stuck in the middle of nowhere, on an empty road between snow drifts amid winter darkness with no mobile coverage. Although it might sound more like a survival film, this is a reality for those who live in vast and sparsely populated regions of northern Sweden.
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest has announced the jury members for 2017 year.
A Japanese probe studying Venus observed an atmospheric gravity wave some 6,000 miles long in the planet’s sulfuric atmosphere, the largest Venusian gravity wave documented, suggesting more dynamic and complex atmospheric conditions on Earth’s neighbor.
Chinese state media announced that by the end of the year it intends to put out a prototype of an exascale supercomputer that would be more than ten times as powerful as any existing machine, and would cement China as a world leader in supercomputing technology.
Google, which is now officially known as Alphabet, has long been a symbol of daring technological innovation. However, it turns out even this tech giant has to cut its most aspiring projects over the bottom line that starts with a negative sign.
A California-based research company has signed an agreement with the French Polynesian government to construct the world’s first floating city in the southern Pacific. For five years the Seasteading Institute has been developing ways to build "permanent, innovative communities floating at sea."
Where’s your flying car? According to the Airbus group, it will soon be one button press on your phone away. The aircraft giant has announced that they will test a flying car prototype in 2017. Their stated goal is to develop the futuretech to help earthbound urbanites avoid city traffic.
NASA has approved a mission to explore 16 Psyche, an iron-rich asteroid whose contents are said to be worth over 100-thousand times the value of the entire world economy.
A milestone in US Air Force efforts to develop a new GPS system that is resistant to hackers has been cleared with a successful factory qualification text, the defense contractor Raytheon announced in a press release on Tuesday.
Results from YouGov, an international market research firm, have found that the majority of Brits and Germans surveyed in a recent poll want to ban the burqa.
These capybaras melted the hearts of viewers with their love for bathing as they casually relax in specially designed baths at animal parks.
A woman in the UK is being talked about around the world on social media after US Presiden-elect Donald Trump misdirected his 20 million followers to Ivanka Majic in Brighton, UK, not Ivanka Trump, his daughter.
Real-life “prototypes” of the King Julien, the Lord of the Lemurs from the popular animated comedy film “Madagascar,” are facing extinction.
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