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Везде как дома: Университет Иннополис на Днях робототехники в Сочи

Дни робототехники в Сочи – это не только Всемирная олимпиада роботов, но и уникальный форум для коммуникации науки, государства и бизнеса по вопросам развития робототехники.


Sochi 2014 or summer after Olympic Games

Last time I had been in Sochi in my childhood, so I remember it as a part of typical ‘soviet style’ recreation near the Black Sea: room rented from locals, meals in the nearest dining, churchkhela (authentic Caucasian sweets), the only entertainment – swimming, watching sunsets and a walk around Sochi arboretum on the last day before the train departure. 321 more words


Russian TV accidentally leaks secret ‘nuclear torpedo’ design

Published time: 12 Nov, 2015


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The Kremlin has confirmed “some secret data” was accidentally leaked when Russian TV stations broadcast material apparently showing blueprints from a nuclear torpedo, designed to be used against enemy coastal installations. 424 more words

Quilts I'd like to make

Here is a picture of a quilt that I would like to try – Batiks with an olympic theme:

It’s called ‘Bali meets Sochi’, it was a free pattern from Hoffman Fabrics.   38 more words

Wheels and Stone - Curling to Gold

When I visited PyeongChang last July, I’ve had the opportunity to try out curling, one of the sports categories in Olympic Winter Games. People normally undermine the sports, thinking all the athletes do are using broomsticks to polish the floor, allowing the stone to glide smoothly across the ground. 455 more words


San Diego to Host Inaugural World Beach Games in 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — San Diego will host the inaugural World Beach Games in 2017.

The California city was awarded the hosting rights Friday to the 10-day, multi-sport event by the Association of National Olympic Committees. 75 more words