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Lukashenko promised to create the world's best spacecraft

Lukashenko promised to create the world's best spacecraftBelarusian scientists are ready to create the world's best spacecraft. This was announced on December 16 by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at the seminar of government employees, reports "Interfax".

"We have come today to the production of its own spacecraft – said Lukashenko. – Agreed, the machine, and the best in the world." The President also thanked the Belarusian scientists involved in space projects. "Who would have thought in the mid-1990s, about space, about what we will be doing the spacecraft, – he said. – I was only sorry the school, academics, who were part of the Soviet era space programs."

U.S. Air Force: the world inhabit cyborgs

U.S. Air Force: the world inhabit cyborgsAs part of the research program Blue Horizons, which involves the preparation of an annual series of reports on the prediction of future technologies, the U.S. Air Force experts presented a video that clearly represents a tendency to blur the boundaries between humans and machines.

This process goes faster and faster, until the difference between man and machine will not disappear altogether, giving rise to the cyborg – a new generation of inhabitants of our planet. According to military futurists, social media is an important step on the way to this dystopia, reports CNews – Science and development.

World celebrates the freedom of the Internet

World celebrates the freedom of the InternetInternational organization "Reporters without Borders" (Reporters Without Borders) March 12, 2008 held the first day of free speech on the Internet (Online Free Expression Day) under the patronage of UNESCO, to draw public attention to the issue of free access to the World Wide Web around the world.

"Reporters Without Borders" – an international non-governmental organization for the protection of human rights protected by the freedom of expression around the world. It was founded in Paris (France) in 1985. The task of the organization – to fight against censorship, for the release of the journalists who have suffered because of their professional activities.

Each year the organization publishes its own list of "enemies of the Internet" (Internet Enemies).

On the very first day of free speech on the Internet March 12, 2008, "Reporters Without Borders" inviting people to visit the organization's website to protest against censorship, which some abuse the government, and to demand more rights for Internet users.

11 clean technology innovation that can change the world

11 clean technology innovation that can change the worldResourcefulness is the key to success

It seems that the development of clean technologies each year is growing exponentially. The following eco-friendly technology, inventions can compete with their conventional counterparts, and in some cases exceed them. This is a reminder that the only thing that connects us with the old, less environmentally friendly technologies – is the lack of ingenuity. We offer the most acquainted with the list of new clean technologies to fight for the well-being of our planet.

During the year the world's smartphone sales have doubled

During the year the world's smartphone sales have doubledIn the third quarter of 2010, the volume of global smartphone sales doubled compared to the same period in 2009. Total in July-September, the world was sold 80.5 million smartphones, according to analyst firm Gartner.

The most popular mobile platforms are Symbian, Android and Apple iOS with figures 36.6, 25.5 and 16.7 percent respectively. Moreover, the share of Google Android for the year increased by more than seven times.

Also, analysts at Gartner presented data on the total number of mobile phones sold. It turned out that in the third quarter of 2010, the world has been acquired 417,000,000 new "mobile phones". In this year the figure rose to 35 percent.